Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine NAIA


The NATA Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine (ICSM) NAIA Subcommittee will address issues affecting the student athlete and athletic trainers in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) institutions. The subcommittee will identify relevant, timely issues in the field of athletic training and bring those issues forward so the committee can collaborate with various organizing bodies of collegiate and intercollegiate athletics to improve student athlete safety, well-being and healthcare by influencing policy and providing resources.

Committee Roster


Pete Manely, DHSc, LAT, ATC
Sterling College
2019 (2023)

William Geasa, MA, ATC
2020 (2024)

Kara Werner-Sanders, LAT, ATC, CSCS
2022 (2026)

Lyn Nakagawa, MS, ATC, CSCS
BOD Liaison

ICSM Executive Chair
Brant Berkstresser, MS, LAT, ATC


Sherman Howze, ATC
2021 (2025)

Russ Richardson, EdD, ATC/L

NAIA Liaison

Todd Christman
Staff Liaison