Meet Our Team
The Faith Regional Sports Medicine program is the most comprehensive program in northeast Nebraska. It encompasses all areas of sports medicine and serves to benefit all active individuals, regardless of age or athletic ability.
Our facility offers state-of-the-art equipment, including an Aquatic therapy pool, Biofeedback monitoring, Hydrotherapy and Therapeutic modalities such as electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, ice, hot packs and ultrasound.
Our certified athletic trainers provide the following services:
Prevention of athletic injuries by making the competitive environment as safe as possible to reduce the likelihood of injury. Education of athletes on injury prevention, nutrition, performance and other issues pertaining to sports medicine is available.
Evaluation of athletic injuries efficiently and accurately. Our trainers can provide on-site First Aid to the injured athlete and make correct decisions in the management of acute injuries.
Rehabilitation of athletic injuries by working closely with and under the supervision of a physician with respect to rehabilitation procedures and the use of orthotic devices.
- Athletic Counseling and Guidance
- Community Outreach Programs including weekly visits to area schools and fitness centers and coverage of sporting events.
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What is involved in Sports Medicine?
Sports Medicine involves the care of active individuals. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Athletic Training
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Physical Therapy
- Sports Psychology
Athletes require a team of professionals who have a clear understanding of the demands of the sport and related injuries. Individual programs are designed for a safe return to sports performance, whether on the playing field, the court or even the dance floor. Faith Regional Sports Medicine athletic trainers address power, flexibility, balance, stability and coordination needed to enhance an athlete’s ability and confidence to perform.
Jennifer Aschoff, LAT/ATC
Jennifer graduated from Wayne State College in 2002 with a Bachelor degree in Exercise Science. She completed an internship at The Center for Neurosciences Orthopedics and Spine (CNOS) in Dakota Dunes, SD. Jennifer has worked at Faith Regional Health Services since 2003. She provides athletic training services to Madison High School, as well as outreach services to Howells, Clarkson and Leigh High Schools. Jennifer is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the Nebraska State Athletic Trainers Association (NSATA). Her personal interests include spending time with her husband, Frisbee golf, sewing, knitting and reading.
Drew Erks, MSEd, ATC
Drew received his Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science from Wayne State College in 2002. He then completed an internship at Disney’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando, FL. Drew went on to receive his Master Degree and worked as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO. Drew previously worked in physical therapy and sports medicine in Omaha, NE, and was also an Athletic Trainer at Ralston High School. Before joining Faith Regional, Drew worked as the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Bethany College.
Adam Hervert, MSEd/LAT/ATC
Kyle Thompson, LAT/ATC
Kyle graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. Kyle gained a variety of experience working as a Rehabilitation Technician at Faith Regional before becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and provides athletic training services to Norfolk Catholic High School.