Athletic Training Staff

 

Matt Long Head Athletic Trainer

Matt Long

Matt Long came to Missouri Valley College in 2013 to become the head athletic trainer. Matt graduated Kansas State University with a bachelorís degree in athletic training and kinesiology before performing his graduate assistantship at the University of Missouri. During his time as a graduate assistant at the University of Missouri, Matt provided athletic training services to the University of Missouri football team while obtaining his masterís in health education and promotion. Matt then remained at the University of Missouri as member of the athletic training staff and was the primary athletic trainer for the baseball team and supervised the athletic training services provided to the dance and cheerleading teams. Matt also has been an intern athletic trainer with the Carolina Panthers. Matt is responsible for the overall operation of the Missouri Valley College athletic training department and specifically the comprehensive healthcare of the Missouri Valley College football, cheerleading, rodeo, and golf teams. Matt also instructs in the Missouri Valley College School of Nursing and Health Sciences and was the recipient of the Missouri Valley College Student Government Association Outstanding New Faculty Award for the 2013-2014 academic year. Matt is a certified athletic trainer and possesses a Missouri athletic training license. Matt currently resides in Marshall.

 

Sierra Fultz Assistant Athletic Trainer

Sierra Fultz

Sierra became an assistant athletic trainer and instructor in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College in 2012. She returned to Missouri Valley College in 2011 as an intern athletic trainer after performing her graduate assistantship at Missouri Valley College from 2008 to 2010 as an athletic trainer for the womenís wrestling team. During this time Sierra assisted in hosting the Womenís Collegiate Wrestling Association National Championships. Sierra has been an instructor, educating students in both lecture and online based classes, for the Missouri Valley College School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Education Divisions since 2008. Sierra graduated Graceland University with a bachelorís degree in athletic training and minors in health and psychology in 2008 before earning her masterís of arts in education administration from Lindenwood University in 2010. Sierra is currently responsible for the comprehensive healthcare of the menís wrestling, baseball, and tennis teams. Sierra is a certified athletic trainer and possesses a Missouri athletic training license. A native of Atwater, California, Sierra now resides in Slater, Missouri.

 

Kasey Currence Assistant Athletic Trainer

Kasey Currence

Kasey Currence began working as an assistant athletic trainer and instructor in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College in 2013. Kasey received a bachelorís degree in human environmental sciences with an emphasis in nutrition and exercise physiology with minors in psychology and sociology from the University of Missouri. Kasey then went onto to earn a masterís of science degree in athletic training from Florida International University in 2013. Kasey has experience providing athletic training services to high school, college, and motor sport athletes. Kasey is tasked with providing health care to the football, menís volleyball, and softball teams at Missouri Valley College. Kasey is a certified athletic trainer and possesses a Missouri athletic training license. Kasey is originally from Joplin, Missouri, but currently resides in Marshall.

 

Tiffany Webb Assistant Athletic Trainer

Tiffany Webb

Tiffany Webb started working as an assistant athletic trainer and instructor in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College in 2014. Tiffany is a 2011 alumnus of the Missouri Valley College athletic training program. In addition to her bachelorís degree in athletic training from Missouri Valley College, Tiffany received a degree in exercise science and a minor in psychology. After graduating Missouri Valley College, Tiffany was a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Peru State College (NE) from 2011 to 2013. During this time Tiffany received a masterís of science in organization management (emphasis in sport and recreation management) from Wayne State College (NE). Tiffany performed a one-year athletic training internship at Hastings College (NE) during the 2013-2014 year. Tiffany has experience providing athletic training services to an array of athletes and tournaments including: womenís volleyball, menís and womenís basketball, wrestling, football, and track and field. At Missouri Valley College, Tiffany provides comprehensive health care of the womenís soccer, womenís basketball, and menís lacrosse teams. Tiffany is a certified athletic trainer and possesses a Missouri and Nebraska athletic training license. Tiffany is originally from Oak Grove, Missouri, but currently resides in Marshall.

 

Daniel Accola Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

Daniel Accola

Daniel Accola came to Missouri Valley College in 2014 to perform his athletic training graduate assistantship. Daniel graduated from the University of Central Missouri in 2014 with a Bachelorís degree in athletic training. Daniel was actively involved in the University of Central Missouri Athletic Training Students Organization and represented the Missouri Athletic Trainersí Association at the 2013 iLead Conference in Dallas, Texas. Daniel assisted in the health care with several collegiate and high school teams, along with rodeo and wrestling events while at the University of Central Missouri and performed a summer internship with the Denver Broncos in 2013. Daniel is responsible for the comprehensive health care of the Missouri Valley College womenís volleyball and womenís wrestling teams and assists with the medical care of the baseball team. Daniel is currently pursuing his Masterís degree from University of Central Missouri in Kinesiology. Daniel is a certified athletic trainer and possesses a Missouri athletic training license. Daniel also possesses an associateís degree in business administration from St. Louis Community College and currently resides in Marshall.