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Northwest Bearcats

Sports Medicine


Introduction | Training Staff | Prospective Trainers | Links


Athletic Trainers 2013-14

Dr. Patrick Harr; Dr. Jerry Wilmes; Nicholas Peters, ATC, LAT; Kelly Quinlin ATC, LAT
Erika Clark ATC, LAT; Matt Honerman ATC, LAT; Katie Janis ATC, LAT; Riley Watkins ATC, LAT

Dr. David "DC" Colt served with distinction as Northwest's head athletic trainer for 27 years, from 1981 to 2008. During his tenure, DC provided care for more than 10,000 student-athletes, coaches and the Maryville community and is recognized for his skills in teaching, mentoring and service to both student-athletes and coaches.

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Click to view the newly renovated David "DC" Colt Athletic Training Room

DC Colt's Recent Honors and Awards

  • National Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame, 2008
  • Mid-America Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame, 2007
  • Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, 2006
  • Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association Sports Medicine Hall of Fame, 2001
  • National Athletic Trainers' Association - Division II Athletic Trainer of the Year, 2006
  • National Athletic Trainers' Association - Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer, 2004
  • Northwest Missouri State University Mortar Board Top 10 Faculty, 2005
  • Missouri House of Representatives - Resolution #1719 - Proclamation of Congratulations, 2004
  • National Athletic Trainers' Association  Board of Certification Dan Libera Service Award
  • Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association Athletic Trainer of the Year, 1995, 1999
  • Certificate of Recognition from Missouri House of Representatives, 1999


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Complete the form, print it and either mail or fax it to:
     Northwest Athletic Training
     Attn: Kelly Quinlin
     800 University Dr.
     043 Lamkin Activity Center
     Maryville, MO 64468
     Fax: 660.562.1985  

Meet the Staff

Kelly Quinlin

Kelly Quinlin, MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS
Head Athletic Trainer

Phone: 660.562.1313

Sports: Football

Nick Peters

Nicholas Peters, MS, ATC, LAT
Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phone: 660.562.1545

Sports: Men's Basketball

Erika Clark

Erika Clark, ATC, LAT
Graduate Assistant

Phone: 660.562.1664

Sports: Football, Women's Basketball

Matt Honerman

Matt Honerman, ATC, LAT 
Graduate Assistant

Phone: 660.562.1664

Sports: Football, Baseball


Katie Janis, ATC, LAT
Graduate Assistant

Phone: 660.562.1664

Sports: Volleyball, Softball

Riley Watkins

Riley Watkins, ATC, LAT
Graduate Assistant

Phone: 660.562.1664

Sports: Women's Soccer, Track & Field


Dr. Patrick Harr

Jerry Wilmes

Dr. Jerry Wilmes

Prospective Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers

If you are interested in becoming a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Northwest Missouri State University, please send the following information to:

Kelly Quinlin, MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS
Head Athletic Trainer
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive, LAC 45
Maryville, MO 64468


  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official undergraduate transcripts

Also, complete the online applications for graduate school by clicking here and a graduate assistantship by clicking here.


BOC Certified ATC, eligible for Missouri Licensure and acceptance into graduate school, which requires 2.75 GPA and GRE score of 280 (verbal/quantitative) and 3.5 (written analytical).

Application deadline is March 1, however complete applications will be considered earlier.

Two year/10 month contract (August 1-May 31)
Tuition Waiver Included
$7,500 stipend/year
Sport Assignments: two different sports each year
Master of Science in Health and Physical Education, or Master of Science in Applied Health Science