Athletic Trainers

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Ernie Sturzinger, PT, DPT, ATC

Physical Therapist, Owner - Oregon City Director of Sports Medicine Outreach

Ernie Sturzinger, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC is a physical therapist and clinic owner/director of our ProActive-Oregon City location and the Director of our Athletic Training Program. Ernie received his undergraduate degree from George Fox University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Pacific University. Ernie is a certified athletic trainer and board certified orthopedic specialist. Ernie specializes in orthopedic physical therapy, sports rehabilitation, TMJ/TMD dysfunction, work conditioning, and post-surgical care. He is a certified ASTYM practitioner and a board member for the Oregon Orthopedic Physical Therapy Study Group. Outside of his work as a physical therapist and athletic trainer, Ernie enjoys hiking, camping, cycling, and traveling with his family.
Andy Goss, ATC

Andy Goss, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer Head Athletic Trainer, Heritage High School

Andy grew up in Vermont and graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in Education and Athletic Training. After graduation in 2000, Andy moved to the Pacific Northwest. He has worked with exclusively the secondary setting. He was involved with the Washington State Athletic Trainers’ Association support in developing and passing the “Lystedt Law” regarding education and management on sports related concussions. Andy enjoys spending his free time with his wife Kayla, and his two sons, Brady, and Riley.
Erika Buckles, ATC

Erika Buckles, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer Head Athletic Trainer, Canby High School

Erika received her Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from George Fox University. Outside of her work as an athletic trainer she loves to cook, hike, watch SF Giants baseball games, and spend time outdoors with her husband. While at George Fox University she was a member of the women's intercollegiate softball team.

Eilish Anderson, ATC

Brandy Turcotte, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer
 Head Athletic Trainer, Hockinson High School

Brandy received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Athletic Training. Brandy is a Wisconsin native and has recently relocated to the Pacific Northwest. In her spare time she enjoys martial arts, riding horses, hiking, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

Christopher Seul, ATC

Christopher Seul, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer
 Head Athletic Trainer, Mt. View High School

Christopher received his Master's degree in Athletic Training from Weber State. He comes to ProActive with several years of experience as an NCAA strength and conditioning coach and high school athletic trainer. Outside of his work as an athletic trainer Christopher enjoys working out, camping, hiking, running, and working as a second class petty officer in the US Navy.

Greg Blackman, ATC

Greg Blackman, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer
 Head Athletic Trainer, Evergreen High School

Greg received his Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from the University of South Florida. In his free time he enjoys playing soccer, snowboarding, being outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends. Greg is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and also an Eagle Scout.

Zach Lyons, ATC

Zach Lyons, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer Head Athletic Trainer, Prairie High School

Zach Lyons, ATC is a certified athletic trainer working at Prairie High School in Vancouver, WA. He graduated from Linfield College in McMinnville, OR with his Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training. Zach is now back in his hometown working as an athletic trainer. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, road trips, camping, playing tennis and golf, and spending time with friends and family.

Byran Nichol, ATC

Byran Nichol, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer Head Athletic Trainer, Battle Ground High School

Bryan received his Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from Oregon State University. Outside of his work as an athletic trainer he enjoys spending time with friends, playing golf, spending time outdoors, and playing sports.