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Meet our Expert Team

The Bryan Medical Center/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center team of certified athletic trainers brings to our region's youth extensive knowledge, experience and passion for working with young athletes.

cassandra metzner

Cassandra
Metzner

Cassandra Metzner

College



  • Doane College, bachelor's degree, physical education with an emphasis on athletic training
  • University of Nebraska Omaha, master's degree, athletic training

Current positions

  • Bryan/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center sports medicine outreach, athletic trainer
  • Waverly High School, head athletic trainer

Previous experience

  • Lincoln Lutheran High School, athletic trainer
  • Parkview Christian High School, athletic trainer
  • Mary Lanning Healthcare working at Hastings College, with women’s soccer, women’s basketball, and softball  

About Cassandra

I am from Falls City, Neb. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family, friends and my dog, Hunter. I also enjoy being on a farm, horseback riding, team roping and working out.


choc bowden

Choc
Bowen

Choc Bowen, MAT, ATC

College

  • Doane College, bachelor’s degree, athletic training
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, master’s degree, athletic training

Current positions

  • Bryan/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center sports medicine outreach, athletic trainer
  • York High School, head athletic trainer

Previous experience

  • Arcadia High School, Phoenix, Ariz., head athletic trainer

About Choc

I am from Benson, Ariz., which is a small town in southeastern Arizona. In my spare time I enjoy getting outdoors, hunting, fishing and snowboarding, as well as watching and playing sports. I was a member of the baseball team and an all conference player at Doane and enjoy providing coverage for the Lincoln Midget Football League and Lancaster Youth Softball.


corey courtney

Corey
Courtney

Corey Courtney, ATC, LAT

College

  • Saint Mary's University, in conjunction with Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota, bachelor’s degree, sports medicine/athletic training

Current positions

  • Bryan/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center director of sports medicine outreach
  • Lincoln Stars, athletic trainer
  • Lincoln Saltdogs, athletic trainer

Previous experience

  • Lincoln Orthopaedic Center, athletic trainer
  • Lincoln Stars, equipment manager
  • Westside Orthopaedic and Neurology Clinic, Dubuque, Iowa, head athletic trainer
  • Dubuque Fighting Saints hockey team, equipment manager

About Corey

I was nominated by the United States Hockey League to serve as athletic trainer in all four all-star games and for Team USA/USHL in two Viking Cup Tournaments. I've also worked as athletic trainer for the Team USA World Junior hockey team at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center during the summer of 2001 and with Team USA Select 16 and 17's hockey programs as conditioning coach and athletic trainer. I live in Lincoln with my three children.


kyle younkin

Kyle
Younkin

Kyle Younkin

College

  • Doane College, bachelor’s degree, physical education with an emphasis in athletic training
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha, master’s degree, athletic training

Current positions

  • Bryan/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center sports medicine outreach, athletic trainer
  • Lincoln Lutheran High School and Parkview Christian High School, athletic trainer

Previous experience

  • Lincoln Orthopaedic Center, primarily worked with youth hockey program and Lincoln Saltdogs

About Kyle

I am from Minden, Neb. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my wife and daughter, fishing, playing and watching sports, and enjoying the great outdoors.


megan neemann

Megan
Neemann

Megan Neemann, MS, ATC, LAT

College

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney, bachelor’s degree, athletic training
  • University of Wyoming, master’s degree, kinesiology and health

Current positions

  • Bryan/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center sports medicine outreach, athletic trainer
  • Lincoln Christian High School, Parkview Christian High School, athletic trainer

Previous experience

  • University of Wyoming, head club sports athletic trainer, with men’s and women’s ice hockey, men’s and women’s rugby, and men’s and women’s lacrosse

About Megan

I am from Lincoln; I attended Lincoln Pius X high school, where I ran cross country and track. My interest in athletic training stemmed from injuries sustained during running in high school.  In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband, family and friends. I also enjoy running and playing with our black lab, Molly.


rachel hall

Rachel
Hall

Rachel Hall

College

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato, bachelor’s degree, athletic training; minor, psychology

Current positions

  • Bryan/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center sports medicine outreach, athletic trainer
  • Wahoo Public Schools, head athletic trainer

Previous experience

  • University of Washington, director of student-athlete wellness; assistant football athletic trainer
  • University of Puget Sound, assistant athletic trainer
  • Region IV Olympic Development youth soccer trainer
  • University of Idaho, graduate athletic trainer 

About Rachel

I am from Morse Bluff, Neb. My professional interests continue to grow beyond traditional athletic training skills in exploring psycho-social impacts on athletes. I am a member of the National Athletic Training Association and College Athletic Trainers Association. In my spare time I enjoy traveling, anything outdoors, chasing around 12 nieces and nephews, and watching sports.


ryan pederson

Ryan
Pederson

Ryan Pederson, ATC

College

  • Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, S.D., bachelor’s degree, sports medicine, minor, psychology
  • Wayne State College, studied sports management and administration

Current positions

  • Bryan/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center sports medicine outreach, athletic trainer
  • Seward High School, head athletic trainer

Previous experience

  • East Ridge High School, Orlando, Fla., head athletic trainer
  • Clermont Mavericks of the FCSL, a developmental wood bat league, head athletic trainer
  • Lake County School District, Florida
  • Indian River School District, Michigan
  • Pinconning Area Schools, Michigan

About Ryan

I was born and grew up in Mitchell, S.D. I have spent my career working in the secondary school setting of athletic training. In addition to my work at Seward High School, I also serve as an athletic trainer for community projects within the Bryan/Lincoln Orthopedic Center sports medicine outreach program.


terry adair

Terry
Adair

Terry Adair, ATC

College

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney, bachelor's degree, exercise science with emphasis in athletic training

Current positions

  • Bryan/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center sports medicine outreach, athletic trainer
  • Aquinas Catholic High School and David City High School, head athletic trainer

Previous experience

  • Orthopedic clinic, Wilmington, N.C., assisting physicians, providing athletic training outreach coverage to a local high school
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington, certified athletic trainer intern, covering volleyball, swimming, diving
  • University of Central Missouri, graduate assistant certified athletic trainer, covering wrestling, women’s soccer

About Terry

I am from Atkinson, Neb. In my spare time I enjoy outdoor activities, reading, and spending time with my wife and daughter. I also help other Lincoln Orthopaedic Center athletic trainers cover Lincoln midget football games and Lancaster Youth Softball Association softball tournaments.


tim tommerup

Tim
Tommerup

Tim Tommerup, MS, ATC

College

  • Eastern Washington University, bachelor's degree, athletic training
  • Louisiana State University, master's degree, kinesiology

Current positions

  • Bryan/Lincoln Orthopaedic Center sports medicine outreach, athletic trainer
  • Crete Public Schools, head athletic trainer

Previous experience

  • Pacific Lutheran University, head athletic trainer  

About Tim

I am from Vancouver, Wash. My 20 years of athletic training experience has been divided among the high school, community college, hospital and university settings. I also taught athletic training and exercise science. I am married and have two sons and a daughter. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with them.

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