Facts About NMSMC AT's

Athletic Training:
Northern Michigan Sports Medicine Center is proud to be a community partner by providing Athletic Training Outreach to local high schools and various community organizations in Northern Michigan.

What is an AT?
Licensed Athletic Trainers (AT) are health care professional who specialize in preventing, recognizing, managing and rehabilitating injuries that result from athletic activity.  AT’s possess a minimum of a BS degree from an accredited university and have successfully completed a certification exam through the NATABOC.

Facts about NMSMC AT’s

  • NMSMC is the largest employer of AT’s in Northern Michigan
  • NMSMC AT’s have over 113 years of combined experience.
  • NMSMC AT’s provide clinical rehabilitation as well as outreach services to local high schools and community organizations.
  • NMSMC is affiliated with various Universities in providing internship sites from August though June for Athletic Training Students.

AT’s Areas of Expertise

  • Athletic injury prevention and risk management
  • Recognition, evaluation and assessment of athletic injuries and illnesses
  • Immediate Care of athletic injuries
  • Treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries
  • Health care organization and administration
  • Professional development and responsibility


Petoskey High School

Certified Athletic Trainer Contact Information

  • Stefanie Kanine, AT
    • PHS Training Room (231) 330-0969
    • NMSMC Petoskey (231)348-7950

Training Room Hours

  •  2:00-6:00pm – Weekdays throughout the school year

Event Coverage

  • Fall Sports
    • Football – Varsity, JV, Freshman, Junior High
    • Volleyball- Varsity
    • Boys Soccer – Varsity
  • Winter Sports
    • Boys Basketball – Varsity
    • Girls Basketball – Varsity
    • Wrestling – Varsity, JV
    • Hockey – Varsity
  • Spring Sports
    • Girls Soccer – Varsity
    • Boys and Girls Track – Varsity, JV


Charlevoix – Erika Collins, AT

Cheboygan – Emily Mahoney, AT

Harbor Springs – Julie Slifka, AT

Inland LakesJuliann Plimpton, M.Ed, AT


Internship Opportunities:

NMSC has been an approved clinical internship site for many Universities Sports Medicine Athletic Training Programs for over 15 years. We currently have 2 sites that are available for Students that are currently enrolled in an Athletic Training Program. This rotation includes a clinical outreach with local High Schools. The affiliations with colleges must be set up the semester prior to starting the internship. Internships start throughout the school year from August and run through June.

We provide an excellent training ground for upcoming AT’s due to our staff's expertise and specialty fields such as TMJ management, vestibular and balance training, manual therapy, incontinence, pediatrics, sport specific training, lumbar and sacral mobilization techniques.

Our students also have access to NMSMC’s outstanding sports enhancement branch which can expose them to many opportunities associated with their upcoming profession.

  • Golf Fit
  • Ski Fit and the Virtual Snow Machine
  • Aquatic Therapy Classes
  • Core classes and stabilization
  • Inside Edge Hockey program
  • EDGE - Strength and Conditioning Programs
  • Peak Performance Programs
  • Kayak class
  • Sport of mothering

In addition to Central Michigan University, we also have hosted students for summer internships and observational opportunities from the following universities:

  • Oakland University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Michigan State University
  • Eastern Michigan University

Patty Schmoldt,AT is the current approved Athletic Trainer CI instructor – for more information you can email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 231-347-9300.


If you are interested in having NMSMC provide athletic training coverage for your school, athletic team or event please contact our Athletic Training Coordinator:

Patty Schmoldt, AT  (231)347-9300
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Charlevoix (231) 547-0380
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Petoskey & Petoskey East

Our Petoskey clinic is located within the Bay Street Orthopedic building, 4048 Cedar Bluff Drive. 231-347-9300 [map]

Our Petoskey East clinic is located on the corner of Mitchell & Division, 345 N. Division 231-348-7950.[map]

Charlevoix & Cheboygan

Our Charlevoix clinic is located in the Kmart Plaza, at 06510 M-66, 231-547-0380 [map] 

Our Cheboygan clinic is located south of town, 9445 N Straits Hwy, 231-627-7201 [map]

Harbor Springs & Indian River

Our Harbor Springs clinic is located next the Harbor Springs airport, 8452 M-119 Harbor Plaza, 231-348-7002. [map]                                        

Our Indian River clinic is right in the heart of downtown, 3805 South Straits Hwy, 231-238-4880. [map]