Letter to Visiting Teams*

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Dear Visiting Teams,

Welcome to the University of Notre Dame for your upcoming competition. This letter shall serve as an information sheet to provide you with the basic services we will provide for any Notre Dame varsity sport competition. Each Notre Dame competition will be covered by a certified athletic trainer.

The following sports will have a physician on site:

  • Football
  • Men’s Basketball
  • Women’s Basketball
  • Men’s Soccer
  • Women’s Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Softball, Track
  • Cross Country
  • Ice Hockey
  • Men’s Lacrosse and Women’s Lacrosse.

All other sports will have a physician on call.

EMS/Ambulance service will be provided at the following venues:

  • Football
  • Men’s Basketball
  • Women’s Basketball
  • Men’s Soccer
  • Women’s Soccer
  • Ice Hockey

In the event of Notre Dame sponsored tournaments, they will be covered by either a student athletic trainer or certified staff athletic trainer with a physician on call.

Regular season competitions (non-tournament events) between non Notre Dame teams using university facilities will not have any staff coverage.

Sports Medicine Facilities

There are two athletic training facilities available for your needs.

Loftus Athletic Training Facility

Hours of operation
Monday-Friday 7:15 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Phone: (574) 631–3300

Joyce Center Athletic Training Facility

Located in the concourse between Gate 5 and Gate 6 of the Joyce Center (map). The phone number is (574) 631-7100.

Hours of operation
Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m. (and for competition)
Saturday 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (and for competition)
Sunday For competition only

We will be open two hours prior to your competition and one hour after the conclusion of the event. Basic Supplies that will be available to visitors include: Drinking water & cups, injury ice, AED, basic BBP bio-hazardous supplies, and emergency supplies.

Traveling without an Athletic Trainer

If your team is traveling without the services of a certified athletic trainer, please contact us in advance. We will make every attempt to accommodate your team’s needs within reason. Also in this case, please send any taping supplies that would be needed along with written instructions from a certified athletic trainer for any treatment needs.

Sponsorship Considerations

Notre Dame is a Gatorade contracted institute. Appropriate accommodations can be made to use non Gatorade coolers if we are notified in advance. Unless requested in advance football will not provide any coolers for the sideline.

Staff Athletic Trainers

Below you will find a list of staff athletic trainers and their contact information. There are also other important phone numbers you may need on your visit to Notre Dame, along with a map of our facilities.

Director of Athletic Training and Rehabilitative Services, Head Football Athletic Trainer
Rob Hunt Football Read Bio
Associate Athletic Trainers
Mike Bean Football Read Bio
Anne Marquez Women’s Basketball, Cheerleading Read Bio
Chantal Porter Volleyball, Women’s and Men’s Fencing Read Bio
Kevin Ricks Hockey, Football Read Bio
Steve Smith Football Read Bio
Tony Sutton Men’s/Women’s Cross Country, Men’s/Women’s Track & Field Read Bio
Associate Athletic Trainer/Physical therapist
Courtney McNamara Men’s/Women’s Swimming & Diving
Mandy Merritt Men’s Lacrosse, Coordinator of Rehabilitation Read Bio
Assistant Athletic Trainers
Max Bertman Women’s Soccer, Men’s Tennis
Sam Bowker Softball
Rachel Denison Rowing Read Bio
Mario Diaz Men’s Soccer, Women’s Tennis Read Bio
Tori Hommel Football Read Bio
Brad Kneibel Women’s Lacrosse Read Bio
Skip Meyer Men’s Basketball, Men’s/Women’s Golf Read Bio
Scott Stansbury Baseball, Football Read Bio

Important Phone Numbers

Guglielmino Athletic Training Facility (574) 631-3300
Joyce Center Athletic Training Facility (574) 631-7100
University Health Center (574) 631-7497
Memorial Hospital (574) 234-9041
Dentist: Dr. Lindborg (574) 234-6841
Optometrist: Dr. Synder (574) 234-7600
24 Hour Pharmacy: CVS Drugs, 18111 State Road 23 (574) 273-0080