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Jason Porter, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine
Porter graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1997 with an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and a concentration in Sports Medicine. During his undergraduate career, Porter obtained summer positions at both the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY and the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. In 1999, Porter completed his master’s degree in sports administration at Texas Tech University while serving as a Graduate Assistant with football and track and field. Porter was the Head Athletic Trainer at Southwest Baptist University from 1999-2001 and the Head Football Athletic Trainer at Liberty during the 2002 and 2003 seasons.
From 2003 – 2008, Porter moved into full time ministry fulfilling positions as church administrator, college pastor and senior pastor in the St. Louis, MO area. While in the ministry, Porter kept his athletic training skills sharp by working as an adjunct professor at Logan College of Chiropractic, teaching in the Masters’ Program in Sports Science and Rehabilitation. Porter additionally taught Biomechanics in the Health and Sport Science department at Missouri Baptist University. Porter’s passion for both teaching and athletics, has allowed him the privilege of preaching at team chapels for the St. Louis Rams, NCAA Women’s Final Four Coaches’ Chapel, numerous FCA and AIA events, and pregame devotions for Liberty baseball and women’s basketball programs respectively.
Porter is a member of the Virginia Athletic Trainers Association (VATA) and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). Porter also serves as an ACES BOC workshop instructor.
In 2009, Porter returned to Liberty University when he joined the Athletic Training Education Program faculty as the Clinical Coordinator and assistant professor teaching the practicum courses, Upper and Lower Evaluation, Medical Aspects, Community Health, and Introduction to Exercise Science. Porter is an adjunct professor in Health Science and is currently pursuing his doctorate in Educational Leadership through Liberty University.
Porter is married to Rachael and the couple has one daughter, Eden (7). The Porters currently reside in Lynchburg.
Barry Finke MS, ATC, PES, CES
Senior Associate Athletic Trainer - Head Football Athletic Trainer
Mr. Finke is the senior assistant athletic trainer assigned to football. Finke completed his undergraduate work at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2000 and received his MS degree from UT Chattanooga in 2002.
Finke is married to Marry and has two children, Noah (4) and Ella (2).
Tuesday Hunt, MBA, ATC
Senior Associate Athletic Trainer for Women's Sports – Volleyball, M&W Tennis
She is certified through the Board of Certification (BOC) and holds memberships with National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association (MAATA) and Virginia Athletic Trainers Association (VATA).Previous to Liberty, Hunt served as assistant athletic trainer at the University of Louisville for Women’s Basketball. While at Louisville she had the privilege of working with the 2012-2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball National Champion Runner-Up.
Before her stint at Louisville, Hunt was named Associate Athletic Trainer at Charleston Southern University after serving as Assistant Athletic Trainer for four years. During her time at CSU, she worked with Women’s Basketball, Volleyball and Cheerleading.Hunt served two years as the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Charleston Southern University where she worked with Track and Field, Cross Country, Football and Women’s Basketball.
Hunt graduated from Erskine College with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in 2006. In 2008 she graduated from Charleston Southern University with a Master’s in Business Administration.She is married to Blake Hunt and the couple currently resides in Lynchburg, Va.
Aaron Schreiner, MS, ATC, CES
Senior Associate Athletic Trainer for Men's Sports – M. Basketball/Golf/
Mr. Schreiner is the senior assistant athletic trainer responsible for men’s basketball as well as coordinating athletics-wide rehab. Schreiner completed his undergraduate work at Taylor University in 2002 and received his MS from the University of Toledo in 2005.
Schreiner is married to Mrs. Chelsea Schreiner
Hugh Blocker, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer - W. Soccer, Softball, Swimming
Maggie Lindsey, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer - Football Assistant
Maggie Lindsey joined the Liberty Sports Medicine staff in December 2013, currently holding the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer.
Ben Galley, MS, ATC, PES
Assistant Athletic Trainer - W. Basketball/Cheerleading
Mr. Galley is the assistant athletic trainer in charge of women’s basketball and cheerleading. Galley graduated from Liberty with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training in 2009. The following year, he earned a master’s degree in athletic training from California (Pa.). He also owns a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certification as a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES). Galley is married to Mrs. Katie Galley.
Mary Green, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer - Track & Field/Cross Country
Ms. Green serves as the assistant athletic trainer responsible for Liberty University’s track and field and cross country teams. Green completed her undergraduate work at Wingate University in 2011 and received her master’s degree from the University of South Carolina in 2013 where she was a graduate assistant with women’s golf, women’s tennis, track & field and cross country. Green has served as an athletic trainer with the international sports ministries of Athletes in Action and Fellowship of Christian Athletes on a number of summer tours traveling to Russia, the Caribbean, Guatemala and in the states with the Xenia Scouts baseball team in Ohio.
Dan Preusser, MEd, ATC, CES
Assistant Athletic Trainer – M. Soccer/Baseball
Jen Tapken, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer – Lacrosse/Field Hockey
Ms. Tapken is the assistant athletic trainer responsible for women’s lacrosse and field hockey. She completed her undergraduate degree at Liberty in 2010 and received her master’s in sports science at Florida State University in 2012 where she was a graduate assistant with the women’s tennis and sand volleyball teams.
Sports Medicine Graduate Assistants
Laura Cook, ATC
Hometown: Media, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate: Eastern '11, Athletic Training
Pursuing: Master of Public Health
Matt Yates, ATC
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Undergraduate: Gardner-Webb '14, Athletic Training
Pursuing: Master of Public Health - Nutrition
Liberty University Health Services
Bradley Haupricht, M.D. (Head Team Physician)
The Orthopedic Center of Central Virginia
John Prahinski, M.D.
Michael Diminick, M.D.
Brian McAndrew, M.D.
Adam Palmer, DC
Jeff Lowes, DC
Chuck Rodgers MA, LPC, LMFT
Kristen Sharrett MA, LPC