Athletic Training

STVM proudly partners with Akron Children's Hospital in order to provide our student-athletes with athletic training services.

Athletic Training & Medical Staff

Brian Knight, A.T.C
Head Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer Brian Knight has 24 years of experience and is a 1991 graduate from Stow High School and received his degree from Kent State University in 1996 in Athletic Training and Physical Education. Brian is in his 19th year as Head Athletic Trainer for STVM. Brian and STVM are partners with Akron Children’s Hospital as of 2014.  Brian also acts as an outside curriculum instructor for Kent State and The University of Akron students majoring in Athletic Training. Brian comments, “We had a great year in the Athletic Training Program. Our program continues to grow each and every year. My work with Kent State and The University of Akron students helps to keep our Athletic Training strong. In addition, Dr. Magoline and Dr. Kerr are back as team physicians for the upcoming sports seasons.” Brian and his wife Lisa reside in Stow and they have two children, Tyler VM2022 and Drew, who attends IHM.

Dr. Julie Mehigan Kerr VM86
Dr. Julie Mehigan Kerr is a native of Akron and is a graduate of St. Vincent-St. Mary High School’s Class of 1986. She deepened her Fighting Irish roots at the University of Notre Dame and received her M. D. degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland and is currently an attending physician in the Sports Medicine department at Akron Children’s Hospital. In addition to her clinic duties, Dr. Kerr serves as the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program Director. She is the Medical Director of The University of Akron Student Health Services and is a Team Physician for The University’s Department of Athletics. Dr. Kerr resides in Bath with her husband and son, Evan VM21.

Student Trainers