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Michael Williams, ATC

Michael Williams is an Athletic Trainer with Coordinated Health. He has been with the company since 2018. He previously held clinical internships at Parkland High School, Lehigh University, Muhlenberg College, Quakertown Community High School, The Hill School, Ursinus College, and Keystone Rehabilitation Systems.  

Brittany Schlesser

Brittany Schlesser is an Athletic Trainer with Coordinated Health. She has been with the company since 2018. She is located at Abington Heights. She previously worked at at Montrose Area School District as a Certified Athletic Trainer. Brittany earned her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Alvernia University. 

Samantha Pientack

Samantha Pientack is an Athletic Trainer with Coordinated Health. She has been with the company since 2018. She is located at Lackawanna College in Scranton, PA. She has worked as an Athletic Trainer at Lackawanna College since December of 2016 and previously was employed by Physical Therapy Associates of NEPA in Pecksville, PA. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and a Masters of Science in Clinical Athletic Training from Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA.

Benjamin Chianchiano, LAT, ATC

Ben is an athletic trainer with Coordinated Health. He earned both his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and his Master of Science in Exercise Science and Physiology from William Patterson University in Wayne, NJ. Ben also served in the U.S. Navy from June 2008 to February 2012. He has also been a weightlifting coach at Intrepid Strength and Conditioning in Warwick, NJ.

Alissa Hermida, LAT, ATC

Alissa is an Athletic Trainer with Coordinated Health. She has previously provided athletic training at both Muhlenberg College and Lafayette College. She also worked as an athletic trainer at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and Pre-Professional Rehabilitation Services from East Stroudsburg University in 2015 and her Master of Science in Athletic Training in 2018. 

 

Alexis Bender

Alexis attended Temple University and received a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in 2017. She joined the athletic training team at Pocono Mountain West High School and works primarily with middle school sports. In addition to being Board Certified and a Pennsylvania Licensed Athletic Trainer, Alexis is also a current member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society and an active ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association. Alexis became interested in Athletic Training because there was never a moment growing up that she wasn’t playing a sport and she never wanted to stop being a part of the athletic community.

Jessica Nendze, LAT, ATC

Jessica joined Coordinated Health in 2017 and currently serves as Head Athletic Trainer at Bangor Area High School. In addition, Jess is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach and helps our performance team train the Slater athletes. In 2015, Jess graduated from William Patterson University of New Jersey with a Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training. During her time at William Patterson, Jess was also a 4 year member of the varsity field hockey team where she won 2 All-Conference honors and made the 2010 National Field Hockey Coaches’ Association Academic Squad. After William Patterson, Jess attended Auburn University and received a Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science. While at Auburn, she worked at Fort Benning in Georgia with basic trainees and then served as ROTC athletic trainer for Auburn student cadets. 

Danielle Davis Giuliani, MA, LAT, ATC

Danielle has been a member of the athletic training program since 2016 serving for two years as athletic trainer at Bangor Area High School. She is currently the Lehigh University Outreach Coordinator where she will work closely with Lehigh’s athletic and sports medicine department to provide additional coverage for varsity, club and external athletic events. Danielle received a Bachelor of Science in athletic training from West Chester University in 2010 and Masters of Arts in Health Sciences from The University of Alabama in 2013.  As a graduate assistant at The University of Alabama, Danielle served as the athletic trainer for the volleyball team and assisted with softball and basketball. Prior to joining CH, Danielle had experience working at Villanova University and Washington and Lee University as an assistant athletic trainer. She is a member of the National Athletic Training Association and serves as a member of the Athletic Training Advisory Team. A Princeton NJ native, Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, playing golf and rooting for the Crimson Tide.

Joseph R. Burdi, DC, LAT, ATC

Joe joined the CH team in 2016 and is an athletic trainer at Bangor Area High School. Before Bangor, he worked at Nazareth and Pocono Mountain East. Joe is a graduate of Neumann University where he received a B.S. in Athletic Training and a minor in Strength & Conditioning. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and was the recipient of his program’s honorary award for excellence in athletic training. After completing his undergraduate education, Joe attended New York Chiropractic College in upstate NY to pursue a Doctorate degree in Chiropractic, graduating in the spring of 2017. Joe chose to further his education not only to become a chiropractor, but to become a better athletic trainer. During his time at New York Chiropractic College, he gained a much deeper understanding of the human body and its connection to the central nervous system. Joe utilizes the advanced knowledge he learned in chiropractic school to better serve his athletes; getting them back on the field or court as quickly as possible. He also specializes in a variety of soft tissue release techniques as well as Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage (IASTM). Outside of work, Joe loves to hunt, fish and attend local high school basketball games. He and his wife have two dogs and love sports and the outdoors.

Jacqueline Buss, MBA, LAT, ATC

Jackie joined Coordinated Health in 2016 first as an athletic trainer for the Parkland School District and then at Pleasant Valley. Jackie is a graduate of Fleetwood Area High School of Pennsylvania. She pursued both her academic and athletic passions at West Chester University where she played soccer and received her Athletic Training degree in 2013. Following her graduation from WCU, she worked with Division II Athletics as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Kutztown University. During her three years at KU she worked with Football, Women’s Soccer, Field Hockey, Cross Country, Basketball and Track. While at Kutztown, she also received her Master’s Degree in Business & Administration in 2016.  Outside of her Athletic Training commitments, Jackie has become a regular speaker for the annual conference for School Nurses: Shaping the Future where she speaks on the importance of Athletic Trainers in high school athletics. She also is an American Heart Association Certified Instructor and teaches coaches and others on lifesaving CPR and First-Aid.