MaineGeneral Sports Medicine's certified athletic trainers

Sports Medicine

Are you an athlete in school? A weekend warrior? Somewhere in between? If you get hurt, we're with you!

MaineGeneral's Sports Medicine specializes in the care, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of common sports-related injuries to athletes of all ages throughout the Kennebec Valley region.

Our team of health care professionals offers quick patient access, accurate injury assessment and comprehensive injury management.

This team includes fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons, primary care sports medicine physicians, certified athletic trainers and physical and occupational therapists.

We also provide timely and thorough communication with parents, coaches and athletes.

Our staff is available for area schools, colleges, summer and sports camps and recreational programs to:

  • Provide game/event coverage and evaluate and treat injuries on site
  • Work closely with injured athletes' family doctors and specialists to coordinate treatment and rehabilitation
  • Provide complete rehabilitation follow-up for a safe return to sports
  • Answer questions about sports-related injuries
  • Conduct clinics and education sessions
  • Help coaches and athletes develop training and conditioning programs
  • Design programs that meet each school's or team's unique needs

To contact the Sports Medicine Access and Response Team (SMART), call or text message (207) 877-4754 or e-mail SMART.

Chris Sementelli Radio Interview

Chris Sementelli, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineListen to Chris Sementelli, program manager of MaineGeneral Sports Medicine, as he discusses with Mike Estrada of Blueberry Broadcasting how the Sports Medicine staff and area athletes have adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This interview was conducted on March 27, 2021.

Common Sports-Related Injuries

Injury information was written and reviewed for accuracy by MaineGeneral Sports Medicine staff and physicians. Click on any topic to view common sports injuries affecting that part of the body.

Sports Medicine Team

Our team consists of certified athletic trainers, occupational and physical therapists and other medical professionals. We are part of an extensive network of related health care professionals who specialize in caring for injured athletes.

Athletic Trainers

Kaylee Bates, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineKaylee Bates, ATC
Phone: (207) 458-1448
Email: kaylee.bates@mainegeneral.org

Kaylee joined the Sports Medicine team on a per diem basis in 2018 and accepted a full-time position in 2019. She is a certified athletic trainer through the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) and is licensed in Maine. She received her bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Maine at Orono.

Kaylee provides athletic training services to Gardiner Area High School and Richmond High and Middle Schools, and the greater Augusta community.

Kaylee enjoys being active outdoors, spending time with family and friends, and crafting.

Samantha Farago, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineSamantha Farago, ATC
Phone: (207) 242-6115
Email: samantha.farago@mainegeneral.org

Samantha joined the Sports Medicine team on a per diem basis in 2014 and accepted a full-time position in 2016. She is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. She received her bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Maine at Orono.

Samantha provides athletic training services to Winthrop High and Middle Schools, Monmouth Academy and Monmouth Middle School, and the greater Augusta community.

Samantha enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and two dogs. She also likes going on adventures and spending time outside.

Rich Garini, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineRich Garini, ATC
Phone: (207) 242-6207
Email: richard.garini@mainegeneral.org

Rich joined the Sports Medicine team in 2007. He is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and licensed in Maine. He received his bachelor's degree in exercise science with a concentration in athletic training from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.

Rich works as the coordinator of athletic training services at the Alfond Youth & Community Center in Waterville.

His experience includes providing clinical rehabilitation services in an outpatient setting as well as providing athletic training coverage at the high school and college levels. He has provided event coverage for various amateur, professional and international sporting events.

Rich enjoys outdoor recreation including fishing and bow hunting, spending time with family, and working on construction projects.

Jill Haskell, ATC, CSCS, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineJill Haskell, MS, ATC, CSCS
Phone: (207) 242-6114
E-mail: jill.haskell@mainegeneral.org

Jill joined the Sports Medicine team in 2001. She is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. Jill also is certified as a strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She received her bachelor's degree in kinesiology from the University of New Hampshire in Durham and her master's degree in health science from Springfield College in Springfield, MA.

She provides athletic training services to Hall-Dale High and Middle Schools and the greater Augusta community. She also participates in the educational process of family medicine residents at the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency program during orthopaedic rotations and sports medicine electives.

Jill enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the beach and traveling.

Alycia Nored, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineAlycia Nored, ATC
Phone: (207) 314-7763
Email: alycia.nored@mainegeneral.org

Alycia joined the Sports Medicine team in 2012. She is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. She received her bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Maine in Orono. Alycia also has a certificate in teaching physical education and health

She provides athletic training services to Cony High and Middle Schools, the University of Maine at Augusta, and the greater Augusta community.

Alycia enjoys spending time with her husband and son, whether sledding, snowshoeing, kayaking, swimming, hiking or just being outside.

Patrick Norwood, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicinePatrick Norwood, ATC
Phone: (207) 458-6248
Email: patrick.norwood@mainegeneral.org

Patrick joined the Sports Medicine team on a per diem basis in 2013 and accepted a full-time position in 2014. He is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. He received his bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Maine at Orono.

He provides athletic training services to Maranacook Community High and Middle Schools and the greater Augusta community.

Patrick enjoys exercising, being outdoors, and spending time with his two sons and wife.

Lindsey Perkins, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineLindsey Perkins, ATC
Phone: (207) 441-4357
Email: lindsey.perkins@mainegeneral.org

Lindsey joined the Sports Medicine team on a per diem basis in 2020 and accepted a full-time position in 2021. She is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. She received her bachelor's degree in athletic training from Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH.

She provides athletic training services to Winslow High and Middle Schools and the greater Waterville community.

Lindsey enjoys spending days on the lake, hiking, kayaking, and spending time with friends and family.

Chris Sementelli, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineChris Sementelli, MEd, ATC
Phone: (207) 242-0781
Email: chris.sementelli@mainegeneral.org

Chris serves as the program manager for MaineGeneral Sports Medicine and has worked for MaineGeneral Medical Center since 1990. He is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. He received his bachelor's degree in sports medicine from Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA and his master's degree from Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD.

Chris provides athletic training services to Erskine Academy in South China and the greater Augusta and Waterville communities.

He also serves on the Maine Principals Association's Sports Medicine Committee and the board of the Maine Concussion Management Initiative.

Chris' favorite things to do are spending time with his wife Lee, hunting, Jeep rides through the Maine wilderness and coastlines, hitting the gym, and relaxing with family and friends around a nice fire. 

Emily Staples, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineEmily Staples, ATC​
Phone: (207) 242-0782
Email: emily.staples@mainegeneral.org

Emily joined the Sports Medicine team on a per diem basis in 2016 and accepted a full-time position in 2018. She is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. She received her bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Southern Maine. 

She provides athletic training services to Waterville Senior and Junior High Schools and the greater Waterville community.

Emily enjoys fishing, camping and other outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends. 

Maura Stottler, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineMaura Stottler, ATC
Phone: (207) 314-7861
Email: maura.stottler@mainegeneral.org

Maura joined the Sports Medicine team on a per diem bases in early 2019 and accepted a full-time position later that year. She is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. She received her bachelor’s degree in athletic training from the University of New England and her master’s degree in applied exercise science and sports nutrition from Concordia University Chicago. 

Maura provides athletic training services to Buckfield Junior/Senior High School and the greater Augusta community.

She enjoys spending time on the lake, working out, and playing with her three cats.

Nick Thompson, ATC, CSCS, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineNick Thompson, ATC, CSCS
Phone: (207) 314-1382
Email: nicholas.thompson@mainegeneral.org

Nick joined the Sports Medicine team in 2005. He is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. He also is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Nick received his bachelor's degree in health science from Johnson State College in Johnson, VT.

He provides athletic training services to Messalonskee High and Middle Schools and the greater Waterville community.

Nick enjoys hunting, being outdoors, and spending time with his wife and two children. 

Steve Tosi, ATC, MaineGeneral Sports MedicineSteve Tosi, MA, ATC
Phone: (207) 242-6116
Email: steve.tosi@mainegeneral.org

Steve joined the Sports Medicine team in 1992. He is a certified athletic trainer through the BOC and is licensed in Maine. Steve received his bachelor's degree in physical education-teaching from Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, VT and his master's degree in physical education-athletic training from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI.

He provides athletic training services to Lawrence High and Junior High Schools in Fairfield, and the greater Waterville community.

Steve is an avid runner and enjoys spending time with his family.

Medical Staff

James Dunlap, MD

Dr. Dunlap earned his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, NV and completed family medicine residency training and a sports medicine fellowship at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with added qualifications in sports medicine.

Dr. Dunlap specializes in non-operative sports medicine, including orthopaedics, concussion management, female athletes and athletes with cardiac issues.

Thomas Hoke, MD

Dr. Hoke earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH and completed family medicine residency training at Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in Boise, ID, following by a primary care sports medicine fellowship at Maine Medical Center. He is certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine with added qualifications in sports medicine.

Dr. Hoke specializes in non-operative sports medicine, including orthopaedics, concussion management, female athletes and athletes with cardiac issues.

Chris Lutrzykowski, MD

Dr. Lutrzykowski earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA and graduated from the Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency program. He also completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, MA.

Dr. Lutrzykowski is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with added qualifications in sports medicine. He specializes in non-operative sports medicine, including orthopaedics, concussion management, female athletes and athletes with cardiac issues.

Anthony Mancini, MD

Dr. Mancini is a graduate of Brown University in Providence, RI and the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, VT. He completed a five-year residency in orthopaedics at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA and a sports medicine fellowship at The New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA.

Dr. Mancini joined the orthopaedic team at Augusta Orthopaedic Associates, now MaineGeneral Orthopaedics, in 1992, where he specializes in sports medicine, shoulder and arthroscopic surgery and general orthopaedics.

Elizabeth Rothe, MD

Dr. Rothe earned her medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA and completed family medicine residency training at Maine Medical Center, where she also later completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship. She is certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine with added qualifications in sports medicine.

Dr. Rothe specializes in non-operative sports medicine, including orthopaedics, concussion management, female athletes and athletes with cardiac issues.

Robert B. Stevens, DO

Dr. Stevens earned his medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, followed by a residency in family medicine at Maine Medical Center in Portland. He then completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at Evergreen Sports Medicine Fellowship, a program offered and run collaboratively by the Maine Dartmouth and Central Maine Medical Center family medicine residency programs.

Dr. Stevens is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with added qualifications in sports medicine. He specializes in non-operative sports medicine including pediatric athletes, fracture care, concussion management, recreational athletes and sideline management.

Mark Wright, PA-C

Mr. Wright is a graduate of Yale University School of Medicine's Physician Assistant Program in New Haven, CT and has a master's degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in Chicago, IL. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Contact Us

Augusta: (207) 621-7525

Oakland: (207) 873-8140

Manchester: (207) 626-7222

Winthrop: (207) 621-7525