Sports Medicine and Performance





The mission of our athletic training program is to maintain a high standard of care for all of our athletic programs and ultimately help injured or ill student-athletes return to participation quickly and safely.

Athletic training services are provided for student-athletes at Westminster College in two full-service athletic training facilities. The Wetterau Center and Historic Westminster Gymnasium athletic training rooms are equipped with treatment and rehabilitation equipment, as well as a variety of tape and bandages. Kelly Arends is the head athletic trainer at Westminster College. Arends is a certified athletic trainer and provides care for the student-athletes involved in Westminster intercollegiate athletics. He is involved in the education of athletic training interns enrolled at Westminster.


Pre-Participation Paperwork

Freshman-Transfer Athletic Forms 

All incoming freshmen and transfers must complete the steps outlined in the above packet prior to taking part in any intercollegiate athletic activity. Please bring all completed paperwork to move-in day and turn it into the Athletic Training staff.

Returning Athlete Forms

Insurance FAQ

Ryan Novatny - Director of Sports Medicine and Performance

Riley Nelson-Athletic Trainer
Dr. Joshua Hamann - Team Physician 
Columbia Orthopaedic Group


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NCAA Information
St. Louis Intercollegiate Conference Official Website
SLIAC Facebook Page

Concussion Protocol
Athletic Training Policies and Procedures