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Athletic Training Staff

Kate Dornbos


Kate Dornbos has accepted the position of head athletic trainer at Northwood University. After joining the Sports Medicine Staff in 2012, she is now in her third year at Northwood.

Dornbos previously served as an Athletic Trainer at Western Michigan for four years after earning her Master’s Degree at WMU. She was also the head athletic trainer at Allegan High School as a graduate assistant.

From 2003-05, Dornbos worked for Registered Physical Therapists in Salt Lake City, Utah, as an assistant athletic trainer at the rehabilitation clinic.  In the afternoons, she was in charge of athletic training at Jordan High School.

Dornbos was an All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association selection in soccer at Hope College, where she also worked in the athletic training department. 

Dornbos currently lives in Mount Pleasant with her wife Robin Jones.

Title: Head Athletic Trainer
Phone: (989) 837-4387
Year: Third Season
Previous College: Hope (2003)
Sport Assignments: Football, Women's Basketball, Softball

John Rogers


John Rogers has been a full-time member of the Northwood University Athletic Training staff since 2006.

Rogers first started working with Northwood athletes through an outreach position at MidMichigan Medical Center. He held that position from 2002-04.

Rogers played two years of basketball at Frederick Community College (1988-1990) before earning a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education - with a concentration in athletic training - from West Chester University in 1994.

John currently resides in Midland with his wife Robin, his two children (Keeley and Addison) and his faithful four legged friend LuLu. 

Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Phone: (989) 837-5283
Year: Ninth Season
Previous College: West Chester University (1994)
Sport Assignments: Football

Brett Deveraux


Brett Devereaux joined the Northwood University Athletic Training staff in August of 2013. Devereaux came to Northwood University after completing an Internship at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. 

Devereaux, a Jackson native, earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Albion College in 2009, and his master’s in athletic training from The University of Findlay in 2012. 

Devereaux was a four-year letter winner in baseball at Albion College.  He also played one year of football while at Albion.

Devereaux currently resides in Midland.

Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Phone: (989) 837-4894
Year: Second Season
Previous College: Albion (2009)
Sport Assignments: Volleyball, Men's Soccer, Tennis, Baseball


Alex Dailey


Alex Dailey joined the Northwood University Athletic Training staff in August of 2015. Dailey came to Northwood University after completing his Master’s degree at the University of Virginia with his thesis focused on the "assessment of quadriceps muscle dysfunction using patellar tendon vibration: A reliability study". 

Dailey, a Vicksburg native, graduated with honors from Michigan State University in 2014 earning a Bachelor's of Science degree with a focus in athletic training. He then went on to Virginia to get his Master’s of Education, Kinesiology focusing on athletic training in June, 2015. 

Dailey worked with the Detroit Tigers as an athletic training intern in 2013 before working with the 2015 National Champion Virginia Cavaliers baseball team. He currently resides in Midland.

Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Phone: (989) 837-4394
Year: First Season
Previous College: University of Virginia (2015)
Sport Assignments: Women's Soccer, Men's/Women's Golf, Men's/Women's Track and Cross Country