Decatur Central Sports Medicine

The mission of the Decatur Central sports medicine program is to provide high quality, comprehensive sport medicine care for all sports-related injuries and illnesses. To meet the health needs of the student-athlete and their families, the sports medicine program is sponsored by Community Health Network Sports Medicine to provide access to all specialties of healthcare around the Indianapolis area.

Community Sports Medicine has partnered with Decatur Central High School and Decatur Middle School to provide medical coverage to its student-athletes year round. The team is compromised of three full-time athletic trainers and a sport medicine physician. Our goal is to minimize risk of injuries, inspire top performance, and promote overall wellness in communities.

 

DC SPORTS MEDICINE INFORMATION

Meet the Staff: Athletic Trainers

Nicole DeStefano, MS, ATC, LAT, PES (Decatur Central High School)
Education

  • California University of Pennsylvania – Master’s degree, exercise science and health promotion; performance enhancement
  • Penn State University – Bachelor degree, kinesiology/athletic training

Sports Medicine Experience

  • 15+ years working with high school athletics
  • Coverage of numerous all-star games, camps, clinics
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • Rocktape certified
  • IASTM certified
  • Served on committees for quality, documentation, best practice, AT-PT collaboration, EMS training, IATA executive board, IATA NATM month
  • Clinical speaker on documentation

 

Christina Ryder, MS, ATC, LAT (Decatur Central High School)
Education

  • Indiana Wesleyan University – Master’s degree, post-professional athletic training
  • Manchester Univsersity – Bachelor of Arts, athletic training

Sports Medicine Experience

  • 7+ years working with high school athletics
  • Manchester University – Women’s soccer, softball, football, track and field
  • RockTape FMT Certified

 

Nathan Diller, ATC, LAT (Decatur Middle School)
Education

  • Indiana Wesleyan University – Bachelor’s degree, athletic training

Sports Medicine Experience

  • 2019-Present – Decatur Middle School
  • 2017-2019 – Lyons High School (Lyons, KS)

 

Meet the Staff: Team Physicians

The DC Sports Medicine program is proud to share a close relationship with Dr. Kiefer and Dr. Gick. This relationship allows the DC sports medicine program to provide on-site medical coverage for games and in-clinic injury evaluations.

Dr. Jacklyn Keifer, DO

Family Medicine, Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Community Physician Network, Orthopedic Specialty Care
1400 North Ritter Avenue, Suite 510
Indianapolis, IN 46219
317-355-2050

Dr. Skylar Gick, DO

Family Medicine, Osteopathic Resident
Community Physician Network, Family Medicine Residency
533 East County Line Road, Suite 101
Greenwood, IN 46143
317-957-9050

 

Visiting Team Information

On behalf of the DC Sports Medicine staff, we would like to welcome you to Decatur Central for your upcoming athletic event. Please contact the staff athletic trainer for your respective sport in regards to any necessary accommodations prior to your arrival:

Nicole DeStefano
ndestefano@ecommunity.com

  • Football
  • Fall Cheerleading
  • Boys’ & Girls’ Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Track & Field

Christina Ryder
cryder@ecommunity.com

  • Cross Country
  • Boys’ Tennis
  • Boys’ & Girls’ Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Winter Cheerleading
  • Wrestling
  • Girls’ Tennis
  • Softball

Nathan Diller
ndiller@ecommunity.com

  • All middle school teams