Meet the Team

Athletic Trainers

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Emily Ward: AT, ATC

Emily is a licensed athletic trainer currently working with Grand Valley's athletic programs and Injury Care Clinic. Prior to coming to Grand Valley, Emily worked as an athletic trainer at two high schools. She completed her undergraduate degree at Grand Valley in 2017. Emily is also the head coach for Grand Valley's Club Women's Lacrosse team. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with friends and exploring the outdoors through camping and hiking.

Physical Therapist

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Mark Sulavik Jr. PT, DPT, AT, ATC

Mark is a physical therapist and athletic trainer for Trinity Health, operating a physical therapy clinic in the Fieldhouse on Grand Valley State’s Allendale campus. Mark earned his bachelor’s degree in athletic training and doctorate degree in physical therapy at Grand Valley. He specializes in working with athletes and returning them to full competition after injury and surgery. He has experience working with professional, collegiate and high school athletes. In his free time he enjoys playing soccer, golfing running, backpacking, and snowboarding. 

ICC Student Assistants

Neil Nunn

Neil Nunn: CPR/FirstAid 

Neil is currently a senior studying Clinical Exercise Science here at Grand Valley. He is currently pursuing a career in physical therapy and would like to work with professional athletes in the future. Neil is also currently the intern for the Women's basketball team as well as a 3rd year Resident Assistant. In his free time Neil enjoys Working out, hanging out with friends and family, reading, and playing video games.

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Jake Drews: CPR/FirstAid

Jake is an undergraduate student in the Clinical Exercise Science program. He works for Recreation & Wellness and is a physical therapy tech at Hulst Jepsen PT. In his free time, Jake enjoys playing basketball, golf, and working out.

Page last modified January 18, 2023