Faculty and staff | Athletic Training


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Position: Asst Professor, ATR
Department: Athletic Training
Phone: (218) 723-6002
E-Mail: ABrugge@css.edu

Ms. Amy Brugge joined The College of St. Scholastica in July 2009 as the department's first Academic Clinical Director. She was hired to develop, oversee, and assess all phases of the clinical education program as well as teaching in the department. She was previously at University of Wisconsin Stevens Point where she served as Lecturer/Assistant Athletic Trainer.

During her tenure there she worked with the Men's Ice Hockey, Women's Soccer, Women's Softball, Women's Tennis, Women's Golf, and Cross Country Teams. Amy also taught in the School of Health, Exercise Science, and Athletics. Prior to that she completed her Post-Certification Master's in Athletic Training at Indiana University in Bloomington in 2005 and her BS in Athletic Training from Minnesota State University-Mankato.

Ms. Brugge is a certified member of the NATA, a registered athletic trainer in the state of Minnesota, a Clinical Instructor Educator, and American Red Cross Emergency Response Instructor. She has also completed the Graston Soft Tissue Mobilization M-1 and M-2 Module and Kinesio Taping Levels 1 & 2.  Previously, Amy has served as the GLATA (Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association) Student Senate Advisor and is the current MATA (Minnesota Athletic Trainers' Association) Student Senate Advisor.

Position: Administrative Asst, SHS
Department: SHS Admin
Phone: (218) 723-6289
E-Mail: DChriste@css.edu
Position: Asst Prof, Athletic Training
Department: Athletic Training
Phone: (218) 723-5906
E-Mail: tneuharth@css.edu
Todd Neuharth joined The College of St. Scholastica in January 2014 as an assistant professor.  He was previously at Norwich University where he served as Program Director and Department Chair for 12 years.  Todd has been responsible for the initial academic accreditation of two athletic training programs and the successful re-accreditation of Norwich’s program.   As a clinician, Todd was Head Athletic Trainer at the University of Minnesota, Morris for 7 years and prior to that served as program director of the sports medicine/orthopedic department in a large multi-specialty clinic in Montana. 
Mr. Neuharth is a certified member of the NAYA, a registered athletic trainer in the state of Minnesota, an American Heart Association instruction, an Impact Trained Athletic Trainer and a Certified Health Education Specialist.  He has served on various committees at the state and national level; including serving as an accreditation site visitor and member of the Annual Report Committee.
Position: Asst Professor, ATR
Department: Athletic Training
Phone: (218) 723-6798
E-Mail: HStrough@css.edu
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Hal has been teaching primarily in the area of Athletic Training since 1990.  He has previously held posts at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Georgetown College (KY), Purdue University (Doctoral Teaching Assistant), Campbellsville University, and Eastern Kentucky University (Graduate Teaching Assistant). 

Hal’s primary interests include athletic training accreditation; athletic training administration; ethical, legal, and professional practice issues; healthcare entrepreneurship; psychosocial issues in athletic training; and assimilation of athletic training students into the profession of athletic training.

Medical Director

Kenji Sudoh, MD, Medical DirectorDr. Kenji Sudoh serves as the Medical Director for the Department of Athletic Training. He is also co-team physician for CSS athletics and has been with Duluth Clinic Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine since 2006.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School, he served his residency with the Duluth Family Practice Center and his fellowship at Hennepin County Medical Center. He is board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine.

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