Santa Clara University Sports Medicine Staff

Front Row: John Ursone, Evan Drabik, Shelby Baldini, Deirdre Chatlos and Michael Cembellin

Back Row: Michelle Pikor, Jaclyn Alongi, Lauren Weston and Scott Heinrichson

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Frequently Asked Questions Fact Sheet for Student-Athletes and Parents

Santa Clara University Sports Medicine is dedicated to the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries suffered by Bronco student-athletes. Our goal is to provide the best quality medical care to all of our student-athletes.  As part of Santa Clara University, we strive to be an active member of the university community.  In caring for our student-athletes, we strictly abide by the rules and regulations set for by the NCAA, National Athletic Trainers Association, and the American Medical Association.

We are actively involved in the health and well-being of our student-athletes.  Our medical staff includes four full-time athletic trainers and four part-time athletic trainers, as well as student interns.  In addition, Santa Clara serves as an affiliated clinical site for the San Jose State athletic training education program. Dr. Michael Dillingham and Dr. Jeffrey Saal, owners of the Sports Orthopedic And Rehabilitation (SOAR) clinic have served as team physicians to Santa Clara athletic programs for over 30 years.  In addition to Santa Clara University, SOAR provides medical services to the San Francisco Giants, San Jose Giants, local college programs and Olympic athletes.  Bronco student-athletes receive physical therapy services from OPTM Saratoga and South Bay Sports Medicine.  We also work directly with the Cowell Student Health Center on campus, as well as other medical specialists in the local community.