Steven Grech - MA, ATC
Director of Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer
Steven Grech, an alumnus of Cal State Northridge, is in his seventh year as the Director of Sports Medicine.
Grech serves as the men's basketball athletic trainer in addition to overseeing the medical care for all CSUN student-athletes.
Prior to becoming the Director of Sports Medicine, Grech served one year as the Associate Head Athletic Trainer at CSUN (2005-2006).
From 2002 to 2005, he was an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Southern California where he was a part of two consecutive National Championship teams in football.
In 1999 to 2002, Grech was an assistant athletic trainer at Cal State Northridge working primarily with men's basketball and football. He also served one year as the head football athletic trainer at the University of San Diego (1998-99). He also gained NFL and NHL experience while working as a summer camp athletic training intern for the Oakland Raiders (1995-97) and the Los Angeles Kings (1995)
In 1995, he earned a B.A. in Kinesiology from Cal State Northridge while serving as an undergraduate student athletic trainer for three years working primarily with the football and women's basketball teams. He earned his Master's degree in Biomechanics from San Diego State in 1998 following two years as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with the Aztec football and baseball teams Has been an NATABOC certified athletic trainer since 1995.
Steve resides in Chatsworth with his wife, Donna, and daughter, Olivia.
Sarah Lyons - MS, ATC, PES
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Sarah Lyons begins her 10th year as a member of the Cal State Northridge Sports Medicine staff in 2012 and her eighth year as an assistant athletic trainer.
Works primarily with the Matador women's basketball and men's volleyball teams and has also previously worked with the women's soccer, women's tennis, women's water polo, men's and women's swimming and diving and softball teams...
Responsible for the supervision and evaluation of athletic training students in ATEP and is involved in pre-participation physical screenings and NCAA compliance meetings. Along with managing, evaluating and treating athletes for all 20 sports at Northridge...Manages the nutritional counseling program and insurance claims for Matador student-athletes .. Also serves as the head athletic trainer for the Premier Development League's San Fernando Valley Quakes (men's soccer), as well as the Los Angeles Rampage of the Women's Premier Soccer League...She has also worked as a member of the Northridge Soccer Academy for three summer...
Lyons' tenure at Northridge began as a graduate assistant athletic trainer from 2002 to 2004. During those two years, she worked with the women's soccer, men's volleyball and softball teams...Lyons earned her master of arts degree in kinesiology from Cal State Northridge in May 2004 and performed her undergraduate work at San Diego State where she received her bachelor of science in kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training in 2001...
While at San Diego State, Lyons was a student athletic trainer for four years, working with the football, softball, women's volleyball and women's crew teams...Lyons, who is currently working on her performance enhancement specialists credential through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, has been a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) since April 2002 and currently resides in Brentwood.
Erick Buitrago - MSEd, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Erick Buitrago arrived in November of 2006 and was the women's basketball athletic trainer for the 2006-07 season.
He currently works with the men's soccer, baseball, and men's and women's golf teams...Was an athletic training student at CSUN from 2000-02 and worked with the last Matador football team in 2001, and the 2002 men's soccer team that qualified for their first ever trip to the NCAA Division I Tournament...Received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with an option in Athletic Training...From 2003-05, he served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Southern Illinois University...Worked with the Saluki baseball team, and the swimming and diving teams
He also received a Masters degree in Sport Management and Social Psychology of Sport at SIU...In 2005-06, served as an assistant athletic trainer at Indiana State University working specifically with the Sycamore baseball, softball and women's soccer teams...In December of 2007, was the on-set athletic trainer for the first season of the new American Gladiators...Played two years of college baseball at Los Angeles Valley College...During the summer of 1997, pitched for the Kenosha Kroakers of the prestigious Northwoods Woodbat League in Kenosha, Wi...Graduated locally from Chatsworth High School where he lettered in both varsity baseball and basketball for the Chancellors.
Dunford Rodill - ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Dunford Rodill, an alumnus of Cal State Northridge, enters his third year on the staff as an assistant athletic trainer after serving two years as a graduate assistant athletic trainer.
His primary sports coverage will include Women's Soccer, Softball, and Women's Tennis. Along with his athletic training duties, Rodill is the liaison to the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) at CSUN.
From 2008-2010, Rodill served as the graduate assistant athletic trainer at CSUN working specifically with Women's Volleyball, Softball, and Women's Tennis. Rodill received his Master's degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Biomechanics from CSUN. The primary focus of his graduate work was to examine posture, specifically in the lumbar spine, and the tools used to measure lordotic curvature.
In 2008, he earned his Bachelor's of Science degree from CSUN in Kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training. While serving as an undergraduate athletic training student, he gained experience while working with various affiliated clinical sites such as USC, Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, and CSUN.
Some of his other athletic training experience includes: X Games (X Games 15, 2009 and Winter X Games 14, 2010), Los Angeles Avengers (Arena Football League, 2008), United States Field Hockey Association (2007-2008), intern with the Greensboro Grasshoppers (minor league affiliate of the Florida Marlins, 2007). Dunford Rodill has been an NATABOC certified athletic trainer since 2008. He resides in Sherman Oaks with his wife, Hazel, and dogs, Marshall and Maxwell.
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jasmine Lee is in her first season as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Cal State Northridge. Her main responsibilities at CSUN will include M/W Track and field and tennis. While at Cal State Northridge she is also working towards obtaining her Masters degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise physiology.
Jasmine is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio and attended Cedarville University where she earned her bachelors degree in Athletic Training 2012. Jasmine has experience working with hockey, volleyball, men and womens basketball, gymnastics, softball, and Springfield High School football teams. She has also worked in the clinical setting and worked for Varsity Spirit Corporation during the summer covering competitive cheer and dance camps.
While at Cedarville, she was an active member of the Athletic Training Student Organization and was the orgs treasurer in 2010-2011. Jasmine is a member of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, and the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Ashley Meyer recently joined the staff as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer.
Ashley is originally from Queens, New York. An alumnus of the State University of New York at Cortland, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. There, she gained experience working with men’s and women’s lacrosse, women’s volleyball, football, and spring sports at the high school and junior college level. She also competed as an ice hockey player. She also had experience working with the Elmira Pioneers in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League.
Here at Northridge, Ashley will be working with both the women’s and men’s volleyball team. She will also be pursuing a Master’s degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Biomechanics.
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jennifer Guiry is in her second season as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Cal State Northridge.
Her responsibilities at CSUN will include women's water polo and cross country. While at Cal State Northridge, Jenifer will pursue a Master's degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Biomechanics.
Jennifer is a 2011 graduate of Winthrop University (Rock Hill, SC) where she obtained clinical experience with women's volleyball, baseball, cross country, and the Ft. Mill High School football teams.
While at Winthrop, she took an active role in the membership of the athletic training club and was the club's treasurer in 2010-11 academic year. During the 2009-10 academic year, she was a spokesman to high school students who were interested in the athletic training field at the South Carolina High School Workshop.
Originally from Albany, New York, Guiry's father served in the Air Force which allowed her to live in several locations on the East Coast and in Okinawa, Japan.
Amanda Mlodzik is in her second season (2012-13) as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Cal State Northridge.
Mlodzik will work primarily with the women's softball and women's soccer programs at CSUN. She is also working on obtaining her Master's degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in sports studies.
She hails from Ripon, Wisconsin, where she graduated from Carroll University with a BA degree in athletic training. While at Carroll, Amanda worked with the football team, men's and women's soccer teams, and men's basketball team. She spent her final semester at the University of Denver where she worked with the men's and women's lacrosse, men's ice hockey, and women's gymnastics teams.
As an undergraduate at Carroll, Amanda played softball.
Steve Mosher-Stockinger is entering his second season as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Cal State Northridge.
Steve graduated from San Jose State in 2011 with an undergraduate degree in Athletic Training with a minor in Nutrition and Human Performance.
While at San Jose State, Steve had the opportunity to work with many high school, community college and university student-athletes from such schools as the University of San Francisco, San Francisco State, Bishop O'Dowd and Bellarmine High Schools.
While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Steve, along with his fellow students, unveiled a proposal on alternative joint mobilization techniques at the Far West Athletic Trainers Association Annual Conference.
Steve has had experience in covering soccer, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, water polo and track & field.
He is currently pursuing a master's degree in biomechanics with an expected graduation date of May, 2013.