Massachusetts Maritime Academy Sports Medicine



The Massachusetts Maritime Academy Sports Medicine staff provides care for the prevention, assessment, management and rehabilitation of injuries sustained while participating in intercollegiate varsity athletics. The staffs of athletic trainers, orthopedic surgeons and of the Office of Health Services are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for all our varsity athletes.


Sports Medicine Staff

Chris Barry, ATC, LAT, CSCS          Head Athletic Trainer           Ph: 508.830.5000 x1224                    Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Colleen Nolan, ATC, LAT, PES        Assistant Athletic Trainer    Ph: 508.830.5000 x1225                       


Location and Hours

The Athletic Training Room is located on the first floor of the Clean Harbors Athletic Center. It will be open two hours prior to all contests and one hour at the conclusion of the contests.


Visiting Teams

The Athletic Training staff will be more than happy to accommodate the needs of visiting teams. This includes the use of moist heat, whirlpools and ice.  Electrical stimulation and ultrasound are not available. Pre-game taping will also be provided, however, visiting teams must supply their own taping supplies. Water, water bottles and/or cups, as well as ice, will be made available for all visiting teams.


Game Coverage

An Athletic Trainer will provide coverage for all home contests. In the event that your team will be traveling without an Athletic Trainer, please call ahead with any special instructions regarding athlete care.

Team Physician

Carolyn Saluti, DO                                   Board Certified in Pediatrics and Sports Medicine


Team Orthopedic Surgeons

Wareham Orthopedic Associates             


Dr. Baltz, Dr. Heacox, Dr. Johnson          Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeons


Health Services

Dr. Jeffrey Cukor, Medical Director/Academy Physician

Ph: 508.830.5046

Judith Kaechele, M.A. LMHC     Director                          

Ph: 508.830.5243

Kathleen Shine-O’Brien, M.A. LMHC     Assistant Director                          

Ph: 508.830.5000 x1480


Local Hospitals

Tobey Hospital                                                      Falmouth Hospital 

43 High Street                                                      100 Ter Heun Drive

Wareham, MA 02571                                            Falmouth, MA 02540

508.295.0880                                                       508.548.5300                                  


Sports Medicine Form

All returning MMA student-athletes must submit a Returning Athlete Health Form.  A physical examination must be completed within six months of participation for all incoming freshmen.  No student-athlete may take part in any scheduled practices or contests until such information has been submitted.


                Athletic Training Links

                                Athletic Trainers’ of Massachusetts (ATOM)

                                Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association – District 1 (EATA)

                                National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)

                                Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOCATC)