Athletic Training Staff
Pate Cagle, Head Athletic Trainer
513-244-8588; Football, Men's Lacrosse, Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field
Pate Cagle returns for his second season in 2013-2014 as the Head Athletic Trainer at the College of Mount St. Joseph. Cagle has over 25 years of work experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer, having worked in high schools, at clinics and at small colleges.
Cagle received his Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Missouri in 1984 and in 1986 he obtained a Master of Science degree from Illinois State University. He has Certifications and Licenses from: the NATA as a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Board of Certification Examiner, the Ohio PT, PT and AT Board, and the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers.
Cagle was most recently the Head Athletic Trainer at Lakota West High School, a position he held since 2000. He was also the Lead Athletic Trainer at TriHealth in Cincinnati from 1995 to 2000. In addition, Cagle has also been the Head Athletic Trainer at Wittenberg University, Newberry College and Illinois Wesleyan University, in addition to working as a Head Athletic Trainer/Substitute Teacher at Brookland-Cayce (SC) High School.
Cagle resides in West Chester, Ohio, with his Julie and children Noah, Julia and Nate.
Erin (Beckwith) Lewis, Assistant Athletic Trainer
513-244-4512; Women’s Tennis, Men's Tennis, Cheer, Dance, Softball
Erin joined the Mount community in 2007 and has recently taken on a different role in our Athletic Training department and Athletic Training Education Program. Erin is also an Athletic Training Instructor, teaching Nutrition and Wellness, Kinesiology, Clinical Perspectives, and Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation. Erin teaches Strength Training and Conditioning for sports management students, as well.
For 3 years prior to joining the MSJ staff, Erin worked with the local Howell Rehab Center.
Erin received her Masters of Education, Health and Exercise Management emphasis from the University of Cincinnati in 2004. Erin graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and Health and Fitness Management in 2003 from Capital University (Columbus, OH). Erin is also a certified First Aid and CPR instructor (American Red Cross).
Lisa Koenig, Assistant Athletic Trainer
513-244-4599; Men's Soccer, Women's Basketball, Men's Volleyball
Lisa returns to the Lions' staff in 2013-2014 for her second years as an Assistant Athletic Trainer, after receiving her graduate degree from the North Carolina State University. In 2011, Lisa received her Master of Education degree in Adult and Community College Education/Health Professions Education.
While attending NCSU, Lisa was a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Softball team, and also assisted with cheerleading. Lisa received her undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science in Health Promotions and Education, from the University of Cincinnati in 2008.
At MSJ, Lisa is responsible for the Men’s Soccer, Women's Basketball and Men's Volleyball teams. Lisa is also an Athletic Training Instructor, teaching Practices and Principles of Athletic Training Lab.
Benjamin Staley, Assistant Athletic Trainer
513-244-8595; Football, Cross Country, Women's Lacrosse, Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field
Benjamin Staley returns to the Lions’ Athletic Training staff for his second season in 2013-14 as an assistant athletic trainer. Staley was most recently a graduate assistant trainer at Bowling Green State University. While at BGSU, Staley assisted the football, women’s track & field, men’s and women’s cross country, and men’s and women’s golf teams. In addition he provided coverage for BGSU summer camps, was a guest lecturer to senior practicum and a Lab instructor in CAATE-accredited ATEP. He has also been a Student Athletic Trainer at Ohio Northern University.
Staley has related work experience as the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs Rookie Camp and various college summer camps. He is a former football player at Ohio Northern University, where he obtained his bachelors of science degree in Athletic Training (2010). He is currently working towards a master’s of education in development kinesiology at Bowling Green State University.
He has taken numerous professional development classes and training, and holds professional membership standing in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association and the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association. Staley also has certifications and licenses – Board of Certification, Ohio Licensure, American Red Cross CPR/AED Professional Rescuer, and American Red Cross First Aid Certification.
He currently resides in Ada, Ohio.
Brandon Sipes, Assistant Athletic Trainer (TriHealth)
513-244-4875; Women's Soccer, Men's Basketball, Baseball
Brandon Sipes returns in 2013-2014 for his second season with the Lions’ Athletic Training staff. Sipes, who has an undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from the University of Cincinnati, is currently working towards his master’s degree from A.T. Still University. Sipes is also employed by Tri-Health in Cincinnati and worked for two years at Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Cincinnati (2011-2012). He has provided athletic training assistance mainly for lacrosse teams since 2010.
Sipes also has athletic training experiences as an undergrad with Oak Hills High School, St. Xavier High School, Wellington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, the University of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Cyclones hockey team. He has memberships and certifications in: BOC Certified, EMT-Basic Certification, GCATA member, OATA member, NATA membership, GLATA membership, US Lacrosse membership, US Lacrosse Level 1 Coaches Certificate, and ARC First Aide/CPR/AED for Professional Rescue.
Brandon and his wife, Kristie, reside in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Breanna Cugliari, Assistant Athletic Trainer
513-244-4875; Women's Volleyball, Wrestling, Men's and Women's Golf
Breanna Cugliari joins the Lions’ athletic training staff in 2013-2014 for her first season. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in 2011 from the University of Toledo and her Master of Science degree in Athletic Training in May of 2013 from Ohio University. She comes to the Mount from Wahama High School (Mason, West Virginia), where she was the school’s head athletic trainer for almost two years. She has also been a teaching assistant and instructor at Ohio University and an athletic trainer at the University of Rio Grande in Ohio.
While in school, Cugliari was on the Dean’s List, and in Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, as well as being a Tower Prestige and Bernard-Wentz Scholarship winner. In addition to having worked on research projects and investigations in the field of athletic training, Cugliari holds certifications and memberships in: Board Certification/Certified Athletic Trainer, Licensed AT in the State of Ohio, Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR, AED, First Responder, NATA, OATA, Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association, and West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy/Registered Athletic Trainer.