Kayla Schneider, LAT

Kayla is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. She grew up in Colorado playing soccer, ice hockey and riding horses. Kayla’s professional interests include mobility, strength and nutrition as they relate to making “whole” athletes. Kayla spends her off time exercising, travelling, eating really good food, and playing with her two dogs. 

Kayla is the LAT for Appleton West High school and can be reached at the APTSM North location.


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Cassy Timmers, LAT

Cassy graduated from the University of Evansville in southern Indiana with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. She had the opportunity to study sports psychology and the London Olympics at Harlaxton College, University of Evansville’s study abroad college in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.  While studying abroad, Cassy caught the “travel bug” and has since been to ten countries on four different continents.  Cassy is an Appleton native and an alumna of Appleton North’s 2009 graduating class. Cassy’s interest in athletic training stemmed from her involvement in softball, basketball, and volleyball. She enjoys volunteering at the Fox Cities Marathon, April Fools 5K, and participating in Dragonboat Races and the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, listening to live music, supporting the Packers, Badgers, and Brewers, and playing with her yellow lab, Liberty and dachsador, Lambeau.  




Lucy Werley, LAT

Lucy graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh where she received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. She is a current member of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association. Growing up in Kaukauna, Lucy enjoyed participating in volleyball, basketball, powerlifting, and softball. She competed in collegiate volleyball on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh women’s club volleyball team. Lucy’s love for competition on or off the court and her passion for Athletic Training are a perfect combination to fuel her desire to keep her athletes healthy and in the game. When Lucy is not working in the clinic or at a sporting event she enjoys a playing volleyball, cheering for the Packers, cycling, running 5K's, dressing up for the July 4th Firecracker 5K with her family, listening to music and being with her friends and family. Lucy is the current Athletic Trainer for Appleton East High School and she can be reached at the Appleton North Clinic.

Joe Hanel, LAT

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Joe joined APTSM in 2016 as an Industrial Athletic Trainer and also helps with athletic event coverage.

Joe grew up in Colorado with a passion for sports and the outdoors, he graduated from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs with a BS in Human Biology in 2009. He currently lives in Greenville, WI and completed a second BS degree at UW Oshkosh in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training and is a Licensed Athletic Trainer. Joe’s passion for helping others and desire to learn about the human body fuels his interest in sports medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys exercising, getting outdoors, rooting for his Wisconsin and Colorado sports teams and spending time with his Wife Jen, step- daughter Madalyn and twin sons Jax and Knox.

Megan Lee, LAT

Megan graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where she received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. Growing up on a dairy farm near Houston, MN she developed a love for the outdoors and being physically active. In high school she participated in softball, basketball, and volleyball, as well as ice hockey while at UW-La Crosse. In her free time Megan enjoys running, hiking, playing volleyball, traveling, and being with friends and family. After graduating from UW-La Crosse, she was the Athletic Trainer at Oregon High School (Oregon, WI) for 3 years. Her professional interests include strength and conditioning, nutrition, and working with athletes of all ages. 

Kate Pickard, LAT, CMT

Kate has been a member of the APTSM team as a Licensed Massage Therapist for many years.  In addition to that important role, she also serves as the outreach Licensed Athletic Trainer for St. Mary Catholic High School and Fox Valley Technical College. 

Ashley Rottier, MSAT, LAT


 Ashley joined the Advanced Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Team in August 2016 as the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Lawrence University.

She  comes from Duluth, MN where she completed her Master’s degree in Athletic Training at The College of Saint Scholastica. Rottier is also a 2013 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh majoring in Kinesiology with an Emphasis in Exercise and Fitness. A native of Shawano, WI, Rottier is a 2008 graduate of Shawano Community High School.

Rottier is certified by the NATA-BOC and is a licensed Athletic Trainer in the State of Wisconsin.  She is also M1 Graston certified.  Rottier is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Great Lakes Athletic Training Association and the Minnesota Athletic Training Association.

Rottier enjoys all athletics, no matter if playing or watching. Rottier enjoys running and challenging herself to accomplish many goals. Family is of importance to her and any given day can be found with family and friends. 

Joshua Sanders, MS, LAT

Joshua joined us in 2011 while concurrently completing his Masters in Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with an emphasis in Biomechanics and Human Motor Control. Prior to graduate work, he received his undergraduate degree from UW-La Crosse in 2009.  At La Crosse, in addition to receiving his Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training, he received his minor in German and was able to network with faculty and staff from Johann Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main.  He has many ties to the Fox Valley, graduating from Xavier High School in 2005, where he was a member of the 2-time State Champions Soccer team.  Ironically, his passion for Sports Medicine resulted from time spent away from soccer with a concussion.  He currently serves APTSM in the industrial and marketing settings, and helps to oversee the APTSM Sports Medicine team.

He enjoys the clinical facets of sports medicine, and is also is a technological enthusiast.  In his spare time, he likes to spend time exercising, travelling, following international soccer, and spending time with his wife, daughter and terrier.