Head Athletic Trainer
Jami Rogers, MS, ATC/L joined the Lawrence University Athletics Staff as the Head Athletic Trainer in August 2011.
Rogers comes to Lawrence University from St. Cloud State University (St. Cloud, MN), where she served as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer while earning her Master’s degree. Rogers was responsible for the SCSU women’s hockey team and volleyball team, and assisted with the men’s hockey team and women’s soccer team. She received her Master of Science degree in Sports Management in 2011.
Rogers received her Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI in 2009. A Cum Laude graduate, Rogers earned four letters playing soccer for the Wildcats.
Rogers is certified by the NATA-BOC and is a licensed Athletic Trainer in the state of Wisconsin. She is also a member of the National, Great Lakes, and Wisconsin Athletic Trainers’ Associations.
A native of Plainwell, Michigan, Rogers is a 2004 graduate of Plainwell High School.
Jami and her husband Greg were married in July 2012 and reside in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Bethany Romesser, MS, ATC/L, PTA joined the Lawrence University Athletics Staff in August 2012 as the Assistant Athletic Trainer employed through Advanced Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine.
Romesser comes to Lawrence University from Buffalo where she served as the Head Athletic Trainer for The Buffalo Hunters, a professional Ultimate Frisbee team in the American Ultimate Disc League. She was also the Athletic Trainer for Attica High School football and wrestling teams. Romesser has five years of experience working as a Physical Therapist Assistant in a private orthopedic outpatient clinic in New York.
Romesser attended SUNY College at Cortland in Cortland, New York where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training and in Health Science in 2010. She was on the Dean’s list, and a member of the National Health Science Honor Society Eta Sigma Gama.
Romesser graduated from United States Sports Academy in 2014 with a dual Master’s Degree in Sports Medicine and Sports Health and Fitness with a minor in NCAA Compliance.
Romesser also attended Genesee Community College in Batavia, New York, where she earned her Physical Therapist Assistant degree. She graduated with an Associate in Applied Science in 2006. While there, she was named to the President’s and Dean’s List. Romesser was also named Second Team All-American while playing softball for the Cougars.
Romesser is certified by the NATA-BOC and is a licensed Athletic Trainer in the State of Wisconsin. She is also a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of Wisconsin. Romesser is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, American Physical Therapy Association, and the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.
A native of North Java, New York, Romesser is a 2004 graduate of Attica Central School District.
Dr. Charles McKee '68
Charles McKee has devoted a large portion of his adult life to Lawrence University athletics.
McKee, who is also the University Physician and Medical Director at Lawrence, was a standout in football and track for the Vikings.
As a quarterback on the football team, McKee earned All Midwest Conference honors three times and was a first-team Associated Press All-American in 1967. He was part of Midwest Conference championship football squads in 1966 and 1967. The Appleton native also won six individual Midwest Conference track championships. McKee is a charter member of the Lawrence Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame.
McKee is board certified through the American Board of Family Medicine. He received his Medical Degree from Case-Western Reserve School of Medicine and did his residency at the University of Oregon and the University of Colorado.
McKee practices at Primary Care Associates of Appleton, and he and his wife, Lesley, reside in Appleton.
Athletic Training Student Workers
Athletic Training Student Workers (ATSW’s) are members of the Athletic Training Staff. They are extensions of the Certified Athletic Trainers and report to the Head Athletic Trainer. All ATSW’s are required to be currently certified in adult CPR/AED and First Aid. ATSW’s are instructed and trained in basic necessary skills to assist the certified/licensed athletic training staff including, but not limited to: first aid and emergency care, taping and wrapping, stretching and record keeping.