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Dylan Baker, Head Athletic Trainer

Dylan is from Moncks Corner, SC. He went to Berkeley High School and played 2 sports - baseball and football. Dylan received his Masters in Exercise Science through the University of North Georgia while working at a high school for 2 years through Vereen Rehabilitation center. Prior to that service he went to Charleston Southern University where he received his undergrad in athletic training. He is excited to bring his knowledge and skill set to Chapin and eager to raise the level of athletic training set here at CHS.

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MEd, Health Education ATC BOC Certified Athletic Trainer SCAT South Carolina Registered Athletic Trainer

Dani Jones, Athletic Trainer

Originally from Council Bluffs, IA, Dani received her Bachelor of Arts degree in athletic training from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, IA. She received her Masters of Education in Health Education from University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, AL. Dani currently works for Prisma Health/Palmetto Health USC Orthopedic Center.   She will going into her eighth year working for the company, her third year with Chapin High School and Columbia City Ballet. In her eight years with the company she has also worked at Richland Northeast, AC Flora, Dreher, and Newberry College. She is married to Matt Jones and resides in Lexington, SC

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Katrina Linenko, Sports Medicine Teacher, Assistant Athletic Trainer

My name is Katrina Linenko and I am originally from Newport, Oregon, a small coastal town! I was a three sport athlete in high school competing in volleyball, swim, as well as track and field. I was recruited to continue my track and field career at Concordia University-Portland, where I competed in the shot put and discus for five years winning two conference titles in the shot put, one in the discus, making an appearance at the NCAA DII Indoor National Championship Meet, and being a part of the 2020 Indoor Track and Field Championship Team before Covid-19 ultimately ended my athletic career. While at Concordia I received my Bachelors Degree in Exercise and Sport Science with minors in Mathematics and Athletic Training. I went on to receive my Master's Degree in Athletic Training at the University of South Carolina. While there, I worked with USC Swim and Dive and Football, as well as Healthwood Hall and Lexington High School. I am very excited to be a part of the Chapin Family!

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Ryan J. Michels, Sports Medicine Teacher & Assistant Athletic Trainer

Ryan is originally from Chicago, IL. He was a 3 sports athlete at Schaumburg High School in which he played football, basketball, and lacrosse. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh where he received his undergraduate degree in athletic training. He then went on to receive his Master's in Advanced Athletic Training from the University of South Carolina. While there, he serviced Batesburg-Leesville High School and UofSC's Campus Recreation department as a graduate assistant athletic trainer. Ryan is eager to add more to the already outstanding teaching and athletic training staff here at Chapin High School.