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MCH Athletic Trainer Spotlights

Whether you are an athlete or weekend warrior, we’ve got the best sports medicine team in Southcentral Kentucky to treat your injuries and get you back out there. Trusted to treat athletes at seven area high schools and Western Kentucky University, our Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine team has the expertise to help you live your healthiest active life possible.

Follow along to learn more about each of out athletic trainers here at Med Center Health.

Noel Belcher was originally recruited as an athletic trainer to provide sports medicine coverage for Butler County High School, and he has now been with Med Center Health for 2 years. He believes that MCH Sports Medicine best serve patients and athletes by working collaboratively as a team. Everyone in the department communicates effectively to ensure all patient and athletes needs are met. As the Sports Outreach Coordinator, Noel gets to work with a long list of great coaches and administrators who genuinely care for their athletes, and he loves working to help each athlete optimize their performance through injury prevention. In his spare time, he enjoys watching and playing a long list of sports and also cooking when he gets the chance. Many athletes would not be served if it were not for Noel Belcher and we are so proud to have him as part of the MCH Sports Medicine Team!

Amelia Cottrell joined the Med Center Health Sports Medicine Team about 1 year ago. She is an important piece of the athletic training team and works hard to serve our local high school teams year round. In her free time, she enjoys building her photography skills! Amelia loves that the Sports Medicine Department is like one big family, and that everyone communicates and goes out of their way to make sure everything runs smoothly so that all athletes are cared for in the best way possible. We would like to thank Amelia for her dedication to serving the community even through these uncertain times!

Zac Lechler has been working with Med Center Health Sports Medicine since the Fall of 2017. He has always enjoyed working with young athletes to keep them healthy and fit both on and off the field or court. Zac’s favorite part of being with the Sports Medicine Team is the relationships he has built and the fact each trainer has the shared goal of keeping athletes healthy and safe. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching soccer and exercising! We would like to thank Zac for his dedication to every team and athlete he works with and are grateful for all his hard work!

Heather Lindenberg has been with Med Center Health Sports Medicine for over 2 years! She loves that the department always focuses on the latest innovations in order to keep caring for patients and athletes in the best way possible. MCH Sports Medicine has allowed her to work in a physical therapy environment while also getting to be present in the high school sports world. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, boating and swimming at the lake, going to concerts, and cheering on her St Louis Cardinals. We would like to thank Heather for her continued interest in growing, learning and honing in on her skills so that she can best serve each of the athletes she works with!