Meet Our Team
AJ Ola, ATC, LAT
Wabash Valley College
AJ Ola is originally from Sparta, IL where he graduated high school. After graduating he went to Blackburn College in Carlinville, IL to play football. He then transferred to McKendree University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training. AJ joined Wabash General Hospital Sports Medicine in 2014 and covers Carmi White County schools. In his free time, AJ enjoys golfing, softball, sand volleyball, and playing fantasy football. He also loves to watch football and hockey, especially the Bears and Blackhawks.
Cassandra Kohlhause, ATC, LAT
Clay City High School & North Clay High School
Cassie Kohlhause originates from Mount Carmel, IL. She attended and graduated from Mount Carmel High School. In 2009, she earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Athletic Training from Union University in Jackson, TN. She joined Wabash General Hospital Sports Medicine in 2015. Her athletic training experience spans from high school, NAIA, Division I, and clinical settings. During her down time, Cassie enjoys watching football, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Dakota Young, ATC, LAT
Edwards County High School & Frontier Community College
Dakota Young is originally from Fairfield, IL. He graduated from Fairfield Community High School in 2015, and then attended Eastern Illinois University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science In Athletic Training. He became a Certified Athletic Trainer in May of 2019, joining Wabash General Hospital Sports Medicine that same year. His favorite sports teams are the St. Louis Cardinals and the Duke Blue Devils. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, working out, and watching sports.
Red Hill High School
Kelly Schweisthal, ATC, LAT
Kelly Schweisthal is originally from Orlando, Florida. She moved to Kentucky with her family, and graduated from Owensboro Catholic High School. As an avid sports fan, she was a cheerleader from the age of eight through high school; with additional years on a competitive traveling team. She was also involved in soccer, swimming, and track. She continued her education at Owensboro Community & Technical College and Cumberland University graduating with her Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training. She became a certified Athletic Trainer in February 2018, and joined Wabash General Hospital Sports Medicine in August 2018. In her spare time she enjoys listening to a variety of music genres, spending time with family and going on adventurous road trips with her friends.
Rachel Stephens, ATC, LAT
Wayne City High School & Cisne High School
Rachel Stephens and her husband, Brandon, reside in Albion, IL. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Athletic Training from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. Rachel is certified with the Board of Certification (BOC), licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) and a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA). She joined Wabash General Hospital Sports Medicine in 2012. Her athletic training experience spans from high school, Division III athletics, industrial, and semi-professional sports settings. During any down time, Rachel enjoys crocheting, the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.
Sam Hodges, ATC, LAT
Mount Carmel High School
Sam Hodges is originally from Marissa, IL where he graduated from Marissa High School. He went on to continue his education at McKendree University, earning his Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training in May of 2012. Sam became a certified Athletic Trainer in December of 2012 and joined Wabash General Hospital Sports Medicine in August of 2013 covering Mount Carmel High School and assisting with Wabash Valley College. Sam enjoys watching pretty much any sport in his free time and is a huge Cardinals, Blues, and Packers fan. He enjoys playing baseball and golf. He is also a former Cardinals season ticket holder, and owns a share of Packers stock.
Sarah Turner, ATC, LAT
Fairfield Community High School
Sarah Turner originates from Berryville, IL. She graduated from East Richland High School in Olney, IL. She continued her education at Olney Central College and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale graduating with her Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training. She became a certified Athletic Trainer in April 2012, and joined Wabash General Hospital Sports Medicine that same year. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys watching and attending college basketball games.