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.
Kenedee Whittaker, ATC, LAT
Lawrenceville High School
Kenedee Whittaker is originally from Lawrenceville, IL. She graduated from Red Hill High School in Bridgeport, IL. Kenedee was involved in athletics throughout high school, primarily volleyball and softball, she also was a member of a traveling softball team, which took up most of her weekends. She continued her education at the University of Evansville graduating with her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training in May 2019, becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer in June of 2019. Kenedee joined Wabash General Hospital Sports Medicine in November 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and being with friends and family.
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.