Section A

Section B

Section C

Graduate Medical Education

Current Residents and Graduates
Athletic training residency
  • Christopher Servian

    Christopher Servian, LAT, ATC, COF is a board certified and licensed athletic trainer in both the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He serves as Athletic Trainer for Warren Hills High school and Middle School. He joined St. Luke’s Athletic Training residency program in 2017. Before St. Luke’s Chris worked as a patient service representative for MedEast Post Op & Surgical providing bracing options for a wide variety of orthopedic ailments. He earned his orthotic fitter certification will with MedEast in 2016, and earned his Bachelor of Science Athletic Training Professional Practice through East Stroudsburg University in 2015.

    Tara Nagy

    Tara Nagy, MS, LAT, ATC is a certified athletic trainer by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification, and is licensed in the state of Pennsylvania. She is an athletic trainer for St. Luke’s Sports Medicine since December 2012. Tara earned her Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training in 2012 and a Master of Science degree in athletic training in 2013, both from East Stroudsburg University. She has worked with a variety of sports and levels including Indoor Arena Football, Division I Football and Lacrosse, High School Football, Youth Football, Ice Hockey, Wrestling, Soccer, Lacrosse, Basketball, Baseball, and Softball. For the past 2 years, she worked as an Industrial Athletic Trainer before switching back to athletics.

  • Julia Plourde

    Julia Plourde LAT, ATC, is a board certified and licensed athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of New Jersey, and State of Connecticut. Julia serves as an athletic trainer in the office of Dr. Nicholas Avallone and for the Warren Hills Regional School District. Julia graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training in 2015. Prior to joining St. Luke’s, Julia completed internships with the University Of Virginia Department Of Sports Medicine, and Trinity College’s athletic training staff. Julia has had experiences as an Emergency Medical Technician in North Carolina, and has also worked as a Pharmacy Technician in Vermont. Julia has completed a certificate pre-medical program, and is currently a Resident within the St. Luke’s University Athletic Training Residency Program. She will be attending Medical School next year in pursuit of becoming an Orthopedic Surgeon.

    Kelly Hoots

    Kelly Hoots, MSAT, LAT, ATC is a board certified and licensed athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Western Carolina University in 2014 and went on to complete her Masters in Athletic Training from Old Dominion University in 2016. In addition to being an Athletic Training Resident at St. Luke’s, Kelly is currently working on her Masters in Health Administration at Moravian College. Kelly provides Athletic Training services for Moravian College Club Sports and the Moravian College Health Center.

    Thomas Oswald

    Thomas Oswald ATC, LAT. Tom is currently an Athletic Trainer for East Hills Middle School while assisting at Freedom High-School. In May of 2016, he graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelors in Science with a concentration of Athletic Training. Along with being a full time Athletic Trainer for St. Luke’s, Tom is also one the Sports Medicine Athletic Training Residents. Here, he also assists with one of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Doctors in the office seeing patients. Tom has gotten a wide variety of experience this year with sports from the youth level all the way up to the collegiate level.

    Deryck Snyder

    Deryck Snyder, LAT, ATC is a board certified and licensed athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the state of New Jersey. He is currently enrolled in St. Luke7rsquo;s Athletic Training residency program and serves as an Athletic Trainer for Phillipsburg High School. He has served as an Athletic Trainer for Lehigh Valley United as well as the Lehigh Valley Scholastic Hockey League. Deryck earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from East Stroudsburg University in 2015.