Athletic Training Program

Lincoln Public Schools has two full time Athletic Trainers at each of our 6 high schools whom are Board Certified through the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and are licensed through the State of Nebraska.  Athletic Trainers are healthcare professionals who care for LPS student-athletes through injury prevention, injury evaluation and rehabilitation programs; as well following concussion protocols including return-to-learn.  Additionally they are in continual communication with physicians and coaches regarding injured athletes as well as monitoring weather conditions to ensure the safety of all student athletes.

Athletic Trainers:
East: Mac McCuiston & Nicole Walkup

Lincoln High:  Charity Rainey & Kim Elwood

Northeast:  Katie Kittleson & Shannon Elkins

North Star: Justin Eggleston & Tyler Vrba

Southeast: Julie Buck & Cindy Benda

Southwest:  Crystal Kjar & Rebecca Townsend


Kathi Wieskamp
Director of Athletics
Kathi Wieskamp coordinates high school athletics directly with high school athletic directors. She also schedules shared athletic field space.

Adam Bonesteel
Assistant Director of Athletics
Adam Bonesteel oversees middle school athletic programs and intramurals, as well as assisting with high school athletics. He works directly with activity directors at the middle school level.

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