Richland Sports Medicine Program – Our Team to Take Care of Your Team
Richland Sports Medicine provides:
The following video of patient stories includes the story of Garrett Vetesnik, pole vault champion injured in a motorcycle accident who returned to competition after working with the Richland Hospital Sports Medicine team.
Richland Sports Medicine covers the following local schools:
- Richland Center
- UW Richland
Richland Sports Medicine Program – The Team
Thomas Beck, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon, Director of Sports Medicine
Dr. Beck directs the Richland Sports Medicine Program. His abilities make it possible for local athletes to stay close to home for orthopedic procedures. As a result, the athlete’s recuperation and rehabilitation may be expedited. Dr. Beck’s experience in working with sports acceleration programs and high intensity training has led to the availability of new services within the program. Dr. Beck’s profile can be found on the Providers Profile page.
Angie Hackl, ATC, LAT, CMT
Athletic Trainer for Riverdale and Ithaca High Schools and UW Richland
Angie is a River Valley graduate. She graduated from University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse in May 2011 with a degree in Athletic Training. She also holds a B.S. in community health education and is a Certified Massage Therapist.
Sharon Panske, ATC, LAT
Athletic Trainer for Richland Center High School and UW Richland
Sharon graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh with a degree in Physical Education, emphasis in coaching and minors in Athletic Training and Health Education. Sharon spent 18 years at UW Oshkosh as the head softball coach for 17 years, assistant volleyball coach for 4 years as well as an assistant athletic trainer for 14 years. As athletic trainer, she covered men’s soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, men’s and women’s tennis, cross-country and swimming and diving.