Athletic Training - Certified Athletic Trainers
Kim Csabi, ATC, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer
In her 14th year as the Director of Athletic Training Services, Kim manages medical coverage for the College's seven intercollegiate sports and oversees the operation of the Athletic Training Clinic. Kim is also the Director of the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP), which seeks to prepare students to successfully transfer into a CAATE-accredited ATEP at the four-year level.
Kim was a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at the University of Florida from 1986-88, working with the Gator Tennis and Track and Field teams and teaching in the Sport & Fitness Program. Upon receiving her Master's, she took a position at UF as the Undergraduate Athletic Training Program Coordinator and Instructor in the Exercise Science Department, where she stayed until 1993. After one year in a Physical Therapy Clinic and four years as Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Professor at SUNY Cobleskill in Upstate New York, Kim returned to Florida in 1998 to establish the athletic training service and education programs at DSC (then Daytona Beach Community College).
Other career highlights include assignments with the United States Olympic Committee providing athletic training coverage for USA Table Tennis at the 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia), USA Softball at the 1996 Olympic Games (Atlanta, GA), USA Swimming at the 1995 Pam American Games (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and Volleyball at the 1994 Olympic Festival (St. Louis, MO). Kim has also volunteered athletic training services at both the Sunshine State Games and the Empire State Games, and numerous regional and community events.
Kim is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, holds state and national credentials in Massage Therapy, and is a NATABOC National Exam Qualified Examiner.
Trevor Burns, ATC, LAT
Assistant Athletic Trainer
As an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Daytona State College, Trevor primarily handles the medical coverage of the Falcons baseball and softball teams. He also maintains current First Aid and CPR & AED certification for all staff and student athletic trainers. Trevor also serves as an instructor for the Department of Health and Wellness at Daytona State College.
While working as a Graduate Assistant at the University of Florida from 2002 to 2004, Trevor gained professional experience working with local high schools and guest lecturing for the undergraduate athletic training program. Trevor has worked as an athletic trainer in many different settings as well as clinical rehabilitation, work hardening, corporate fitness, and team strength and conditioning. He has also been involved with the Connecticut High School All Star Football Team (2008), the South Carolina Senior Games (2005), and the Florida State Football Championships (2004).
Trevor received his certification as an Athletic Trainer in 2002 and became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA in 2006. He also holds several instructor credentials from the American Red Cross including Lay Responder CPR/AED, Professional Rescuer CPR/AED, First Aid, and Responding to Emergencies.
Katie Knappenberger, MS, RD, CSSD, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
As an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Daytona State College, Katie’s primary responsibility is the medical coverage of the Falcon men’s and women’s basketball Teams. She is also an Assistant Professor who teaches nutrition courses for the College of Health and Wellness.
While working as an athletic training student, Katie gained experience working with several collegiate teams including the 2008 NCAA Division III National Champion Gymnastics Team. Katie has athletic training experience with high school, collegiate and professional soccer players as well as professional dancers. She also provided medical coverage for Wisconsin State Track and Field Meets. Katie has a passion for sports nutrition and has provided several athletes and teams with evidenced-based sports nutrition education.
Katie received her certification as an Athletic Trainers in 2009 and became a Registered Dietitian in 2011. She is also Professional Rescuer CPR/AED certified through the American Red Cross. Katie is a member of several Professional Organizations including: National Athletic Trainers’ Association, American Dietetic Association, Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness DPG, and The Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitian’s Association.
Julia Olson, ATC
Athletic Training Intern