We welcome your team to Bluffton and would like to inform you of the supplies and
facilities available to you and your team while visiting Bluffton.
The Bluffton athletic training room is located in the lower level of the Sommer Center.
Hours: It is available for treatments and taping 1 hour prior to the start of the contest. Taping
services and additional training room times can be easily arranged upon request.
Modalities: Therapeutic modalities, including ultrasound and electrical stimulation, are available
for use by a certified athletic trainer or an athletic training student with a written
prescription form from an ATC or a physician. Modalities are only available at the
Sommer Center, please allow plenty of time before contests if these services are needed
for fall and spring sports seasons.
Taping: A taping table will placed in your locker room. We gladly offer taping services. If
you need US to tape, please make arrangements via email 24 hours in advance. (Please
send along all the necessary supplies.)
The following will be provided on the bench:
Ice water (Water bottles will be supplied/cups if requested.)
Cooler with ice bags will be behind each bench.
First aid supplies
Biohazard bag and trash can
Emergency first aid supplies (splints, crutches, etc.) will be on hand in the athletic
The following information is provided for use during your visit:
Sommer Center Athletic Trainer Room
Kim Schimmoeller, head athletic trainer
Samantha Harshbarger, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Dr. Joe Misson, Team Physician Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio - 419-222-6622
Dr. David Houston, Team Physician Pandora Family Physicians - 419-384-3251