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Sports Medicine

Bishop McNamara Sports Medicine is located in the Fine Arts Building on the main campus.  It is comprised of certified athletic trainers, athletic training student interns, student aids, referring orthopedic surgeons, and other specialists.   Bishop McNamara High School also offers a Sports Medicine class in which the course is designed to include the basic concepts of anatomy, mechanism of injury, and administration of athletic training. Students will be introduced to how athletic injuries occur, how they are treated, and can be prevented. The course also includes education on sports nutrition, drugs and supplements commonly used, as well as common illnesses and diseases typically seen by a Certified Athletic Trainer.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Bishop McNamara High School Athletic Training staff is to provide optimal health care for all student-athletes in the Bishop McNamara community. The care provided should include the prevention, recognition, evaluation, initial treatment, continued treatment, referral, and proper rehabilitation for all athletic injuries and illnesses. Additional responsibilities include education of the patients and sports medicine aids, counseling of the patients, as well documentation and record keeping.  It is also a goal of the Bishop McNamara Athletic Training staff to set a positive, Christian example for the student-athletes to follow in treating each other with respect and compassion.


Head Athletic Trainer:
Jessica Nash MS, LAT, ATC, NASM-CES
Office: (301) 735-8401 x105

Ms. Jessica has served the Bishop McNamara athletics population since the fall of 2006.  She received her bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine from Lynchburg College in Virginia, master's degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Rehabilitation Science Track from California University of Pennsylvania and currently working to obtain her Doctorate in Athletic Training from University of Idaho.  She is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and Maryland Athletic Trainers’ Association.  In addition to her athletic training duties, Ms. Jessica also teaches Sports Medicine at McNamara.

Athletic Trainer/Athletic Department Administrative Assistant
Stephanie Tong, MS, ATC

Ms. Stephanie joined Bishop McNamara in the fall of 2013.  She earned her bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia and master's degree in Athletic Training from Virginia Commonwealth University.  She is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and the Virginia Athletic Trainers' Association.  In addition, Ms. Stephanie is also the Athletic Department’s administrative assistant.

Team Doctor:
Craig H. Bennett, M.D.
Chief of Sports Medicine
Dr. Bennett is an assistant professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and chief of sports medicine in the department of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is also the head team orthopaedic surgeon for the University of Maryland at College Park.

Dr. Bennett specializes in treating knee, shoulder and ankle injuries and in complex reconstructive surgery, particularly on the knee, such as anterior cruciate and posterior cruciate ligament reconstructions, cartilage surgery, meniscus transplantation, knee osteotomies and partial knee replacements.

Dr. Bennett previously served on the staff of the Center for Sports Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, where his roles included being associate team physician with the Pittsburgh Steelers and head team physician for the University of Pittsburgh men's basketball team.

He received his medical degree from the University of California at San Francisco. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Emory University and a knee and shoulder surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Team Doctor:
Wiemi Douoguih, M.D.
Supporting Team Orthopaedic

Wiemi Douoguih, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon, serves as Director of Sports Medicine for MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He currently serves as the Medical Director for the Washington Nationals (MLB). Dr. Douoguih is a member National Orthopedics, P.C. 

He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA and the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Dr. Douoguih is an alumnus of the Union Memorial Residency Program, and works closely with Thomas Graham, MD, director of MedStar Sports Medicine. 

Dr. Douoguih serves as a Team Physician for the United States Judo Team, and is a consultant for the University of Maryland athletic teams (NCAA). He is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery, and completed a sports fellowship at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Dr. Douoguih has also served as an assistant team physician for the Washington Redskins, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Angels, and Anaheim Mighty Ducks as well as for the teams of Loyola Marymount University.

Dr. Douoguih specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow and knee, with a particular emphasis on new and emerging minimally invasive reconstructive surgical procedures.

Athletic Trainer System Athletic Portal

We have an exciting new program through the Athletic Department! The ATS online portal will provide an easier method of submitting medical documents, communicating with the Athletic Training Staff, and keeping track of your Student-Athletes daily progress through injuries. 
Each student will be required to have an account through the website below by August 1. The account will be interactive with the Athletic Training Staff, Parents, Coaches, and some teachers. Please follow the directions below to set-up an account for each of your Student-Athletes. 
1. Go to Athletic Trainer Portal from any device that can access the internet (cell phone, tablet, computer, etc)
2. For First Time Users Only:  
Username: new
Password: new
Login to the website. At this time you will be prompted to create a unique username and password. Please share this with your Student-Athlete as this will allow them to access some of the unique features of the program such as appointment requests. 
3.  You will also be prompted to fill out other areas such as Sports Participation, Emergency Contacts, and Basic Medical Info. 
Once the account is set-up, you will be able to instantly update your Student-Athlete's physical and other medical forms. This will help to decrease confusions to whether the documents have been turned in and allow an easier method to submit them. This program will allow you to monitor if your child has been seen by the Athletic Training Staff and what type of treatments are being provided. You will also have the ability to contact the Athletic Training Staff through the program should questions arise. 
We do understand there is sensitive medical information you provide and the Coaches and Teachers that have access will only be allowed to view Doctor Release notes, any restrictions your Student-Athlete has, and Emergency Contact information unless otherwise determine by yourself and the Athletic Training Staff. 

Athletic Forms:

Sports Medicine Resources:

Athletic Training Website Link

Wrestling Website Link