Head Athletic Trainer
Andrew Meschke, MS, LAT, ATC, joined the Lawrence University staff as the Head Athletic Trainer in August 2017.
Meschke came to Lawrence from Albion College, where he had served as assistant athletic trainer since 2014. Meschke was the primary athletic trainer for eight sports and was responsible for coordinating all aspects of health care for student-athletes. In addition, he served as medical coordinator for the MIAA State Track and Field Championships.
A 2011 graduate of UW-Eau Claire, Meschke earned a bachelor's degree in athletic training. He earned his Master's degree in athletic training in 2014 from Michigan State University.
Meschke worked as the head athletic trainer at Lansing Community College while attending graduate school at Michigan State. Meschke was responsible for evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for 18 sports at Lansing Community College.
Meschke lives in Amherst, Wis., with his wife, Melissa, and their daughter, Ellie.
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Ashley Rottier, MSAT, LAT, ATC joined the Lawrence University Athletics Staff in August 2016 as the Assistant Athletic Trainer employed through Advanced Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine.
Rottier came to Lawrence from Duluth, Minn., where she completed her Master’s degree in athletic training at The College of Saint Scholastica. In addition to her various clinical assignments at The College of Saint Scholastica, she completed an internship at the University of Washington working primarily with the football team.
Rottier graduated from The College of Saint Scholastica in May 2016 with a master’s degree in athletic training. She also is a 2013 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh where she earned a bachelor's degree kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise and fitness.
Rottier is certified by the NATA-BOC and is a licensed athletic trainer in Wisconsin. She is also M1 Graston certified. Rottier is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Great Lakes Athletic Training Association and the Minnesota Athletic Training Association.
A native of Shawano, Wis., Rottier is a 2008 graduate of Shawano Community High School.
Dr. Aaron Douglas
Aaron Douglas started working with Lawrence University athletics with Dr. Charles McKee '68 a few years ago. With the retirement of Dr. McKee in Spring 2016, Dr. Douglas has taken over the role as team physician. Douglas is also a university physician at Lawrence.
Outside of the office, Dr. Douglas spends his time with his wife and young family, along with outdoor activities such as running, cycling, cross-country skiing and camping. They also stay active with church activities.
Douglas is board certified through the American Board of Family Medicine. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and did his residency at Franciscan Skemp Healthcare in La Crosse, Wis.
Douglas practices at Primary Care Associates of Appleton, and he and his family reside here in Appleton.
Athletic Training Student Workers
Athletic Training Student Workers (ATSWs) are members of the athletic training staff. They are extensions of the Certified Athletic Trainers and report to the Head Athletic Trainer. All ATSWs are required to be currently certified in adult CPR/AED and first aid. ATSWs are instructed and trained in basic necessary skills to assist the certified/licensed athletic training staff including: hydration, first aid and emergency care, taping and wrapping and stretching.