Ashley Rottier

Head Athletic Trainer


Ashley Rottier, MSAT, LAT, ATC assumed the duties of head athletic trainer in July 2018 and has been with the Lawrence University staff since August 2016.

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.

Kelsey Sauer

Assistant Athletic Trainer


Kelsey Sauer joined the Lawrence University Athletic Training staff in May 2018.

A native of Sauk City, Wis., and graduate of Sauk Prairie High School, Sauer is a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a bachelor's degree in athletic training. Sauer did an intership at UW-Oshkosh from 2015-17 and worked as the athletic trainer for the gymnastics team and was an assistant athletic trainer for the football squad.

Sauer received her master's degree in exercise science with an emphasis in rehabilitation services in 2016 from Californial University of Pennsylvania. Sauer then worked for Agnesian Healthcare with outreach at Waupun High School, Mayville High School and UW-Fond du Lac.

Sauer is a Wisconsin licensed athletic trainer, NATA-BOC certified and a member of NATA and GLATA.

Dr. Aaron Douglas

Team Physician

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.