NOTE: This page is for UConn’s NCAA Division I student-athletes that are eligible for Department of Sports Medicine services.
Club Sport athletes should refer to Club Sports Athletic Training.
All other students at UConn’s Storrs campus should seek sports medicine through the primary care services offered by Student Health and Wellness.
The Mission of the Department of Sports Medicine
The mission of the Department of Sports Medicine is to provide the student-athlete with access to the highest quality patient care and the most current health and injury prevention information. Further, the Sports Medicine Staff serves as advocates for the student-athlete when individual health issues arise. Since the student-athlete's physical well-being is essential to their success as a student, and as a student-athlete, the Department of Sports Medicine strives to ensure student-athletes reach and maintain their optimum health.
Dr. Deena Casiero - Director of Sports Medicine, Head Team Physician
Men’s Basketball, Football, Golf, Men’s Ice Hockey, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball
Dr. Matt Hall - Team Physician
Baseball, Women’s Basketball, Field Hockey, Women’s Ice Hockey, Rowing, Men’s Soccer, Men’s & Women’s Tennis
Dr. Allison Schafer - Team Physician
Lacrosse, Women’s Soccer, Men’s & Women’s Swimming
Dawn Shadron, LCSW - Director of Student Athlete Mental Health; Behavioral Science Faculty at UCHC
Sports Medicine Fellowship Program