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Meet the Orthopaedic Experts

Whether treating a sports injury, a fall or overuse/misuse pain, our comprehensive group of specialists are here to help. With treatment options available throughout the region, access to care is close to home. These specialists are making a difference in the lives of orthopaedic patients across Southwest Georgia, learn more about them below.

Meet Our Certified Athletic Trainers

Phoebe’s Sports Medicine program consists of a specialized team of certified athletic trainers (ATCs) who serve athletes where they are needed the most – in schools and colleges within our region (on the fields and courts). These healthcare professionals work under our Orthopaedic surgeons and specialists in Albany, Americus, and surrounding counties.

Jasmine Andrews, LAT, ATC, has served Dougherty Comprehensive High School in Albany through Phoebe Sports Medicine since 2019.  Jasmine earned her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Valdosta State University. Her time at VSU allowed her to serve a variety of VSU sports teams as well as the VSU Center for Exercise Medicine and Rehabilitation, Valdosta High School, and the Colquitt County High School football team.


 

Charlie Holliday, MS, LAT, ATC, joined Phoebe in 2019. Charlie received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Florida State University and her Master of Science in Athletic Training from Florida International University. Prior to joining Phoebe, Charlie was the Head Athletic Trainer at Tallahassee Community College.  Through the Phoebe Sports Medicine program, Charlie serves as assistant athletic trainer at Albany State University.


 

Chauncey Keith, MS, RN, ATC, CSCS, has spent over 14 years on the Phoebe Sports Medicine Team and 23 years in the field of Athletic Training.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from the Valdosta State University and his Master of Science in Health and Human Performance with an emphasis in Exercise Science from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee.  Prior to joining the Phoebe team, Chauncey worked with the Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers and exclusively at Albany State University.  Chauncey earned his RN degree from Albany State University and serves as a full-time registered nurse at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in the Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery unit and is pursuing his nurse practitioner credentials.  He still assists Phoebe Sports Medicine during sporting events and at schools as needed.


 

Bryce Lawson, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, joined the Phoebe Sports Medicine Team in 2017. Bryce received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from the University of South Florida's Morsani College of Medicine and his Master of Science in Human Performance from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.  He is also certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Prior to Phoebe, Bryce served in Orlando, Florida at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and both of his alma maters, which gave him a maximum amount of exposure to serving multiple men's and women's sports.  Bryce currently serves Georgia Southwestern University through the Phoebe Sports Medicine Program.


 

Amanda Methé, MS, ATC, came all the way from Albany, New York to join Phoebe Sports Medicine in 2018.  Amanda received her Bachelor of Science in Health Care Studies specializing in Health and Fitness with a minor in Biology from Daemen College in Amherst, New York.  She obtained her Master of Science in Athletic Training from Daemen College as well.  Throughout her collegiate studies, she assisted in Athletic Training roles at D’Youville College, Erie Community College, Buffalo State college, Damen College as well as for high schools in the New York state area.


 

Chris Moody, BS, LAT, ATC, began his career with the Phoebe Sports Medicine Team in 2019. Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Erskine College. Prior to being a part of the Phoebe Sports Medicine Team, Chris worked with 8 of the 12 major men’s' and women's' sports at the high school and college level. Through Phoebe Sports Medicine, Chris serves Albany State University.  He also understands, firsthand, the work/sports balance needed for college athletes: he maintained a baseball scholarship while completing his undergraduate degree.


 

Henry Rivers, ATC, has worked directly with the Phoebe Sports Medicine team for years as the Director of Sports Medicine for the Dougherty County School System, but exclusively joined Phoebe in the summer of 2018.  Henry received his Bachelor of Science in Education, Exercise Physiology & Sports Medicine from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and earned his Master of Education in Exercise Science from the University of Georgia.   Through the Phoebe Sports Medicine program, Henry services the athletes at Monroe Comprehensive High School.


 

Kayla Stubbs, MS, LAT, ATC, joined the Phoebe Sports Medicine in 2018.  Kayla received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Activity and Health from Auburn University and her Master of Science in Athletic Training from Stephen F. Austin State University (Texas).  Prior to joining the team at Phoebe, Kayla was the Graduate Athletic Training Student for Stephen F. Austin Women’s Basketball Team.  Through the Phoebe Sports Medicine program, Kayla serves Westover High school in Albany, Georgia.


 

Paige Sells, MA, LAT, ATC, has been a part-time member of the Phoebe Sports Medicine team for over 15 years. Paige is a graduate of Valdosta State College and Furman University, receiving her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine and her Master of Arts with a Health and Exercise Science concentration. Prior to joining Phoebe, she worked with Charleston Southern University as an athletic trainer, educator and administrator. Through Phoebe Sports Medicine, Paige serves when and where needed, but is the ‘go-to’ trainer for Sherwood Christian Academy.


 

Will Sells, M.Ed., LAT, ATC, has spent over 20 years with the Phoebe Sports Medicine Team and has over 30 years in Athletic Training.  He received his Bachelor of Science from Valdosta State University and his Master of Education from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.  Prior to joining the Phoebe team, he served as an athletic trainer at The Citadel.  Will currently serves as the Athletic Trainer Manager of Phoebe Sports Medicine and serves as the athletic trainer for Terrell Academy and Terrell County High School and Albany Technical College.


 

Raegan Smith, MS, LAT, ATC, joined the Phoebe Sports Medicine Team in 2019. Raegan received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Indiana University, and her Master of Science in Advanced Athletic Training from the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining Phoebe, Raegan served as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for University of South Carolina Campus Recreation, and as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for Whitmire Community School during her first year of graduate school. Through Phoebe Sports Medicine she serves as the Athletic Trainer for Baconton Community Charter School and Westwood Schools.


 

Jeff Tanner, M.Ed., ATC, has been a member of the Phoebe Sports Medicine Team for over 18 years and has 25 years of experience in sports medicine/athletic training.  Jeff received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Valdosta State University and his Master of Education in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Georgia.  Prior to joining the Phoebe Sports Medicine Team, he served as an athletic trainer for the University of Georgia.  Through the Phoebe Sports Medicine program, Jeff has served Albany State University, the Albany Panthers, the Georgia Firebirds and currently serves Deerfield Windsor School.


 

Lydia Tyson, ATC, LAT, joined the Phoebe Sports Medicine Team in August 2020.  Lydia graduated from Valdosta State University in May 2020 with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training.  Before attending VSU, Lydia graduated with her Associate of Science Degree in Allied Health from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in 2015 where she also played collegiate softball.  Currently, she is attending the University of Florida to pursue her Master of Science in Sport Management.  Through Phoebe Sports Medicine, Lydia is an Athletic Trainer at Georgia Southwestern State University where she oversees the care of the women’s soccer, softball, and cross-country teams.


For more information about Phoebe athletic trainers, call 229-312-8733.