Freeman Health System Athletic Trainers

 

 

Darin Moore - Head Athletic Trainer

Darin Moore, now in his 12th year at Missouri Southern, took over in January of 2003 as head athletic trainer.

He heads the Southern staff after serving three years as head athletic trainer at Vancleve (Miss.) High School and one year at Greenville (Ala.) High School.

A certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, he also was assistant athletic trainer at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College.

Moore received a master's of education-physical education degree in 1998 from Delta State University, where he was a graduate assistant athletic trainer, and a bachelor of science degree in physical education/human movement studies from Kent State University in 1996. A native of Lewistown, Ill., Moore also earned an associate of arts degree from Coffeyville Community College.

Moore is married to the former Stephanie Shrum in July of 2007. The couple resides in Joplin and welcomed their first child, Ella, in September of 2008.

 

 

Dr. Robert Lieurance - MSSU Team Physician

For the past five years, Dr. Lieurance has served as the official team orthopaedic physician for MSSU. He is also the team physician for Joplin High School. Dr. Lieurance has provided sports medicine at high school athletic events for 21 years and at college athletic events for 16 years. 

Dr. Lieurance completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Arizona. He received his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. While attending the University of Arizona, Dr. Lieurance played football and rugby.

Dr. Lieurance completed a sports medicine fellowship with Orthopaedic Medical Associates in Laguna Hills, California. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Lieurance specializes in arthroscopic knee and shoulder reconstruction, shoulder and knee replacements, and general orthopaedics He has been a masters course instructor for the past 17 years, teaching arthroscopic techniques for shoulder reconstruction.

 

 

Amanda Wolf - Assistant Athletic Trainer

With nearly 19 years of athletic training experience, Amanda Wolf is in her tenth year as assistant athletic trainer at Missouri Southern State University.

A certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Wolf came to the Lions after two years as the head athletic trainer at McPherson (Kan.) College. There, she worked with 14 activities at the NAIA Division II institution and taught courses in the physical education department. Wolf previously worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Fort Hays (Kan.) State University, where she assisted with 16 NCAA Division II activities.

Wolf, a native of Nevada, Mo., graduated from Missouri Southern in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in health promotion & wellness. While a student at MSSU, Wolf served as a student athletic trainer under former head trainer Marty Conklin and helped with 17 Southern sports and activities.

She earned her master's degree in health, physical education and recreation, with an emphasis in exercise science and sports administration, from Fort Hays State in 2002. Wolf and her husband, Kyle, have two daughters, Ava Grace (5) and a newborn Leah. The couple currently resides in Webb City.

 

 

Harley Beck - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Harley is in his third year at Missouri Southern State University.

A native of Colorado, he was born and raised in Burlington, on the eastern plains and has been a small farming community that takes pride in its high school athletics. Harley competed in football, and track & field at Burlington High School where he qualified for State in track & field all four years of his high school career. He also took it upon himself to travel to a town an hour away from Burlington to compete in cross country his senior year of school. This gave him the chance to attend Colby Community College where he competed as a collegiate athlete in cross country and  track & tield, in the Jayhawk Conference in Kansas.

After completing 2 years of education at Colby he received academic honors for his athletics and made a total of four national appearances, one for Cross Country, two for indoor track, and another for outdoor track. He left Colby Community College with an Associate of Science Degree in hope to pursue a degree in physical therapy.  Beck transferred to the University of Northern Colorado and earned a degree in athletic training.

From there, Beck interned at Missouri Southern, where later he became a member of the Freeman Health System Family. He is currently working on his Master’s in Education while living in Joplin with his fiancé, Rebecca, and their dog Cookie. 

 

       
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