Heather Jones, head athletic trainer at New England College, is pleased to announce the additions of Cole Buschmann and Stephanie Paynter as assistant athletic trainers. They both began their tenure at NEC on August 14th.
“We are thrilled to welcome Cole and Stephanie to the athletic training staff at NEC,” said Jones. “They are highly qualified and will make an immediate impact in the wellbeing of our student-athletes.”
Buschmann comes to Henniker from Long Island, where he most recently worked at Herricks High School and NYU Winthrop Hospital as an athletic trainer. Prior to that, he worked at Babylon High School and the Horace Mann School.
A 2011 graduates of Keene State College, Buschmann obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in athletics training. He is a BOC certified, is certified in strength and conditioning by the CSCS-NSCA and is licensed by the state of New Hampshire.
Paynter is a familiar face in Henniker, as she worked at NEC as a temporary assistant athletic trainer in the spring of 2015. Since then, she worked at Mount Holyoke College as a graduate assistant athletic trainer and then at the Eaglebrook School in the same role.
A 2014 graduate of Plymouth State University, Paynter obtained her Bachelor of Science in athletic training. She also holds a Master of Science in exercise science from Springfield College. She is also a BOC certified athletic trainer and is licensed in the state of New Hampshire.
Athletic Director Lou Izzi said of the hires: “We are pleased to welcome Stephanie and Cole to NEC. Both of them bring quality experience and a working knowledge of the sports we offer. Stephanie and Cole are outstanding additions to our team as we now have increased our athletics training staff to four full-time athletic trainers.”
|Heather Jones||Volleyball||Men’s and Women’s Basketball
|Rebecca Gregoire||Men’s and Women’s Soccer||Women’s Ice Hockey
|Stephanie Paynter||Field Hockey
|Men’s Ice Hockey||Softball|