The Mount Holyoke College Athletic Training staff provides prevention, evaluation, management and treatment of athletic injuries sustained by varsity athletes. Its staff includes licensed and board certified athletic trainers and orthopedic physicians. The staff is committed to providing the best possible care for all student-athletes. 

Athletic Training Room Staff

Head Athletic Trainer: Ellen Perrella
Phone: (413) 538-2640

Assistant Athletic Trainer: Micah Dion
Phone: (413) 538-3698

Assistant Athletic Trainer: Catie LeBlanc
Phone: (413) 538-3316

Athletic Training Room Hours

Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Practice/Game Coverage: 4 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Closed Friday's from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Out-of-season athletes are encouraged to arrive before 4:00pm during open hours


ATC Fax #: 413-538-3619


Athletic Training Orientation Video

Click HERE to watch the athletic training orientation presentation by Ellen Perrella, head athletic trainer.

Visiting Team Information

The athletic training room will open 1.5-2.0 hours prior to all athletic events. Certified athletic trainers will be on site for all home events with the exception of golf and equestrian.

Game Supplies

Mount Holyoke will provide water, cups, ice, crutches, splints and an AED for all home contests.

Teams Traveling without an ATC

If your team will not be traveling with a certified athletic trainer, the ATCs at Mount Holyoke will be happy to provide heat, ice or taping before and after the contest. We ask that the visiting team phone the athletic training room with any special requests. Also, all teams must arrive with a medical kit stocked with the supplies they will need.

Medical Clearance

First Year/ New Athletes

Forms include:

  • Immunizations (hard copies from physician and electronically inputted by student)
  • Medical History Form
  • Sports Physical (signed by physician)
  • Sickle Cell Waiver Form (or a copy of sickle cell test results from physician)

Needed Yearly from All Athletes:

Forms include:

  • Emergency Information Sheet
  • Athletic Training Orientation Quiz (watch video first)
  • Assumption of Risk Form
  • Compliance Forms (email with any questions regarding compliance paperwork)

Returners Need Yearly:

Concussion Protocols

All athletes should be aware of the MHC Concussion Protocols in place for the health and safety of all participants in our varsity programs.

ATC Tip of the Week

Each week, the Mount Holyoke College Athletic Training Staff is proud to bring its student-athletes, coaches and staff a series of videos with helpful information for staying well. Click HERE to view the Tip of the Week throughout the season!

Summer Rehab Protocols

Instructional videos by the ATC staff that address the three main areas of the body, including foot/ankle/lower leg, thigh/hip/low back, and upper back/shoulder. Click HERE for the videos.