Central Indiana Orthopedics is dedicated to taking care of athletes in the communities we serve. Several of our doctors and certified athletic trainers offer medical services to athletes of local sports clubs, high schools and universities. We are proud to partner with these outstanding organizations to be the official team physicians and/or athletic trainers for their student athletes.
Dr. Jared Jones has been the team doctor for Anderson University since 2008. Previously, Dr. Jones was the team doctor for Indiana Wesleyan University.
“Over the last 11 years, I’ve had the privilege of serving Anderson University student athletes who are passionate about their sport. Watching their love for the game and knowing I’m able to play a small part in their success is very rewarding. I’ve also enjoyed educating AU student athletic trainers to develop their clinical skills and help them build successful careers.” ~ Jared Jones, MD
Central Indiana Orthopedics has been a proud supporter of Ball State University for over 30 years. You’ll find Drs. Haller, Hunt and Waterman on the field and court as Team Physicians of Ball State Athletics. Additionally, Chester Coon provides athletic training coverage for Ball State University football student athletes.
“After serving as a team physician for over 24 years, it’s still fun to walk out on the field/court for a game. Memorable highlights include the Bowl games, championships, undefeated seasons, and the relationships I’ve built with staff and athletes. To watch the athletes succeed on the field/court after recovering from injury is very fulfilling!” ~ Kenneth Haller, DO
“As a graduate of Ball State, it is a true joy to be behind the scenes helping student athletes stay healthy as they compete and represent the University. I consider many Ball State sports medicine staff members my friends and mentors. Coming full circle from an athletic training student to serving as a team physician is pretty awesome!” ~ Jeremy Hunt, MD
“I enjoy being a Team Physician at Ball State University because it allows me to actively treat young, talented and driven athletes. The opportunity to help male and female athletes from a diversity of sports backgrounds recover from injury and return them to a high level competitive sport is especially rewarding. CHIRP CHIRP! ” ~ Scott Waterman, MD
“As an athletic trainer for Ball State football, I enjoy working with the athletes and helping them stay healthy and productive! Each season brings new challenges and successes for the team – it feels good to know I’ve played a small part in the team’s journey.” ~ Chester Coon, MS, ATC, LAT
In 2004, CIO began providing athletic training coverage for Indiana Wesleyan University sports. You’ll find Dr. Jeremy Hunt on IWU’s campus supporting the teams and caring for their student athletes.
“IWU is a special place to work. The staff and administration have supported me from day one. It’s been a privilege to support the mission and growth of the athletics program and school over the past 15 years.” ~ Jeremy Hunt, MD
“The most rewarding part about being an athletic trainer is seeing an athlete come back from an injury and getting to do what they love the most. The student-athletes and coaches at Alexandria High School were very welcoming and I’m excited to be a part of their team.” ~ Bethany Harlan, ATC
“Being an athletic trainer at Anderson High School is very fulfilling. I’ve enjoyed getting to know the student athletes and coaching staff. Most of all, I love taking care of the student athletes to help them compete at their highest level.” ~ Kylie Vance, ATC, LAT
“As the athletic trainer for Elwood High School, I have enjoyed building relationships with student athletes, school faculty/staff, coaches, and people in the community. What I look forward to everyday is the dedication that comes with working hard, whether that is in practice, competitions, or rehabilitating athletic injuries.” ~ Adam Gibson, MS, LAT, ATC
“Working with Frankton Sports for past 10 years has been a privilege. Watching these young athletes grow up to be the men and women they have become has been a joy. Knowing that I was in some small way apart of it, though good times and the rougher times, has been an honor..” ~ Chris Hawsey, ATC
“Helping a student-athlete recover after injury and get back to the game they love is very rewarding. Knowing that I played an important role in that process makes this the best job!” ~ Kelsey McGrady, ATC