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Sports Medicine

Head Athletic Trainer: Ray LeBoeuf, Jr. ATC

Phone: 508-849-3448


Ray LeBoeuf has been the Head Athletic Trainer at Anna Maria College since 1986. Ray has also been an athletic trainer at the professional level, working with the Worcester Counts (1989) of the World Basketball League. He has been a certified athletic trainer since 1980.

A graduate of Northeastern University (’78), Ray has been involved in the professional growth of the athletic training profession. As one of the first licensed athletic trainers in the state, he continues his professional development by attending the national, district and state conventions.

Ray is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), Eastern Athletic Trainers Association (EATA), Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts (ATOM), and is a licensed athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Ray lives in Shrewsbury with his wife Kathy. They have two daughters, both have attended private colleges.


Associate Athletic Trainer: John Shliapa ATC, CSCS

Phone: 508-849-3595


John Shliapa became the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Anna Maria College in September of 2008. John was elevated to Associate Athletic Trainer in the summer of 2018. He previously held the position of Athletic Trainer at South County Physical Therapy in Auburn, Massachusetts. While at South County Physical Therapy, he worked in the physical therapy clinic helping patients with rehabilitation of chronic, athletic, and post surgical injuries. He also provided athletic training services to Auburn High School. He has also held internships at Assumption College of Worcester, MA, New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA and Sports and Physical Therapy Associates of Wellesley, MA.

John graduated from Northeastern University (Boston, MA) with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. While attending Northeastern, he held clinical positions with the Emmanuel College, Harvard University, and Northeastern University Sports Medicine Departments.

John is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) through the National Board of Certification, and is licensed through the state of Massachusetts. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Assistant Athletic Trainer: Sharona Mallach, M.S, ATC, NREMT



Sharona begins her first year at Anna Maria College as the assistant athletic trainer in 2018. Prior to joining AMC, she was the assistant athletic trainer at Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y. Before Nazareth College Mallach Spent time at RPI in Troy, N.Y., Assumption College in Worcester, Mass, Faileigh Dickinson University - College At Florham in Florham, N.J., all as an assisant athletic trainer. Her experience dates back to 2009 where she becan her atheltic training career as the athletic training student at the Boston University Wrestling Camp. 

Sherona received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Boston University in 2007 and her Master's in Athletic Training in 2010 from Seton Hall University. Her certifications include a Mass and N.Y. Athletic training license, a N.y. EMT license and she is NATABOC Certified as well as holding multiple American Red Cross Certifications.




The Sports Medicine office located adjacent to AMCAT Field services all Anna Maria athletes. This facility became fully functional 2012. Its primary function is to support the student-athlete that plays on the turf field (football/soccer/field hockey/lacrosse. The room is equipped with the modalities of thermotherapy, cryotherapy  and electrical stimulation . Physicians from the University of Massachusetts Medical Center –Sport Medicine Clinic meet the athletes for consultations.


The Sports Medicine office located in the Fuller Activity Center is open to all AMC student-athletes. Its primary function is to provide Sport Medicine /Athletic Training services to the indoor student-athlete.  The room also supports the pre-season activity for the Baseball and Softball teams. The room is staffed throughout the year and serves as the primary Sport Medicine facility during the winter months.  As a functioning Sport Medicine facility it is equipped with thermotherapy, cryotherapy and electrical stimulation modalities. Physicians from the University of Massachusetts -Sport Medicine Clinic meet the athletes for consultations.

AMC Training Room Hours

Training Room Rules

Evaluations and rehabilitation of athletic injuries will be from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. After 2 p.m., time will be dedicated to coverage of practices and/or games. Saturday and Sunday will be strictly for practice/game coverage. No rehabilitation will take place unless other arrangements have been made.
The AMC Sports Medicine Office will be open one hour prior to all practices and two hours prior to all home contests.
If the Sports Medicine Office is closed during these hours, the certified athletic trainers may be covering practices/games in the gymnasium or outside on the fields.
Additional treatment times are available by appointment.

Athletic / Health Forms
1)All freshman athletes need to send a copy of their current Physical Examination Record  (within 6 months of August) to the Athletic Department as well as Health Services

Anna Maria College
Raymond W. Le Boeuf Jr.
Box A
50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, MA 01612

2)The NCAA requires any athlete that is being treated by a physician for ADHD have a written statement from the attending physician.

3)The NCAA requires that the athlete notify the institution of Sickle Cell trait in the Personal Health Form.

Sickle Cell - Info Sheet         Sickle Cell - Declination Form     Sickle Cell - Verification Form

4)Proof of Insurance: all athletes must provide the athletic department with a photo copy(both sides) of the student’s insurance card as well as fill out the Health Insurance Form.

Emergency Procedures

Click Here to review the AMC Emergency Procedures

Other Links:

National Athletic Trainers' Association -

Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts -

Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer - 

Eastern Athletic Trainers Association -

National Strength and Conditioning -

Mission Statement

The Anna Maria College Sports Medicine Department, along with the University of Massachusetts Sports Medicine Clinic Hahnemann Campus, provides traditional athletic training and sports medicine services to the intercollegiate student-athletes of Anna Maria College while adhering to the College’s mission of spiritual, intellectual, and personal growth. The primary services available include the prevention, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. We are committed to using any and all technology that is accessible and affordable in order to provide the most effective treatments possible.

We strive to provide every student-athlete with high-quality sports medicine health care in a professional manner while maintaining the standards set forth by the National Athletic Trainers Association’s Code of Professional Practice and the statutes and regulations of the Division of Professional Licensure in The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Anna Maria College Sports Medicine Department promises that individuals can be assured of fair, effective treatment pertaining to athletic injuries regardless of any factor, including but not limited to race, religion, gender, or ability.
The Anna Maria Sports Medicine Department desires to become a recognized source of the delivery of outstanding athletic training and sports medicine services in The Great Northeast Athletic Conference, the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference, and in the Colleges of the Higher Education Consortium in Centeral Mass.