Tom Steltenkamp, ATC
Tom Steltenkamp has been providing valuable medical and athletic training assistance to ensure the health and safety of athletes throughout the Louisville Metro area since 1985. He is a graduate of Ft. Thomas Highlands High School and the University of Louisville. He has been the Director of Athletic Training Services for the Dr. Rudy J. Ellis Sports Medicine Center since 1985 and Administrator for Ellis & Badenhausen Orthopaedics, PSC since 1999. Tom has helped provide sports medicine and athletic training coverage for Jefferson County athletes and medical coverage for all KHSAA Championships that are held in Jefferson County since 1985.
He currently is the vice-president of the prestigious Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame. He is the former Co-director of the KMA/KHSAA Annual Coaches Medical Symposium. In addition, he has held the following positions with the Kentucky Athletic Trainers Society as president, vice-president and secretary.
He has received the following awards: 1995 recipient of the Kentucky High School Athletic Directors Association – Dr. Rudy J. Ellis Distinguished Service Award; 2000 recipient of the Southeastern Athletic Trainers Association – Clinical Athletic Trainer of the Year Award; 2004 Metro Athletic Directors – Hall of Fame; 2005 Kentucky Athletic Trainers Society – Award of Merit; 2006 Mason-Dixon Games – Hall of Fame; 2006 Dawahares Kentucky High School Athletic Association – Hall of Fame; 2007 Kentucky Athletic Trainers Society – Hall of Fame; 2007 Kentucky Derby Festival – Volunteer of the Year, and in 2012 he was a Legend Recipient for the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association.
Brent Norton, M.Ed, MHA, ATC
Brent Norton began with the Dr. Rudy J. Ellis Sports Medicine Center in 1999 after completing his graduate work at the University of Louisville. Mr. Norton has earned both a Bachelor of Science and a Master Degree in Education from the University of Louisville. In 2000, he moved to Wisconsin where he worked with the Mercy Healthcare System in Lake Geneva, Illinois. Two years later he returned back to Louisville and began as an office manager and clinical outreach athletic trainer for Ellis & Badenhausen Orthopaedics. During his tenure with the office he went on to achieve a second Master degree in Health Administration from Webster University.
He has overseen the construction of both the Eastpoint office Building and Dixie Building Complex projects. He has donated his time to various event coverage for the office including; KHSAA games, CSAA events, NCAA Championships and other regional athletic competitions. Brent obtained his Board Certification in Athletic Training in 1999. He is an active member of the NATA and AAOE.
Joey Baribeau, PT, OCS
Director Dr. Rudy J. Ellis Sports Medicine Center
Joey Baribeau, is a native of Bowling Green, KY where he did his undergraduate study at Western Kentucky University. He attended the University Of Louisville School Of Physical Therapy and graduated in 1995. Joey joined the Dr. Rudy J. Ellis Sports Medicine family in October of 1995. He is an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and has been the Director of Physical Therapy since 2012. Driven by a desire to help people get back to living a full and complete life, Joey remains very dedicated to providing a great Physical Therapy experience for all of our patients. Joey is trained in a variety of treatments including Kinesiology taping, Graston Technique, Primal Reflex Release Techniques, Functional Movement Screens, and manual therapy techniques. Joey is a member of the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (KPTA) and American Physical Therapy Association (APTA): Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Section.
Jennifer Alvey R.T. (R)
Jennifer is the office manager at the Southend Medical Center location. Jennifer has provided quality medical and office services for the Practice since 1996. She is a Registered Radiologic Technologist certified with the American Registry of Radiology Technologists. She recieved her Associates Degree of Health Science in Radiologic Technology from the University of Louisville. She enjoys caring for patients and working with their families to ensure the highest quality of care.
Sharon Grasch is a native to Louisville, Kentucky and a graduate of Valley High School. She has worked in the medical field since 1991 and attended Jefferson Community and Technical College. Sharon began working for the practice in October of 1997 and is currently the business manager. She enjoys helping our patients with their insurance needs. She is an active PPAC member with the Greater Louisville Medical Society and a member of Louisville chapter of the KMGMA.
Dane Spoelker is the IT Administrator for Ellis & Badenhausen Orthopaedics, PSC. Born and raised in Louisville, KY, Dane is a graduate of Trinity High School (2007) and Centre College (2011) where he played football and earned a Bachelors of Arts in Economics. Dane is one of the newer additions to the Dr. Rudy J. Ellis Sports Medicine family, having started in September of 2017. Dane is responsible for all Information Technology troubleshooting and maintenance for both of our Eastpoint and Dixie office buildings. He enjoys traveling, being active, time with family, and of course “keeping the lights on” at each office!