CATA Board of Directors
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JIM KELLER, MA, LAT, ATC

President

Jim Keller completed all his higher education in his native state of Colorado. He received his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Fort Lewis College and his Master's degree from University of Northern Colorado in Kinesiology. His entire professional career has been in Colorado as well. He started working for the Denver Broncos in the late 80's as a student Athletic Trainer, where this opportunity flourished into full time work with the organization in the 90's and  early 2000's. Jim followed his second dream to start a Sports Medicine clinic in his hometown of Golden, Colorado. In 2004 he founded Next Level Sports Performance. Jim enjoys the challenges of business, while actively treating and helping people of all ages overcome their injuries. Jim began Public Education Speaking in 1994, and has presented on numerous occasions in the private sector, State, District and at the NATA Symposiums. 

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MIKE SUNDEEN, MS, LAT, ATC

Vice President

Mike Sundeen is in his tenth year with the Denver Broncos, seven seasons (2014-2021) as an assistant athletic trainer after serving as an athletic training intern in 2010 and 2011. He received his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from the University of Northern Colorado and his Masters of Science in Athletic Training from the University of Connecticut. He has enjoyed supporting athletic trainers in Colorado as Co-Chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee since 2018 and as an active member of PFATS he works on the education committee. He is excited for the opportunity to serve the CATA membership as he works with leadership to elevate athletic training in Colorado! In his free time Mike enjoys spending time with his wife, Rachael, and taking advantage of all Colorado has to offer by hiking, climbing and skiing whenever possible.

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SHANAE MUNDEE, MS, LAT, ATC

Secretary

Shanae is originally from Salt Lake City, UT. She attended undergrad at the University of Utah, where she obtained her Athletic Training certification. She then went on to Grand Canyon University to earn her MS in Healthcare Administration. She and her husband, Steve (an Athletic Trainer as well) married after meeting in their undergrad program. After graduating in 2014, she and her Steve moved to Colorado and have been grateful to call Colorado home for the last 7 years. During the first 5 years of certification, she worked at Adams State University first as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and then eventually becoming the Associate AD of Health & Wellness

and also serving as the Senior Woman Administrator. In 2019 she and her husband relocated to Grand Junction where they decided to start their family and welcomed Lily in August 2020 and also have 2 dogs - Grizabella and Dreyfus. Shanae & Steve now reside in Grand Junction and work at Colorado Mesa University.

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VINCE GARCIA, MS, LAT, ATC

Treasurer

Vince Garcia, who is in his seventh year with the team, spent five seasons (2010-13, ’16) as assistant athletic trainer for the Broncos after serving as an athletic training intern in 2008. He also has experience working as head athletic trainer for South Metro Fire Rescue in Centennial, Colo., from 2014-15 and head football athletic trainer for the University of Northern Colorado in 2009. In addition to receiving his athletic training certification from the National Athletic Trainers Association, Garcia is certified as a blood flow restriction rehabilitation specialist. He is treasurer of the Colorado Athletic Trainers Association along with his membership in the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers Association. Garcia received his bachelor’s degree in sport and exercises science from Northern Colorado and earned his master’s degree in sports medicine from Oregon State University

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MARGARET HUNT, MS, LAT, ATC

Member at Large

Coming Soon!

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ANDREW VANOUS, MA, LAT, ATC, CES

Member at Large

Coming Soon! 

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