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Trainer On-Site Information

Certified trainers will be on-site at Integrity Athletics and Volleyball Center Weekly:

  • Monday 5:00- 7:00pm
    • Integrity Athletics Facility from 5:00-6:00pm
    • Integrity Volleyball Center 6:00- 7:00pm
  • Wednesday 5:00- 7:00pm
    • Integrity Athletics Facility from 5:00-6:00pm
    • Integrity Volleyball Center 6:00- 7:00pm
  • Friday 5:00- 7:00pm
    • Integrity Athletics Facility from 5:00-6:00pm
    • Integrity Volleyball Center 6:00- 7:00pm

Sports Medicine YouTube

Sports medicine playlist on Nationwide Children’s YouTube: Click Here

Informational Page

Sports performance and injury prevention web page: Click Here

Chelsea Alli

Head Strength Coach

Chelsea Barr, CSCS is a Sports Performance Specialist for Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine.  She is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association and Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. 

Prior to coming to Children’s, Chelsea served as a strength and conditioning coach at the Division 1 collegiate level, working with a variety of sports.  Her extensive experience included training teams at The Ohio State University, University of Illinois, University of Nebraska, and Indiana University. Chelsea began her coaching career working student and professional internships in the collegiate setting. Her early experiences included stints at the University of Georgia, University of Tennessee, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and Southeastern Louisiana University.

Chelsea earned her BS from Southeastern Louisiana University, where she competed in intercollegiate athletics as a member of the volleyball team.  She also earned her Masters of Science from the Strength Conditioning and Fitness graduate program at the University of Georgia.

Kelly Leonard

Head Athletic Trainer

Kelly Leonard, MS, AT, ATC, is a certified athletic trainer with Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine and is the lead athletic trainer at Integrity Athletics. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training at Capital University, where she was also a member of the volleyball team. Kelly completed her Master’s degree in Athletic Training at Ohio University, where she was the athletic trainer at Southern High School. She was also an approved clinical instructor for the undergraduate athletic training education program.

Maggie Rowell

Athletic Trainer

Maggie Rowell, MS, AT, ATC, joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital working as a clinical athletic trainer for the Sports Medicine Department in 2020. Before coming to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Maggie graduated from Saint Louis University. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, as well as her Master’s degree in Athletic Training. She has had a wide variety of clinical experiences covering NCAA Division III sports, as well in the high school setting. She worked as a clinical athletic trainer alongside a sport’s medicine physician in St. Louis, Missouri prior to moving to Columbus, Ohio. She is certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification and is licensed by the Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board in the state of Ohio.

PLAIN CITY, OHIO – Youth athletes of all backgrounds at Integrity Athletics will now have access to a team of specially-trained sports medicine experts and resources because of a unique agreement between Integrity Athletics and the Sports Medicine program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  

As part of the newly-formed collaboration, certified athletic trainers and certified strength and conditioning coaches from Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine will focus on injury prevention, conditioning and age-appropriate educational activities on site. Youth athletes training at the recreational level through elite and competitive gymnasts and volleyball players will have an opportunity to consult with these members of the Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine staff. 

Integrity members, parents and other athletes interested in elevating their sport performance in a safe environment can request these services at the Integrity Athletics and Elite Volleyball Training Center location in Plain City, Ohio.  

“Discussions between our organizations align perfectly with our mission and we are thrilled that this partnership will provide added opportunity and exceptional care to our growing athlete base” said James Wickham, executive director at Integrity Athletics. “Our goal to provide outstanding service to our clients will, with no doubt, be enhanced by this new relationship with the Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine program and we are grateful for the opportunity to work alongside their staff in both sports medicine and sports performance training.”

“We are excited for this opportunity with Integrity Athletics,” said Jeff Sydes, lead sports performance specialist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine. “Our sports medicine team takes pride in helping student-athletes elevate their skills to the next level and we look forward to helping all the athletes at Integrity achieve their performance goals, reduce their risk for injury and lift them to long-term athletic success and enjoyment.”