FCPS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC)

Mission Statement

The mission of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) is to provide information, vision, and guidance to Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) while emphasizing the health and safety of students participating in interscholastic athletics.


  • Mr. Kevin Kendro, FCPS Supervisor of Athletics & Extracurricular Activities
  • Mrs. Kate Strouse, FCPS Lead Athletic Trainer
  • Dr. David Kowalk, Orthopedic Specialists of Frederick
  • Dr. Matt Jepson, Mid-Maryland Musculoskeletal Institute
  • Dr. Nima Hendi, The Pediatric Center of Frederick
  • Ms. Jen Waters, FCPS Health Service Specialist
  • Mrs. Christy Kingan, Pivot Physical Therapy
  • Mr. Preston Anderson, Pivot Physical Therapy
  • Dr. Zach Baker, Rehab 2 Perform
  • Mr. Jason Lininger, CHS Assistant Principal
  • Ms. Jessica McDonald, THS School Counselor
  • Ms. Kimberly Fortney, FCPS Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries Instructor
  • Mr. Mark Wolcott, OHS Athletics Coordinator
  • Ms. Elizabeth Cosens, FCPS Lead CPR/AED Instructor