SMC’s staff is comprised of highly skilled sports medicine professionals who have been selected for their practical knowledge and dedication to helping their colleagues Prepare to Respond Flawlessly® during sports’ worst moments. Each and every member of our staff is uniquely qualified to administer the In 2Min or Less!® curriculum. You can be confident that the teaching team assigned to your program will provide the superior professional education and service that has come to be expected from Sports Medicine Concepts, Inc.
Mr. Michael Cendoma, MS, ATC
Mr. Michael Cendoma, a certified athletic trainer since 1991, has served as the Curriculum Director for Sports Medicine Concepts’ In 2Min or Less!® Sports Emergency Care Training since inception in 1995. Mike is also responsible for on-going design and development of the FMxtractor®, an emergency face mask removal device initially patented in 1998. Mike dedicates much of his professional practice to the development of practical information and techniques regarding on-field management of sports emergencies, and to ensuring that the In 2Min or Less!® curriculum provides unparalleled true-to-life emergency response training for sports medicine professionals. Mike’s work has been incorporated into many peer-reviewed works, reference texts, and an award-winner software application. Under Mike’s watch, the In 2Min or Less!® training curriculum has become the foundation for many of the most elite medical teams in professional sports. In addition to his work with Sports Medicine Concepts, Inc., Mike also serves as the Clinical Coordinator for the Concussion Management Specialists, PLLC. A truly dedicated and traditional athletic trainer, Mike practices everything he preaches every day as the athletic trainer on the sidelines for Livonia Central School District.
Mr. Peter Bonadonna, EMT-P
Mr. Peter Bonadonna has been certified as a NYS EMT since 1978 and a Paramedic since 1982. He has 26 years of full-time experience in urban/metropolitan EMS. Peter is currently the Administrative Chief Paramedic at Monroe Ambulance, a proprietary ambulance service, in Rochester, New York. Peter has been teaching advanced EMTs in the Rochester region since 1984. He has been recognized by the American Heart Association, NYS Department of Health Educator of Excellence Award, The Safety Council of Rochester, and he is the only non-nurse to be honored by the Emergency Nurses Association for his work in EMS and teaching. In January 2001, Peter was awarded a Citation of Valor by the Greece Police Department Benevolent Association for his assistance in the care of an injured police officer. Peter is a member of the National Association of EMS Educators and has additional certifications including Marriott’s Cardiology, Cardiovascular Credentialing International, Certified EECP Therapist, Certified MICP, ACLS and BTLS Instructor.
Mr. Peter McCabe, MS, ATC
Peter graduated with his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Athletic Training from SUNY Cortland in 2007, then completed his Master’s of Science degree in Health and Human Performance at Canisius College in 2009. In 2010, Peter relocated to Tampa, FL to complete a full-time internship with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. In the fall of 2011 Peter began work at Brown University in Providence, RI where he worked directly with the University’s football, wrestling, gymnastics and men’s/women’s crew teams. Currently, Mr. McCabe an assistant athletic trainer at Nazareth College in Pittsford, NY. Peter is a certified CPR/AED Instructor through the American Red Cross and has been a member of the New York State Athletic Trainer’s Association, Eastern Athletic Trainers Association and National Athletic Trainer’s Association since 2008.
Mr. Jeremie Stearns, ATC
Jeremie has been an Assistant Athletic Trainer at the State University of New York at Geneseo since 2007. Jeremie is also a certified Outdoor Emergency Care technician and an active member of the National Ski Patrol since August 1999. As an OEC technician, Jeremie specializes in the treatment of orthopedic injuries sustained during skiing accidents as well as head, neck and spinal injury stabilization and transport. Jeremie was also a New York State licensed EMT-D from 2002-2005.