Athletic Training Residency Core Faculty
Adam Kahn, PA-c, ATC: Co-Program Director
Adam Kahn, PA-c, ATC is currently the Manager of the Sports Medicine Service Line and Co-Program Director of the Athletic Training Residency Program at Atlantic Health System. Adam graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hofstra University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training. Following his graduation, he worked at Hofstra University as an Associate Athletic Trainer covering football, women’s lacrosse, women’s soccer, softball, and baseball. While employed at Hofstra, Adam completed his Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Med and also began his coursework for his Masters in Health Administration. Adam then went on to pursue his Master’s degree as a Physician Assistant. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine, Physicians Associate Program. Soon after graduating, Adam joined Atlantic Sports Health as a Sports Medicine Physician Assistant under the supervision of Damion Martins, MD. Adam also works as surgical assistant on a part time basis to various orthopedic surgeons at Atlantic Health System.
Maya Wright, ATC: Coordinator of Clinical Education
Maya Wright, ATC, joined Atlantic Sports Health in 2019. In addition to working as the Coordinator of Clinical Education, she is currently a Clinical Coordinator for Atlantic Sports Health. Prior to joining Atlantic Sports Health, Wright was the Head Athletic Trainer at The College of Mount Saint Vincent for four and a half years where she also served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. For seven years before that, Wright was an athletic trainer for Yeshiva University, and for Maritime College for one year. Maya has also been a preceptor throughout many of these years.
Maya worked as a Graduate Assistant while obtaining her Master's of Science in Athletic Training from East Stroudsburg University. She attended William Paterson University to obtain her Bachelor's of Science degree in Physical Education with a sports medicine emphasis.
Damion Martins, MD - Medical Director
Damion Martins, MD, is board-certified in sports medicine and internal medicine, is affiliated with Atlantic Medical Group and is a participating provider of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization. He currently holds positions as team physician and director of internal medicine, New York Jets; director, Executive Health Program, Atlantic Health System; director, orthopedics and sports medicine, Atlantic Health System; medical advisor, New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA); assistant clinical professor of orthopedics and medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; member of the NFL's Team Physician Society; and member of the board of trustees, Foundation for Morristown Medical Center.
Dr. Martins graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he also obtained his master's degree in exercise physiology and biophysics. After completing an internship and residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center, he began a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Maryland. While there, he served as fellow team physician for the school, as well as the National Football League's (NFL) Baltimore Ravens and Major League Lacrosse's Chesapeake Bayhawks.
In 2002, Dr. Martins joined the NY Jets as a medical consultant and was later promoted to the team's Director of Internal Medicine. His extensive experience on both the professional and collegiate levels also includes serving as the chief of internal medicine for the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, administrative director for Major League Soccer and as team physician for the National Hockey League's (NHL) New York Islanders, Arena Football League's New York Dragons, Molloy College, State University of New York Old Westbury and Hofstra University.
A recognized leader in sports performance and exercise testing, Dr. Martins frequently lectures on sports medicine and is renowned for his research in hydration, cardiovascular training programs and concussions. He has authored book chapters on the pre-participation exam and medical conditions that limit sports participation, and during his time as a member of the NHL Advisory Committee, he helped develop the league's pre-participation exam guidelines.
At his Atlantic Medical Group practice, Dr. Martins regularly sees both athletes and weekend warriors, helping them overcome musculoskeletal injuries and improve their physical performance.
Athletic Training Residency Affiliated Faculty
One of the largest board-certified, fellowship-trained faculty in the country.
Current Athletic Training Resident
- 2022-2023 Victoria Poole, ATC
Past Athletic Training Residents
- 2019-2020 Ashley Roy, ATC
- 2020-2021 Jamie Gallagher, MPH, ATC
- 2021-2022 Ryan Caruth, MS, ATC