Cathedral’s high academics and athletic standards do not stop with the students, Cathedral holds those same high standards to the medical well being and fitness staff at Cathedral. In conjunction with IU Health and Sports Medicine, Cathedral provides many medical services to our student athletes. Below you can read more about the people leading the way in the medical and fitness areas here at Cathedral.
Mike Hunker is in his 22nd year as a certified athletic trainer at Cathedral High School. He is responsible for providing athletic health care services for all Cathedral teams. Mike holds Bachelor and Masters Degrees from Indiana University in Athletic Training. He is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is also certified by the American Heart Association and a CPR/AED instructor. Mike and his wife, Patti, have two sons, Will, who recently graduated from Cathedral, and Clay. The Hunkers are members of St. Louis De Montfort Parish in Fishers.
Dr. Peter Sallay is in his seventh year as the Team Physician for Cathedral athletics. Upon graduating from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1988, he completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery from Indiana University School of Medicine and his fellowship in Sports Medicine from Duke University. Currently, Sallay is in private practice at Methodist Sports Medicine Center as a board certified orthopedic surgeon. He also serves as an orthopedic consultant to Hanover College. Dr. Sallay and his wife, Lauren, have four children, Monica, Stephen, Christian, and Spencer. Click here for more info on Dr. Peter Sallay.
Nicole Howe is in her first year as a certified assistant athletic trainer at Cathedral High School. She graduated from Heidelberg University with a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and Sports Management, and then received her Master’s degree in Athletic Training from Indiana State University. She is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Cody Johnson is in his second year at Cathedral High School serving as the head strength and conditioning coach and as an off-site coach with IU Health Sports Performance. He is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Level I Sports Performance Coach with the United States Weightlifting Association (USAW). Cody’s prior experiences in the field of athletic development include time spent as a volunteer assistant at the University of Indianapolis assisting fellow IUHSP employee, Steve Barrick. In addition, he has also worked at Center Grove High School as a strength and conditioning intern, and with Velocity Sports Performance in the same role.