Training Staff

Team Doctor

Dr. Dawn Mattern, MD is board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. She sees active patients and competitive athletes from all over the entire region and oversees the Trinity Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers as they serve the extended community.

She received her training first at the Center for Family Medicine in Minot, North Dakota and then completed a fellowship at Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center. Upon graduation, she served as the Head Team Physician for the Men’s Hockey Team at OSU. She returned to Minot in 2002, and has devoted her time to covering local sports teams, education of medical students, residents, and Minot State University Athletic Training students, and ensuring quality care and rehabilitation of her patients.

She is also a volunteer Team Physician with the United States Olympic Committee and the Justin Boots Sports Medicine Team with the professional rodeo. Her clinical interests include concussion and exercise as medicine.

Athletic Trainer

Kevin Melby, ATC/PTA, native of Bowbells, North Dakota, is an employee of Trinity Health and serves as the Tauros Athletic Trainer and Strength Coach.  He previously served as the Athletic Trainer for Minot Public Schools for 23 years.  He has worked with a variety of athletes at high school, college level, IBA (Magic City Snowbears), Prairie League (Minot Mallards), Rookie Wood Bat league (Minot Greenheads), and SJHL (Minot Muskies).  For the last ten years, he has worked with Trinity Health Hockey Faster program which is an injury prevention and Sports Enhancement program.  Kevin has a variety of hockey experience throughout all ages including high school, college and at the junior hockey level.

Kevin obtained his Bachelors of Science degree from University of North Dakota with concentration in Athletic Training.  Kevin also earned an Associate’s Degree from Williston State College as a Physical Therapy Assistant.  He is certified through NATABOC and Physical Therapy Association. He is licensed in North Dakota respectively.  Kevin and his wife Brooke have two children Paige and Noah.

Team Chiropractor

Dr. Devanni Pearson, native of Auburn, Washington, graduated at the top of her class at Palmer College of Chiropractic (2014). At school she met her best friend and husband, Dr. Paul Pearson.

Dr. Devanni has completed over 200 hours of specialized training for the care of pregnant and pediatric patients but is excited to help patients of all ages and backgrounds. She  is excited to be living in the beautiful and growing city of Minot, ND.

Team Chiropractor

Dr. Paul Pearson, native of Minot, North Dakota, graduated with highest honors from Palmer College of Chiropractic and is excited to be back in North Dakota. Dr. Pearson spent a year in the rehabilitation and sports injury department treating patients while at Palmer. He is certified in many soft tissue therapies such as Active Release Technique (A.R.T.) and Graston Technique.

He met his wife at Palmer College and could not be happier to be back in Minot, serving the growing community.

Team Optometrist

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