Athletic Trainers

Jacob Pfaff, MS, LAT

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    Abilene Christian University, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, 2003

    Lamar University, Master of Science in Kinesiology, 2005

    Pfaff has been a Licensed Athletic Trainer for 17 years. From 2005-2010, Pfaff served the students of Beaumont Central High School; he then became the Rehabilitation Supervisor at Beaumont Chiropractic Clinic from 2010-2017. After missing being around athletes and on the sidelines, he returned to Beaumont Central in 2017 where he now serves as a Beaumont United High School Athletic Trainer. He is married with four kids and loves to geocache and scuba dive in his free time.

Jordan Corley LAT, ATC

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    Harding University, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, 2014

    Jordan is a native of Beaumont, Texas. Following graduation from West Brook High School, she pursued her Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training at Harding University in Searcy, AR. After obtaining her degree, she fulfilled the requirements for both a Texas state license and a national certification as an athletic trainer. Jordan entered Beaumont ISD in the fall of 2014 as the Athletic Trainer of Middle Schools. She transferred to Beaumont United High School in the fall of 2018.

Danae Tuhn LAT, ATC

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    Iowa Lakes Community College, Associate's Degree, 2008

    Simpson College, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training & Exercise Science, 2011

    Concordia University, Master of Education in Sport Administration, In Progress

    Tuhn is originally from Bouton, Iowa and played college softball at Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, IA. After receiving an Associates Degree, she then transferred to Simpson College in Indianola, IA where she double majored in Athletic Training and Exercise Science. While attending Simpson College she worked closely with women's volleyball, women's basketball and track and field. After receiving a Bachelor's Degree, she then fulfilled all of the requirements for her national certification and the Texas state license. In August 2012, she began her tenure as an Athletic Trainer at Ozen High School and now serves as one of the Athletic Trainers at Beaumont United. She is pursuing her Master of Education in Sports Administration.

Dante' Johnson, LAT

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    Sam Houston State University, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology - Concentration in Athletic Training, 2015

    While in the athletic training program at Sam Houston State, Johnson received an internship as an athletic trainer for the Houston Texans. There he was able to help cover a camp and work preseason games while learning under the direction of professional athletic trainers. He received his Athletic Training license for the state of Texas in May 2016. Shortly afterwards, he accepted his first job as the Athletic Trainer for Woodville ISD, where he was responsible for all levels of athletic training for grades 7-12. He began his work at Beaumont ISD's West Brook High School in 2018.

Nicole Patterson

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    Baylor Univrsity, Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, 2017

    Nicole is originally from Houston, Texas and a graduate of Baylor University. During her time at Baylor, she served a variety of sports including Track, Acrobatics & Tumbling, Football, Volleyball  and interned for Basketball during the summer. She graduated in 2017, as a Nationally Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainer. After graduating, she worked briefly in Houston as a contract Athletic Trainer for private schools in the area, then moved to Beaumont to serve as the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for Lamar University's Track & Field program. After her time at Lamar, she was brought on as the Athletic Trainer for Bridge City ISD, working with all sports and athletes at the Middle School and High School level. She joined the BISD team of Athletic Trainers at Westbrook in 2021.

Jordan Hemker

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    Sam Houston State University, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology - Concentration in Athletic Training 2016


    Jordan went to Hill Jr College and played basketball, when her basketball career ended she was accepted to Blinn Jr College in Brenham and started her sports medicine studies. She was accepted into the sports medicine program at Sam Houston State University in 2012 and completed her degree in 2016. While at Sam Houston she got the chance to work with many sports including the 2012 FCS National Finalist football team. 

    After completing her degree she got her first job as the Head Athletic Trainer in Marion, Texas, outside of San Antonio. After spending two years at the high school she wanted to venture into the clinical side of the field and was hired on at Methodist hospital in San Antonio, to work various sporting events including rugby. In 2020, she picked up and moved to Beaumont, Texas to accept a position at West Brook High School.