|Scott Baird - Head Athletics Trainer
Scott Baird is a 1997 graduate of Dakota
Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S.D., and in his seventh year as the
head athletics trainer at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Before joining the Hardrockers he was an athletic trainer for the
University of Wyoming where he covered both men's rugby and lacrosse.
Scott brings much knowledge and experience to SD Mines Athletic
Medicine Team. Scott is married to Becky, a physical therapist in Rapid
City, for 16 years and has twin girls ---Braedyn and Blakely (age 3).
|Derrick Lecy - Assistant Athletics Trainer
Derrick is in his second year as an assistant athletic trainer for SD
Mines. He is a 2010 graduate of South Dakota State University where he
earned a bachelor's degree in athletic training. While at SDSU Derrick
spent his senior year as a student trainer for the football team and
helped out in all sports as a junior. Before coming a Hardrocker,
Derrick was the head athletic trainer for Douglas High School in Box
Elder. Derrick's parents have a chiropractic firm in Rapid City where he
also works when not assisting the Hardrocker student athletes. Derrick
and his girlfriend Amanda have a baby boy -- Finn (age 2).Derrick's main responsibilities for the Hardrockers will be football.
Digmann comes to SD Mines after graduating from the University of Mary (N.D.)
with a degree in Athletic Training and a maters’ degree in Human Performance
with a concentration in Movement and Performance.While at Mary, Digmann was also a member of the Marauders
men’s soccer team and worked closely with the athletic training department;
observing football, basketball, soccer and volleyball practices as well as games.Digmann bring an abundance of experience with personal
training to the Hardrockers as he has previously worked at Ultra Body Fitness
in Bismarck, N.D., and Fitness Plus in Rapid City. With these companies,
Digmann customized individual workout routines, recruited a field of clients
and performed gym duties including cleaning and maintenance.Since moving to Rapid City, Digmann has also work with St.
Thomas More as a girls’ soccer coach. With St. Thomas More, Digmann designed
practice workouts for players, create warmup and cool down protocols to prevent
injury, and provided a safe atmosphere for learning and competing.Digmann also holds several certifications and memberships at
professional organizations. He is athletic training certified (ATC) with a
South Dakota State Licensure, American Heart Association First Aid, American
Heart Association CPR/AED, and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers
Association.Currently, Digmann is working with the Hardrocker men’s
Dr. Duchene joined Black Hills
Orthopedic & Spine Center in 2004. He was fellowship trained in
Sports Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San
Antonio. Along with his special interest in sports medicine, he also
has an interest in joint replacement of the shoulder, hip, and knee.
He also provides care in the areas of trauma and general orthopedics.Along with providing sports medicine
coverage to area high schools, Dr. Duchene serves as the team
orthopedic physician for the South Dakota School of Mines &
Technology. Dr. Duchene has conducted orthopedic research and teaching,
is a published author, and has presented at national physician's
meetings and conferences. Dr. Duchene is a South Dakota native. He and
his wife enjoy western South Dakota where there is a small town feel
with the amenities of a larger community.