Mission Statement

Our mission is to ensure the optimal health and performance of Harvard-Westlake student athletes through the continuous pursuit of new knowledge and application of best practices in the field of sports medicine. We collaborate with community physicians and physical therapists as well as Harvard-Westlake's sports performance staff to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to student-athlete health and welfare.

Sports Medicine Staff
  • Brian Gallagher
    Brian Gallagher
    Director of Sports Medicine
    Brian Gallagher
    Brian Gallagher

    Director of Sports Medicine

    I am the Director of Sports Medicine at Harvard-Westlake School.

    I came to Harvard-Westlake from Stanford University where I worked as the Associate Director of Athletic Training for the Stanford Cardinal football program.  I have experience in multiple University sports medicine programs including the University of Maryland, where I served as Assistant Athletic Director for the Terrapins’, at the University of Toledo, and at the University of Connecticut.

    I have overseen the day-to-day operations for multiple college Sports Medicine departments, including supervising a staff of 17 athletic trainers and eight team physicians.

    I earned a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine and athletic training from West Chester University in 2003. I completed a Master’s Degree in Sport Management from the University of Connecticut in 2005. 

    I work directly with Harvard-Westlake Football, Boys’ Basketball, Lacrosse, Boys’ Soccer, Boys’ and Girls’ Volleyball.

  • Kelli Blumberg
    Kelli Blumberg
    Sports Medicine
    Kelli Blumberg
    Kelli Blumberg

    Sports Medicine

    I am a certified Athletic Trainer in the Sports Medicine Department at Harvard-Westlake School.

    Prior to joining Harvard-Westlake, I spent the previous 5 years as the Athletic Trainer for El Camino Real Charter High School in West Hills, CA. I was responsible for implementing and managing the Athletic Training Program for the school.

    I graduated from California State University, Northridge in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training. I received a Master's Degree in Education from Concordia University, Portland in 2016.

    I am the assigned Athletic Trainer for Harvard-Westlake Baseball, Girls Basketball, Swimming and Diving, Girls Tennis, Boys’ and Girls’ Water Polo.

  • Alex Calderon
    Alex Calderon
    Sports Medicine
    Alex Calderon
    Alex Calderon

    Sports Medicine

    I am a certified Athletic Trainer in the Sports Medicine Department at Harvard-Westlake.

    I work primarily on the Middle School campus serving student in Grades 7-9 but I have responsibilities with Upper School athletic programs throughout the year.

    I graduated from Chapman University with a degree in Athletic Training. I worked at the University of Florida, assigned to the cross-country and track and field programs.

    I gained High School experience at Foothill High School in California, working with all of their athletic programs.

    I am the assigned Athletic Trainer for Harvard-Westlake Middle School, and work with the Upper School Softball and Wrestling programs.

  • Tiara Wells
    Tiara Wells
    Sports Medicine
    Tiara Wells
    Tiara Wells

    Sports Medicine

    I am a certified Athletic Trainer in the Sports Medicine Department at Harvard-Westlake School.

    I began my career in Sports Medicine as a student with the College of the Canyons (COC) sports medicine department, where I earned an associate degree.  I transferred to the California State University, at Northridge and earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. 

    I love all sports, while completing my undergraduate degrees I played golf competitively and rode horses. I am currently completing a Master’s degree in Athletic Training from Fresno Pacific University. 

    I am the assigned Athletic Trainer for Harvard-Westlake Cross-Country, Field Hockey, Girls’ Soccer, Boys’ Tennis, Track and Field.