Engilis, Amy

Title: Associate Professor of Sports Medicine


  • Master of Arts, Kinesiology; San Jose State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology; San Diego State University

Areas of Teaching:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Exercise Science
  • Health and Physical Education

Research Passion:

Professor Engilis enjoys researching and teaching on all topics related to athletic training and nutrition.

Academic Accomplishments:

  • Functional Performance Deficits Exist in Female NAIA Collegiate Athletes With History of ACL Reconstruction (Original Research) Athletic Training and Sports Health Care Journal, September/October 2016, Volume 8-Issue 5: 216-221.
  • Preseason Jump and Hop Measures in Male Collegiate Basketball Players: An Epidemiologic Report (Original Research) The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, December 2016, Volume 11-Number 6: 954-961.
  • Lower-Quadrant Time-Loss Injury Rates and Preseason Performance Risk Factors in Female Collegiate Volleyball Players (Original Research) Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, January 2017, Volume 47-Issue 1: A30-A57.
  • Risk Factors Associated with Non-Contact Time-Loss Lower-Quadrant Injury in Male Collegiate Soccer Players (Original Research) Journal of Science and Medicine in Football, February 2017, Volume 1-Issue 2: 96-101.


Professional Affiliations:

  • NATA: National Athletic Trainer’s Association
  • NWATA: Northwest Athletic Trainer’s Association
  • OATS: Oregon Athletic Trainer Society
  • SERV-OR: State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon
  • MRC: Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers (Washington County)


Before joining the faculty in 2017 as an Associate Professor for the new Sports Medicine Major, Professor Engilis was the Head Athletic Trainer for Warner Pacific from 2008-2017. Originally from California, she is happy to call Oregon home with her husband Jason and two daughters, Lydia and Lucy. Amy’s love of sports medicine and passion for mentoring future athletic trainers comes together in her role as professor at Warner Pacific.

Favorite Quote:

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss