Thursday, June 21, 2018


York Suburban High School (9-12)
1800 Hollywood Dr, York PA 17403 Phone: 717.885.1270 FAX: 717.885.1271
York Suburban School District educates, challenges, and prepares students to shape the future.
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Athletic Trainers by WellSpan

WellSpan Sports Medicine provides medical support for the York Suburban Athletic program.  The Athletic Trainer primarily responsible for the high school is Joe Koncewicz, Jr. (LAT, ATC).  The Athletic Trainer primarily responsible for the middle school is Dee Chambers (MS, ATC).  The physician primarily dedicated to YSSD is Dr. Nathan Bucks, DO.  Finally, if any students are injured to the degree where surgery is needed, WellSpan has two fellowship trained sports medicine surgeons: Dr. John Deitch, MD and Dr. Craig Ruder, MD.  Brief bios for the WellSpan Sports Medicine Team are available on the center of this webpage.


To contact the AthleticTrainer at the High School:

717-885-1270 x 8248


To contact the Athletic Trainer at the Middle School:



WellSpan Sports Medicine Hotline



877-482-5420 (toll free)


WellSpan Sports Medicine Website



WellSpan Sports Medicine Team

 Joe Koncewicz, Jr., BS, LAT, ATC is an athletic trainer with WellSpan Sports Medicine in York, PA. He works with a variety of athletes from middle school through semi-professional levels. Joe also sees patients for the WellSpan Injury Prevention Program. He received his Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from King's College in 2009, during which he did his 2008-2009 senior rotations with the Wilkes University football team and girl's volleyball team, as well as the King's College men's basketball team. He has been working with WellSpan since 2010. Through WellSpan, he has also worked with the Harrisburg Stampede arena football team and Gettysburg College.

     Welcome Letter

 Nathan Bucks, D.O.

Nathan Bucks, D.O. earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed a sports medicine fellowship at Crozer-Keystone Health System in Springfield, Pa.  He is board certified in sports medicine and family medicine.   Dr. Bucks is a sports medicine physican practicing out of the York office of WellSpan Orthopedics. He will be present during home varsity football games this fall. 


Dee Chambers, MS, ATC is an athletic trainer with Wellspan Rehabilitation in York County.  She works with a variety of athletes from middle school through semi-professional athletes.  She is also involved with WellSpan's injury prevention program.  She received a bachelor's degree in biology/allied health from Elizabethtown College and her master's in athletic training from Seton Hall University.

John Deitch, M.D.

 John Deitch, M.D. earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Deitch is board certified in orthopedic surgery and specializes in sports related orthopedic injuries.  Dr. Deitch is the director of Sports Medicine at WellSpan. He previously served as the team physician for Penn State Baseball. 

Craig Ruder, M.D.

Craig Ruder, M.D. earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at Hughtston Sports Medicine Foundation in Columbus, Georgia. Dr. Ruder is board certified in orthopedic surgery and specializes in sports related orthopedic injuries. 



Saturday Sports Medicine Clinic
Saturday Sports Medicine Clinic
WellSpan Orthopedics offers a Saturday morning sports medicine clinic for student athletes who experience injuries and need weekend care. The sports medicine clinic is staffed by fellowship trained sports medicine physicians, licensed athletic trainers and orthopedic technicians skilled in the treatment of sports related injuries. 
The clinic is available from 10am to Noon on Saturdays during the fall sports season. Please contact WellSpan Orthopedics for additional information at 717-812-4090.

The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.