Sam DelNegro
Sam DelNegroPA-C

Sam is originally from Santa Cruz, CA and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA and her Master of Medical Science degree at Yale University. Sam began her career as a first responder for Mammoth Mountain Ski Patrol. With a desire to be more involved in patient care, she went on to become a Physician Assistant with focus on her passion for trauma, orthopaedics and sports medicine. Sam joined Dr. Provencher’s team at The Steadman Clinic in June, 2016. She is readily available to Dr. Provencher’s patients to answer questions in all areas including preoperative, postoperative, medication, and rehabilitation. She is an excellent resource and happy to provide exceptional care for Dr. Provencher’s patients from the greater Vail community and our patrons from around the world.

Scott Liegel
Scott LiegelPA-C

Scott is originally from Spring Green, Wisconsin and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, followed by his Master’s in Athletic Administration at the University of Wisconsin.  During his time at the University of Wisconsin, Scott was a Division 1 wrestler and NCAA qualifier for the Badgers. While in college, he gained valuable experience working within an orthopedic research lab where he studied the healing process of tendons and ligaments in animal models.  He then worked as a physical therapy aide and coached high school football, wrestling, and track before going on to complete his Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Iowa, where he tailored his coursework to align with his enthusiasm and interest for orthopedics and sports medicine.  Scott joined Dr. Provencher’s team at The Steadman Clinic in January of 2019 and is excited to provide care for all of his patients while taking part in everything the Vail Valley has to offer.

Katie Lincoln
Katie LincolnPractice Manager

Katie is originally from Lake Villa, Illinois. She spent one year at Central Michigan University playing Division I Field Hockey for the Chippewa’s, before transferring to University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to focus on her education. There, she pursued her love for physical activity, human movement, and sport with a degree in Kinesiology, Physical Education and Health. After graduation, Katie coached Field Hockey and Lacrosse before moving to Colorado. Katie has lived in the Vail Valley for nearly 8 years and enjoys the active lifestyle and endless outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer.  Katie joined Dr. Provencher’s team in February 2018 and brings a wealth of knowledge about Vail and the surrounding areas and is passionate about providing outstanding care for all patients.

Jasmin Schmitz
Jasmin SchmitzPA-C

Jasmin is originally from Phoenix, Arizona and earned her Bachelor of Health Science, in Physiology, from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. It was there, while working closely with the athletic trainers for the university’s football and track and field teams, where Jasmin’s interest in sports medicine began.  She went on to work as a refugee medical case manager and a physical therapy technician before completing her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University. As a PA student she was selected as PAEA Student Health Policy Fellow where she gained valuable skills to support patients through health advocacy. Jasmin joined Dr. Provencher’s Team at The Steadman Clinic in 2022. She is excited to serve patients, with her enthusiasm for orthopedics and patient education, return to the activities they love.