Chris Strickland is serving as an athletic trainer for the U.S. Men’s National Team for the first time in 2023.
Strickland has been an athletic trainer with the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets since 2008. Prior to that, Strickland spent four seasons as an athletic trainer with MLB’s Colorado Rockies.
The Longview, Texas, native also spent five years as a trainer in the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Dallas Mavericks. He was also the head athletic trainer with the Saint Paul Saints baseball club for six seasons.