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USAAS Hires Full-Time Athletic Trainer for National Team

By Alyssa Jacobs, USA Artistic Swimming | April 06, 2022, 2:18 p.m. (ET)

USA Artistic Swimming has announced the hiring of a full-time athletic trainer today as Hannah Gates joins the staff. Hannah brings a wealth of athletic training knowledge and experience to her position and will help our national team athletes with injury prevention and treatment. The hiring of a full-time athletic trainer to support the national team marks a huge step forward for the organization in being able to provide exceptional support to the athletes.  
 
The hiring of an athletic trainer is another giant move forward in the national team program and we are very fortunate that Hannah will be in that role. She has the skills and experience to deliver world class support to the our national team athletes,” Adam Andrasko, USA Artistic Swimming’s CEO, said. 

Hannah started her education at North Seattle Community College before attending Eastern Washington University where she majored in Athletic Training with a minor in Coaching. She pursued her postgraduate studies at Southeast Missouri State University where she earned a Masters in Higher Education Administration. Hannah has served as an athletic trainer for various sports at Louisiana College, Southeast Missouri State and University of California-Irvine as well as in a private practice setting with Head2Toe Spine and Sports Therapy.  

Hannah said she is excited to get to work and help the national team work reach their athletic goals: “I am so excited to be joining the team and look forward to working with the athletes and coaching staff. I come from a swimming background and the pool will always be my home, so I am very happy to be able to come back to it in this role as a healthcare professional.”