Gregg FarnamColleges: St. Cloud State University (B.A.)California University of Pennsylvania (M.S.)Years in NBA: 11
In addition to being responsible for every aspect of the Wolves' training room operations, Farnam works closely with the team's medical staff in monitoring each player's physical condition as well as assessing and treating injuries. He is also responsible for coordinating team travel.
This offseason, Farnam served as the trainer for USA Basketball's National Team Mini Camp in Las Vegas. Farnam also served as the head athletic trainer for the NBA's Basketball without Borders Asia contingent that visited New Delhi, India in 2008. The group, which included current NBA players Samuel Dalembert, Pat Garrity, Kyle Korver and Ronny Turiaf, worked with local players to promote the game and encourage positive social change in the areas of education, health and wellness, with an emphasis on HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention.
Farnam was also the athletic trainer for the United States Men's U19 team that brought home the silver medal at the 2007 FIBA World Championships in Nova Sad, Serbia, in July 2007, as well as the athletic trainer for the gold-medal-winning United States men's basketball team at the Goodwill Games in Brisbane, Australia, in September 2001. He also provided medical coverage for the women's volleyball team at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., in July 2003.
Farnam graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports medicine from St. Cloud State University and has a master's degree in exercise science and health promotions from California University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified member of the National Trainers Association, the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Farnam and his wife, Tiffany, along with their sons, Nolan and Maximilian, and daughters, Mae, Ella, and Clare reside in Rogers, Minn.
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