New Orleans Pelicans

Head Athletic Trainer

Jon Ishop
College: Texas
Years in NBATA: 4 Bio
After eight seasons with the Houston Texans' as an assistant athletic trainer, Jon Ishop enters his first year as Head Trainer for the New Orleans Pelicans. Ishop will oversee the health care, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, and daily training room operations. He will also oversee travel logistics for the season. A certified athletic trainer, Ishop is also an NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist, Graston Technique Certified, and is a Licensed Massage Therapist.

Ishop received his bachelor of science degree in kinesiology at the University of Texas at Austin in 1998 and his master's degree in sports administration from the University of Houston in 2001.

Ishop joins the Hornets with his wife Kedra, and their sons, Aedan and Zachary.

Assistant Athletic Trainer 

Mark Armour
Years in NBATA: 1