Brooklyn Nets

Assistant Athletic Trainer

image2Ale Oliveira
College: Carson-Newman College (B.A.)
Georgia State University (M.S.)
Years in NBATA: 3

Ale Oliveira is in his first season as assistant athletic trainer with the Brooklyn Nets. Prior to joining the Nets, Oliveira spent four seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, starting out as an intern before earning a full-time position as the team’s assistant athletic trainer.

Ale’s professional experiences include a stint at Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic in Atlanta, as well as serving as an assistant athletic trainer for Binghamton University, where he was primarily responsible for working with the school’s Division 1 men’s basketball and softball programs.

A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Ale attended Universidade Ibirapuera Physiotherapy School in Brazil before transferring stateside after receiving a soccer scholarship from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. He received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training before moving on to Georgia State University in Atlanta where he received his Masters in Sports Medicine. During his time at Georgia State, Ale served as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer with the men’s soccer program while also serving as a teaching assistant for Anatomy & Physiology and Athletic Training courses.

Ale is certified as an Athletic Trainer by the NATA, a Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA and a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) by the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Ale, his wife Alex and their dog Ze , currently reside in Hoboken, NJ

Assistant Athletic Trainer

image1Lloyd Beckett
College: Northeastern University (B.A.)
Bridgewater State University (M.S.)
Years in NBATA: 1
Lloyd Beckett enters his first season as Director of Rehabilitation and Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Brooklyn Nets. He joins the Nets from North Carolina where he worked with the U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations Command.Beckett has gained experience through his work in a wide variety of sports medicine settings, from outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation clinics to professional and NCAA Division I athletics. He started as an intern in the NBA with the Boston Celtics, followed by an internship with the Indiana Pacers.  He has also worked with the training staffs of the New England Patriots, Providence College basketball, and Brown University football.Beckett earned Bachelor of Science as well as a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University, and a Master’s in Athletic Training from Bridgewater State University. He is a dual-licensed Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer in addition to being a board certified Sports Clinical Specialist through the APTA, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA.