Atlanta Hawks

Address: 101 Marietta St. NW Suite 1900, Atlanta, GA 30303
Arena Name: Phillips Center
Phone: (404) 878-3800

Scottie Parker

Head Athletic Trainer
Education: University of Northwestern (B.S.); California Baptist University (M.Ed.)
NBATA Member Since: 2013
Scottie Parker, in his fifth season with the Hawks’ Athletic Performance staff, is the club’s Assistant Athletic Trainer.
Prior to joining the Hawks, Parker worked for Fusionetics Sports Science, and was previously with the Seattle Seahawks, where he was part of the training staff for the 2014 Super Bowl champions. He also has experience with the Portland Trail Blazers and Ontario Warriors arena league football team.

Parker is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) by the National Athletic Trainers Association, and a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) as well as Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He has also completed certification in Myokinematic Restoration, Pelvis Restoration and Postural Respiration from the Postural Restoration Institute.

Parker graduated from University of Northwestern (St. Paul, MN) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and a minor in Coaching. He earned his Master’s from California Baptist University (Riverside, CA) in Athletic Training.
Parker won the California Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Life Saver Award in 2012.

Born February 4, 1988, Parker and his wife Natalia have three children and live in metro Atlanta.

Zach Markowitz

Education: Endicott College (B.S.); Boston University (M.Ed.)
Hometown: West Hartford, CT
NBATA Member Since: 2014
Markowitz will be entering his second season with the Atlanta Hawks as Assistant Athletic Trainer and Performance Coach. A native of West Hartford, Connecticut, Markowitz received his Bachelor’s Degree in athletic training from Endicott College in 2014 and is currently enrolled to obtain his Master’s Degree at Boston University. Markowitz served as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach at Northeastern University in 2014-2015. Markowitz also served as the Head Performance and Medical Coordinator for the Dominican Republic Men’s National Team during the 2015 FIBA World Games.