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Atlanta Hawks

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

Assistant Athletic Trainer
Education: University of New England
Hometown: Wilbraham, Massachusetts
NBATA Member Since: 2017
John Dusel enters his first season as Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Atlanta Hawks. Dusel previously served as the Warriors Assistant Athletic Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach after serving as the teams Athletic Training & Performance Intern for the 2016-2017 season.

Prior to joining the Warriors, the Wilbraham, Massachusetts native graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of New England. He developed an interest in Athletic Training after suffering his own injury and working with his teams AT to an eventual return to play.

In the summer of 2016, Dusel assisted the staff at Cressey Sports Performance gaining experience as a strength & conditioning intern.

Dusel is a certified member of the National Athletic Training Association and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).