NBATA

Brooklyn Nets

Address: HSS Training Center, 168 39th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Arena Name: Barclays Center
Phone: (201) 935-8888
NBATA

Sebastien Poirier

Head Athletic Trainer / Physical Therapist
Education: Salem State University (B.S., A.T.C.); UMass Lowell (D.P.T.)
Hometown: Newton, MA
NBATA Member Since: 2016
Sebastien Poirier is the Head Athletic Trainer of the Brooklyn Nets. He joined the organization in 2016 and held the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist for 2 years. Prior to joining the Nets, Sebastien worked with the Oklahoma City Thunder organization for 3 seasons.

Sebastien has gained experience in a wide variety of sports medicine settings, including outpatient orthopaedic rehabilitation and professional athletics. He started as a volunteer with the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League in 2012 while he worked in private practice orthopedics as a physical therapist. He then began working with the Oklahoma City Thunder as an assistant to the Thunder medical staff and head athletic trainer of the organizations G-League affiliate, the Oklahoma City Blue.

Poirier earned a Bachelor of Science in athletic training from Salem State University and a Doctorate in Physical therapy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is a dual-licensed physical therapist and athletic trainer in addition to being a board certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist through the APTA and a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the NSCA. Sebastien is currently pursuing his fellowship in orthopedic manual therapy.

Poirier resides in Brooklyn, New York.