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Golden State Warriors

Address: 1011 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
Arena Name: Oracle Arena
Phone: (510) 986-2200
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Drew Yoder

Education: Kansas State University (B.S.); University of Missouri (M.Ed.)
Hometown: Mount Ayr, IA
NBATA Member Since: 2013
Drew Yoder joined the Golden State Warriors as the Assistant Athletic Trainer in 2013. After two seasons, he was promoted to Head Athletic Trainer. The Mount Ayr, Iowa, native earned his Bachelor’s Degree in athletic training from Kansas State University and his Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri, where he worked as a graduate assistant for the football and golf programs for two seasons. After graduation, he moved to Dallas, Texas to begin working at Southern Methodist University as an assistant athletic trainer. While at SMU, Yoder gained his first NBA experience while interning with the athletic training staff of the Dallas Mavericks.

Yoder was an intern for the NBA Championship Dallas Mavericks during the 2010-2011 season and an assistant athletic trainer with the Golden State Warriors championship team during the 2014-2015 season.

Yoder is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Yoder developed an interest in athletic healthcare as a two-sport high school athlete at Mount Ayr Community High School. He also followed the footsteps of his older brother, Brandon, who holds the title of Director of Sports Medicine at Marquette University.

Drew resides in Oakland, California.
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Roger Sancho

Education: University of Texas at Arlington (B.S.), Baylor University (M.S.)
Hometown: Sulphur Springs, Texas
NBATA Member Since: 2016
Sancho joins the Warriors as an Assistant Athletic Trainer after serving as the head athletic trainer for the Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State’s NBA Developmental League Affiliate. He spent two years in Santa Cruz, and served the team during the 2014-15 NBA D-League Championship.

Prior to his time in Santa Cruz, Sancho gained experience at Southern Methodist University as an intern athletic trainer and at Baylor University as a graduate assistant athletic trainer. Sancho gained an interest in athletic training by combining his interest in medicine with his love of sports. The Sulphur Springs, Texas native earned his Bachelor’s Degree in athletic training from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2012, and his Master’s Degree from Baylor University in 2014.

Sancho and his wife, Angela reside in Sulpher Springs.
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John Dusel

Assistant Athletic Trainer & Strength and Conditioning
Education: University of New England
Hometown: Wilbraham, Massachusetts
NBATA Member Since: 2017
John Dusel joins the Warriors as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and Strength & Conditioning 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).