Memphis Grizzlies

Address: 191 Beale St., Memphis, TN 38103
Arena Name: Fedex Forum
Phone: (901) 205-1234

Jim Scholler

Education: University of Michigan (B.S.); University of North Florida (M.H.A)
Hometown: Grand Haven, MI
NBATA Member Since: 2008
Jim Scholler joined the Memphis Grizzlies as the Assistant Athletic Trainer and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator in 2008. In 2016, he was named Head Athletic Trainer for the team.

Before joining the Grizzlies, Scholler spent nine of the previous 10 years as an athletic trainer for the University of North Florida, including the Final Four as the head athletic trainer, where he oversaw administration and supervision of all athletic training services provided to UNF student-athletes.

Scholler provided care for baseball and men’s soccer as a UNF graduate assistant from 1998-2001 before covering men’s basketball, volleyball, men’s and women’s tennis, cheerleading and dance teams as assistant athletic trainer from 2001-2003.

Scholler was the athletic trainer for the Greek National Baseball team which competed in the European Baseball Championships in 2003 and 2005. He also spent one season (2003-04) as the assistant athletic trainer at Notre Dame, where he oversaw the health care of the men’s and women’s cross country and men’s lacrosse teams.

The Grand Haven, Mich. native is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, a licensed athletic trainer in the State of Tennessee, and a National Academy of Sports Medicine performance enhancement specialist (PES) and corrective exercise specialist (CES).

Scholler developed an interest in athletic training as a multiple sport athlete in high school. Having worked with an athletic trainer after suffering injuries during basketball season, he developed an understanding of the profession and its place in sports. Once in college he decided that athletic training would be the perfect profession for him to remain involved in sports.

Scholler earned his Bachelor’s Degree in movement science from the University of Michigan in 1998 and his Master’s degree in healthcare administration from UNF in 2001.

Scholler and his wife, Jennifer, have one son, Garrett.

Daniel Roberts

Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist
Education: East Kentucky University (B.S.); East Tennessee State University (D.P.T.)
Hometown: Adairville, KY
NBATA Member Since: 2017
Daniel Roberts recently began his position as Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist for the Memphis Grizzlies. Prior to joining the Grizzlies, Roberts served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist for the Houston Astros. During his two years (2016 & 2017) with the Astros, he was instrumental in leading them to win the World Series Championship in 2017 and was a recipient of the MLB Athletic Training Staff of the Year Award that same year. Before joining Major League Baseball, he served as the Astros minor league rehab coordinator for the 2011-2015 seasons, running the organization’s minor league rehab programs and assisting with Major League rehab out of the Astros spring training facility.

Roberts has also served as an assistant athletic trainer at Charleston Southern University where he worked with the men’s basketball and baseball teams as well as taught courses for the Athletic Training Education Program. He has also worked as an Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist for Unicoi County Memorial Hospital and BucSports in East Tennessee covering high school athletics and outpatient physical therapy.

Roberts received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from East Tennessee State University and received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in athletic training from Eastern Kentucky University. In 2014, he became a board certified sports physical therapist.

Daniel and his wife, Rachel, live in Bartlett, Tennessee with their son, Wyatt (2).


Kristin Farrell

Assistant Athletic Trainer and Massage Therapist
Education: Springfield College (B.S.); University of Florida (MS)
Hometown: Bolton, MA
NBATA Member Since: 2016
Kristin Farrell joined the Memphis Grizzlies as the Assistant Athletic Trainer and Massage Therapist in 2016.

Before joining the Grizzlies, Farrell spent time at the University of Florida since 2006. Farrell was most recently working with the Gator Football program. During her time at Florida she also worked with softball, baseball, basketball, and women’s tennis.

Farrell earned a Master of Science in Human Performance from the University of Florida in 2008 and a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Springfield College in 2006. Farrell became a licensed massage therapist in 2010.