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Philadelphia 76ers

Address: 55 Harbour Boulevard, Camden, NJ 08103
Arena Name: Wells Fargo Center
Phone: (215) 339-7600
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Kevin Johnson

Head Athletic Trainer
Education: Indiana State University (B.S.)
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
NBATA Member Since: 1994
Kevin Johnson enters his fourteenth season as Head Athletic Trainer for the Philadelphia 76ers after serving as the top athletic trainer for the Washington Bullets/Wizards for seven seasons. The Indianapolis native received his first taste of professional basketball as Assistant Athletic Trainer from 1990-1994 with the Indiana Pacers, under the tutelage of longtime Head Athletic Trainer, David Craig. His athletic healthcare experience extended to professional football as well, having worked as a summer assistant trainer with the Indianapolis Colts in 1990. Johnson was honored to serve as Eastern Conference athletic trainer at the 2001 NBA All-Star Game in Washington, D.C.

Kevin received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education with an athletic training specialization from Indiana State University in 1989. At ISU, Johnson served as a student athletic trainer for the Sycamores’ football, baseball and men’s and women’s basketball teams. While earning his undergraduate degree, he gained clinical experience as an athletic training intern at Indianapolis Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in 1988.

A member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the Maryland Athletic Trainers Association, Johnson received the Distinguished Alumni Award from ISU in 1996. Kevin also currently serves as Chairman for the NBATA.

In addition to serving as chairman of the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association’s public relations committee from 1991-92, he was president of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity from 1987-89 and earned the rank of Eagle Scout in Boy Scout Troop 174 in Indianapolis.

In his spare time, Kevin enjoys bass fishing, water skiing and billiards. He has also volunteered his time to Big Brothers of America. Kevin reside in Annapolis, Maryland with his wife, Sheila, and their two children, Mitchell and Jai.
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Pascual Guerrero

Assistant Athletic Trainer / Physical Therapist
Education: Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus (MS); Stony Brook University (DPT)
Hometown: Elmhurst, NY
NBATA Member Since: 2016
Pascual Guerrero became Assistant Athletic Trainer / Physical Therapist of the Philadelphia 76ers in November 2016 after serving as assistant athletic trainer with Major League Soccer’s New York City Football Club (NYCFC). Guerrero began his athletic training career as a graduate student at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University pursuing his Master’s Degree in athletic training and sports science. He became involved in the Athletic Training Student Club and eventually became President during his graduate year. During his tenure at LIU he also completed a variety of internships with different professional sports organizations. This included two summer athletic training internships with the NFL’s Detroit Lions and seasonal athletic training internships with the New York Knicks from 2007-2010. He also became a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) in 2009 and corrective exercise specialist (CES) in 2010. After finishing his seasonal internship with the Knicks in 2010 he pursued an assistant athletic training position with St. John’s University of the Big East Conference working with men’s soccer and lacrosse. Guerrero continued his educational development in 2011 when he decided to pursue his doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) at Stony Brook University.

Pascual’s interest in manual therapy techniques include active release therapy, dry needling, and spinal manipulation as well as movement screening and injury risk assessment. Guerrero is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the American Physical Therapy Association.

The Elmhurst, New York native attended St. Francis Preparatory High School and is fluent in Spanish. He enjoys reading, cycling, swimming, a good movie, traveling, and hiking in his free time.

Pascual currently resides in Cherry Hill, NJ.