Memphis Grizzlies

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

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.