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Phoenix Suns

Address: 201 E. Jefferson St,. Phonenix, AZ 85004
Arena Name: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Phone: (602) 379-7986
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David Crewe

Director of Medical Services / Head Athletic Trainer
Education: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (B.S.); California University of Pennsylvania (M.S.)
Hometown: Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
NBATA Member Since: 2010
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Stanford Williams III

Education: Indiana University (B.S.)
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
NBATA Member Since: 2017
Stanford Williams joined the Phoenix Suns organization as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and Movement Edge Specialist in 2017. Williams studied at Indiana University, where he worked with men’s basketball. While at Indiana, Williams received awards such as the Frank Family Scholarship for Sports Medicine and the NATA Hall of Famer Walter “Kip” Smith Commitment to Excellence Award. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training with a minor in Exercise Science in 2017. Williams served as a certified intern athletic trainer for the University of Alabama’s men’s basketball team in the summer of 2017.

Williams developed an interest in Anatomy throughout High School. As an athlete, he developed a passion for injury prevention as well as sport performance, combining his love for healthcare and the game of basketball.

Williams is a certified athletic trainer, and a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). He has received corrective exercise (CES), and performance enhancement (PES) specializations from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).
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Brady Howe

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach/Assistant Athletic Trainer
Education: Weber State University (B.S.); Southern Utah University (M.S.)
Hometown: Ogden, Utah
NBATA Member Since: 2017
Brady Howe joined the Phoenix Suns prior to the 2018-19 season as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach/Assistant Athletic Trainer. Howe joins the Sun’s organization after one year with the Atlanta Hawks as the Assistant Athletic Trainer. Prior to his stint in Atlanta, Howe spent three seasons within the Utah Jazz organization as the Director of Athletic Performance/Athletic Trainer for the SLC Stars of the NBA G-League (previously Idaho Stampede). Prior to Joining the Idaho Stampede, Howe was a member of the Weber State University Athletic Training/Strength Staff from 2011-2013, his responsibilities included coverage of the Men/Women’s Basketball team, Football team and Softball team. Howe’s first professional basketball opportunity started as the Head Athletic Trainer/Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Utah Flash of the NBA D-League from 2009-2011.

The Ogden, Utah native is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) through the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and proud member of the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA). Howe is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and holds certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES).

Howe earned a Bachelor degree in clinical Athletic Training from Weber State University in 2008, and a Master’s degree in Sports Conditioning and Performance from Southern Utah University in 2012.

Howe resides in Phoenix with his wife Emily and daughter Maci.