Joel is a Portland native certified and licensed athletic trainer who earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training from George Fox University in April 2017. During his time as a student, he attended clinical experience working with Wilsonville High School’s athletic trainer. He was also the head student athletic trainer for George Fox University’s women’s lacrosse team and helped with various other athletic teams during his time there.
Joel began his time at Therapeutic Associates as a student and currently works as a physical therapy aide in the clinic. He also provides outreach athletic training services to Lakeridge High School in the fall. Joel will also be the athletic trainer for Tualatin High School’s club lacrosse team in the spring. He spends part of his time throughout the year at sporting events such as rugby, soccer tournaments, and football showcases and events.
Joel was a three-sport athlete at Madison High School and played baseball for a year at George Fox. He also participated in drumline and concert band in college and high school. During his free time, Joel loves to go bouldering at the Circuit gym and exploring all that Portland has to offer. His future goal is to provide outreach sports medicine services to marginalized communities, schools, and programs that don’t have access to physical therapy/sports medicine professionals.
What is your favorite Pandora Station?
Modern Progressive Electro Metal Post Rock
What is your favorite Sport to watch? To Play?
Watch: Basketball; Play: Bouldering
If you could only eat one food or meal for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?
Chocolate Fondue from the Melting Pot for its ethereal and other worldly qualities
What is your Starbucks order?
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Frappe