Chris Black enters his first year as a Certified Athletic Trainer with Matador Athletics this spring. With a certifications in multiple therapies and movement screens, Chris brings an expertise that is practical to the daily lives of Matador student-athletes to help with both injury prevention and recovery.
Chris spent the 2019 season with Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake after graduating from the University of Idaho with a Master's of Athletic Training.
While obtaining his Master's, Chris was competiting for the Vandals as a Cross Country student-athlete. Chris had two first place finishes in the 800m and one in the 4x100, proving his ability to apply theory to performance and brings a handful of motion based certifications and experiences to help Matador Athletes find the same success.
Chris is a native of Portland, Oregon and lettered in four sports as prep athlete.