Head Athletic Trainer
Tim Hansen is in his tenth year as Assistant Professor of Physical Education and as the Head Athletic Trainer at USMAPS. His responsibilities include directing the sports medicine team while providing quality medical care to all varsity and club sport programs, as well as the entire Cadet Candidate Battalion. In addition to his duties in the athletic training facilities, Mr. Hansen serves as an instructor of Remedial Fitness, Rehabilitation, Swimming, and Nutrition.
Prior to his appointment at USMAPS, Mr. Hansen served as an assistant athletic trainer at Georgia Tech, working with the men’s basketball program from 2000-2007. Highlights of his tenure in Atlanta, GA include a trip to the 2004 Final Four in San Antonio, TX and the 2004 NCAA National Championship game. He has traveled internationally, serving as the athletic trainer for College All-Star teams that traveled to the United Kingdom in 2002, and to Austria and Slovenia in 2005. In 2011, he served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the USA Basketball U-19 team that competed in the U19 FIBA World Championships in Latvia.
Mr. Hansen is currently a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves with the Northeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group in Ft. Wadsworth, NY. His prior assignments included serving as Aide de Camp for the Deputy Commanding General of the 99th Regional Support Command, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ and Company Commander and Medical Operations Officer of the 411th Engineer Brigade, New Windsor, NY. His awards include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and the National Defense Service Medal.
Mr. Hansen earned his undergraduate degree from Kean University in 1997 and his master’s degree from Syracuse University in 2000. While at Syracuse, he served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer working primarily with football, men’s basketball, and lacrosse. He has also worked in the clinical setting at Excel Orthopedic Rehabilitation in Fort Lee, NJ, and in the professional setting interning with both the New York Football Giants and the New York/New Jersey MetroStars.
He is currently licensed by the State of New York and certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association. He is also certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and as a Corrective Exercise Specialist by the National Academy of Sports Medicine.