SRU graduate joins Phoenix Suns training staff


Sept. 4, 2018

Devin Skinner, a 2013 Slippery Rock University graduate with a degree in athletic training, was recently hired as the assistant athletic trainer for the NBA's Phoenix Suns.

Skinner transitioned to the NBA after serving as a performance health care trainer for Baylor Scott & White Sports Performance Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. Since 2014, Skinner has worked as a consulting performance health care practitioner for Fusionetics, using technology and movement analysis through the Fusionetics Performance Health System to help MLB and NFL athletes decrease injury, optimize performance and enhance recovery.

Skinner, who also earned a master's degree in rehabilitation sciences from California University of Pennsylvania, is a certified athletic trainer, corrective exercise specialist and performance enhancement specialist.