Marco Nunez Rumors
L.A. let Marco Nunez go in April 2019 after three years at the helm after a season in which Lakers players lost 212 games because of injury. Before Nunez, Gary Vitti served in the role for more than 30 years. More changes are expected as the team is in the process of restructuring its approach to player health, sources told ESPN.
The Los Angeles Lakers announced today the hirings of Jennifer Swanson as Head Physical Therapist, Stacey Robinson as Massage Therapist, and Sean Light as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. The trio will report to Head Athletic Trainer Marco Nuñez, joining Assistant Athletic Trainer Nina Hsieh, Strength and Conditioning Coach Tim DiFrancesco, and Equipment Manager Carlos Maples on the training staff.
Mike Bresnahan: Lakers hired the replacement for long-time athletic trainer Gary Vitti, who retired after 32 years: Lakers assistant trainer Marco Nunez. Marco Nunez takes over for Vitti after logging 9 years as Lakers’ assistant athletic trainer. Worked with Sparks + D-Fenders before that.