Nina Hsieh 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.
Mark Medina: Lakers said trainer Nina Hsieh will not be on the bench to start the Lakers-Grizzlies game because of the league’s health and safety protocols. Assistant trainer Jon Ishop will be in her spot
The Los Angeles Lakers have promoted Nina Hsieh to Head Athletic Trainer, it was announced today. “Nina has been an invaluable member of the Lakers and South Bay Lakers training staffs for over a decade,” said Pelinka. “Her wealth of experience, ability to forge relationships of trust with the players, as well as the knowledge and passion she brings to this position, make her the perfect fit for this role, and I couldn’t be more pleased.”
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.