Former Ducks trainer Phillips named head trainer for USPHL’s Jr. Reign
The Ontario Jr. Reign announced Thursday that former Anaheim Ducks athletic trainer Chris Phillips has been named head athletic trainer for the USPHL team.
Phillips is the founder and owner of Compete Sports Performance & Rehab and a recognized board-certified athletic trainer (NATA) and strength and conditioning specialist (NSCA) that possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience in the world of performance training and sports rehabilitation. Also an integrative corrective exercise specialist, certified power plate trainer and certified sports safety specialist, Phillips is a member of the Medical Fitness Network, and a preferred provider for U.S. Figure Skating’s National Network of Sports Medicine.
With more than 20 years of experience in professional sports, Phillips has served as the athletic trainer for the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks and Washington Capitals and Los Angeles Sol of the Women’s Professional Soccer League, and has served as both the head athletic trainer and head strength coach for the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League.
Recently, Phillips has supervised the sports medicine and performance training programs for the Orange County Blues of the men’s USL pro league and Anaheim Bolts of the Professional Indoor Soccer League.
Phillips is also one of the co-founders for 90strong.com, a soccer performance training website where he frequently contributes his knowledge of sports medicine and strength and conditioning. He has written for High School Illustrated Magazine, California Rubber Magazine, OC Parenting and Men’s Journal.
While working in the NHL, Phillips’ proudest moment was being a member of the 2003 Stanley Cup finalist Mighty Ducks. He was also selected as the head athletic trainer for the 2002 Men’s USA Hockey National Team that competed in Sweden.
Throughout his career, Phillips has worked with elite athletes, including Alex Ovechkin, Teemu Selanne, Paul Kariya, J-S Giguere, Joy Fawcett, Marta, Shannon Boxx and Mariah Bell.
— Jr. Reign Staff
(August 13, 2021)