UW Health Sports Medicine 




Henry Perez-Guerra
Henry Perez-Guerra

Position:
Athletic Trainer

Experience:
22nd year at UW

The 2014-15 season will mark Henry Perez-Guerra's 22nd year at Wisconsin as a staff athletic trainer. His primary responsibilities are with the men's basketball and swimming teams. Prior to coming to the athletic department, Perez-Guerra was employed by the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic's Sports Medicine Center as an athletic trainer in the outreach program.

Henry Perez-Guerra
The Perez-Guerra File
Hometown
La Crosse, Wis.
Family
Wife, Jill
Daughter, Carlie and son, Casey
Education
B.S., Physical Education (Ath. Training) UW-Madison, 1985
M.S. Health Education, UW-Madison, 1995
Athletic Training Experience
Athletic Trainer, Wisconsin (1994-present)
Gunderson Clinic, La Crosse [Wis.] (1993-94)
Athletic Trainer, UMKC (1990-93)
Sports Rehab. & Therapy Assoc., Kansas City (1988-89)
Graduate Assistant, Syracuse (1986-87)

Perez-Guerra received his bachelor of science in 1985 in physical education, with an emphasis in athletic training from UW-Madison. Following graduation, he spent the summer with the Philadelphia Eagles football club as an athletic training student. In 1995, he completed his master's degree in health education at Wisconsin.

Perez-Guerra moved to Kansas City, Mo. to join Sports Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy Associates as an athletic trainer. He was assigned to the University of Missouri-Kansas City athletic program as the school's first full-time athletic trainer, responsible for all 12 NCAA Division I sports. He also started the sports medicine program from scratch. In addition to his athletic training duties, he taught a class in athletic training injuries for the School of Education and was the head women's tennis coach.

Perez-Guerra is a State of Wisconsin licensed athletic trainer and a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. He resides in Madison with his wife and two children.

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