James Quach enters his 13th year as the head Athletic Trainer and Sports Medicine teacher at Saint Mary’s. Mr. Quach earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training from the University of the Pacific in 2008. Afterwards, he successfully completed his Sports Medicine internship with Ergo Rehab and the San Jose Sabre Cats.
As a student at University of the Pacific, he worked with the Women’s Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball and Softball programs as well as the Men’s Baseball, Volleyball and Swimming teams. He was also on the medical staff for the East-West Shrine game, US MotoGP, Charlie Wedemeyer All Star Football Game, SBS Sturgeons (Chinese Basketball Association) and Nike Football Combine.
While at Saint Mary’s, Mr. Quach has developed a successful Athletic Training/Sports Medicine program that seeks to provide athletic training students an opportunity to observe and gain hands on experience.
Professionally, Mr. Quach has acquired and gained extensive experience using many of the latest and most up to date methods of sports medicine, including therapeutic modalities that include Graston Technique, Manual Therapy, and Soft Tissue. He has completed seminars and workshops in upper and lower extremity evaluation and nutrition while also implementing Concussion Baseline Testing and Balance Baseline Testing to Saint Mary’s student-athletes.
Outside of school, Mr. Quach enjoys fishing and spending time with his family. He lives in Mountain House with his wife and two children.