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Sacramento Kings

Address: 500 David J. Stern Walk, Sacramento, CA 95814
Arena Name: Golden 1 Center
Phone: (916) 701-5300
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Joe Resendez

Head Athletic Trainer
Education: University of Texas-Pan American (B.S.); Louisiana Tech (M.S.)
Hometown: Brownsville, TX
NBATA Member Since: 2011
Joe Resendez enters into his first season as Head Athletic Trainer for the Sacramento Kings. Resendez was previosuly with the Los Angeles Clippers as the Assistant Athletic Trainer since 2011. In LA he also oversaw the additional role of Travel Manager where he coordinated all aspects of team travel.

Prior to coming to Los Angeles, Resendez spent four seasons as the athletic trainer/strength and conditioning coach for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Development League where he contributed to two D-League NBA Finals (2010 & 2011) and one All-Star appearance (2010).

Joe came to the Vipers for their inaugural season after a two-year stint as the Men’s Basketball athletic trainer at Louisiana Tech, where he earned his Master’s Degree of Science in exercise physiology in 2006. After earning his Bachelor’s Degree of Science in kinesiology with an emphasis in Sports Medicine from the University of Texas-Pan American in 2003, Resendez spent one season as the assistant athletic trainer at the University of Texas-San Antonio.

A certified athletic trainer through the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and a licensed athletic trainer (LAT) through the State of Texas, Resendez specializes in joint and soft tissue manipulation/mobilization and restorative therapies. He is also licensed as a Performance Enhancement Specialist and as a Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Additionally, he has served as physiotherapist for the Future’s Program of Great Britain basketball during 2010.

A native of Brownsville, Texas, Resendez developed an interest in athletic healthcare after being a standout multi-sport athlete at the high school and collegiate level.
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Joel Noland

Assistant Athletic Trainer
Education: Whitworth University; Weber State University (M.A.)
Hometown: Spokane, WA
NBATA Member Since: 2019
Joel Noland joined the Sacramento Kings staff as Assistant Athletic Trainer in 2019. Prior to joining the Kings, he was an intern athletic trainer with the Houston Rockets. Joel got his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Whitworth University, and got his Masters in athletic training at Weber State University. After graduating in 2012 he did a summer internship with the Washington Redskins. He later became the head athletic trainer for two arena football teams (Utah Blaze and LA KISS), and spent the next four years as the in-season assistant athletic trainer for the Jacksonville Jaguars before making the switch to the NBA.
Joel is married to his wife Kaleena, and they have a son named Deion.