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Chad Walker is in his first season with the
Anaheim Ducks as Assistant Athletic Trainer.
Walker originally joined the organization in
2017-18 as Head Athletic Trainer with San Diego
(AHL). The Chandler, AZ native previously served as the primary Athletic Trainer
for Arizona State University’s hockey program from 2015-17. During that same
timeframe, he also worked as a staff athletic trainer for the Arizona Coyotes.
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Walker, an NASM certified corrective exercise specialist, also spent four
years with the ASU golf program from 2013-17, one season in 2014-15 with
the Sun Devil softball team and three seasons with the Pac-12 football team
Walker earned a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Marietta
College and a master’s degree in Higher Education from Arizona State
University. Chad and his wife, Becca, reside in Irvine with their son, Jackson.
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Mike Griebel is in his second season as
Massage Therapist of the Anaheim Ducks.
Griebel previously served as Manual Therapist
for the Arizona Coyotes for seven seasons. He
joined the Coyotes from the Tampa Bay Lightning, where he spent 10 years,
including Tampa Bay’s 2004 Stanley Cup championship season.
Prior to joining the Lightning, Griebel served six years as resident massage
therapist for Gold’s Gym of Venice, CA.
A graduate of the Nova Institute of Health and Technology and the
Southern California Sports Massage Clinic, Griebel is a specialist in the
Hemme approach to soft tissue and certified in the Mattes method of active
isolated stretching. Griebel and his wife, Lauri, have four children: Kristina,
Jessica, Soren and Trevor.
Kevin Taylor is in the midst of his fourth season
with the Anaheim Ducks, his first as Director
of Rehabilitation. Taylor served three seasons
as Physical Therapist with the team prior to
assuming his current role. Taylor has practiced physical therapy in Orange
and Los Angeles counties since 1992, working with a variety of high school,
college and professional athletes in hockey and other sports.
A board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy, Taylor
earned a Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Fullerton in 1986
and a Master’s in Physical Therapy from Chapman University in 1992.
An Orange County native, Taylor resides in Anaheim Hills with his wife and
three children, and enjoys mountain bike riding and fishing.
Director of Rehabilitation