Gregg Farnam undertakes in 2015-16 his 19th season with the NBA Minnesota Timberwolves, his 16th as the team’s head athletic trainer and first as director of medical operations.

Farnam is responsible for all aspects of the Wolves’ training room operations, including monitoring each player's physical condition and assessing/treating injuries.

During the offseason, Farnam regularly provides training services for USA Basketball and other NBA initiatives.

Most recently he served as the athletic trainer for the 2015 USA National Tram minicamp and for the gold medalist 2014 USA World Cup Team. He has served as an athletic trainer for the 2014 USA National Team and the 2013 USA Basketball’s Team minicamp. He served as the athletic trainer for the United States Men’s U19 team that brought home the silver medal at the 2007 U19 FIBA World Championship in Nova Sad, Serbia, in July 2007, as well as the gold medal-winning United States men’s basketball team at the Goodwill Games in Brisbane, Australia, in September 2001.

Additionally, Farnam served as the athletic trainer for the 2012 USA. Select Team and the USA National Team minicamp in Las Vegas during the summer of 2010, before traveling to Singapore as the head trainer for the NBA’s Basketball without Borders Asia contingent.

Farnam graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine from St. Cloud State University and has a master’s degree in exercise science and health promotions from California University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified member of the National Trainers Association, the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Farnam and his wife, Tiffany, along with their sons, Nolan and Maximilian, and daughters, Mae, Ella and Clare, reside in Rogers, Minn.

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