Andres Gutierrez, ATC - Executive Director of Sports Medicine
Andres found his passion for sports at a very young age while playing professional tennis. Andres was nationally ranked and growing in his craft alongside players such as Andy Roddick. Andres went on to focus his education in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training where he earned his bachelor’s degree from Nova Southeastern University.
Andres worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in South Florida, who is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the leading children’s hospital in Florida. Andres’s great attention to detail served multiple high schools advancing their sports medicine programs, creating policies and protocols to maintain the safety and overall wellbeing of all athletes, and delivering impeccable quality care. Andres’s talents do not stop with his athletes as he also took part in developing, delivering, and teaching a Sports Management and Safety program where high school students were able to catch a glimpse at a day in the life of an Athletic Trainer and learn many of the modalities he was using on the fields while gaining service hours towards their high school graduation. In addition to making an impact on the public-school system, Andres continued supporting high school athletes at Mater Academy whose basketball team was ranked in the top five in the state of Florida
Andres also served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the sports performance center Fast Twitch Training Center out of Miami where his mission was to reinvent the field of performance and athletic development through a relentless approach to innovation and application and with a strong commitment to culture. Andres worked with many top professional sports athletes ranging from Lawrence Guy from the New England patriots to Elvis Dumervil from the Baltimore Ravens.
Andres has continued to develop his skills by becoming dry needling certified, is a BLS instructor, and is in the process of completing his master’s in Applied Science with a concentration in Human Performance.
Contact Andres Gutierrez at: AGutierrez@CombineAcademy.com or at 704-909-0540.