Meet the Staff of Texas Health Sports Medicine
Jonathan Hancock, MA, ATC
Athletic Trainer - Business Relations (Concussions)
Jonathan Hancock holds a bachelor's degree in exercise, sports and health studies from the University of Texas at Arlington and will receive master's degree in applied cognition and neuroscience from the University of Texas at Dallas in December 2018. Jonathan grew up playing competitive soccer, baseball, and football. As an athletic trainer, Jonathan enjoys working with athletes from a variety of sports. Before joining Texas Health Sports Medicine, Jonathan worked as a rehabilitation coordinator at Colorado College and Rocky Mountain Rehabilitation in Colorado Springs. His affiliations and memberships include the National Athletic Trainers Association, Southwest Athletic Trainers Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and North Texas Athletic Trainer Society.
Chris Hall, MA, AT, LAT, ATC
Athletic Trainer - Business Relations
Business Development Manager
Chris joined Texas Health Sports Medicine in 2015 after spending 30 years on staff at TCU. His administrative duties included the budgetary oversight of the Athletic Training: Sports Medicine area, maintenance of the universities 4 Sports Medicine facilities located on campus and coordinating the medical coverage for all of the 450+ student-athletes within the Athletic Department.
Additionally, he also was in charge of handling the day to day operations of the Physician Suite operated in conjunction with members of the John Peter Smith Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. Hall, who became just the second Director of Sports Medicine in TCU’s history in 2003, played a role in the ongoing development and educational instruction within the Athletic Training Education Program while at TCU. He is an active member in the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) and the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association (SWATA).
Texas Health Sports Medicine is pleased to provide elite sports medicine services for Solar Soccer Club. The comprehensive medical care provided by Texas Health Sports Medicine involves many services available to your team and athletes.
Athletic Trainers on site at every home Solar Elite Games. Athletic Trainers are available 1 hour prior to each game. These Athletic Trainers are there to prevent, evaluate, and treat injuries. This includes any injury, even if an injury occurred outside of Solar SC.
What if I have an Injury? -Contact a Texas Health Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer and they can help guide you through the process of getting to see one of our Sports Medicine Physicians right away. Individual appointments are made through your family’s private insurance. Appointments will be expedited with little wait time.
FREE Physician Injury Clinics - These times and locations will be sent to the team managers and coaches once they are available. These clinics are FREE and designed to assess acute injuries (within the last week).
Texas Health Sports Medicine Concussion Oversight- Our staff is there to support the Concussion Policy of the leagues and to assist in navigating this process. This involves a safe and gradual return to sport and to school. Please contact our Business Relations Specialist who oversees our Concussion Program, Jonathan Hancock, (719) 229-8358, JonathanHancock@TexasHealth.org
FREE Coaches Concussion Training- We have a FREE course that will provide a certificate upon completion so that coaches/managers/parents can better understand concussion injuries and the process involved in returning athletes to school and to play.
Sports Nutrition Services to fit your needs- We offer team sports nutrition talks for coaches, parents, and players covering menu development and recommendations for pregame meals, postgame meals, and game fueling. To address individual nutrition needs we offer individualized nutrition sessions, meal plans and education to meet your schedule, goals and food preferences.
What if I need Physical Therapy? -Not at the top of your game? We want you to be the best you can be, on and off the field of play. The staff at all Texas Health Sports Medicine facilities will work with you and your goals to provide insight into how to get you back into the game (A physical therapy prescription is required from a doctor for insurance to cover physical therapy).