CHAMPIONS LUNCH w/ CASEY SMITH
Individual Tickets : $75.00
11:45Am Champions Lunch & Sports Discussion w/ Casey Smith
12:45pm Lunch concludes
1:30pm Shotgun Start
6:00pm Awards Reception
Historically this is the highlight of the PROs & JOEs. Our Champions lunch is a quick opportunity where our Honorary Host Casey Smith of the Dallas Mavericks welcomes us into their world. With the cameras off and the press corp gone, these intimate Q & A sessions gives our guests a new perspective on where the world of sports & celebrating men’s health collide.
The 2019 Champions Lunch will honor special guest, Casey Smith, Director of Player Health & Performance of the Dallas Mavericks. There are very few people like Casey in the Dallas area that understand the importance of Men’s Health and maximizing Peak Performance, let alone in the entire USA.
Background on Casey:
Prior to joining the Mavericks, Smith was a member of the sports medicine staff of the Phoenix Suns, where he was Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and Assistant Athletic Trainer from 2000-2004. He is a graduate of West Virginia University with a Master’s of Science in athletic training, and he received his Bachelor’s Degree in exercise science from Arizona State University in 1992.
Smith has served as athletic trainer for the USA Men’s Senior National Basketball Team from 2005 through 2012, including the gold-medal-winning teams at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2010 FIBA Championships and 2012 London Olympics. Casey also served as a member of the United States Olympic medical staff as the athletic trainer for boxing at the 2004 Athens, Greece Olympics. Casey has served a variety of positions one the NBATA’s Executive Committee including Chairman from 2011-2013.
Casey became interested in athletic training while a student at Wellston High School in Wellston, Ohio where as a high school sophomore he successfully petitioned the school board to add a certified athletic trainer from the graduate program at nearby Ohio University. That addition was in the summer of 1985 and is a position that is still utilized at the school today.