Nathan Peck

ATC | Athletic Training Intern

Nathan Peck joined the Stanford Athletic Training staff in July of 2019 and is the Head Athletic Trainer for football.  Peck understands the multiple stressors the collegiate student-athlete endures on a daily basis to perform academically and athletically.  He is continually striving to provide the best healthcare to his student-athletes both mentally and physically.  Nathan enjoys taking his athletes through the rehabilitation process, seeing them overcome adversity and succeed as a student-athlete and person. Nathan most recently was the Head Athletic Trainer for the Orlando Apollos of The Alliance of American Football.  Peck was fortunate to work with college coaching legend Steve Spurrier for the second time in his career as the Apllos held the best record in the AAF at 7-1 before the league abruptly ended during the season.

Prior to the Orlando Apollos, for a short stint, Nathan was the Head Athletic Trainer at Windermere Preparatory School in Windermere Florida.  He moved to Florida after spending four seasons (2014-2017) as the Head Football Athletic Trainer at Appalachian State University.  While at App State the team won three straight bowl appearances (2015, 2016, 2017) and were Sunbelt Champions in 2016 and 2017.  Nathan was the Assistant Athletic Trainer for football at the University of South Carolina from 2009 to the summer of 2014 where he coordinated all rehabilitation and return to play progression.   During these years the Gamecocks were 49-17 including three 11-win seasons in 2011, 2012, 2013.  The Gamecocks had a bowl record of 3-2 over this span with wins over Wisconsin, Michigan and Nebraska, won the SEC East title in 2010, were 5-0 against rival Clemson University and finished in the Top 10 three times with the highest spot of fourth in 2013.  While at the University of South Carolina, Peck was the Therapeutic Rehabilitation Lab Instructor for the Athletic Training Program and taught Conditioning Methods in Athletic Performance for the school of Physical Education.

Peck was an athletic trainer at Rice University from 2006 to 2009.  During his time at Rice he worked with the 2007 College World Series participant baseball team, men’s basketball the next two seasons, and assisted with football all three years.  Prior to Rice University, Nathan was a Graduate Assistant at Long Beach State University in charge of the healthcare of the baseball team.  Nathan’s baseball experience began in 1999 with the Cape Cod Summer League Champions Cotuit Kettleers followed by a season internship with the Boston Red Sox AA team and 3 seasons as the athletic trainer for the Seattle Mariners High A team.  After the 2003 season Peck was the Head Athletic Trainer for the Cardenales de Lara of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League for one season.

Nathan, his wife Allison and their two children Skylar and Brooklyn are excited about reuniting with family in California.

EDUCATION:

  • Cal State Long Beach, MS of Kinesiology 2007
  • Northeastern University, BS of Athletic Training 1998

BOC CERTIFICATION: May 1999

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

  • CSCS through the NSCA
  • Graston Technique M1,
  • BLS through the American Red Cross

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • NATA Member in Good Standing
  • NSCA Member in Good Standing

CLINICAL SPECIALTIES/AREAS OF FOCUS/TRAINING:

  • Rehabilitation
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Return to Play Progression

HONORS/AWARDS:

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Throwing volume and effects of injury at the quarterback position.  Efficacy of rehabilitation/treatment volume and how it effects the healing process.

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS GIVEN:

  • 2015 Virginia Tech VT/COM Performance and Sports Medicine Symposium-Blacksburg, VAConcussion Baseline and Return to Play Policy
  • 2012 South Carolina Athletic Trainers Association State Meeting-Columbia, SCTransition From The Athletic Training Room To The Weight room
  • 2011 Southeastern Athletic Trainers Association Meeting-Atlanta, GACollegiate Football Player Os Acromiale
Stanford Sports Medicine