In his capacity as head athletic trainer, Spanjer supervises six certified athletic trainers and two athletic training rooms, while overseeing policy and procedures development for the athletic training room in collaboration with staff, administration and physicians.
Spanjer came to Long Beach State after spending nearly seven years at Arizona State where he served as the primary athletic trainer for the men's basketball and men's and women's golf teams, as well as spending time working with the Sun Devils' track team from 2005 to 2006. Spanjer started his athletic training career as a graduate student at San Diego State where he spent two years (2000-2002). While at SDSU he was the head athletic trainer for the women's crew team, while assisting with the football program. After graduating from San Diego State, Spanjer spent one season (2002-03) at St. Joseph's College of New York where he worked directly with women's soccer, women's basketball and softball, and two years (2003-05) at LIU Brooklyn where he served as the primary athletic trainer for women's basketball, men's and women's track and field, and men's and women's soccer.
In addition to earning a Master of Arts from San Diego State in 2002, Spanjer graduated with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology in 1999.
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Player of the Week
Natalia Munoz Begins Season Unbeaten At UNLV Fall Invitational
Sophomore Natalia Munoz won the singles championship in the top flight of the UNLV Fall Invitational. Along the way Munoz picked up her first career win over a ranked opponent, defeating No. 83 Aiwen Zhu of UNLV in the semifinals, 6-1, 5-7, 7-6.
NEXT GAME: at All American Tournament, September 30-October 8
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Joe Fryer, Men's Golf