David Zeis is serving as an athletic trainer on a U.S Men’s National Team for the first time.
Zeis recently completed his 11th season as head athletic trainer for the NHL’s Dallas Stars, a role he has held since 2007. Prior to that, he spent seven seasons as the head athletic trainer for the Columbia Inferno and Pee Dee Pride of the East Coast Hockey League.
Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association since 1995, Zeis is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Zeis earned a bachelor of science degree from SUNY Brockport in New York where he also played collegiate hockey. He also worked at University Sports Medicine at the University of Buffalo from 1993-95 as a clinical therapist and research coordinator.
Zeis and his wife, Michelle, live in Prosper, Texas, with their son, Brendon.