Lenny Currier will begin his 12th year in the role of Director of Sports Medicine for Villanova Athletics in 2014-15. In this position he is responsible for oversight of the Athletic Training and Strength & Conditioning staffs that serve Villanova's 24 varsity sports. He also serves as the athletic trainer for the Villanova Men's Lacrosse team that captured the 2013 BIG EAST regular season title.
Prior to coming to Villanova in 2003, Currier spent 14 years as an athletic trainer with two National Basketball Association franchises. From 1997-2003, he served in that capacity for the Philadelphia 76ers. He also served as the athletic trainer for the Orlando Magic from 1989-97. During his time in professional basketball, Currier twice served as an athletic trainer for the East at the NBA All-Star Game (1992 and 2002). In addition, he spent two summers as an athletic trainer with USA Basketball (1998-99) as pre-qualification for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
From 1985-88 he served as an athletic trainer in Albuquerque, N.M. with the Triple A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Currier is a native of Newburyport, Mass., who received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arizona State University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Arizona. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force who served a tour of duty in Vietnam. He makes his home in Philadelphia with his wife Lori and twin children, Brendan and Olivia (born in 2005).
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