Sergio Ibarra arrived at San Diego State ahead of the 2016-17 academic year as an associate athletic trainer with his primary focus on men's basketball and men's golf.
Ibarra handles all the medical needs for the men's basketball squad throughout the year. He also supervises and coordinates all rehabilitative efforts in case of injury.
A certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), Ibarra comes to the Aztecs from his most recent stop as the head athletic trainer of the New York Cosmos Soccer Club, a North American Soccer League (NASL) team, in Uniondale, N.Y.
Ibarra has extensive collegiate experience with stops at the University of Bridgeport, Hofstra University, Westmont College, Elmira College and Santa Barbara City College.
Along the way, Ibarra has also gained clinical experience throughout the state of New York and in California, more specifically Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties.
A former student-athlete himself, Ibarra was a four-year lacrosse player at Alfred University in Alfred, N.Y., where he ultimately earned his bachelor's degree in athletic training, exercise science in 2006. On his way to obtaining his degree, Ibarra was a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and president of the Athletic Training Club in 2004-05.
From Alfred, Ibarra went 75 miles east to Elmira College in Elmira, New York where he successfully worked toward and obtained his master's degree in health service management in 2010.
Associate Athletic Trainer
Alfred University '06 - B.S. - Athletic Training, Exercise Science
Elmira College '10 - M.S. - Health Service Management
As of Aug. 3, 2017