Heather Swanson is in her sixth year as an athletic trainer at Sacramento State and has worked with women's basketball in each of those seasons.
In addition to traveling with the women's basketball team, she oversees the Yosemite Hall training room, which supports women's basketball, men's basketball, men's soccer, women's soccer, gymnastics and volleyball.
Swanson is also a professor in the kinesiology department at Sacramento State and is a clincal instructor for undergrad and graduate athletic trainers. She is also an active member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.
Swanson graduated from Sacramento State in 2004 with a degree in kinesiology and received a master's in sports performance from her alma mater in 2009. The native of Valencia, Calif., has a daughter, Brooke, who was born in 2011.