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Lake Washington High School

Athletic Trainer

Delaney Farmer, Athletic Trainer, LWSD
Delaney Farmer, LAT, LMT, ATC

Licensed Athletic Trainer
Licensed Massage Therapist

Washington State Credential # A160047875






Delaney Farmer is a Board Certified, Licensed Athletic Trainer and Licensed Massage Therapist who practices in Bellevue, WA. Having graduated from Seattle Massage School back in 1997, he wanted to pursue massage to help develop his hands on skill with injury care. In 2007, Delaney graduated from Washington State University with his degree in Kinesiology with the emphasis in Athletic Training. During his time at WSU (as a Student Athletic Trainer), in assistance with his schooling, he utilized is massage skills to work with the various sports teams such as Men’s Basketball, Men’s Baseball, and Women’s Swimming.


Post college, Delaney moved to the Bellevue area where he was hired on with a local physical therapy clinic working with rehabilitation and clinic work. In conjunction with the clinic, Delaney provided athletic training services to a local PDL/college level soccer team, the Seattle Wolves.


Apon his arrival to the Seattle area, Delaney also got involved working as an independent contractor with the WNBA Seattle Storm as their Team Massage Therapist and ist still working with them from time to time.


In 2010, Delaney joined the medical staff for the MLS Seattle Sounders. From 2011-2016 Delaney altered his position and became an independent contractor working closely with the medical team providing Athletic Training and Massage Therapy services.


Since 2012, Delaney spends his summer months traveling and working with USATF & USA Diving. In 2016, he traveled to Colorado Springs and provided Athletic Training and Massage Therapy services for his USOTC (US Olympic Training Center) medical rotation. 


Outside of professional sports, Delaney currently works as the  Athletic Trainer for Lake Washington High School providing injury care and management to all of the after-school intercollegiate sports programs. Delaney is also the owner of PRM Sports Therapy (Sports Massage Therapy) where he practices in Bellevue, WA.

Having provided services to the weekend warrior, high school, college, professional and Olympic level athletes, Delaney finds the combination of his massage & athletic training skills provides an optimal balance to help fulfill the treatment and rehabilitative needs for all of his clients, no matter what level they perform at.




Lake Washington High School  (2011-Present)                                                                                 
- Cover all Interscholastic Sport Programs

         - Oversee daily operations of all Athletic Training Services at LWHS                   

PRM Sports Therapy  (2011-Present)                                                                             

     - Massage Therapist/Athletic Trainer – Business Owner

Seattle Sounders FC  (2010-2016)  *2016 MLS Champions                                                                                

     - Massage Therapist for the Seattle Sounders MLS Soccer Club
     - Provide therapeutic massage sessions post-practice sessions
     - Provide game day massage sessions

Seattle Storm WNBA Basketball  (2008-Present)                                                                

     - Massage Therapist for the Seattle Storm Women’s Basketball Team


Sports Massage Education  (2012-Present)                                                                                

     - Co-Educator; developer and owner of this course

         -  Teach continuing education in “Sports Massage”
          -  Two days, 16-hour course


Sammamish High School  (2008-2010)                                                                          

     - Cover all Interscholastic Sport Programs

         -  Oversee daily operations of all Athletic Training Services at SHS



Seattle Massage School

Graduated 1997
1000 Hour Program


Washington State University

B.S Degree in Kinesiology with an Emphasis in Athletic Training

Certified Athletic Trainer 
Board of Certification (BOC) Certified





Active Release Technique - Lower Body (ART)

Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST-1&2)

RockTape - FMT 1&2; PMT

RockTape - RockBlade IASTM
RockTape - Rockblade/Mohawk Advance Course

Mulligans Technique - Lower Quadrant

United States Olympic Training Center (USOTC)



Co-Educator in teaching Sports Massage Education Courses
16 Hour Course



- 2018 IAAF Track & Field Jr. World Championships

- 2018 FINA USA Diving Jr. World Championships

- 2017 70.3 Ironman World Championships; Chattanooga, TN

- 2017 IAAF Track & Field World Championships; London

- 2017 FINA Diving World Championships; Budapest

- 2016 Ultimate Frisbee World Championships; London

- 2016 Track & Field World Indoor Championships; Portland Oregon

- 2015 USATF Youth World Championships; Cali, Colombia

- 2014 FINA USA Junior Diving World Championships; Penza, Russia 

- 2014 USA Track and Field Team; IAAF Junior World Championships; Eugene, Oregon




- 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships; Des Moine, IA

- 2018 USATF Indoor Championships; Albuquerque, NM
- 2017 USATF Indoor Championships; Albuquerque, NM

- 2016 USATF Indoor Championships; Portland, Oregon

- 2015 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championship; Eugene, Oregon




- 2016 Track & Field Olympic Trials; Head Athletic Trainer (TrackTown USA); Eugene, OR

- 2012 Co-Coordinator for Massage Team for the USA Men's/Women's Olympic Diving Team Trials; Federal Way, WA

- 2012 USA Men's/Women's Olympic Track & Field Team Trials; Eugene, OR

- 2004 Massage Therapist, USA Men’s and Women’s Olympic Dive Team Trials; St. Peters, MO 

- 2004 Massage Therapist, USA Men’s and Women’s Olympic Triathlon Team Trials; Bellingham, WA




- 2018 Pole Vault Summit

- 2017 USATF Prefontaine Classic

- 2016 USATF Thorpe Cup, Medical Team




- 2018 USA Dive Team: FINA World Series (Rockstock, Germany)

- 2015 USA National Dive Championships - Head Athletic Trainer
- 2014 USA National Dive Championships - Head Athletic Trainer

- 2014 USA Dive Team: FINA World Series (Windsor, ON)




- MLS SEATTLE SOUNDERS: 2010-2016 (*2016 MLS Champions)

- WNBA Seattle Storm: 2008-2017 (*2010 WNBA Champions)





- 2018 PAC12 Women's Basketball Tournament

- 2017 Site Athletic Trainer for the PAC12 Men's Swim Tournament

- 2015 Site Athletic Trainer for the PAC12 Men's Swim Tournament

- 2015 PAC12 Women's Basketball Tournament

- 2014 Site Athletic Trainer for the PAC12 Men's Swim Tournament

- 2014 PAC12 Women's Basketball Tournament

- 2013 Site Athletic Trainer for the PAC12 Men's Swim Tournament

- 2013 PAC12 Women's Basketball Tournament

- 2012 Co-Coordinator for Sports Massage Team; Optimal Performance Squad Training Camp, Diving

- 2011 Massage Therapist: NCAA Swim Championships




- 2010-2016 Massage Therapist for the MLS Seattle Sounders (2016 MLS Champions)

- 2015 US Open Athletic Trainer
- 2013 Site Athletic Trainer Olympic Peak Cross Country Camp

- 2012 DiskNW Seattle Youth Ultimate Frisbee Camp

- 2012 Site Athletic Trainer Olympic Peak Cross Country Camp

- 2011 DiskNW Seattle Youth Ultimate Frisbee Camp
- 2010 High School Cross Country Camp
- 2008-10 Athletic Trainer for Sammamish High School - Bellevue School District
- 2009 Intern Athletic Trainer for the WNBA Seattle Storm
- 2009 Athletic Trainer for the Seattle Wolves Soccer Club (USL-PDL Division)
- 2009 Washington Games - COPA Soccer Tournament
- 2009 DiskNW Seattle Youth Ultimate Frisbee Camp
- 2009 Washington Games - Basketball Tournament
- 2009 DiscNW Seattle Youth Ultimate Frisbee Camp
- 2008 Copa Soccer Academy Tournament - Starfire
- 2008 Washington Games - Basketball Tournament 
- 2007 Athletic Trainer for Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) Tour in Spokane, WA.
- 2006 Athletic Training Student Intern for the Spokane Shock, Div II Arena Football Team

- 2005 Medical Staff Member of the USA Rugby Nationals 7

- 2004 Washington Sports Massage Team (Massage Coordinator) for Spokane, WA Hoopfest

- 2003 Sports Massage Therapist for the Ski to Sea Event




What is an Athletic Trainer


The Certified Athletic Trainer is a highly educated and skilled professional specializing in athletic health care. In cooperation with physicians and other allied health personnel, the athletic trainer functions as an integral member of the athletic health care team in secondary schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics, professional sports programs and other athletic health care settings.

Education of an Athletic Trainer


Certified athletic trainers have, at minimum, a bachelor's degree, which more and more are going the Masters route, usually in athletic training, health, physical education or exercise science. In addition, athletic trainers study human anatomy, human physiology, biomechanics, exercise physiology, athletic training, nutrition and psychology/counseling. Certified athletic trainers also participate in extensive clinical affiliations with athletic teams under appropriate supervision.



Certified athletic trainers have fulfilled the requirements for certification established by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification, Inc. (NATABOC). The certification examination administered by NATABOC consists of a written portion with multiple choice questions; a practical section that evaluates the psychomotor skill components of the domains within athletic training; and a written simulation test, consisting of athletic training related situations designed to approximate real-life decision making. This last portion of the test evaluates athletic trainers' ability to resolve cases similar to those they might encounter in actual practice. The examination covers a variety of topics within the six domains of athletic training:


  • Prevention of athletic injuries

  • Recognition, evaluation and immediate care of athletic injuries

  • Rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries

  • Health care administration

  • Professional development and responsibility


  Once athletic trainers pass the certification examination proving skills and knowledge within each of the five domains, they use the

  designation "ATC."

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