Andy Hosler enters his seventh season as an athletic trainer for the Predators, and first as head athletic trainer, in 2013-14. Hosler has been a certified athletic trainer for the last 10 years, eight of which have been spent in professional hockey.
Head Athletic Trainer
Prior to his move into the club’s head position, Hosler served as Nashville’s assistant athletic trainer for six seasons from 2007-13. Prior to joining the Predators, the Monroe, Mich., native spent two seasons as the head athletic trainer for the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL. Hosler earned a Masters Degree in Kinesiology at Michigan State University, while serving as a graduate assistant, working with the Spartan wrestling and football teams during the 2003-04 and 2004-05 seasons. Hosler earned his bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University, working across the athletic department spectrum from gymnastics to football.
Hosler is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and licensed Athletic Trainer through the state of Tennessee. He also holds a membership through the Professional Hockey Athletic Trainer’s Society.
Hosler resides in Franklin, Tenn., with his wife, Elizabeth and new born son, Henry.