iTPA Member Spotlight: Yusuke Sugao, CTPS
Yusuke Sugao, CTPS
Yusuke Sugao, MS, ATC, CSCS, CTPS.
Yusuke Sugao has worked as an certified athletic trainer (NATA-ATC), a strength conditioning specialist (NSCA-CSCS), and a tennis coach in Japan. I am the owner at Sugao Athletic Training Center (S.A.T.C) in Tokyo, Japan. I started playing tennis when I was 10-years-old, and had participated in tennis tournaments in Japan by 18. After graduating from high school, I moved to U.S.A. to learn athletic training. I graduated from Azusa Pacific University for the BA degree and from West Virginia Wesleyan College for the MS degree. After I was back in Japan, I founded S.A.T.C in 2011. I have given injury prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, conditioning, physical training, and tennis performance programs there for patients/injured athletes/tennis athletes. Tachikawa Junior tennis academy is one of my work places, and I have worked as an athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist for junior tennis players who would like to be a professional tennis players in the future.