James K. Hashimoto, ATC, MPT, CMTPT

“Hash” as he is known by most, earned his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Health Science along with his Athletic Training Certification from Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania. This was followed by his Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware.

Hash has had the opportunity to work and develop his expertise in a variety of professional environments prior to joining the Elite PT team.

In addition, Hash re-joined U.S. Soccer in the Fall of 2015 as the Head Athletic Trainer for the U.S. Mens National Soccer Team that is currently in the midst of World Cup Qualifying for the next World Cup to be held in Russia during the summer of 2018.  Hash had previously served as Head Athletic Trainer for the team from 1998 to 2008. Prior to that he was the Assistant Athletic Trainer under then Head Trainer and Elite PT partner Rudy Rudawsky from 1995 to 1998. During his tenure with the U.S. team he participated in three FIFA World Cups: 1998 Coupe du Monde in France; 2002 Korea & Japan, where the team had its most successful showing ever advancing to the quarterfinals; and 2006 in Germany.

Internationally, Hash has had the opportunity to serve as a consultant and Head Athletic Trainer for the Saudi Arabian National Soccer Team from 1994 to1995. This included the 1994 FIFA World Cup that was hosted in the USA, followed by a championship in the 1995 Gulf Cup that was held in the United Arab Emirates.

In 2006 and 2007 Hash had the pleasure of working as the personal physical therapist for then world ranked number two professional tennis player Maria Sharapova. During this time she was successful at winning her second Grand Slam title at the 2006 U.S. Open.

Other professional experiences include involvement with the U.S. Olympic Training Centers in both Chula Vista and Colorado Springs; teaching experiences at Delaware Technical and Community College and the University of Delaware; and work with other various organizations including the Life Rolls On foundation which strives to provide hope and is an advocate on behalf of young people whose lives have been affected by spinal cord injury (SCI).

Hash continues his involvement with U.S. Soccer and the Men’s National Team, as well as with various professional athletes as a consultant.

Hash resides in Wilmington, Delaware with his wife Lexie, daughter Keilani, son Noa, and their two dogs Kona and Mya.