Kerry Gordon, ATC

Senior Head Therapist, Performance Medicine at Cirque du Soleil

    Kerry Gordon is currently the Senior Head Therapist of Professional Practice and Analytics for the Performance Medicine Department at Cirque du Soleil. She received her B.S. in Sports Injury Management from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1999 and her M.S. in Physical Education with a Concentration in Athletic Training in 2006 from the University of South Carolina.

    Throughout her 18 year career she has worked as an athletic trainer in various settings including the Performing Arts, Intercollegiate Athletics, and consulted with various teams in the National Football League. Since joining Cirque du Soleil in 2008, Kerry has worked in several capacities in the Performance Medicine Department which is responsible for the care, prevention, rehabilitation, and health care administration for performers at Cirque du Soleil.
    Kerry has guest lectured at multiple Universities, National and International Conferences, on a variety of topics including spine stabilization on unstable surfaces, rehabilitation post platelet-rich plasma therapy, and working in the performing arts. She has also been a guest for segments on CNN and “The Doctors”.

    Her passion is working with elite level athletes that are motivated to push the limits on human performance.