Front Office

Chris Hanks
Head Athletic Trainer
Chris Hanks is in his first season as the Bears head athletic trainer after spending the previous 12 years as Chicago's assistant athletic trainer.

Prior to joining the Bears, Hanks spent 11 years at the University of Richmond, including his
final three and a half years (January of 1997 – June of 2000) as head athletic trainer. He joined Richmond in 1989 as a graduate assistant athletic trainer before being named to assistant athletic trainer in 1990.


Chris Hanks is in his first season as the Bears head athletic trainer after spending the previous 12 years as Chicago's assistant athletic trainer.

Prior to joining the Bears, Hanks spent 11 years at the University of Richmond, including his
final three and a half years (January of 1997 – June of 2000) as head athletic trainer. He joined Richmond in 1989 as a graduate assistant athletic trainer before being named to assistant athletic trainer in 1990.

Hanks received a Bachelor of Sciences degree from Ohio University and a Master of Sports
Management degree from Richmond.

Hanks, 44, was born in Pittsburgh, PA. He and his wife, Tracy, have two daughters, Clare
& Aerin.