Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Jose Fonseca is in his seventh year as basketball athletic trainer at Duke University. Fonseca arrived at Duke after spending two seasons in a similar role at University of Nebraska, where he also assisted with the Cornhuskers’ nationally-ranked football program. Prior to Nebraska, he was the athletic trainer for men’s basketball and baseball at East Tennessee State University from 1999-2002.
Originally from San Salvador, El Salvador, Fonseca earned a B.S. degree in exercise and sports science with an emphasis in athletic training at The Pennsylvania State University in 1997. He returned to Penn State to earn his master’s degree in kinesiology in 1999.
He is married to the former Janna Cinnamon of Omaha, Neb. The couple has one son, Pedro “Pete” and a daughter, Alexis, born Oct. 1, 2010.