Support Staff

NAC is pleased to have the following professionals dedicated to helping our athletes achieve peak performance!

Casey White, PT, DPT, Cert MDT

Physiotherapist/Sports Injury Rehabilitation

STAR Physical Therapy Group

Casey grew up in St. Louis. She has always enjoyed swimming and took her talents to the University of Kentucky where she held two team records. After graduating, she continued her education by receiving a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Kentucky. Work brought her and her husband to Nashville where she has practiced PT for five years with STAR Physical Therapy. She is currently the Director of Physical Therapy at the White Bridge Road location. Through continuing education she had added another manual therapy certification and is working towards several more. She still enjoys swimming with the Nashville Aquatic Center’s Masters team along with other forms of exercise such as running and hiking. She has enjoyed being involved in swimming and looks forward to continuing her involvement in swimming with NAC.

Abbigail Prater MS, BCC

Nashville Mental Training

A​bbi Prater MS, BCC is a former All-American Division I swimmer. Her personal and professional experience in the sport of swimming gives NAC an additional edge when utilizing her services for sport psychology. Sport psychology is the education and assessment of the psychological aspects of sport which facilitates maximizing performance. Topics typically covered in sport psychology and performance coaching sessions are similar, but not limited to, the following:

  • Achieving Optimal Performance & Flow
  • College and Recruiting Game Plan
  • Conflict Resolution and Communication Skill Building
  • Energy & Anxiety Management
  • Focus & Concentration Control
  • Goal Setting
  • Imagery, Visualization & Mental Practice
  • Injury & Loss Recovery
  • Leadership Training
  • Mental Toughness
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivation and Confidence Building
  • Performance Enhancement Plan
  • Routine & Ritual Preparation
  • Self-Talk
  • Sport-School-Life Balance
  • Stress Management
  • Team Building & Cohesion
  • Time Management & Organization

Master your mental game by taking advantage of a complimentary session. Schedule yours here.


Competitive Team

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Masters Tri

Masters & Tri