Catherine Chua

Rapids 2 Head Athletic Trainer

Catherine Chua joined the Colorado Rapids in 2024 as the head athletic trainer for Rapids 2. As an athletic trainer, Chua will design injury risk reduction protocols and rehabilitation programs to ensure performance, health and safety to all Rapids 2 players.

Before joining the Rapids, Chua served as the academy athletic trainer at FC Dallas where she led all rehabilitation programs, injury risk reduction protocols, sport science initiatives and return to play protocols. She also has experience as a network professional with the U.S. Men’s Youth National Team, Division 1 soccer and ECNL.

Chua holds a sports manual therapy certification along with dry needling certification from the Institute of Athlete Regeneration. She graduated from Saint Louis University in 2019 with both a Bachelor of Science in exercise science and a master's degree in athletic training.

Originally from Tucson, Arizona, Chua now resides in Denver with her dog Bear.