A native of Chicago, Illinois Coach Yepez oversees the medical treatment, rehabilitation and pre-hab for all 14 Navarro Athletics sports programs. He joined the Vikings staff in the summer of 2019.
Coach Yepez received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana where he worked with Purdue's football, softball and tennis teams.
Coach Yepez also spent two summers as an athletic training intern with the San Diego Chargers during his time at Purdue. After completing his degree, Coach Yepez worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Central Michigan University's Wrestling team.
Following his stint with CMU Wrestling, Coach Yepez spent the 2016 season as a seasonal assistant athletic trainer for the New England Patriots where he was a member of the Super Bowl LI championship team. Coach Yepez enjoys weightlifting and training in mixed martial arts (muay thai and jiu-jitsu) in his free time.