Cleo Bates is entering his eighth season as massage therapist with the Dallas Stars. A graduate of the Texas Massage Institute and a state-licensed therapist, Bates has obtained certifications in several Active Release Technique which include Active Palpation with Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity & Spine. He is also trained in Eldoa, Myofascial Stretching, as well as Functional & Corrective Exercise. Bates has been a therapist in the Dallas area for the last 13 years helping both recreational and professional athletes. He and his wife, Stephanie, live in Carrollton.