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Scott Sheridan – Head Athletic Trainer

Scott was named the Phillies’ head athletic trainer on October 20, 2006. The 2015 season is his 14th with the Phillies and 10th as a major league athletic trainer. Previously, Scott was the coordinator of rehabilitation and minor league athletic trainers for the Phillies for four years (2003-06). A graduate of West Chester University and Neumann University, Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from West Chester in 1991 and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Neumann in 1998 and is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (1991) and American Physical Therapy Association (1998). In 2005, he attained certified strength and conditioning credentials from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Before joining the Phillies, Scott worked 11 years as a staff physical therapist/athletic trainer at Chester County Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy Associates) in West Chester, PA and served as adjunct faculty at Neumann for three years. Scott and his staff were the recipients of the 2009 Dick Martin Award, given to the best athletic training staff in baseball by Baseball Prospectus. Scott currently serves on the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society’s Electronic Medical Records and Medical Advisory Committees.Scott was born on October 29, 1969, in Seaford, Del. He and his wife, Deborah, live in West Chester, Pa. They have one son, Scott Michael (9/16/00) and one daughter, Emilee Lynn (8/1/03).

Shawn Fcasni – Asst. Athletic Trainer

Shawn was named the Phillies’ assistant athletic trainer in November 2011. The 2015 season is his 14th with the Phillies and fifth as a major league Athletic Trainer.  He served as Minor League Conditioning Coordinator from 2008-2011 and briefly as Minor League Athletic Training and Rehabilitation Coordinator before assuming his current role.  He began as an intern athletic trainer with The Phillies in 2001 and the Gulf Coast League Phillies in 2002.  Shawn was a minor league Athletic Trainer through 2007, including working as an Athletic Trainer for the Peoria Saguaros during the 2006 Arizona Fall League.  He earned bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from West Chester University and a Master of Health Science degree from Nova Southeastern University.  He is certified as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) and Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), with additional certifications as a Corrective Exercise Specialist (National Academy of Sports Medicine), Applied Functional Science (Gray Institute) and Upper Extremity Active Release Technique (ART).  Shawn was born on July 16, 1980 in Pt. Pleasant, NJ and resides in Sewell, NJ with his wife Shannon.  They have one son, Brandon and one daughter, Alyssa

Chris Mudd – Asst. Athletic Trainer

Chris was named the Phillies’ assistant athletic trainer in 2014. The 2015 season is his 13th with the Phillies organization and second with the Major League team. Prior to joining the Major League team, Chris served three seasons as athletic trainer for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies Triple-A affiliate. Chris began his career with the Phillies in 2004 with the Batavia Muckdogs and progressed through the minor leagues with stops in Lakewood (N.J.), Clearwater (Fla.), and Reading (Pa.). Chris was the athletic trainer for the 2006 South Atlantic League Champion Lakewood BlueClaws and 2007 Florida State League Champion Clearwater Threshers. Chris served with the Mesa SolarSox of the 2008 Arizona Fall League and with the Yaquis de Obregon of the Mexican Pacific League. He was named to the Eastern League All-Star Game staff in 2010. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Western Kentucky and master’s degree from Alabama. He is certified as an athletic trainer, corrective exercises specialist, certified ART provider (UE), certified functional range release upper limb provider and primal reflex release technique. Chris was born in Leitchfield, Ky., and resides in Elizabethtown, Ky., with his wife Carol. They have twin sons, Jonah and Jacob.