POSITION: Athletic Trainer LEVEL OF POSITION: Rookie AZL ORGANIZATION: Padres JOB STATUS: Full-time CONTACT...
San Diego Padres
Mark Rogow – Head Athletic Trainer
Mark Rogow, 46, enters his first season with the Padres as their Head Athletic Trainer. Mark joins the Padres after five years with the United States Department of Defense, serving as Sports Medicine Program Manager for the Naval Special Warfare (Navy SEALS) at NSW Group 1 – NAB Coronado. In his previous position he helped oversee the clinic operation that was responsible for providing musculoskeletal care and rehabilitation for over 1,800 personnel which included SEAL Teams 1, 3, 5 and 7 as well as several other large commands that help support the SEAL Teams. Prior to working for the Department of Defense, Mark spent 20 years working in professional baseball, most recently as the Minor League Athletic Training and Medical Coordinator for the New York Mets for five seasons (2006-10). Prior to the Mets, he worked for the Pittsburgh Pirates organization from 1991-2005 in various capacities. Mark graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences in 1991 and earned his certification in massage therapy from the Florida School of Massage in 1991. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Mark resides in Carlsbad, Calif. with his wife, Cheryl, and their three children, Spencer, Preston and Hayden.
Paul Navarro – Asst. Athletic Trainer
At age 43, Paul is in his 17th year as a professional baseball athletic trainer. He began his career in 2000 with the Padres in the Arizona Rookie League. From 2001 through 2003 Paul served in the Pioneer League with the Idaho Falls Padres and then moved to the Midwest Leagues Fort Wayne Wizards in 2004 and 2005. Prior to his career in professional baseball Paul distinguished himself with the West-Star Physical Therapy Group in OrangeCounty California, and, graduated in 1994, from the University of La Verne with a B.S.. Paul is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a certified strength and Conditioning specialist. He enjoys mountain biking, running long distance and music. Paul and his wife Rosalie live in Chino Hills California with their three sons Paul, Colin and Cade.
Will Sinon – Asst. Athletic Trainer
Will Sinon, 41, enters his 19th season with the Padres organization and his second season with the Major League staff after joining the squad last season. He served the previous nine seasons with Single-A Lake Elsinore as athletic trainer, where he earned California League Trainer of the Year honors for the 2008 campaign. Will spent the 2006 season as athletic trainer at Triple-A Portland and served in the same capacity for Double-A Mobile from 2003-05, earning Southern League Trainer of the Year honors in 2003. Will joined the Padres organization in 1998 as athletic trainer at Rookie-level Peoria and held that position through the 1999 season…also served as athletic trainer for the Pioneer League Champion Idaho Falls club in 2000 and Single-A Fort Wayne from 2001-02. Will is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Earned his Bachelors degree from the University of La Verne. Will is an avid golfer in his spare time. Sinon and his wife, Amy, daughter, Emily, and son, Matthew, reside in Ladera Ranch, Calif.