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St. Louis Cardinals

Adam Olsen – Head Athletic Trainer

Adam begins his first season as Head Athletic Trainer of the St. Louis Cardinals after completing six seasons as their Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist. Prior to his time in St. Louis, he served for four seasons as the Medical/Rehab Coordinator for the Cardinals out of their Spring Training Complex in Jupiter, Florida. Olsen is a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin and is a graduate of Auburn University where he earned his Athletic Training Certification. Olsen worked as an athletic trainer for Disney’s Wide World of Sports and Wildwood High School in the Orlando area before returning to school for his Master’s in Physical Therapy from The University of Wisconsin – Madison. Following graduation, Olsen completed a post-professional Sports Physical Therapy Fellowship at Champion Sports Medicine and the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) under the direction of Dr. James Andrews and Kevin E. Wilk in Birmingham, Alabama. Olsen has completed training in Full-Body Active Release Techniques (ART) and is working through the Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) educational tract. Olsen, 38, and his wife, Amy, reside in St. Louis Hills with their daughters, Annabelle Frances (6) and Piper James (1), and their dog Bailey.

Chris Conroy – Asst. Athletic Trainer

Chris is entering his fourth season with the Cardinals major league staff, after 13 years in their minor league system.  Chris spent time with five different affiliates, including the Memphis Redbirds, where he spent 7 seasons.  During his minor league career, Chris was awarded with the Eastern League Athletic Trainer of the year, as well as the Pacific Coast League Athletic Trainer of the year.  Along with being a certified athletic trainer, he is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a performance enhancement specialist, a corrective exercise specialist, and is currently working on becoming a dynamic neuromuscular stabilization certified practitioner.  Born an Irish citizen, Chris was naturalized as a United States Citizen on July 3, 2010.  He and his wife Kristi, and two daughters Madelyn, and Cecelia reside in St Louis.

Jeremy Clipperton – Asst. Athletic Trainer

Jeremy is entering his fifth season in the Cardinals organization, his first as part of the major league staff after serving the last 4 seasons at AAA with the Memphis Redbirds. Before joining the Cardinals organization in 2012, Jeremy spent 11 years in the Seattle Mariners organization, including two in the PCL with the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers. He also spent time at 4 other affiliates in the Seattle Mariner farm system and had one year (2001) in the Northwest League with the Spokane Indians in the Kansas City Royals Organization. The Iowa native is a two-time award recipient, recognized by the Midwest League in 2006 and again in 2008 as the Minor League Athletic Trainer of the Year by the Professional Athletic Trainers Society, the highest Minor League award as the top athletic trainer in all of the Minor Leagues. He was also named the Southern League Trainer of the Year in 2008. Jeremy and his wife Jessica reside in Peoria, Ariz.