Athletic Trainer Bios
Baltimore Red Sox
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Head Athletic Trainer

Brad Pearson

Brad, 37 enters his first season as a Head Athletic Trainer after serving as an assistant athletic trainer for the last four years. Prior to be an assistant athletic trainer in major league, he spent 9 seasons in the minor league system. Previously, Brad held the roll of Minor League Athletic Training Coordinator from 2008-2012. The Ludlow, VT native attended Springfield College (Springfield, MA) where he graduated with B.S. in Athletic Training and also attended the University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA) and graduated with M.S. in Exercise Science. He is certified through both the NATABOC and the NSCA respectively. Brad currently resides in Brookline, Mass. with his wife Candace.

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Asst. Athletic Trainer

Masai Takahashi

Masai, 40, is entering his 10th year as an assistant athletic trainer for the Red Sox after formerly serving as Head Athletic Trainer for the AA affiliate of the Red Sox in Portland, ME, and the A affiliate of the Sarasota Red Sox in Florida. The Tokyo, Japan native moved to Nevada in 1995, and attended UNLV for his BS and MS degrees. He enjoys cycling and photography in his spare time. Masai, his wife, Ayumi, and their twin sons, Kaisei and Shoei reside in Southborough, MA.

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Asst. Athletic Trainer

Paul Buccheit

Paul, 33, begins his first season with the Boston Red Sox after previously working for ten years in the Boston Red Sox Minor League system. He most previously served as Head Minor League Medical Coordinator for 2 years and before that he was Minor League Athletic Trainer Coordinator for 2 years. Paul is a Sioux City, IA native who attended Buena Vista University (Storm Lake, IA) where he received his B.A. in Athletic Training in 2004 and then attend Northern Iowa University (Cedar Falls, IA) where he graduated with a M.S. in Athletic Training in 2006. Paul currently resides in Ft. Myers, FL with his wife Allison and two sons Hayden and Noah.

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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Jon Jochim

Jon, 40 enters his first season as Assistant Athletic Trainer. Prior to being an assistant ath- letic trainer at the Major League level, he spent 14 seasons in the minor league system. Jon has held the role of AAA Athletic Trainer for 6 years and Senior Athletic Trainer for 1 year. The Mariah Hill, IN native attended DePauw University(Greencastle, IN) where he graduated with B.A. in Health and Physical Performance and also attended Indiana State University and graduated with M.S. in Athletic Training. He is certified through both the NATABOC and the NSCA respectively. Jon currently resides in Carmel, IN with his wife and 3 children.

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