Asst. Athletic Trainer
Lee Meyer joined the Astros Major League staff as an assistant athletic trainer prior to the 2019 season. For his effort last season, Meyer, was named the Pacific Coast League Athletic Trainer of the Year, an award that’s given out by PBATS (Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society) and voted on by training staffs from throughout the Triple A league. Meyer originally joined the Houston organization in 2017, serving as the club’s athletic trainer with the Triple A, Fresno, affiliate for two years. Prior to joining the Astros, Meyer spent seven seasons as a minor league athletic trainer in the New York Yankees organization. Meyer began his career as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Minnesota State University, Mankato (2009-10), before spending his time with the Yankees as the athletic trainer at Rookie Level Staten Island (2010), Class A Charleston (2011), Class A Advanced Tampa (2012-13). He then spent three seasons (2014-16) in Trenton serving as the Double A athletic trainer for the Yankees. In addition to his regular season duties, Meyer served as an athletic trainer in the Arizona Fall League with the Scottsdale Scorpions in 2013. Meyer also headed south to Venezuela for three Winter League baseball seasons serving as the head athletic trainer with the Cardenales de Lara during the 2014-16 seasons. Meyer graduated from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and a minor in Spanish. Meyer has previously interned with the Pittsburgh Pirates (2009), Colorado Rockies (2007), Indianapolis Colts (2007), and the Oaxaca Guerreros of the Mexican Baseball League (2006). He completed IRONMAN Louisville in 2016, is an avid outdoorsman, and aspires to continue furthering his philanthropy work. He also holds a Master’s degree in Sport Management from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Meyer is from Beaver, Wisconsin and resides in Houston, Texas with his fiancé Claudia and dog Lambeau.