Director of Sports Medicine & Head Athletic Trainer
Mike Frostad, 49, begins his first season with the Los Angeles Angels as the Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer after spending the previous four seasons as the assistant athletic trainer with the Atlanta Braves. This is Mike’s 11th Major League season, and 27th season overall in professional baseball. He spent 22 seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays, 6 of them as the Major League assistant athletic trainer. A Calgary native, Mike earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Calgary and is certified by the NATA in the U.S. and the CATA in Canada. He started his baseball career in 1996 with the St. Catharines Stompers (Short A) and made stops along the way in Medicine Hat Alberta, Hagerstown Maryland, and Dunedin Florida. Mike was named to the position of Minor League Medical Coordinator in 2005, a position he held until the 2010 season when he was appointed to Toronto as the Assistant Athletic Trainer. He returned to the role of Medical Coordinator in 2011 and 2012 before returning to Toronto. In 2004 and 2005 he won the Athletic Trainer of the Year Award for the Florida State League. In 2005 he was also the recipient of the Minor League Athletic Trainer of the Year Award. Mike was a member of the 2021 MLB Athletic Training Staff of the Year in Atlanta that also won the World Series. During the off season, Mike resides in Redcliff, Alberta with his wife, Candice.