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Head Athletic Trainer

Lee Meyer

Lee has spent the previous five seasons with the Houston Astros organization, including the last three as a Major League Assistant Athletic Trainer. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Licensed Athletic Trainer, and a Certified Athletic Trainer. Meyer joined the Astros organization in 2017 following seven seasons with the New York Yankees as an athletic trainer in the club’s Minor League system. Lee also spent three off seasons as the Head Athletic Trainer for the Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan Winter League from 2014-16. Prior to landing a full-time position with the Yankees, Meyer held internships with the Colorado Rockies and Pittsburgh Pirates, as well as the Indianapolis Colts of the NFL and Walt Disney World. Lee enjoys the outdoors spending time hunting and fishing as well as exercising. He completed IRONMAN Louisville in 2016 and, along with his wife, has raised thousands of dollars in purpose of philanthropy work across the country and world.
Lee and his wife (Claudia) and son (Larry) along with dog (Lambeau) reside in Miramar, FL and spend the offseason between Beaver, WI and Florida.

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Asst. Athletic Trainer

Ben Potenziano

He spent 10 seasons as an Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 2011-20. He represented the Pirates as part of the National League athletic training staff at the 2014 All-Star Game in Minnesota. Prior to joining the Pirates, Potenziano spent eight seasons at the Major League level with the San Francisco Giants, the last seven as the club’s Strength and Conditioning Coach. Ben is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). He is originally from Portland Maine and resides in the off season resides in Tampa, FL. He has two grown children Ben and Olivia.

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Asst. Athletic Trainer

Rick Lembo

Rick Lembo will be entering his 4th year in MLB. He spent the last 19 years as the Director of Sports Medicine at the Sierra Pacific Orthopedic Center in Fresno, Calif. Rick has 10 years of baseball experience as an Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 2007-10 after serving as Head Athletic Trainer at the Minor League level with the Chicago Cubs (1994-97) and San Francisco Giants (1999-2003). He also served as an Athletic Trainer for the United States in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. Rick is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). He holds a license as a Physical Therapist Assistant and is Certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Rick is originally from Syracuse, NY; he and his family (wife Maria and daughter Allie) reside in Clovis, Ca.