Asst. Athletic Trainer
Brad LaRosa, 43, is entering his 2nd season as an Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Miami Marlins, after 17 years in the minor leagues. Brad spent time with three different organizations, the Florida Marlins (2003-2004), the St. Louis Cardinals (2005-2007) and the Oakland A’s (2008-2019). During his minor league career, LaRosa was honored by his peers as the Texas League Athletic Trainer of the Year in 2006 and 2007, while taking home PBATS Minor League Athletic Trainer of the year in 2007. He was also named the Pacific Coast League Athletic Trainer of the year in 2012, 2016 and 2019. Brad is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). LaRosa obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in kinesiology at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He and his wife Denise, and two daughters Lydia and Emma reside in Staunton, IL.