Director of Medical Services
Donohue, 64, will begin his 43rd consecutive season in the Yankees organization and second as the team’s Director of Medical Services in 2021. He served as the team’s Head Athletic Trainer for eight seasons (2012-19) after spending 26 years (1986-2011) as the Yankees’ Assistant Athletic Trainer under Gene Monahan, during which time he shared MLB’s “Athletic Training Staff of the Year” honors in 1990 and 2010. In January 2020, he was inducted into the New York State Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame and in January 2018, he was named the winner of the “Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award” by the National Athletic Trainers Association. He began his athletic training career in 1979 at the Yankees’ Double-A West Haven affiliate before being promoted to Double-A Nashville (1980-81) and Triple-A Columbus (1982-85). Donohue is a 1974 graduate of Cardinal Spell- man High School in the Bronx and a 1979 graduate of the University of Louisville. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and on the organization’s public relations committee, and is also a member of the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association. Donohue and his wife, Paula, have two daughters, Shannon and Margaret.