Athletic Trainer Bios
Philadelphia Phillies
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Head Athletic Trainer

Scott Sheridan

Scott was named the Phillies’ head athletic trainer on October 20, 2006. The 2017 season is his sixteenth with the Phillies and twelfth as a major league athletic trainer. Previously, Scott was the coordinator of rehabilitation and minor league athletic trainers for the Phillies for four years (2003-06). A graduate of West Chester University and Neumann University, Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from West Chester in 1991 and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Neumann in 1998 and is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (1991) and American Physical Therapy Association (1998). In 2005, he attained certified strength and conditioning credentials from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Before joining the Phillies, Scott worked 11 years as a staff physical therapist/athletic trainer at Chester County Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy Associates) in West Chester, PA and served as adjunct faculty at Neumann for three years. Scott and his staff were the recipients of the 2009 Dick Martin Award, given to the best athletic training staff in baseball by Baseball Prospectus. Scott currently serves on the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) Executive Board as National League Representative along with serving on the Electronic Medical Records and Medical Advisory Committees. Scott was born on October 29, 1969, in Seaford, Del. He and his wife, Deborah, live in West Chester, Pa. They have one son, Scott Michael and one daughter, Emilee Lynn.

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Asst. Athletic Trainer

Shawn Fcasni

Shawn Fcasni joined the Phillies’ major league training staff in November, 2011. 2018 is his seventh season as a Major League Athletic Trainer and his 16th in the organization. Prior to being named to his current position, Shawn spent four years (2008-11) as the Phillies minor league Conditioning Coordinator and had been promoted to the club’s minor league Athletic Training and Rehabilitation Coordinator at the end of the 2011 season. He worked as the Athletic Trainer for the Phillies’ minor league affiliates in Ottawa (AAA) in 2007 and Reading (AA) in 2006 and the same capacity for the Peoria Saguaros in the 2006 Arizona Fall League. He began his Phillies career as an intern athletic trainer, first with the Phillies in 2001 and then the Gulf Coast League Phillies (R) in 2002. Shawn earned his Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from West Chester University and his Master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University. He holds certifications as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (National Strength and Conditioning Association), Performance Enhancement Specialist and a Corrective Exercise Specialist (National Academy of Sports Medicine). Shawn was born in Point Pleasant, NJ, and currently resides in Sewell, NJ, with his wife Shannon, son Brandon, and daughter Alyssa.

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Asst. Athletic Trainer

Chris Mudd

Chris was named the Phillies’ assistant athletic trainer in 2014. The 2018 season is his 15th with the Phillies organization and fourth with the Major League team. Prior to joining the Major League team, Chris served three seasons as athletic trainer for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies Triple-A affiliate. Chris began his career with the Phillies in 2004 with the Batavia Muckdogs and progressed through the minor leagues with stops in Lakewood (N.J.), Clearwater (Fla.), and Reading (Pa.). Chris was the athletic trainer for the 2006 South Atlantic League Champion Lakewood BlueClaws and 2007 Florida State League Champion Clearwater Threshers. Chris served with the Mesa SolarSox of the 2008 Arizona Fall League and with the Yaquis de Obregon of the Mexican Pacific League. He was named to the Eastern League All-Star Game staff in 2010. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Western Kentucky and master’s degree from Alabama. He is certified as an athletic trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist (National Academy of Sports Medicine), certified ART provider (UE), certified functional range release upper limb provider and primal reflex release technique. Chris was born in Leitchfield, Ky., and resides in Elizabethtown, Ky., with his wife Carol. They have twin sons, Jonah and Jacob.