Asst. Athletic Trainer
Tony Leo, 47, is entering his first season with Pittsburgh Pirates as the Assistant Athletic Trainer. Prior to joining the Pirates, he spent the 2020 season with the Oakland Athletics as their Infection Control and Prevention Coordinator. He began his baseball career spending 23 years with the Minnesota Twins. With the Twins, he was the Head Athletic Trainer (2018- 19), Assistant Athletic Trainer (2011-17) and spent 13 years in their minor league system beginning his career as an intern Athletic Trainer with the GCL Twins in 1997. During the next 13 years he made stops throughout the Twins System at short-season Elizabethton (1998-99), single-A Quad Cities (2000-01), double-A New Britain (2002-04), and triple-A Rochester (2005-10). In 2003 he was selected to the Eastern League All-Star Game and in 2009 represented the International League in the AAA All-Star game. Tony is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and is also a Fellow of Applied Functional Science thru the Grey Institute. Leo, a native of Salem, OH, resides in Schaumburg, IL with his wife Jennifer and daughter Olivia.