Asst. Athletic Trainer
Kevin (Otis) Fitzgerald is in his 5th year as the Pirates Physical Therapist. He joined the organization on January 5, 2016. A native of Pittsburgh, Fitzgerald is a 1988 graduate of Central Catholic High School. He also graduated from Penn State in 1993 with a BS degree in Kinesiology/Athletic Training. Fitzgerald spent three years (1993-1995) in Port St. Lucie, FL, with the Joyner Sports medicine Institute, where he worked closely with the New York Mets. He also worked as the Athletic Training Outreach Coordinator in Altoona, PA, from 1995- 1997 and spent four years (1997-2000) as the Clinical Athletic Trainer with Kentucky Sports medicine in Lexington. Otis received a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Kentucky in 2000 before working as the Director of Physical Therapy University Ortho in State College, PA until 2002. From 2002 to 2004, Fitzgerald worked as the Center Manager for Drayer Physical Therapy in Roaring Spring/Altoona, PA, prior to serving as the Regional Vice President for Pittsburgh/Central PA, West Virginia and Georgia from 2005 to 2015. Fitzgerald currently resides in Shadyside, PA, with his wife Amy and two children; Maren Shea (9) and Josh Gibson (6).