Head Athletic Trainer
Mark Rogow, 53, enters his eighth season with the Padres as their Head Athletic Trainer. Mark joined the Padres after five years with the U.S. Dept. of Defense, serving as Sports Medicine Program Manager for Naval Special Warfare (Navy SEALs) Group 1 – NAB Coronado. Prior to working for the D.O.D., Mark spent 20 years working in professional baseball. He was the Minor League Medical Coordinator for the New York Mets for five seasons (2006-10) and prior to the Mets, he worked for the Pittsburgh Pirates organization from 1991-2005. He was the Pirates’ Major League Assistant Athletic Trainer and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for five seasons (2001-05) and in 2002 he and the Pirates’ Major League Athletic Training Staff were voted by their peers as Major League Athletic Training Staff of the Year. Prior to being with the major league club he served as their Minor League Athletic Training, Rehab, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for four seasons (1997-2000). He also served as their athletic trainer for the Carolina Mudcats (1996), Bradenton Pirates (1991-95) and in the offseason worked as an athletic trainer for the Chandler Diamondbacks (1994) in the Arizona Fall League and with the Honolulu Sharks (1996) of the Hawaiian Winter League. Mark graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Sciences. Mark resides in Carlsbad, Calif with his wife, Cheryl, and their three children, Spencer, Preston and Hayden.