Athletic Trainer Bios
San Diego Padres
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Head Athletic Trainer

Mark Rogow

Mark Rogow, 48, enters his third season with the Padres as their Head Athletic Trainer. Mark joined the Padres after five years with the United States Department of Defense, serving as Sports Medicine Program Manager for the Naval Special Warfare (Navy SEALS) at NSW Group 1 – NAB Coronado. In his previous position he helped oversee the clinic operation that was responsible for providing musculoskeletal care and rehabilitation for SEAL Teams 1, 3, 5 and 7, as well as several other large commands that helped support the SEAL Teams. Prior to working for the D.O.D., Mark spent 20 years working in professional baseball, most recently as the Minor League Medical Coordinator for the New York Mets for five seasons (2006-10). Prior to the Mets, he worked for the Pittsburgh Pirates organization from 1991-2005 in various capacities…he was a 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 was voted by their peers as Major League Athletic Training Staff of the Year. Prior to being promoted to 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 with honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences in 1991 and earned his certification in massage therapy from the Florida School of Massage in 1991. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Mark resides in Carlsbad, Calif with his wife, Cheryl, and their three children, Spencer, Preston and Hayden.

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Asst. Athletic Trainer

Paul Navarro

At age 44, Paul is in his 18th year as a professional baseball athletic trainer. He began his career in 2000 with the Padres in the Arizona Rookie League. From 2001 through 2003 Paul served in the Pioneer League with the Idaho Falls Padres and then moved to the Midwest Leagues Fort Wayne Wizards in 2004 and 2005. Prior to his career in professional baseball Paul distinguished himself with the West-Star Physical Therapy Group in Orange County California, and, graduated in 1994, from the University of La Verne with a B.S. Paul is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a certified strength and Conditioning specialist. He enjoys mountain biking, running long distance and music. Paul and his wife Rosalie live in Chino Hills California with their three sons Paul, Colin and Cade.

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Asst. Athletic Trainer

Will Sinon

Will Sinon, 43, enters his 21st season with the Padres organization and his 4th season with the Major League staff. He served the previous eight seasons with Single-A Lake Elsinore as athletic trainer, where he earned California League Trainer of the Year honors for the 2008 campaign. Will spent the 2006 season as athletic trainer at Triple-A Portland and served in the same capacity for Double-A Mobile from 2003- 05, earning Southern League Trainer of the Year honors in 2003. Will joined the Padres or- ganization in 1998 as athletic trainer at Rookie-level Peoria and held that position through the 1999 season…also served as athletic trainer for the Pioneer League Champion Idaho Falls club in 2000 and Single-A Fort Wayne from 2001-02. Will is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of La Verne. Will is an avid golfer in his spare time. Sinon and his wife, Amy, daughter, Emily, and son, Matthew, reside in Ladera Ranch, Calif.