Athletic Trainer Bios
Texas Rangers
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Sr. Director of Medical Operations

Jamie Reed

Jamie Reed, 57, is entering his 15th season with the Texas Rangers organization. From 1997 to 2002, Reed was head athletic trainer for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He also was the assistant athletic trainer for the Baltimore Orioles from 1989 to 1996. While at the Orioles, Reed shared “Major League Baseball Athletic Training Staff of the Year” honors in 1995 with Richie Bancells. Prior to his Major League appointment in 1989, Reed spent seven sea- sons in the Orioles’ Minor League system with teams in Bluefield (Rookie League), Hagerstown (Class A), Charlotte (Class AA) and Rochester (Class AAA). Reed is a former American League assistant athletic trainer representative on the PBATS Executive Commit- tee. He spoke at MLB’s 1999 Rookie Development Program. In December 2003 Reed traveled to Japan to address the Japanese Professional Baseball Athletics Trainers Society (JPBATS). He also served as one of the athletic trainer’s for the 2006 Japan All-Star trip. He has been selected as American League All-Star athletic trainer for both the 2000 and 2008 teams. In December 2001, he was selected by his peers as the new president of PBATS, and was re-elected to the position in 2003 and again in 2005. He also served on the Board as Immediate Past President until 2013. A native of Annapolis, MD., Reed served as athletic trainer for the U.S. Naval Academy’s football and basketball teams from 1982 to 1984, and again in 1988.Reed co-chairs the Red Romo Scholarship that provides the expenses to pay for an extra athletic trainer for the Naval Academy Sports Program. Reed lives in Grand Prairie, Texas, with his wife Jean. They have three children and seven grandchildren that all live in Texas.

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Head Athletic Trainer

Kevin Harmon

Kevin Harmon, 55, is in his 16th year with the Texas Rangers organization and his fifth as head athletic trainer. Harmon’s career started with the Atlanta Class-A Sumter Braves (1986-1987) and then the Atlanta Class-A Durham Bulls (1988-1990). In 1991 he was a Clinical and Outreach Athletic Trainer in Ypsilanti, Mich., then moved to the Baltimore Orioles Class AA Hagerstown Suns in 1992, followed by a four year stay (1993-1996) with the Baltimore Orioles Class AAA Rochester Red Wings, and then in 1997 was the Minor League Coordinator for the Baltimore Orioles. From 1998-2000 Harmon was the Major League S&C Coordinator for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and in 2001 was their Minor League S&C Coordinator. He was Minor League Medical and Strength Coordinator from 2003-2004 for the Texas Rangers and was promoted to major league assistant athletic trainer in 2005. Born in Battle Creek, Mich., Harmon now resides in Mansfield, TX with his wife Melony. They have 2 children, Madison and Gage.

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Asst. Athletic Trainer

Matt Lucero

Matt Lucero, 47, will be entering his 12th season with the Texas Rangers organization. He was the Minor League Rehabilitation Coordinator in 2006, the Minor League Medical Coordinator from 2007 – 2010, and was added to the Major League staff prior to the 2011 season. Lucero’s career began with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays Rookie team in Princeton, West Vir- ginia (1999), followed by the Rays Class A Charleston Riverdogs (2000), Rays High A Bakersfield Blaze (2001 and 2002), Rays Double A Orlando Rays (2003), and Rays Double A Montgomery Biscuits (2004 and 2005). He is a graduate of New Mexico State University where he obtained a BS in Athletic Training education. Born in Fairview, NM., Lucero now resides in Grapevine, Texas with his wife Regina and their children Madyson (11) and Andres (9), and Max (5).