Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jacob Newburn, 41, is joining the Texas Rangers medical staff for his fifth season in MLB, his 18th season overall with the organization. Newburn began his baseball career in Spokane (2006-2007), making stops in Clinton, Iowa (Low-A, 2008), Bakersfield (High-A, 2009-2010), Hickory (Low-A, 2011-2013), Myrtle Beach (High-A, 2014), High Desert (High-A, 2015), and Frisco (2016-2018), where he was voted Texas League Athletic Trainer of the Year (2018), before reaching his current post. Following the 2018 season he was promoted to the Rehabilitation Coordinator before later being promoted once more to the Major league Assistant Athletic Trainer. He received his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from the University of Tulsa and his Masters of Science in Kinesiology from UNLV. Born in Richardson, TX, Newburn now resides in Dallas, TX with his wife, Jami Jack.