Nick Kenney, 44, is entering his seventh season as head athletic trainer with the Kansas City Royals. He had spent the previous five years as the assistant athletic trainer with the Cleveland Indians after two years with the Cincinnati Reds. Kenney was the American League host for the 2012 MLB All-Star game. Prior to working in baseball, Kenney spent seven years as an athletic trainer with the Cincinnati Cyclones of the International Hockey League. The Wilmington, Ohio, native and Wilmington College graduate also worked from 2000 to 2002 as the program manager of sports medicine for TriHealth in Cincinnati. When not working, Kenney enjoys lifting weights and fishing. He lives in Overland Park, KS with wife, Patty, and their children, Paige, Colin, Nathan, and Madison.