Head Athletic Trainer
San Diego Padres
Mark Rogow, 46, enters his first season with the Padres as their Head Athletic Trainer. Mark joins 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 over 1,800 personnel which included SEAL Teams 1, 3, 5 and 7 as well as several other large commands that help support the SEAL Teams. Prior to working for the Department of Defense, Mark spent 20 years working in professional baseball, most recently as the Minor League Athletic Training and 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. 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.