Head Athletic Trainer
Todd Tomczyk begins his fifth season as the head athletic trainer for the Pittsburgh Pirates, after spending five years as the assistant athletic trainer of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tomczyk begins his 18th season working in professional baseball. He spent 8 years in the minor leagues for the Cleveland Indians farm system. Tomczyk spent the 2005 and 2006 seasons as the Triple-A Buffalo Bison’s athletic trainer. He held the same position for the Double-A Akron during the 2003 and 2004 seasons. In 2002, he was named the Akron athletic trainer mid-way through the season, prior to being named the Akron athletic trainer, Tomczyk was the rehabilitation coordinator for the Indians (2001-2002). Todd spent the first half of the 2001 season and the entire 2000 season as the athletic trainer for the Columbus RedStixx. He held the same position of athletic trainer for the Burlington Indians during the 1999 campaign. The Pittsburgh, PA native earned a Bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Duquesne University (1998), and Master’s degree in exercise science and performance enhancement from California University of PA in 2003. Tomczyk is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES). He is an adjunct faculty member at Duquesne University. Todd and his wife Colleen, reside in Pittsburgh, PA with their two daughters.