Director of Medical Services/Head Athletic Trainer
Nick Kenney is in his 10th season as the Major League head athletic trainer after joining the organization on October 23, 2009. Kenney was selected as a member of the 2012 American League All-Star team. He and his staff were honored to receive the 2011 Dick Martin Award and the 2013 Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) Major League Training Staff of the Year award.
Kenney (A.T.C./CSCS) spent five seasons as the assistant athletic trainer for the Cleveland Indians from 2005-09. He also spent two years (2003-04) as the assistant athletic trainer for the Cincinnati Reds. He was program manager of sports medicine for TriHealth, the official medical provider of the Reds from 2001-02. While with TriHealth, Kenney was involved extensively with healthcare coordination and rehabilitation, including the programs used by Reds' Major and minor league players. Prior to his position with TriHealth, he served for seven seasons as head athletic trainer for the Cincinnati Cyclones professional hockey club.
A graduate of Clinton-Massie (Clarksville, Ohio) High School and Wilmington College (Ohio), Kenney is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society, currently acting as the American League Head Athletic Trainer Representative on the Executive Board.
He resides in Overland Park, Kan., with his wife, Patty, and their four children: Paige, Colin, Nathan and Madison.