Pat Brayfield begins his first year as a member of The Ohio State University athletic training staff in 2013 and serves as the athletic trainer for women's lacrosse and field hockey.
Brayfield is an Illinois native and attended Illinois State University for undergrad. There he worked with a variety of varsity athletic programs and interned for the Chicago Cubs minor league affiliate in Peoria, IL. Following graduation Pat moved on to Ohio University where he completed his Master's Degree in Athletic Training and worked with the football program as a graduate assistant.
After finishing at Ohio, Brayfield worked at Denison University in Granville, OH where he spent two years. His responsibilities included managing the health care of the men's soccer, field hockey, women's basketball, and men's lacrosse teams. In addition, he also held and assisted with teaching responsibilities within the physical education and athletic training education programs.
Brayfield is a certified and Ohio licensed athletic trainer as well as a certified strength and conditioning specialist. His professional memberships include the NATA, GLATA, OATA, IATA, and NSCA.
Pat and his fiancé Catherine live in Columbus, OH.
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