Nick Swartz


Nick Swartz, ATC, LAT


Atwood Hammond High School, Diploma
Eastern Illinois University, B.S. Degree, 1977


Kansas City Royals Baseball Organization, 1977-2009
Head Athletic Trainer, 1991-2009
Assistant Athletic Trainer, 1989-1991
Athletic Trainer, Minor League System; Fort Myers, Sarasota, Jacksonville & Omaha, 1977-1989
Athletic Trainer Team USA in the Intercontinental Cup, 1987
Athletic Trainer Team USA in the Presidential Cup, 1989
Coordinated the first Olympic baseball trials, 1991
Athletic Trainer American League All-Star Game, 1996 & 2006
Athletic Training Internship St. Louis Cardinals
Athletic Trainer Atwood-Hammond High School

Professional Involvement:

Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society
Co-Developer & Caretaker of PBATS Slide and Video Library
National Athletic Trainers Association
Annual Meeting Presenter 1993 – “Baseball. . . As Simple as Hit, Run, and Throw?”
Annual Meeting Presenter 1999 – “Throwing Mechanics and the Stresses on the Shoulder & Elbow”.
College and University Seminar on “Athletic Training in the Professional Setting”
Missouri Athletic Trainers Association


American Sports Medicine Institute, Career Service Award – 2006