Todd Tomczyk is in his 11th season with the Pirates organization, his fifth as the Director of Sports Medicine. He spent his first six years with the Pirates as the Head Athletic Trainer, having been named to that position on October 6, 2011.
Prior to joining the Pirates, Tomczyk spent five seasons as an assistant athletic trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tomczyk represented the Pirates as an Athletic Trainer at the 2019 MLB All-Star Game in Cleveland and under his guidance, the Pirates were named the 2014 Major League Training Staff of the Year. Tomczyk was the recipient of the Pirates Margaret Polen Employee Excellence Award in December 2020. The award is given to one employee who consistently goes above and beyond in their job duties in an effort to make a difference in the Pirates organization.
In addition to his work with the Pirates and Dodgers, Todd also spent eight years in the Cleveland Indians organization working as the athletic trainer for Triple-A Buffalo (2005-06), Double-A Akron (2003-04), Class-A Columbus (2000-01) and Class-A Burlington (1999). Tomczyk also served as Cleveland’s minor league rehabilitation coordinator for two seasons (2001-02).
A Bethel Park (PA) native and a 1994 graduate of Seton-La Salle High School in Pittsburgh, Todd earned his bachelor’s degree in sports medicine from Duquesne University and his master’s degree in exercise science from California University of Pennsylvania. He is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist and mental health first aid instructor.