White Sox name senior medical advisor & 3 more appointments — 4 highlights

Written by Angie Stewart | December 10, 2018 | Print  |

The Chicago White Sox are shaking up the team's major league athletic training staff after longtime head trainer Herm Schneider transitioned to a new role, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Here's what you should know:

1. The White Sox named Mike Reinold senior medical advisor, Brian Ball head athletic trainer, Brett Walker physical therapist/assistant trainer and James Kruk assistant athletic trainer.

2. Mr. Schneider will move to emeritus status.

3. Mr. Reinold was previously Cullman, Ala.-based Champion Sports Medicine's facility director and Birmingham, Ala.-based American Sports Medicine Institute's rehabilitation research and clinical education coordinator. He worked under orthopedic surgeon James Andrews, MD.

4. This will be Mr. Ball's 19th season with the White Sox. He has been the team's physical therapist for four seasons.

5. Mr. Kruk joined the organization in 2008 with experience serving as a head trainer.

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