Pat Brayfield began working as a member of the Ohio State University athletic training staff in 2013 and currently serves as the athletic trainer for men’s soccer and women’s tennis. Upon coming to OSU he previously spent time working with the women’s lacrosse and field hockey programs.
Prior to Ohio State, Pat spent 2 years working at Denison University in Granville, OH. His responsibilities included managing the health care of the men’s soccer, field hockey, women’s basketball, and men’s lacrosse teams.
Brayfield’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Illinois State University and a Master of Science in Athletic Training at Ohio University. While at Ohio University, Pat also worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with the football team. Other related experiences include a PBATS internship for the Chicago Cubs minor league system and teaching assignments in the undergraduate athletic training programs at Ohio State and Denison.
Brayfield is a certified and Ohio licensed athletic trainer as well as a NSCA certified strength and conditioning specialist. Other certifications and interests include Dry Needling, BFR Rehab therapy, SFMA, and FMS 1 & 2. His professional memberships include the NATA, GLATA, OATA, and NSCA.
Pat and his wife Catherine live in Columbus with sons Henry and Ethan.