Nathan Peck begins his first year as part of the sports medicine staff at Rice University.
Peck (MS, ATC, CSCS) is a certified athletic trainer as well as a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Baseball is his primary sport responsibility at the University, but he also assists with preseason football and in-season practice and game coverage.
He earned a B.S. of Athletic Training from Northeastern University in Boston in 1998 and a M.S. of Sports Medicine from Long Beach State University in 2006. Peck was the baseball athletic trainer for the "Dirtbags" while attending graduate school at Long Beach State University as well as strength and conditioning coach for local high school and collegiate athletes.
Peck's baseball career started as an athletic trainer for the 1999 Cotuit Ketteleres of the Cape Cod Baseball League. He was employed as a minor league athletic trainer by the Boston Red Sox in 2000 for one season and the Seattle Mariners for three seasons.
During the baseball off-seasons of 2000 and 2001, he was employed by Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Peck also spent the 2003 winter league season as the athletic trainer for the Cardenales de Lara of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League. Nathan is from Biddeford Maine.