Major League Assistant Trainer
Lee Meyer is in his second season on the Astros Major League staff as an assistant athletic trainer. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Licensed Athletic Trainer and a Certified Athletic Trainer.
Prior to joining the Major League staff, Meyer spent his last two seasons as the athletic trainer at Triple A Fresno (2017-18), where he was named the 2018 Pacific Coast League Athletic Trainer of the Year, as named by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society.
Meyer joined the Astros organization in 2017 from the New York Yankees, where he spent seven seasons working as an athletic trainer in the club’s minor league system.
Meyer began his career in professional baseball at Class A Short Season Staten Island in 2010. He then went on to Class A Charleston (2011) before moving up to Class A Advanced Tampa for two seasons (2012-13) and Double A Trenton for three seasons (2014-16).
Meyer has also spent three offseasons as the head athletic trainer for the Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan Winter League.
Prior to landing a full-time position with the Yankees, Meyer served internships with the Rockies and Pirates, as well as the Indianapolis Colts of the NFL and Walt Disney World.
Meyer graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2008, receiving his bachelor’s degree in athletic training with a minor in Spanish. He then earned his master’s degree in sport management at Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2009. In 2016, he received a Distinguished Alumni award from his alma mater, UW-Stevens Point.
A Beaver, Wis., native, Meyer has completed multiple IRONMAN races over the years, raising over $10,000 in charitable donations. He now resides in Missouri City with his wife, Claudia, and dog, Lambeau.