College - Ithaca
Director of Sports Medicine
Pete Youngman is in his second season as the Kings director of sports medicine after serving as team's athletic trainer the previous 15 seasons. The Rochester, New York native spent three seasons as the club's assistant to former Head Trainer Bill Jones before accepting the head post in June of 1996.
In addition to being responsible for every aspect of the Kings training room operations, Youngman works closely with the team's professional medical staff in the monitoring of a player's physical condition as well as the diagnosing and treatment of injuries. He also is responsible for coordinating all team charter flights and ground transportation.
Youngman joined the Kings after spending the previous nine years with the Boston Red Sox professional baseball organization at all levels of their minor league system.
Youngman graduated from Ithaca College in 1986. He is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association, a certified performance enhancement specialist as well as a corrective exercise specialist by the National Academy of Sports medicine.
He enjoys running in his spare time and has completed 20 marathons.