Rey Jaffet enters his fourth year with the HEAT organization as a full-time staff member. Jaffet has 29 years of rehabilitation and sports medicine experience including assisting the HEAT with the rehabilitation of its players over the last 15 years.

In addition to his past duties with the HEAT’s athletic training staff, Jaffet served as Director of Clinical Services, Administrator and Market Manager at Select Medical Corporation, formerly HealthSouth, where he handled patient care as well as management responsibilities.

Before joining HealthSouth, Jaffet was the Head Athletic Trainer for Florida International University for 12 years, from 1984 through 1996. Prior to his tenure at FIU, Jaffet was the Head Athletic Trainer for the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League for two seasons.

Jaffet graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with a degree in physical education/biology and went on to earn a degree in physical therapy and a master’s of science degree in physical education from FIU.
Jaffet, a native of Puerto Rico, is married to his wife Grace and resides in Miami with their two children, Rey Jr. and Rafael.