- Athletic Trainer
Jay Sabol begins his ninth season as Athletic Trainer for the HEAT. He has spent the last 26 seasons with Miami, including 13 as Assistant Athletic Trainer. In his current capacity, he oversees the entire sports medicine staff to keep the HEAT healthy during the regular season, postseason and off-season. Sabol has previously served as the team’s equipment manager and assistant strength and conditioning coach, and served as a team attendant for his first five years with the organization.
Sabol was born and raised in Miami and graduated from Florida International University in 1992 with a master’s degree in exercise physiology. As Assistant Athletic Trainer from 1992-95, Sabol covered basketball and soccer for FIU before joining the HEAT full-time in 1995. He is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine and licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health.
Sabol enjoys fishing and boating in his free time.