Charles Ramos is beginning his second year as an assistant
athletic trainer at California Baptist University.
Since 2008, Ramos was a per-diem athletic trainer/certified
athletic trainer at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., working specifically
with the cast members in the entertainment and operations departments at Disneyland.
Prior to that, he spent two years at Sage Hill High School
in Newport Beach, Calif., serving as the head athletic trainer, overseeing the
care, prevention, education and rehabilitation of 23 teams.
Ramos spent three years working at various physical therapy
locations throughout Southern California. He also served as a certified
personal trainer, creating and implementing strength and conditioning programs
at 24 Hour Fitness in La Mirada, Calif., from 2007-2008.
Ramos did his undergraduate and graduate work at Cal State
Fullerton where he worked with the wrestling, track and field, softball, women's
volleyball, men's basketball and men's soccer teams. He also worked with Mt.
San Antonio College football, Diamond Bar High School football and with Chivas
USA of Major League Soccer.
In 2008, Ramos completed his master's in kinesiology with a
focus in clinical exercise science from Cal State Fullerton, and he completed
the athletic training education program at CSUF in 2007. He earned his bachelor's
in kinesiology with a focus in athletic training from Cal State Fullerton in
2004 and was a dean's list recipient in 2003.
He received his athletic training certification in March
2008 and is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist.
Ramos, who is fluent in Spanish, and his wife Lilly have a two-year-old son, Christian. They live in