Giants make additions to their Major League medical staff

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants have announced the following additions to their Major League Medical Staff, announced today by head athletic trainer, Dave Groeschner.

Carl Kochan has been named the Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach. Kochan spent the last three seasons in the same capacity with the triple-A Fresno Grizzlies. Prior to that he was the strength and conditioning coach for triple-A Pawtucket in the Boston Red Sox organization in 2008 and also worked in the Seattle Mariners farm system, working with both low-A Wisconsin (2007) and double-A San Antonio (2006). Kochan graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1999 with a B.S. in Exercise Science.

Anthony Reyes has been added to the staff as an Assistant Athletic Trainer. Reyes previously spent four seasons as the head athletic trainer for the Fresno Grizzlies, his eighth season overall within the Giants' organization. Reyes also spent two seasons (2006-07) with double-A Connecticut and worked with the Arizona Rookie team in 2005 after completing an internship for San Francisco in 2004. He earned his B.S. in Kinesiology from San Jose State University in 2004 and was a student athletic trainer when he attended University of Washington from 1999-2001. He is certified by the National Athletic Trainer's Association.