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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Behind the scenes: Dave Granito

By ESPNBoston.com

(Each day over the next few weeks, during our pre-training camp vacation, ESPNBoston.com will highlight one behind-the-scenes Patriots employee and their role with the club.)

Dave GranitoNAME: Dave Granito

TITLE: Assistant Athletic Trainer

YEARS WITH PATRIOTS: 9 (2002-present)

YEARS IN NFL: 11

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE: New York Giants, Intern (1998, 2001); West Virginia University, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

EDUCATION: Kean University (Bachelor’s); West Virginia University (Master’s)

ROLE: Assists head athletic trainer Jim Whalen in the evaluation and care of injuries and the treatment and rehabilitation of all players.

HOMETOWN: Emerson, NJ