Mario Diaz enters his seventh season with the Connecticut men's soccer program as the team's primary athletic trainer.
His responsibilities at UConn include overseeing the day-to-day sports medicine needs of each UConn soccer student-athlete, while working closely with the rest of the sports medicine staff. Along with men's soccer, he also works with the UConn women's rowing team.
Prior to joining the Huskies, Diaz was a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Marshall University from 2006-08 and worked primarily with Marshall's football and men's soccer teams, while earning his master's degree in sport administration. He earned his undergraduate degree from Central Connecticut State University in athletic training in 2006 where he played soccer for two seasons for the Blue Devils.
Diaz is a certified athletic trainer from the National Athletics Trainers Association.