Athletic Director - Terry Rupp '84
Asst. Athletic Director - Zach Prado '13
Zach Prado ’13 was a baseball three-year letterman from his sophomore to senior year at Jesuit. He made four consecutive state semifinal appearances during his time at Jesuit and earned the prestigious Heart of the Tiger Award in 2013. After graduating from Jesuit, Prado attended the University of Louisville, where he worked with their football team for five years. He spent four years working as an equipment manager and one as a graduate assistant for recruiting. Prado worked in the Tampa Tarpons’ clubhouse for several months before becoming Jesuit’s assistant athletic director in 2018.
Head Athletic Trainer - Bill Romaniello
Romaniello began the sports medicine program with Orthopaedic Medical Group of Tampa Bay three years ago. He joined the Jesuit community last year as the Head Athletic Trainer. He has extensive experience dealing with athletic injuries, injury prevention, concussions, and management of traumatic injuries. In addition to sports medicine, Romaniello has worked for semi-pro hockey and soccer clubs and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the athletic program. Romaniello is a Connecticut native and has three children.
Associate Athlete Trainer - Ricky Braun
Braun joins Orthopaedic Medical Group as the associate athletic trainer for Jesuit High School. He obtained an Athletic Training degree from Appalachian State University in 2012. While at Appalachian State he worked with the football, women’s soccer, track and field, and wrestling teams. Soon after, he worked as an intern athletic trainer at Morgan State University, working with women’s basketball and football. He obtained his Master’s degree in Health Science with a concentration of Athletic Training from Nova Southeastern University in 2016. Upon graduation he spent the 2016-17 season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a seasonal athletic training intern.
The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) requires a completed Preparticipation Physical Evaluation form, a Consent and Release from Liability Certificate, and a Concussion & Heat-Related Illness form to be on file with the Athletic Director prior to the student-athlete’s participation in any sports activity. These three athletic forms all must be provided annually. Click here for all three mandatory FHSAA forms in one PDF file.
Please note: These athletic forms are in addition to the two health forms required upon entry to the school, which are kept on file in the Registrar’s Office. (See High School Health Forms below.)