Joe Fox was named an assistant athletic trainer at Ferris State University in August 2008 by FSU Head Athletic Trainer Dave Lucey.
Fox serves as the athletic trainer for the women's volleyball along with the men's and women's basketball teams at Ferris State. He also assists with daily operations within the athletic training department.
A native of Mount Pleasant, Mich., Fox spent the spring of 2008 serving as the softball athletic trainer at Central Michigan University. He previously was an athletic trainer for the Los Angeles Dodgers' minor league affiliate the Great Lakes Loons in Midland, Mich., during the 2007 season.
Prior to his stint with the Loons, Fox provided athletic training for two seasons (2005 and 2006) to the Ogden (Utah) Raptors of the Pioneer League. The Raptors, like the Loons, are affiliated with Major League Baseball's (MLB) Los Angeles Dodgers franchise.
Fox began his postgraduate career in the fall of 2002 at Alma (Mich.) College where he assisted with athletic training duties for football, men's basketball, and baseball until the spring of 2004. He then moved to Jamestown, N.Y., and was the athletic trainer for the Florida Marlins' minor league franchise the Jamestown Jammers for the 2004 campaign.
The son of Dennis and Patricia Fox of Mount Pleasant, Fox earned a bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University in 2001 and received his master's degree in sport administration from CMU in 2008.
Fox is a 1995 graduate of Montabella High School in Blanchard, Mich. He competed two years in varsity baseball and one year in basketball for the Mustangs.