Paul Gabrielson is in his 16th season with the Cal Poly Mustangs as a sports medicine professional. He worked six seasons in the Philadelphia Phillies organization.
With the Phillies, Gabrielson worked with minor league teams in Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey, and New York and has spent time in the Appalachian League, South Atlantic League and New York Penn League as well as working spring training and fall instructional league in Clearwater, FL.
Gabrielson grew up in Pleasanton, Calif., and graduated from Amador Valley High School. He attended Las Positas, Chabot and Ohlone colleges with interests in music, engineering and computer science, before settling on sports medicine and graduating with a bachelor of science degree in physical education from Cal Poly in 1993.
He received his master of arts degree from San Diego State University in physical education in 1998, specializing in sports medicine and biomechanics.
Gabrielson has been a Certified Athletic Trainer since 1993 and has worked at all levels of the profession, including high School, NAIA College Division, NCAA Division I, professional, and clinical settings.
Gabrielson married Laura Haney on July 12, 2008, and they reside in Arroyo Grande with two sons, Eric (6) and Zachary (3). Paul is an avid cyclist and enjoys hiking, kayaking, and soaring of all forms.