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Ray Barile - Head Athletic Trainer
Ray Barile enters his 23rd season as Head Athletic Trainer for the St. Louis Blues. In 2016-17 he served as an athletic trainer for Team USA at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Barile also served with the U.S. Men's National Team as an athletic trainer at the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship in Bratislava and Kosice, Slovakia.

He also worked in the same capacity for the U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team at the 1998 and 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan, and Salt Lake City, Utah, in addition to the 2006 IIHF Men's World Championship in Riga, Latvia, and 1993 IIHF Men's World Championship in Munich and Dortmund, Germany.

Barile has served as Team USA's athletic trainer for several other international tournaments, including the 1995 IIHF World Junior Championships in Red Deer, Alta.; the 1994 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ostrava and Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic; the 1994 U.S. Olympic Festival in St. Louis, Mo.; and the 1997 Winter World University Games in Sicily.

Prior to joining the Blues organization, Barile was the assistant athletic trainer at Cornell University, working primarily with the Big Red ice hockey and football teams. Barile is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and a certified member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association he is also a certified Orthopedic Physician Assistant. He also holds a Level 5 USA Hockey Coaching Certificate. Barile is also a licensed athletic trainer and licensed massage therapist in the State of Missouri.

Joel Farnsworth - Head Equipment Manager
Joel Farnsworth is currently in his 10th season with the Blues. He has been with the Blues organization as the equipment manager of the Blues' AHL affiliates in Peoria and Worcester since the 2002-03 season. Farnsworth has been in hockey over 20 years which began in 1996 as the equipment manager of the University of Vermont men's ice hockey team. He held that position for five seasons then joined the Hartford Wolfpack of the AHL as the team's assistant equipment manager for the 2001-02 campaign. Prior to the 2002-03 season, Farnsworth accepted the role of head equipment manager with the Worcester IceCats, marking the beginning of his current tenure within the Blues system. The Vermont native is married to his wife Angie and has a daughter, Abby and son, Joel.

Dustin Flynn - Asst. Athletic Trainer
Dustin Flynn joined the St. Louis Blues as Assistant Athletic Trainer in the 2016-2017 season. Prior to joining the Blues, Dustin served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the Utica Comets of the AHL for three seasons. He has also spent a year each, as Head Athletic Trainer with the Peoria Rivermen (former Blues AHL affiliate) in 2012-2013 and the Kelly Cup Champion Florida Everblades of the ECHL in 2011-2012. Prior to joining professional hockey Dustin spent three years as assistant athletic trainer at RPI and two years as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with Cornell University. He obtained a Bachelor's degree in athletic training from Springfield College and a Master's degree in Exercise and Sports Science from Ithaca College. The New Hampshire native and his wife Nancy, have two sons, Dillon and Brody.

Andrew Dvorak - Asst. Equipment Manager

Richard Matthews - Asst. Equipment Manager
In his 16th season as Devils’ equipment manager and 19th in NHL...Spent three years in similar capacity with the Dallas Stars, including their 1998-99 Stanley Cup Championship season...Also spent three seasons with the International Hockey League’s Detroit Vipers...Served as equipment manager for Western Conference at 2009 NHL All-Star Game…Was selected as a member of the 1997 IHL Eastern Conference All-Star Team training staff...Worked for the Phoenix Roadrunners (IHL) for four seasons...Primary duties include the ordering, repairing, inventory and maintenance of all equipment...Also coordinates the transfer of the team’s equipment between Prudential Center and other NHL cities...Works closely with the 29 other NHL equipment managers on their equipment and facility needs while in New Jersey...A graduate of Arizona State University; earned his degree in exercise science...Rich, 44, and his wife, Sara, an elementary school teacher, have two daughters, 15-year-old Madisyn Kay, and 11-year-old Kamdyn Rose.
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