Jerome "Raz" Razayeski enters his 17th year as an assistant athletic trainer at Clemson. He is currently entering his eighth season working with the Tiger men's soccer program, after spending nine seasons as the athletic trainer for men's basketball. He came to Clemson in July of 1999 in a full-time capacity, but worked under Fred Hoover as a graduate assistant at Clemson from 1995 to 1997.
In addition to his duties as Clemson's men's soccer athletic trainer, he is responsible for the men's golf and women's golf programs. He also supervises the graduate assistant program for the athletic training department.
Razayeski is a 1989 graduate of Lexington High School in Lexington, SC and a 1994 graduate of Georgia Tech. He earned his degree at Georgia Tech in management, then earned his master's degree in guidance and counseling at Clemson in 1997.
The native of Lexington started his career in athletic training as a sophomore in high school. He continued as a student trainer for four years at Georgia Tech, working with the football, softball, wrestling, golf and basketball teams.
In the fall of 1994, "Raz" was an intern with the Atlanta Falcons under Ron Medlin. In the spring of 1995, he served as an exercise specialist at the Human Performance and Rehabilitation Center in Columbia. After a six-month stay he came to Clemson to work on his master's degree. During the 1995-97 seasons, he served as the athletic trainer for Clemson's men's soccer program.
In the summer of 1997, Razayeski was named the head athletic trainer for a 21-sport program at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, PA. His major duties surrounded the men's basketball and football programs. He also served as assistant softball coach during this time and was an instructor in the physical education department.
Razayeski is a member of the National Athletic Trainer's Association and the South Carolina Athletic Trainers Association.
Razayeski is married to the former Christi Cato, also of Lexington, SC. The couple has a daughter, Ella Christine (9) and a son, Andrew Joseph (5).