John Carmosino is an athletic trainer and the Head Athletic Trainer and Clinical Education Coordinator at Case Western Reserve University. He provides support to CWRU’s Football, Softball and Men’s Basketball teams.
He serves as a mentor to CWRU Sports Medicine minor students and assists them in fulfilling their clinical hours and event requirements.
Early Life and Education
John Carmosino was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 26, 1923 and graduated from the University of Cincinnati where he majored in business administration. While at UNC he also joined the Knights of Columbus and served as varsity captain of their football program. When not working or reading books he enjoyed playing golf and traveling; volunteering for organizations like Red Cross or American Legion Post 755, where he served as flag officer. Throughout most of his life he has been a proud father; survived by Carole Haun Carmosino after 63 years together.
John began his professional career as a guitarist, performing with various bands. Later, he earned an Honours degree in Film and Video Production from York University.
He then pursued a career as an actor, appearing in films such as Hairspray (2007) and 17 Again (2009). Additionally, he voiced the animated movie The Lorax (2012). In 2013, he was nominated for an MTV Movie Award.
In 2014, Carmosino joined forces with the St. Louis Building and Construction Trades Council, Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Missouri and other industry partners to launch CHAMPIONS: an initiative designed to increase the pipeline of skilled plumbers and pipefitters. Through this program, more women and minorities are being recruited into these trades, providing them with skillsets and experience necessary for employment with Local 562 plumbing and mechanical contractors.
John Carmosino was a husband, father and grandfather; an advocate for consumer rights and an avid sports fan. Sadly, he passed away May 7, 2011 at 73 years old. Survived by his loving wife Maria; sons Ralph, Joe (Teddi), Maria Teresa (Jimi) and Marco; as well as eight grandchildren; public visitation will take place Friday, May 13th 2011 from 3pm with Rosary and Funeral Mass to follow on Saturday May 14th 2011
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