Athletic Training Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of athletic training expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on athletic training and related issues. Athletic training expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these athletic training expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Concussion, Concussion Management, Emergency Care, Emergency Planning, Evidence Based Practice, First Aid, Healthcare Leadership, Sports Emergency Care, Sports Medicine Policy And Procedures, Abscess, Academic Curriculum And Design, Action Sports Injuries, Adjudication, Aquatic Therapy, and Athletic Training.

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Rich Woolley, DC, MS, ATC, CMTPT/DN

Wasilla, Alaska
Chiropractic, Athletic Training - Spinal Manipulation Injury, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Disc Herniation Rib Fracture, Dry Needling Injury, Collapsed Lung, Pneumothorax, Spinal Epidural Hematoma, Nerve Injury, Infection, Abscess, Needling Implants (Shunts, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Pacemakers, Breast Implants, Etc.)
Dr. Woolley holds a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, a Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (Magna cum laude) and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is a BOC certified athletic trainer and practicing chiropractor. He is certified in dry needling and is an assistant dry needling instructor for Myopain Seminars. His areas of focus as an expert witness include dry needling injuries and adverse reactions, as well as spinal manipulation injuries and adverse reactions.

Glenn Edgerton, EdD, LAT, ATC The Rehberg Konin Group

Phoenix, Arizona
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training Education, LGBTQ+, Concussion Management, Injury Evaluation, Sports Rehabilitation,
Dr. Edgerton currently serves as an Associate Clinical Professor and the Coordinator of Clinical Education in the graduate athletic training professional program at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. He has held this position since 2011 where he is responsible for all aspects of clinical education including assisting with compliance of current academic accreditation standards. Dr. Edgerton has been a certified athletic trainer for over 26 years and possesses contemporary expertise in the areas of athletic training education, the LGBTQ+ community in healthcare, concussion evaluation and management/rehabilitation, and injury evaluation and rehabilitation. Dr. Edgerton has been a certified athletic trainer since October 1994. He is a licensed athletic trainer in Arizona. Since 2019, Dr. Edgerton has been, and continues to be, a certified Mental Health First Aid instructor for the National Council for Behavioral Health. Dr. Edgerton has given many professional presentat...

David C. Berry, PhD, MHA, AT, ATC The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Emergency Response, Pedagogy, Clinical Education, Aquatic Therapy, First Aid, Evidence Based Practice, Healthcare Leadership
Dr. David C. Berry currently serves as Department Chair, Professor, and Coordinator of the Health and Physical Education K-12 and Rehabilitation Medicine Bachelor of Science degree programs in the Department of Kinesiology at Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI. Dr. Berry also serves as the subject matter expert for first aid and emergency preparedness for the American Red Cross and American Heart Association. Dr. Berry is a 1993 graduate of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell with a Bachelor of Science in Health Education, a 1995 graduate of Sacred Heart University with a Master of Arts in Teaching, Concentration Health Education, a 1997 graduate of Western Michigan University with a Master of Arts in Physical Education (Concentration Athletic Training), earned his Doctorate of Philosophy from Ohio University in Curriculum and Instruction, in 2001, and another Master of Science Health Administration and Leadership in 2016 from Saginaw Valley State University...

Eric Fuchs, DA, ATC, NRAEMT, SMTC The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Emergency Medical Services - Emergency Care, Emergency Planning, Medication use in sports medicine, Program Accreditation, Exercise Science Programs, Event Medicine
Dr. Eric Fuchs currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Exercise & Sport Science and a Professor in the Master of Science in Athletic Training at Eastern Kentucky University. He previously served the athletic training program director for eight years and oversaw the transition from a B.S in Athletic Training to the Professional Master’s in Athletic Training. He previously served as program’s clinical education coordinator. Dr. Fuchs also serves periodically as guest lecture and has served as an adjunct faculty in the EKU Emergency Medical Care program. Dr. Fuchs is currently an adjunct faculty member for Florida International University’s Doctor of Athletic Training Program. Dr. Fuchs is currently certified as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician by the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) and is a Kentucky licensed AEMT. He is currently licensed by the Kentucky Board of Medical Imaging & Radiology Therapy for Limited Bone Densitometry. Dr. Eric Fuchs has served as ...

Jeff G. Konin, PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA, FACSM The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Physical Therapy - Cannabis, CBD, marijuana, cannabis and performance, cannabis and drug testing, policy and procedure, cannabis-related academic clinical policy, physical therapy, athletic training, cannabis work employment, impairment
Dr. Jeff G. Konin is a Clinical Professor at Florida International University, in Miami, Florida. He has been a leading clinician, educator, and scholar for over 30 years. As a licensed and certified athletic trainer and licensed physical therapist, Dr. Konin is the author of over 25 academic textbooks and has delivered hundreds of professional presentations throughout the World. He is a recognized Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and a member of the NATA’s Hall of Fame. Dr. Konin directs the Global Initiative for Cannabinoid Research & Education at Florida International University and is a well-spoken and sought after speaker and consultant. Dr. Konin is a Founding Partner of The Rehberg Konin Group, dedicated to providing expert advice in the area of sport safety, education, and other areas. Over the past 20+ years, he served in various expert roles for both the plaintiff and defendant. He has consu...

Marty Matney, MBA, LAT, ATC, LPTA, CEAS The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Ergonomics, Athletic Training - Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, OSHA, worker's compensation, Ergonomics
Marty has been employed by Work-Fit, a nationwide leader in athletic trainers for industry, manufacturing and transportation, since 2009. Matney is a Program Manager with Work-Fit, contracted to a large aerospace manufacturer in the Seattle, Washington area where he supervises a program of 35 healthcare providers focused on injury prevention. His background includes over 25 years in rehabilitation settings in the Seattle area, 10 of these years he was a co-owner of a successful physical therapy practice. A graduate of Washington State University in athletic training and with a Master’s in Business Administration, Matney has been an athletic trainer for high schools, Division I athletics and professional sports including football, baseball and basketball. He has received numerous professional awards and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame as well as NATA District 10 and the Washington State Athletic Trainers Association (WSATA) Halls of Fame. ...

David A Middlemas, EdD, ATC, CCISM The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Emergency Care, Critical incident management, sports medicine policy and procedure, standard of care, academic curriculum and design, education accreditation
David Middlemas is currently a Professor in the Athletic Training and Sports Medicine Program at Montclair State University (NJ) where he spearheaded the development, and accreditation of the first Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in New Jersey. Dr. Middlemas earned his bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences and Mathematics from Muhlenberg College (1977), a certificate in Athletic Training from the Pennsylvania State University (1979), Master of Arts in Physical Education with an emphasis in Sport Medicine from the Kearney State College in (1984), and a Doctor of Education in Educational Statistics and Measurement with a minor in educational administration specializing in higher education from Rutgers University (1999). Dr. Middlemas is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management (CCISM) and serves as a member of the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey Critical Incident Stress Management team, as well as being trained in Advanced Assisting Individuals in Crisis and...

Kevin Morley, MS, ATC The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Ice hockey Injuries, sports medicine policy and procedures, action sports injuries, exercise science
Kevin Morley currently serves as the head athletic trainer for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League. He has worked in the Devils organization, in a variety of capacities, since 2007. Prior to his time with the Devils he worked in the Sports Medicine Department at Miami (OH) University. He has provided freelance athletic training services at extreme sports events, both domestically and internationally since 2000. He is an expert in the areas of sports medicine in professional sports, sports medicine in ice hockey, and sports medicine in extreme sports. Kevin’s current role is to collaborate with the sports medicine and performance staffs in providing medical care to the New Jersey Devils. Additionally, he interfaces with the medical staff of the Devils minor league affiliate, the Binghamton Devils, in monitoring the care of players assigned to the AHL. Kevin’s role includes domestic and international travel, managing medical care provision at home and on the roa...

Michael A Prybicien, MA, LAT, ATC, CES, PES The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Sports and Recreation, High School Sports Injuries, COVID-19 and Sports Participation, Emergency Planning, Sports Emergency Care, Concussion Management, Diabetes in the Athletic Population, Healthcare Leadership
Michael Prybicien is currently employed as an athletic trainer at Passaic High School, large Group 5 High School with over 3100 students and 1500 student athletes, an athletic training adjunct faculty member at William Paterson University and a clinical preceptor for two universities. He is also the Vice President of Operations for Sport Safety International, an education company responsible for the education of parents, coaches, athletes, and health care providers on a variety of topics. Michael is also an NFL Concussion Spotter. Michael is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and holds Bachelor’s degrees in both Health Education and Exercise and Sports Science. He also earned a Master of Arts in Sports Administration Teaching, with a concentration Health Education from Kent State University. Michael is a certified and licensed athletic trainer. Michael has received several prestigious awards for his work in the field. He is a recipient of the National Athletic Trai...

Robb S Rehberg, PhD, ATC, NREMT The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Concussion, sudden cardiac death, exertional heat illness, sports emergency care, sports risk management, first aid, CPR, emergency preparedness
Dr. Rehberg currently serves as a professor of athletic training and sports medicine, and is the Coordinator of Athletic Training Clinical Education at William Paterson University. Dr. Rehberg also serves as a medical adviser and coordinator of the Athletic Trainer Spotter program for the National Football League. He is also the subject matter expert for first aid and emergency preparedness programs for the National Safety Council. Previously, Dr. Rehberg served on staff at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, where he worked as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute’s Center for Concussion Care. Other previous employment includes serving as head athletic trainer at Westwood Regional High School in New Jersey. Dr. Rehberg co-founded the Rehberg Konin Group, a firm specializing in consulting in sports medicine, sport safety and risk management expert services. He is also the co-founder, President and CEO of Sport Safety International, an organ...

Gretchen Schlabach, PhD, ATC The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - professional ethics in health care, adjudication, disciplinary actions
Dr. Schlabach is one of the foremost authorities on topics that advance the understanding of professional responsibility, specifically, legal, ethical, values, values-based-behavior, and regulatory dimensions of interprofessional health care practice through the integration of law, professional regulation, shared professional values, bioethical principles, codes of ethics, moral theory and responsible reasoning. Dr. Schlabach is Professor Emeritus from Northern Illinois University where she served as a Professor and Program Director of athletic training. She is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Doctor of Athletic Training Program at Florida International University and an Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Master of Science degree in Athletic Training at Old Dominion University. For the past twenty years, Dr. Schlabach’s professional scholarship and service has been in the area of professional ethics, values, and responsibility in athletic training. In fall 2020, the second e...

Charles R Thompson, MS, AT, ATC The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Medical documentation, sports medicine policy and procedures, intercollegiate athletics, Medical model for athlete care
Charlie Thompson is in his 22nd year as the Head Athletic Trainer at Princeton University where he is responsible for the athletic medicine needs of 37 varsity athletic teams and 2 club sport teams. Mr. Thompson is a recognized expert in the area of policy and procedure development and implementation with a specialization in the medical model for athlete care. Mr. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1980 with a specialization in Physical Education and a Master of Science Degree from the University of Arizona in 1981, with a specialization in Athletic Training. He has been a board-certified athletic trainer since 1981. Mr. Thompson is a well-respected athletic trainer and the recipient of many accolades as bestowed upon him by his peers. In 2013, Mr. Thompson was inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Hall of Fame. Additionally, the NATA recognized him in 2011 with the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Aw...

Gary Wilkerson, EdD, ATC, FNATA The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Biomechanics - student athlete health,evidence-based practice, Injury prevention, concussion, sports injury
Gary Wilkerson is a tenured professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he has taught in the Graduate Athletic Training Education Program since 1999. He is well-known for his decades of work in the area of injury prevention in sports. His clinical practice and research have focused on the management of lower extremity injuries and the associated risk factors that could be addressed to offset chronic injuries and dysfunction. Additionally, Dr. Wilkerson’s work has looked at the effects of biopsychosocial factors and brain information processing deficiencies on pathophysiological processes specifically associated with the long-term effects of concussion, assessing the long-term health and quality of life of an individual. Dr. Wilkerson completed his bachelor’s degree in 1978 at Eastern Kentucky University. He completed a master of science degree in 1979 at the University of Arizona, and a doctor of education degree in 1989 at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Wilker...

Darryl Conway, MA, AT, ATC The Rehberg Konin Group

Dundee, Michigan
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Cervical Spine Injury, Emergency Action Planning, Catastrophic Injury & Crisis Management, Emergency Care, COVID and sports, Collegiate Sports Medicine, Sports Administration
Darryl Conway is the Senior Associate Athletic Director, Chief Health & Welfare Officer, & Chief Infection Officer for University of Michigan Athletics. He is the owner of Conway Ventures, LLC and a founding partner and owner of Sports Medicine Emergency Management, LLC. Previously, Darryl has enjoyed clinical roles with the New York Jets in the NFL as an Assistant Athletic Trainer, as the Director of Sports Medicine and Head Football Athletic Trainer at the University of Delaware, Morgan State University, the University of Northern Iowa, and the University of Central Florida. Darryl also has extensive experience in the emergency medical services, including thirteen (13) years as an emergency medical technician and seven (7) years as a tactical emergency medical technician (EMT-T) working with the Laurel, MD and Greenbelt, MD Police Department SWAT teams. Darryl earned his Magna Cum Laude bachelor’s degree in Physical Education Studies and Athletic Training from the University of ...
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