Rob is a graduate of Ithaca College with a B.S. in both Physical Therapy and Physical Education/Athletic Training. He also holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from Queens College. He is a licensed Physical Therapist, NATA Certified Athletic Trainer and NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Rob has more than 30 years in the field of Athletic Training Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Performance.
Rob has studied the science of strength and conditioning in the former East Germany, Soviet Union and Bulgaria. His experience includes 10 years (1986 – 1995) as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at St. John’s University, the World League of American Football’s NY/NJ Knights (1991) and the WUSA NY POWER Women’s Professional Soccer League, (2001-2002). He serves as a consultant to many NFL, NBA and University teams and strength coaches.
He is nationally renowned in the field of Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Strength and Conditioning. Rob lectures nationally on these topics and has over 60 peer reviewed publications.
Rob received the prestigious National Strength and Conditioning Association President’s Award in 1998 and is in the USA Strength and Conditioning Coaches Hall of Fame.
His website is http://www.professionalperformance.net/