Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC

About the Author Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC

Dr. Anthony Breitbach serves as the Director of the Athletic Training Education Program in the Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University. He had previously served as the Director of Sports Medicine for the Saint Louis University Athletic Department for 7 years and has a total of 27 years of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer. Dr. Breitbach graduated from the AT program at the University of Iowa in 1985, received his Master’s degree from the University of Florida in 1987 and received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University in 2007. He currently serves on the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Executive Committee for Education. He has previously served has the President of the Iowa Athletic Trainers Society and on the Board of Directors for the Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association. In 2011, he was awarded the Dr. Glenn L. McElroy Distinguished Service Award by the Missouri Athletic Trainers Association. Dr. Breitbach is actively participating in research regarding Interprofessional Education and Athletic Training. He also is studying the role that psychological factors and athletic training professional preparation has in student success on the Board of Certification Examination.