COACHING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-105480
This highly qualified expert earned his BS from the University of Florida and his MEd in counseling and psychology from the University of Arizona. He has over 40 years of experience as a coach in both high school and college programs. He has coached football, track, alpine skiing, baseball, basketball, and tennis and spoken in over 1000 high schools and colleges as an athletic development seminar clinician. He currently serves as head coach at a top tier high school and ...
Expert Witness: E-182142
This expert earned his BS in Kinesiology from Colorado State University and his MS in Exercise Science from the University of Central Missouri. 19 of his 23 years spent as a football coach have been at the college level, where he has held several assistant coaching positions and administrative roles in the athletic department. The expert is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Currently, he is the ...
Expert Witness: E-025234
This highly qualified expert is the owner of major gymnastics facility in Texas and has an extensive background in the field of gymnastics. She is a co-author and director for the Instructor Training Program for the Gymnastics Association of Texas and serves as a GAT board member. She has served on the USAG Preschool Advisory Board as well as the USAG Safety Review Board. In addition to speaking for USA Gymnastics National, Regional and State Congresses, she has been a ...
Expert Witness: E-059394
This gymnastics expert is a former collegiate athlete at the University of Georgia, where she earned distinctions as an All-American and Team Champion. She gained experience supervising gymnasts as an assistant coach at both the University of Iowa and the University of Maryland. Currently, she owns and operates a gymnastics school in western Massachusetts, coaching young athletes to win state championships.
Expert Witness: E-006735
This highly qualified baseball professional has over 30 years of baseball experience. He is the Head Softball Coach at a community college and is also on the staff as the hitting coach for the baseball team at a community college. He was previously the head coach at the All American Baseball Academy, as well as a college infield coach at Eckerd College in Florida and was the Showcase camp director for Long Beach States Baseball program. He also has major league ...
Expert Witness: E-118797
This martial arts expert graduated from Nottingham Trent Universitywith a BS in Sports Science, Administration and Coaching and went on to earn a Master’s degree in Applied Sports Science at Indiana University, where he later served on the faculty. He began his martial arts career in England, where he gained rank in Western Kickboxing. During his time with the Indiana University Martial Arts Program he began training Hapkido and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and received his ...
Expert Witness: E-069867
This expert has over 35 years of owning and operating independent restaurants, now "coaching" restaurateurs in purchasing, planning, opening, and operations of the business. This includes restaurant turnarounds - that is, troubled restaurants needing a coach in troubled times in ALL aspects of the restaurant business. He has advised landlords, lenders, investors, and operator/owners of independent restaurants including: Vernick Food & Drink, Philadelphia; The Pop Shop, ...
Expert Witness: E-071890
This expert has been in the equine industry for over 40 years and has developed a custom riding program that she has applied to thousands of students and horses of all styles and breeds. She has offered headline presentations at the Certified Horsemanship Assn. International Conference for Riding Instructors, the International Society of Rider Biomechanics, the World Equestrian Games, the US Pony Club National Convention, and many other regional and local equestrian ...
Expert Witness: E-006455
This expert is a retired manager from the investor owned gas and electric utility Wisconsin Public Service Corporation. His 25 year career included key management positions in customer service, credit and collections, revenue cycle services, field operations and project management associated with the installation of an industry leading automated metering system. Prior to joining Wisconsin Public Service, this expert worked in the banking industry as a branch manager and ...

COACHING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Child Suffers Hand Injury During Gymnastics Training COACHING Expert Case

Child Suffers Hand Injury During Gymnastics Training

This case involves a 9-year-old boy who was injured after attempting a maneuver on a balance beam. The incident occurred at a gym that trains children in gymnastics. The boy was learning a new handstand move in a class of 10 students and 1 instructor.  …

Recreational Sports Expert Opines on Excessive Force in Intramural Hockey Game COACHING Expert Case

This action sports case involves a young woman who was seriously injured following a dangerous hit in her intramural ice hockey league. The woman was playing for a team sponsored by her employer, which was competing in the league’s playoffs at the time of …

Competitive Swimmer is Paralyzed During Swim Practice COACHING Expert Case

Competitive Swimmer is Paralyzed During Swim Practice

This action sports case involves a male college student in Indiana who participated in his school’s division III swim team, under the guidance and supervision of his coach. On the date of the incident in question, he was instructed to practice starting d …

Gymnastics Student Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Lack of Supervision COACHING Expert Case

This case involves a young boy who sustained injuries at a gymnastics facility in Minnesota. On the date of the incident in question, the boy was instructed by his coach to perform a front handspring into a foam pit. The facility had left a large mat on t …

High School Basketball Coach Hired Despite History of Sexual Misconduct COACHING Expert Case

This case involves a former youth basketball coach who was hired by the defendant municipality to coach their intramural sports programs. Unbeknownst to the defendants, the coach had previously been fired and banned from an adjacent school district for m …

Racetrack Suffers Significant Damage During Amature Event COACHING Expert Case

Racetrack Suffers Significant Damage During Amature Event

This case involves an accident that occurred at a racetrack during an amateur event. At the time of the incident in question, the defendant was participating in a public track day with his own car. This was the first time that the man had been involved i …

Athlete Suffers Brain Damage During Unsafe Drill COACHING Expert Case

Athlete Suffers Brain Damage During Unsafe Drill

…  However, the coach dismissed his concerns and continued coaching with the exercise. Eventually, one of the pucks hit the student in …

Student Injured During Hockey Practice at School COACHING Expert Case

Student Injured During Hockey Practice at School

This athletic management case involves a sixteen-year-old female student who was participating in a varsity field hockey practice. The student was not wearing her protective mouthpiece during the practice, even though she had it with her that day and knew …