SPORTS & RECREATION EXPERT WITNESSES

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-120182
This expert starting boxing at the age of 11 and began his professional career in 1993. The World Boxing Organization recognized his as the third ranked Welterweight in the world. Having retired from his career as a professional athlete, he now serves as the head boxing trainer at a successful San Diego area gym and his contributed his talents to both TV and film productions.
Expert Witness: E-077885
This expert is a sport scientist, trained in exercise physiology and bio-mechanics. He recently served as the National Director of Education for the National Strength and Conditioning Association in Colorado Springs, CO. He has served as the Director of the Monfort Family Human Performance Research Laboratory at Colorado Mesa University. At the U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs, he was Recovery Center Leader, Head of Sport Biomechanics and Engineering, and ...
Expert Witness: E-102955
This expert has extensive experience with youth recreation, safety, and sports programs in the United States. He earned his Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism at the University of Utah following an M.S. in Sports Medicine & Movement Studies and Disabilities at Oregon State University and a Bachelor's of Physical Education in Athletic Training & Special Education from Brock University. The expert is a member of the National Recreation and Park Association, the ...
Expert Witness: E-127974
This expert has been involved with Motocross for over 35 years and has organized hundreds of races. He began working in sales for Yamaha in Grenoble, France. After moving to the US, he started Desert Only Travel which was the first major motorcycle touring and special event production company. He created and produced numerous motocross races over the years, including Endurocross which was introduced to the X Games in 2011. He is currently a Consultant and Producer for ...
Expert Witness: E-117985
This expert has been involved in winter sports and biomechanics since 1972. He has published 10 academic papers relating to jumps in skiing. He has been a guest professor at the University of Calgery's Human Performance Lab, which is the only one of its kind in Canada. He is currently full-time professor at a university in Austria in the Department of Sport Science.
Expert Witness: E-056195
This expert is the only American weightlifting coach to have athletes medal at the Junior Worlds, Senior Worlds, Master Worlds, Pan-Am Championships, Pan-Am Games, and the Olympics. His instruction has produced 43 Senior National Champions, 82 Junior National Champions, 41 Youth National Champions, 31 Junior World Team Members, 9 Senior World Team members, 4 Youth World Team members and 3 Olympians. As a professional athlete, he competed at the Olympics, as well as ...
Expert Witness: E-054901
This fitness celebrity has been participating in strongman competitions since 2003 and has been a powerlifter since 2006. In 2013, he was the first American to compete in the MAS Wrestling World Cup in Russia and served as the Head Coach of Team USA in the 2014 World Championships in Siberia. A gym owner in Northern California, he has promoted and hosted many weightlifting competitions. He's also a published author for MILO, REPS Magazine, and fiveonfive Magazine.
Expert Witness: E-004668
This expert has several awards such as the USPA Gold, Diamond, and Double Diamond parachutist / skydiver badges, qualifying him as an expert in these two fields of extreme sports. He is highly knowledgeable of the safety regulations of each sport, as he serves as safety adviser and examiner for several committees. He also has several publications and held seminars on skydiving & flying safety issues.
Expert Witness: E-011045
This highly qualified expert is double board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. He earned his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, did his residency in Rehabilitation Medicine, and completed his Fellowship in Sports & Spine Rehabilitation. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and has been an invited Lecturer and Presenter for numerous professional conferences and organizations. ...
Expert Witness: E-011163
This expert currently serves as Professor / Chair of Health & Physical Education at a SUNY institution. Prior to this role he was the Fitness & Aquatics Director and Head Men's Lacrosse at SUNY. This expert is a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) by the National Recreation and Park Association. He is a voting and attending member of the Sports Equipment, Playing Surfaces, and Facilities committee with American Society for Testing and Materials International ...

SPORTS & RECREATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident

This case involves a group of individuals who were injured while boating at night. Allegedly, the individual who was operating the vessel was intoxicated and crashed it into a breakwater that was not lit. Two passengers were thrown from the boat into the b …

Gymnastics Student Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Lack of Supervision SPORTS & RECREATION 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 …

Biomechanics Expert Opines on Mud Run Participant’s Injuries SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

This case involves a female plaintiff who suffered injuries during a nonprofit fundraising race that was designed to give funds to a local charity. The race was in a “mud run” format, with a number of obstacles strewn throughout the race’s course by event …

Unsafe Sports Facility Causes Life-Altering Injuries SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

Unsafe Sports Facility Causes Life-Altering Injuries

This facilities management case involves a teenaged boy who was severely injured when a baseball struck him in the temple during a high school baseball game in Texas. The Plaintiff was seated on the end of a bench in the dugout, which lacked fencing over  …

Mechanical Engineering Expert Opines on Tree Stand Failure SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

This case involves a hunter who was seriously injured after a failed stitching on a tree stand caused him to fall from a tree. The stand in question was recently purchased from a sporting goods store, and had straps that served to secure it to the tree. A …

Ski Resort Patron is Injured on Snow Tube Slope SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

Ski Resort Patron is Injured on Snow Tube Slope

This case takes place in Colorado and involves an individual who was seriously and permanently injured while snow tubing at a ski resort located in the pacific northwest. Each year, the resort created an artificial slope for use by snow tubers, which allo …

Student is Seriously Injured During Football Practice SPORTS & RECREATION Expert Case

Student is Seriously Injured During Football Practice

This case takes place in Florida and involves a young man, who was severely injured during a football drill during practice. The plaintiff was a high school student who was a starting player on the varsity football team at an all-boys catholic high school. …