Next Course is November 3-4 in Ranson, WV.

Chairman - Jay Dicharry MPT, SCS

Jay is a physical therapist, a Board- Certified Sports Clinical Specialist, researcher, author, and coach. Jay built his international reputation as an expert in biomechanical analysis as Director of the SPEED Clinic at the University of Virginia, and now as Director of the REP Biomechanics Lab in Bend, OR. 

Jay is author of the seminal text "Anatomy for Runners" and has published over thirty professional journal articles and clinical book chapters. He is an active researcher, and consults and teaches for USA Track and Field, and USA Triathlon, footwear companies, the cycling industry, the US Air Force. His aim is to blur the lines between lab-based injury prevention strategies and real world performance enhancement. Jay brings a strong bias towards patient education, and continues to teach nationally to elevate the standard of care for Therapists, Physicians, and Coaches working with endurance athletes.  

In addition to his clinical distinction, Jay is a certified coach through both the United States Track and Field Association and the United States Cycling Federation, and certified Golf Fitness Instructor through Titleist Performance Institute. He has a competitive history in endurance sports on the local and national level, and coaches athletes on the local, national, and world stage.