Board-Certified Sports Physical Therapist
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
The journey is better than the inn. ~Cervantes
My goal is to help as many people as I can achieve their goals in sport, school, and life. I have worked with thousands of athletes, from runners to soccer players, gymnasts to dancers, undergraduate to doctoral students. In doing so, I have thoroughly enjoyed helping navigate the journey.
sports physical therapist & Strength Coach
I have been involved with sports rehab, exercise physiology, strength training & conditioning, running analysis, and soccer training for over 25 years. I have primarily focused on training athletes, individuals and sports teams interested in reaching their optimal performance levels.
I have worked with athletes at all levels . . . Olympic, professional, college and high school athletes.
I have taught sports rehab and strength training topics courses and given lectures at several International conferences and universities around the world.
I have written several books, articles, and book chapters.
I have been a member of several committees for various professional organizations, including the NSCA, APTA and Sports Section of the APTA.
Helping improve performance through injury consultation, strength training, and injury prevention.
Using evidence and experience to help guide athletes through the injury and return to sport process.
Designing running programs and helping guide runners through gait retraining.
Helping guide programs–big and small–to where they want to grow.
Serving as author (or co-author) for books, articles, and other educational items.
Teaching courses and lecturing on topics from sports rehabilitation, strength training, injury prevention, and biomechanics.
Guiding students through the process of physical therapy, strength training, and even life.
David Potach is one of the best sports training and rehab minds I have run across in my 15 years as a competitive athlete and his information and training methods are always on the cutting edge of science
– MMA Athlete
How can I begin to express my sincere gratitude? David, I can’t say that I’m glad I injured myself in the first place, but I’m certainly honored to have met and worked with you.
– Marathon Runner
The time and effort you have put into my growth and intelligence as a plyer and a person is beyond anything I could have asked for. I am ten times stronger and faster.
– D-I College Soccer player