Sue Falsone is the first woman to earn the title Head Athletic Trainer & Physical Therapist in the history of major league sports. The 1992 Ken West graduate is responsible for keeping the L.A. Dodgers, players with multimillion dollar contracts, strong and healthy.
Sue was the first female physical therapist in Major League Baseball when she began working for the L.A. Dodgers in 2007. From the L.A. Dodgers press release:
In addition to working with the Dodgers, Falsone (fal-SONY), 37, has spent the past 10 years at AP and is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy (SCS), a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Falsone graduated from Daeman College in Buffalo, NY and earned her Master’s degree in Human Movement Science with a concentration in Sports Medicine at The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. The New York native travels throughout the Unites States and internationally to speak on a variety of topics and holds an adjunct faculty position with the Human Movement Program at A.T. Still University. She has also worked with athletes from the NFL, NHL and NBA.
We’re proud of you, Sue!