Charlie Weingroff is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Certified Athletic Trainer, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist who works with many A-List celebrities and top professional athletes across all sports, including football, basketball, baseball, tennis, golf, professional wrestling, and powerlifting.
He also serves as the Physical Performance Lead and Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Canadian Men’s National Basketball Team.
Currently Charlie is available to treat, train, and consult in Greenwich, CT and at Drive495 in NYC.
Clinicians, physical therapists, strength coaches, and personal trainers around the world follow Charlie for his renowned evidence-based approach, Training = Rehab.
Charlie graduated from Ursinus College with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science in 1996, and went on to earn an MSPT in 1999 and DPT in 2010 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Beginning in 1998, Charlie spent 12 seasons associated with professional basketball, highlighted by his time as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA. Among the highlights of his tenure in Philadelphia was being part of the medical staff that ranked 1st in the NBA in Player Missed Games in the 2005-06 season.
Charlie previously served as the Director of Physical Performance and Resiliency and Lead Physical Therapist for the United States Marines Corps Special Operations Command in Camp Lejeune, NC.
Charlie has also been under the bar himself, achieving AAPF Elite status in the 220 weight class with a total of 1915 pounds. His best powerlifting competition total is 800 squat, 510 bench press and 605 deadlift.
Charlie often teaches and speaks internationally and consults regularly with Nike, the Roddick-Grunberg Tennis Academy, and Perform Better. Some of the additional methodologies Charlie is formally trained in include DNS, ART, Dry Needling, Graston, FMS/SFMA, TPI, and StrongFirst.
Charlie lives in CT with his fiancée Ali Gilbert and his dog Rumble. You’re welcome to contact him with questions for the Articles section, to offer a comment, or to discuss a potential workshop at your facility.
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