Anthony Breitbach, PhD, ATC

Program Director
Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

Anthony Breitbach


Phone: (314) 977-8654

Allied Health Building
Room 2005
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Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership
Saint Louis University

Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science
University of Florida

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Athletic Training
University of Iowa

Dr. Anthony Breitbach serves as the Director of the Athletic Training (AT) Program in the Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University. He had previously served as the Director of Sports Medicine for the Saint Louis University Athletic Department for 7 years and has a total of 29 years of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer.

He has previously served has the President of the Iowa Athletic Trainers Society and on the Board of Directors for the Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association. In 2011, he was awarded the Dr. Glenn L. McElroy Distinguished Service Award by the Missouri Athletic Trainers Association.

He served on the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Executive Committee for Education (ECE), where he played an active role in the development of the "Future Directions of Athletic Training Education" recommendations which were approved by the NATA Board of Directors in 2012.

Dr. Breitbach is actively participating in research regarding interprofessional education, interprofessional practice and its relationship to AT. He serves as a coordinator for the "Interprofessional Education and Practice in Athletic Training" white paper which was completed in the spring of 2014.

Professional Associations
National Athletic Trainers' Association

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