Danny attended the University of Delaware as part of the Honors Program, and graduated in 2003 with his Bachelor’s degree. From there, he worked for several years in retail management at sports and technical footwear stores. He completed a Master’s degree from Villanova University in 2009 and then graduated from University of Delaware’s top-ranked Physical Therapy Doctorate Program as part of the class of 2011. While in school, he was honored to serve as class Vice-President, student officer in charge of the UD Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, receive the Chair’s Award at graduation, and work in Peoria, AZ as a student PT with the Seattle Mariners professional baseball organization.
Professional experiences have included weekly hours in a high school athletic training room, serving as volunteer medical staff for the Jason Witten Football Camp in Elizabethton, TN, writing for Living Well Magazine, working as an injury consultant for several local university sports teams, and being a guest lecturer for running and tri clubs, sports teams, gyms and studios, corporations, high schools, and universities. Danny holds an adjunct faculty position as a Kinesiology professor at Penn State University, Berks Campus, where he teaches Cadaver Anatomy. He also has worked as a clinical instructor for two of the top ranked doctoral programs in the country, University of Delaware and University of Southern California.
Clinical interests include rehabilitation and prevention of all sports and orthopedic injuries, post-surgical rehab, education, and outreach. He has a special passion for running and soccer injuries as well as for manual therapy, including Dry Needling.
Danny spends his free time outdoors hiking and surfing. He is also an avid runner, having run in many races including the Philadelphia Marathon, Marine Corp Marathon, Broad Street Run, Triple Crown, Caesar Rodney Half Marathon, and AC Half Marathon, as well as many others. He lives in Exton, PA with his son, Henry, and his wife, Allison, who he collaborates with in her work as a researcher of the biomechanics of running injuries.