John F. Knarr, M.S., P.T., A.T.C.

John is a Delaware native and graduate of the University of Delaware’s Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Curriculums. Prior to receiving his physical therapy credentials John served as the Head Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning coach at Delaware Valley College, Susquehanna University and Delaware State University.

John has traveled the world with numerous sports teams and served as a member of numerous United States Olympic Sports Medicine Staffs including the 1987 Pan American Games and the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta. John has also had the opportunity to work as a member of the medical staffs of the United States Soccer Federation and the U.S. Team Handball Federation. John served as a consultant to both our Men and Women’s National soccer teams. This included both Women’s World Cup games in 1999 and 2001, which were held at the Rose bowl in Pasadena California.

John has treated professional athletes of MLB, NFL, PGA, WBO, IBF, WBA and MLS. In addition John has treated numerous Hollywood celebrities, foreign dignitaries and a former President of the United States.

John has most recently served as Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer to both Heavy Weight Boxing Champions of the World, Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko from January 2007 till September 2009.

John was the Founding Director of the University of Delaware Physical Therapy clinic where he had the opportunity to work with some of the nation’s premiere physical therapy faculty while mentoring future members of our profession.

Over the past 20 plus years John has had the opportunity to participate and published research in refereed journals and physical therapy texts, as well as teach side by side with some the most respected physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers and faculty in the medical profession. John has lectured at many professional continuing education seminars. John continues to mentor aspiring physical therapy students from around the world via clinical affiliations and professional internships.