Joe Gieck, Ed.D., PT, ATC

Joe Gieck
Founder and Co-Director

Dr. Joe Gieck is Professor Emeritus of Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia. He was Curriculum Director of the University of Virginia’s Master’s Program in Athletic Training for 11 years, received the College Athletic Trainer of the Year award in 1979 and the National Athletic Trainers Association Distinguished Educator of the Year award in 1986. He was inducted into the National Athletic Trainer’s Hall of Fame in 1990. Joe co-developed the first Student- Athlete Mentor program in 1989, co-developed the APPLE model in 1991 and co-directs the APPLE Training Institutes.