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Daniel Edon

MS, BSc, CSCS, CISSN, USAW
Brooklyn, NY

About

I currently hold a BSc in Sports Therapy from Teesside University in the UK and a MS degree in Sport Science from Hofstra University (NSCA CSCS). Prior to coming to the US, I worked as a Sports Therapist at various sports teams and served as a Rehabilitation Practitioner within the NHS.

Experience


Clinical Research Coordinator

Feb 2018 - Present
Clinical research coordinator to Dr. Christopher Mendias Ph.D, ATC and Dr. Scott Rodeo M.D engaged in translational musculoskeletal regenerative medicine research. Study contact for numerous regenerative cell therapy trials and clinical supervisor to post-bacc researchers. Assistant S&C coach with Hospital for Special Surgery, NY Road Runners.

Graduate Assistantship S&C Coach

Apr 2017 - Jan 2018
Implementing periodization programs base on Joe Kenn’s Tier System. Holding all athletes to ‘no corners cut’ approach, while developing strong working relationships with the athletic coaches, professors, athletic trainers and student-athletes of who crossed my path.

Assistant S&C Coach

Jan 2017 - Apr 2017
1 credit graduate student-internship; duties included designing and implemented performance-based fitness programs for clients over a wide range of ages and abilities. Focused on developing my understanding of the aftercare rehabilitation strategies of ACL, meniscus and over-use knee injuries in youth adolescent student-athletes.

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Practitioner

Jan 2015 - Jul 2016
Providing a range of in-patient, patient centered therapeutic exercise programs to those recovering from surgeries including TKA, THA, ACL reconstruction, and above and below knee amputation, through all stages of physical therapy including return to home safety assessments and group exercise sessions.

Performance Coach

Feb 2014 - Nov 2014
Responsible for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of youth players injuries at the club (u8 to u16). Prescribing player and position specific conditioning and rehabilitation programs, treatment methods included program adaptations, joint manipulation, taping/strapping and pain management.

Sports Therapist

Jul 2013 - Jan 2014
Responsible for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of youth players injuries at the club (u8 to u16). Prescribing player and position specific conditioning and rehabilitation programs, treatment methods included program adaptations, joint manipulation, taping/strapping and pain management.

Head Coach

Oct 2012 - Jun 2013
Responsible for managing a group of up to 8 coaches, set with the duties of coordinating, implementing and teaching gymnasium based physical activity classes and workshops. Leading coaching workshops and weekly session for a variety of sport including soccer, rugby, tennis, badminton, gymnastics and swimming classes.

Sports Therapist

Oct 2011 - Oct 2012
Duties consisted of performance testing and analysis, designing and implementing rehabilitation and conditioning programs, warm-ups and cool downs. Along with designing and presenting educational seminars to youth players on the impact of recovery strategies, postural education, nutrient selection and timing, and the impact of hydration on performa

Assistant Soccer Coach

Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
After stepping down as the varsity team captain due to injury, I soon transitioned into the assistant coach role. Responsible for the design and implementation of injury prevention warm-ups, cool downs and team strength and conditioning programs.

Education


Sports Science and Advanced Exercise Physiology - MSSS
Mar 2017 - Jan 2018
Focusing my studies on ACL injury rehabilitation, the theoretical and practical applications of strength and conditioning, enhancing performance and recovery through advanced nutritional strategies, while developing my knowledge of the molecular underpinning of muscle hypertrophy and endurance training.

Sports Therapy - BSc Honors
Sep 2009 - Mar 2012
Focusing my studies on overuse injuries in youth athletes and ankle ligament injures, developing my diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation skill set in both a clinical and elite sports based environment.

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