Playground Safety Expert 514139 AL


Expertise Description

With more than 15 years experience in Playground Safety & Risk Management, I have an expertise in Playground Equipment Accidents, Playground Supervision, Recreation Accidents, Physical Education Accidents, Health Club Accidents, Athletic/Sport Facility Accidents, Faulty Equipment, Coaching Safety, Risk Management Planning, Sport Supervision, and Non-Adherence to Standards. I have also spent over 5 years working as a Playground Safety expert witness b offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes Physical Education, Playground Supervision, Playground Equipment, Sports, Recreation, Health Clubs, Personal Trainers, Athletics, Pools, Gymnastics, Sport Facility Operations, Failure to maintain facility and equipment, Failure to warn about inherent risks, Failure to keep premises safe, Failure to inspect and use risk management, Failure to evaluate risk factors, Failure to meet professional standards, and Failure to hire qualified staff.


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes training seminars and presentations at national conferences on the topics of Risk Management in Sports & Playground Safety.


Professional Experiences

I have been teaching Physical Education for over 15 years at a college in New York. I I have served as a Professor/Academic Chairperson of the Health and Physical Education department. I have over 10 years of coaching experience at the college and youth levels.


Relevant Experiences

I am currently the Chair of Health and Physical Education within my department. I have extensive cross-border investment and banking experience and have served as a fact witness in a case involving international arbitration.

I am a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) by the National Recreation and Park Association. I am also a Certified Supervisor for Outdoor Environments by the National Program for Playground Safety.


Education

Degrees Subject Institution
M.S. Physical Education State University of New York College at Cortland
B.S. Physical Education State University of New York College at Cortland

Licenses Certifications

Certified Playground Safety Inspection (CPSI) The National Recreation and Park Association Association
Certified Supervisor for Outdoor Environments — National Program for Playground Safety
Certified Interscholastic Coach – National Federation of State High School Associations
CPR & First Aid, American Red Cross
Lifeguard, American Red Cross

Awards & Affiliation

USILA All-American — Men's Lacrosse
American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM)
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Education
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Primary Affiliation

American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM)



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