David V. McHenry, PT, DPT

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
  • Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy

David graduated from Penn State University in 1999 with a BS in kinesiology and played quarterback on the perennial powerhouse football team. He earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Slippery Rock University in 2002. David’s practice specialty is strength and conditioning, and consulting with athletes, teams, and sports organizations throughout the US and Europe. You can contact David directly at: [email protected]

Articles written by David V. McHenry

Portland PACE
Coach to Coach

The relationship between a strength coach and a sport coach can be tenuous, especially when one is new to the team. The solution is to build trust, communicate well, and never stop collaborating. The championship is won, and the head coach stands at the podium, accepting the trophy and thanking a list of people who have had a significant effect on the team’s success. That list usually includes assistant coaches, administrators, and other program personnel. Increasingly, however, the team’s strength and conditioning coach is among those recognized.