Philip A. Croatan, MS(k)

Philip A. Croatan, MS(k)


Philip A. Croatan (Crochen), MS(k) served as the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for Troy University’s Soccer, Volleyball, and Men & Women’s Tennis (Sunbelt Conference Champions 2015) teams, of which he is also an alumnus of the Division I Sunbelt Conference Football team and Men’s Track and Field. Additionally, he has served as a leading practitioner in dietary protocol and physical therapy with premier physiotherapy clinics and performance facilities from Atlanta, GA to San Diego, CA.


Philip received dual Masters Degrees in Orthopedic Rehabilitation & Corrective Exercise and Sports Metabolic Conditioning from A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO and Mesa, AZ (the founding school of Osteopathic Medicine). He received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology / Human Nutrition from Troy University in Troy, AL. He continued his postgraduate research practicum at the University of San Diego in the biophysics department where he served as an officer in the Student Physics Society. Croatan is now an author and lecturer on topics of injury prevention and cellular adaption under dynamic environmental stressors. His work has appeared in university publications as well as digital mental wellness blogs and profiles. He possesses extensive knowledge on the chemistry of nutrition, metabolism, and the physics of human movement, as well as has created programs fostering coordinated applications of adjacent biological disciplines in the most simple forms so that the masses may benefit from taking over their lives and evolving to their greatest physiological presentation.

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