DIRECTOR, PTA, ATC, ITAT
Kathy Coakley’s extensive background in physical therapy and sports medicine inspires the quality of care COASTherapy has demonstrated since 1986. After obtaining her Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology from UCLA, Kathy began her journey of becoming a prominent figure in the Sports Medicine community. As an Athletic Trainer and Therapist, Kathy has traveled nationally and internationally with seventeen United States Teams and two Olympic games. In the 1984 Olympic games, Kathy was selected as the Coordinator of Sports Medicine for cycling. COASTherapy is the official physical therapy clinic for the U.S. Woman’s Water Polo Team. Currently she works with Vans and runs the medical for the BMX and Skate for the U.S. Open Of Surf in Huntington Beach and travels covering various events for Vans extreme sports. Her expertise and enthusiasm has provided her opportunities to conduct courses in sports medicine at the university, state and high school levels. Kathy continues to be an active member of her community, with involvement in youth and club athletic organizations. Kathy has played volleyball, ran marathons, triathlons and enjoys paddling on a regular basis.