Dr. Brian Hatzel - Immersive Experience Coordinator


Dr. Brian Hatzel

Office: 256 CHS

              301 Michigan Street, NE

              Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: (616) 331-8538 

Email: [email protected] 


Fall '21 Office Hours: By appointment. Please contact the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training with urgent issues at (616) 331-5700.



B.S. Exercise and Sports Sciences, Specialization in Athletic Training, University of Florida

M.S. Exercise Science - Physical Education, Biomechanics, Ball State University

Ph.D. Health and Human Performance, Specialization in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine, University of Florida


Research Interests:

Range of motion and strength characteristics in professional baseball pitchers

Effectiveness of soft tissue mobilization techniques

Student success and retention at Colleges and Universities


Courses Taught:

ATH 514 Assessment and Evaluation I

ATH 515 Assessment and Evaluation II

ATH 626 Athletic Training Clinical III

ATH 685 Advance Techniques in Athletic Training

ATH 693 Project in Athletic Training

MOV 102 - First Aid, CPR, and AED 

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