Jim Cerullo

Program Director
Athletic Training


  • Ph.D. Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, M.S. Biomechanics/Exercise Science, Illinois State University, B.S. Physical Education/Athletic Training, Westfield State College


Dr. James Cerullo has an extensive background in sports medicine and strength and conditioning. He is a NATA Certified Athletic Trainer, a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and has served as an Invited Volunteer Athletic Trainer for the US Olympic Committee at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center in California.

He has prior experience in academia as an Adjunct Instructor at Case Western Reserve University, Assistant Professor at John Carroll University, Adjunct Instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, Assistant Professor at Grand Valley State University, and Athletic Training Education Program Director & Assistant Professor at Alfred University.

His clinical experience includes working as Head Athletic Trainer at Case Western Reserve University, Head Athletic Trainer for the US Olympic Luge Team, Head Athletic Trainer for the Senior National Luge Team, and Assistant Athletic Trainer for the University of Pittsburgh football team.

Dr. Cerullo has published sports medicine-related articles in several professional journals and textbooks.



Cerullo, J.F. (2017). This wasn’t in the textbook. In K.M. Gorse, R.O. Blanc, & F. Feld (Eds.), True stories from the athletic training room (pp. 33-38). Thorofare, NJ: SLACK.

Cerullo, J.F. (2015). Fatigue and iron supplementation; To treat or not to treat. In K.M. Gorse, R.O. Blanc, & F. Feld (Eds.), Athletic training case scenarios: Domain-based situations and solutions (pp. 149-150, 193-194). Thorofare, NJ: SLACK.

Cerullo, J. (2011). The luge start: Rotator cuff and scapulothoracic stabilization exercises to consider. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 33 (4), 83-87.

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