The Sports Doctor, 10/04/2019
The Sports Doctor with Dr Robert Weil
Guests, Lou Vickery and Jimmy Spinale
Lou Vickery, former Baseball Major League Pitcher with Cardinals & Yankees, Author, Speaker & Radio Host returns along with Jimmy Spinale, Head Certified Athletic Trainer with DA Academy Tampa Bay United Soccer Club thru PT Solutions Physical Therapy. Then, it's 'The Sports Doctor's In' with your questions and emails!
Lou Vickery is a former professional baseball player, stock broker, motivational speaker, radio and TV show host, and author of fifteen (15) books on a variety of topics (books in print can be reviewed at louvickerybooks.com and amazon.com}.
After graduating from Escambia County High School in Atmore, Lou signed a professional baseball contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. Over a ten-year career, Lou also played for the New York Yankees organization and coached in the Cincinnati Reds organization.
Lou got his B.S. degree from Troy State University (AL), graduating after his baseball career. He coached a year in Troy, then spent four years with Merrill Lynch as an Account Executive. Lou moved into the training and development field with Pat Ryan and Associates of Chicago, Ill. in l974.
After 1980, he did contract training for numerous national organizations and over a thirty (30) year period worked with over 2,800 companies in 44 states and two foreign countries. Lou has spoken in every city in the USA with a population of over 150,000 people. Lou spent almost fifteen years as a radio show host before retiring in 2017.
Lou is the author of fourteen books on a variety of topics. Books in print are available at Amazon and louvickerybooks.com.
Lou resides in Fairhope, Alabama where he plays tennis three to four days a week.
Jimmy Spinale, ATC/L has been a Athletic Trainer Certified for close to 20 years with an extensive amount of experience with elite level athletes in various sports. He has worked with the St.Louis Cardinals organization, Sports Performance Volleyball Club in Aurora, Illinois with the likes of Kelly Murphy, Lauren Carlini, and Kelsey Robinson all members of the USA Volleyball National Team, The US Soccer U-17 Men's National Team based out of Bradenton, Florida from 2009-2015 with alumni including Christian Pulisic, Tyler Adams, and Weston McKennie. Private Sports Medicine practice in Southwest Florida, and currently is Head Athletic Trainer with DA Academy Tampa Bay United Soccer Club in Tampa Bay, Florida through PT Solutions Physical Therapy.
Premier Sports Medicine- Staff Athletic Trainer-2015-2018
US Soccer U17-National Team-Athletic Trainer- 2009-2015
Sports Performance Volleyball Club-Athletic Trainer-2004-2009
Minor League Athletic Trainer-St.Louis Cardinals- 2002-2004
The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.