Brian hatzel, phd, at, atc

Associate professor and chairperson



Brian Hatzel, is an Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Movement Science Department.  He also serves as the Internship Coordinator in the Athletic Training Education Program and Grand Valley State University.  He completed his undergraduate athletic training education at the University of Florida, his Master's degree from Ball State University and his terminal (PhD) degree from the University of Florida in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine with a minor in Rehabilitation Sciences.   Brian has served as an athletic trainer for various sports at the University of Florida, Ball State University and within the Baltimore Orioles Organization.  He has served as a reviewer for numerous Athletic Training texts and journals, and is an active scholar.  His research interests include identifying muscle firing characteristics in the stable and unstable shoulder and glenohumeral joint arthrometry.