Dr. Blake LeBlanc, DPT is entering his sixth season with the University of Louisville football program as the Rehabilitation Coordinator/ Assistant Athletic Trainer. Additionally, he serves as the Rehabilitation Coordinator for the University of Louisville Athletics Sports Medicine Department and is an adjunct faculty member of the Health and Sport Sciences Department.
Blake received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from West Virginia University in May 2009. He is also a graduate of an APTA Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency through Evidence in Motion (2013) and is trained in Functional Dry Needling, Trigger Point Dry Needing, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, and Functional Movement Screening.
Blake was a member of University of Louisville Sports Medicine Department previously as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for track and field (2002-03) and football (2003-04), while pursuing his master's degree in Sport Administration. During that time, he also had an affiliation with Kentucky Orthopedic Rehabilitation Team serving as an athletic trainer at Spalding University, covering men's/women's basketball and baseball (2004).
Blake earned his Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University. He served as a student athletic trainer during his time at LSU working primarily with football, swimming and diving and softball. He was recognized as the student athletic trainer of the year in 2001.
A native of Lafayette, La., Dr. LeBlanc is a Kentucky Licensed Physical Therapist, and a NATABOC certified Athletic Trainer licensed in KY. He is a member of the APTA and NATA. He is an AHA CPR/First Aid Instructor.
Blake is married to the former Amanda Jo Bell, Ph.D. and they welcomed a new addition to their family in 2013, Louis Joseph.