Dr. Amy Valenta PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, has been the Medical Director for the Glendale Raptors since 2007 and is also the Medical Director for Major League Rugby. Amy is the owner of Catalyst Physical Therapy and Catalyst Athletic Performance. She is a Colorado native and completed her doctorate at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, receiving the Mary Gosnell Award for Clinical Excellence.
Since 2002, Dr. Valenta has traveled extensively with rugby teams throughout the world and has been fortunate enough to work with athletes from USA Rugby, Select Side teams, as well as many club and high school programs. She has had the honor of working with the USA Women’s 15s National Rugby Team for three consecutive Women’s Rugby World Cups (2010, 2014 and 2017).
While Dr. Valenta specializes in the treatment of rugby athletes, she has also worked with professional football, hockey, lacrosse and soccer players. She brings a wealth of experience in treating rugby specific injuries to the team and is an invaluable resource for keeping players healthy and competitive.