Richard Quincy is the Head Physio (PT, ATC) for the Glendale Raptors, as well as the Associate Medical Director for the new professional rugby league – MLR (Major League Rugby). Quincy, or Q, as he is known by athletes and his colleagues, has worked with rugby at the local level (high schools and universities), the national level with USA Rugby (Americas Rugby Championship), and the international level. He has served as the Head Physio/ATC for USA Rugby with USA Sevens National Team World Cup events (Bingham Cup 2016). He was most recently the Head Physio for the USA Eagles at the 2015 Rugby World Cup in London. In 2014 he was the medical director for the Ohio Aviators in the first PRO Rugby League.
Quincy was born in Decatur, Illinois, and raised in Colorado, where he attended Smoky Hill High School. He completed his undergraduate degree at Colorado College and his Master’s of Science in Exercise Physiology at Michigan Technological University. Quincy received a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and is working toward a Ph.D. in sports psychology at San Diego University of Integrative Studies.
Richard Quincy served 16 years (1991-2007) at his alma mater in a variety of capacities including faculty member in the sport science department, the 1986 graduate also taught courses in biomechanics. Quincy was a longtime fixture behind the bench as Colorado College’s head hockey trainer.
In 2007, Quincy accepted a position as Medical Director for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, culminating in the “World’s Best” performance for U.S. Ski and Snowboarding at the Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics in Vancouver in 2010. In 2010, Quincy accepted the position as the Associate Medical Director for The US Olympic Committee, where he managed the medical needs of all the athletes at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California from 2010-2014. In 2014, Quincy accepted a position in Sports Medicine at The Ohio State University for a three-year opportunity before finally deciding to return home to Colorado to be near family in 2017.