Dr. Roel is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Certified Athletic Trainer, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from Pasadena, California. Dr. Roel comes to the Armenian American Sports Medicine Coalition with experience in providing emergency medical coverage and rehabilitation services to individuals ranging from kids and young adults in local primary and secondary schools to professional and elite athletes in domestic and international sport competitions. He completed the Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) residency in the Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo, California. During his training in the residency, Dr. Roel worked with individuals suffering from neurological and/or multi-trauma conditions. Currently, he is on the medical support team locally as well as travels around the world providing services for: USA Volleyball – Beach Teams, US Soccer Federation – Paralympic Team, US Fencing Association, USA Weightlifting, Kreiswirth Sports Medicine/International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, and Verdugo/Glendale and San Gabriel Valley Fire and Police Departments. In July/August of 2017, Dr. Roel travelled alongside other AASMC members to Armenia to lecture to healthcare practitioners of multiple disciplines (eg. physicians, physiotherapists, kinesiologists, etc), and co-treat patients and teach alongside healthcare practitioners in the hospital and clinic setting. Dr. Roel serves as adjunct faculty as a primary lecturer or teacher’s assistant at California State University, Northridge, Azusa Pacific University, and Western University of Health Sciences. In his spare time Dr. Roel enjoys traveling, experiencing different cultures, and being physically active.