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Cora Maglaya, PT, ATC, CSCS

Head Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist
Founder/SC United Sports Medicine Program

Cora is the Founder and Head Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist for the Sports Medicine Program with SC United. She specializes in men’s gymnastics. Her gymnastics experience includes having previously served as the Head Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist for Men’s Gymnastics on the local, state, regional, and Junior Olympic National competition levels for USAG Gymnastics sanctioned events. She is the Founder of the Sports Medicine Program at Waller's GymJam Academy in Santa Clarita and also serves as a staff sports physical therapist at The Center for Physical Health in Westwood/Los Angeles. She is a licensed physical therapist, certified athletic trainer and NSCA certified strength and conditioning specialist. Also, Cora is a former staff physiotherapist for the internationally acclaimed Cirque du Soleil, former Duke University Sports Physical Therapist Fellow for the nationally ranked intercollegiate athletic teams, and former staff athletic trainer for the University of Southern California Center for Athletic Medicine. She also served as a physical therapist at the University of California, Los Angeles and other Los Angeles based clinics.

Cora attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where she completed her dual undergraduate degrees in both Athletic Training and Kinesiotherapy. She completed her physical therapy degree from Daemen College in Amherst, NY. Her Sports Physical Therapist Fellowship training was completed at Duke University specializing in Division I athletics. She is one of only 16 physical therapists in the country that is Sports Fellowship trained in physical therapy.

Also, Cora has been featured in the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Perspectives Magazine, the Herald Sun, and the APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS) Website. She is a published author in the North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, APTA Orthopedic Section PASIG Website, the APTA SPTS Website, The Rehab Management Magazine, Physical Therapy Products Magazine, and Front Sight Magazine. Her athletic achievements include having served as the dance team captain for the nationally ranked University of Illinois at Chicago Dance Team with televised performances on ESPN. She is an avid competition handgun shooter with the United States Practical Shooting Association and competes in Norco, CA.

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