June 13, 2024

Robert Liebau is Recipient of VATA Award

The recipient of this year’s VATA Clinical and Emerging Practice Award is Robert Liebau. Bob has been at the University of Mary Washington for the past 25 years. He served as the first head athletic trainer at UMW from 1986 to 2003. Currently serving as the Associate Director of Campus Recreation and the Director of the Fitness Center at UMW, Bob founded the university’s wellness program and has expanded his sports medicine outreach to the university students, staff and club sports. He is also involved in a variety of projects providing wellness information to both the university and local community.

Recently, Bob has developed a unique program at UMW working with club sport athletes and concussion management. Throughout the years, he has been actively involved with the VATA and has served as a presenter on numerous occasions.