• Dr. Matthew Kutz is a Clinical Professor for the Department of Athletic Training of the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences. His exceptional experience directly aligns with the focus areas of the DAT program.

    Dr. Kutz is a world renowned and award-winning author, educator, and researcher. He has been a featured guest on TV, podcasts, and radio, presented on the TEDx stage, and consults with Fortune 500 and multinational corporations. He was a 2013 Fulbright Scholar in the Medical Sciences to The University of Rwanda’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences and 2017 Visiting Research Fellow to Gold Coast University Hospital and Griffith University in Queensland, Australia.

    Dr. Kutz served as Chair of the National Athletic Trainers Association and is a member of the senior editorial team for the Athletic Training Education Journal, Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Science, serves on the NATA’s International Committee, and is a charter member of the CAATE Professional Standards and Ethics Committee.

    He earned his Ph.D. in global leadership and in 2013 his book Contextual Intelligence: How Thinking in 3D Can Help Resolve Complexity, Uncertainty and Ambiguity, was honored with a Leadership Book Award for Innovation and Cutting-Edge Perspective.

    Additionally, he has written four other books on leadership, including Leadership and Management in Athletic Training: An Integrated Approach. In 2020 Dr. Kutz was named the GLATA Outstanding Educator. His passion is to be a global advocate for athletic trainers and equip AT’s to be high performing leaders. To date he has presented his research in 17 different countries.

research interests

  • Leadership Competencies
    Novice and Expert Behaviors
    Contextual Intelligence
    Clinical Education in Athletic Training
    Performance Enhancement Techniques

selected scholarly works & creative activities

full name

  • Matthew Kutz