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Gary Scott Sutton

Gary Scott Sutton, American physical therapist. License physical therapist, Virginia, Ohio; certified ambulance emergency medical technician, Virginia, certified athletic trainer; certified sports physical therapist/orthopaedic physical therapist American Board Physical Therapy Specialties. Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, 1980.


  • Sutton, Gary Scott was born on February 28, 1954 in Alliance, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert Jay and Margaret Elizabeth (Raber) Sutton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Mount Union College, 1976. Certified in physical therapy, Northwestern University, 1978. Master of Science, Institute Graduate Health Sciences, Atlanta, 1982.


    • Staff physical therapist Memorial Hospital, Danville, Virginia, 1978-1981. Consultant physical therapist Atlanta Falcons Football Club, Suwanee, Georgia, 1982. Physical therapist, athletic trainer The Sports Medicine Clinic, Atlanta, 1983.

      Director physical therapy Kolczun & Kolczun Orthopaedic Associates, Lorain, 1983-1985. Director sports physical therapy Michael Supler and Associates, Cleveland, 1985-1993. Faculty intern physical therapy program Cleveland State University.

      Outpatient orthopaedics manager Henrico Doctors Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, since 1993. Clinical assistant professor physical therapy Medical College Virginia. Trainer United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1984, National Junior Olympic Championships, Iowa City, 1985, United States Olympic Festival, Houston, 1986.

      Consultant sports medical St. Joseph High School, Cleveland, 1985-1993, Charles F. Brush High School, Lyndhurst, 1985-1993. Consultant United States Taekwondo Union, East Hartford, Connecticut, since 1986. Paxi host trainer 10th Pan American Games, Indianapolis, 1987.

      Athletic trainer United States Olympic track and field trials, 1988, United States Olympic Festival, Minneapolis, 1990, World University Games, Sheffield, England, 1991, World Cross Country Championships, Amorebieta, Spain, 1993, Pan American Track Meet, North Carolina, 1994, World Veterans Games, 1995, Ekiden Marathon, Chiba, Japan, 1997.

    Major achievements

    • License physical therapist, Virginia, Ohio. Certified ambulance emergency medical technician, Virginia, certified athletic trainer. Certified sports physical therapist/orthopaedic physical therapist American Board Physical Therapy Specialties.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Past Chairman of Staff, Welborne United Methodist Church. Member American Physical Therapy Association (orthopaedic section, sports physical therapy section chairman member committee), American Physical Therapy Association (Ohio and Virginia chapter), National Athletic Trainers Association, Potomac Valley Track Club, Blue Key, Sigma Nu.



    Avocations: weight training, age group track and field.


    • Married Linda Leigh Fitch, October 14, 1978. Children: Adam Christopher, Kelley Lynne.
    • father: Robert Jay Sutton
    • mother: Margaret Elizabeth (Raber) Sutton
    • spouse: Linda Leigh Fitch
    • children: Adam Christopher Sutton
    • Kelley Lynne Sutton
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    Born February 28, 1954
    (age 63)