Mr. Murtha

I am a graduate of Edinboro University with a Bachelors of Science in Education, Health and Physical Education K-12.  I did a Graduate Assistantship here at Clarion University while earning my Masters degree in Rehabilitation Science.  I am married, have 4 children, 3  who attend Clarion Area..  Additionally, I was certified as an Athletic Trainer in 1994. I worked at Fredonia State College as Head Athletic Trainer and a Professor of  Health, Physical and Coaching Education. Fredonia State is also the home of Buffalo Bills Training Camp where I served as Training Camp Coordinator for 3 years.  I served as a part time Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Buffalo Bills for 5 years and Director of Sports Medicine at Health South in Ft. Lauderdale working with many professional athletes for 2 years before coming to Clarion.  Over my 15 years  in addition to teaching, I have served the district as Athletic Trainer,  Athletic Director , Assistant Athletic Director and sat on the Executive Committee of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Director Association. I have coached elementary, jr high boys and girls basketball.  I am currently head cross country coach and teach part time in the HPE  & Exercise Science department at Clarion University.  Feel free to contact me via email above if I can be of assistance to you and your child!