Edwina (Winnie) Adrien, DPT, CSCS earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from New York University. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and an Emergency Medical Responder by the American Red Cross, and a Certified IASTM HawkGrip Practitioner (Level 1). She received her B.S. at Ithaca College studying Exercise and Sports Sciences with a Medical Concentration. Winnie is knowledgeable about sports related injuries and has an interest in writing about research for the best evidence-based information regarding athletic rehabilitation and training. It was during her time in college where she fell in love with human movement and the science of rehabilitation. Her professional goals are attributed to bridging the gap between rehabilitation, injury prevention, strength and conditioning training, and facilitating efficient movement patterns.
Winnie competed in Division III soccer and basketball and was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at Blair Academy (Blairstown, NJ), her high school alma mater. Winnie has experience coaching high school and youth soccer, and training athletes at all levels. She coaches and teaches at the Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy, helping girls and young women find their voice and develop their physical and mental strength. Winnie has been a team player in soccer, basketball, track & field, softball, and volleyball and continues to play co-ed soccer in NYC. She has been a medical volunteer for the TCS NYC Marathon, and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.