• ABPTS Specialty Councils develop minimum eligibility requirements for certification and recertification in a specialty area based on ABPTS guidelines, and when required screen applicants for eligibility to sit for exams and for recertification. Specialty Council members are responsible for developing the examination instruments in consultation with the ABPTS testing agency and approved consultants.

    2020 Roster


    Alan Crothers, PT
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Meridian, ID
    Term Expires: 12/20

    Clark, Richard

    Richard C. Clark, PT, DSc
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    Item Review Coordinator
    Nashville, TN
    Term Expires: 12/22

    Rothschild, Carey

    Carey Rothschild, PT, DPT
    Board-Certified Orthopaedics Clinical Specialist
    Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
    MOSC Council Liaison
    Winter Park, FL
    Term Expires: 12/21

    Zachazewski, Jim

    Jim Zachazewski, PT, DPT, ATC
    Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
    Boston, MA
    Term Expires: 12/23

  • Last Updated: 3/25/2020
    Contact: spec-cert@apta.org