Joe Donohue - PT, CEO
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Bachelor's Degree: California State University, Long Beach - Physical Therapy
Joe received his Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy from California State University, Long Beach, in 1986. While playing football at CSULB for four years as starting linebacker and team captain, Joe was the recipient of numerous awards on and off the field. He became a two-time Academic All-American, and was chosen as one of 11 student athletes nationwide to receive the NCAA post-graduate scholarship. In the early 80s, Joe signed a free-agent contract with the Oakland Invaders of the USFL, a short-lived professional American football league.
After the USFL folded, Joe resumed his studies in physical therapy and founded ProSport Physical Therapy Inc. in May 1992 opening the first facility in Newport Beach. Since then Joe has opened a second facility in Rancho Santa Margarita and a third facility in Laguna Hills. He also became owner/managing partner of Clinical Practice Management (CPM), Inc., which performs management, consulting and billing services for private physical therapy practices throughout California, Nevada and North Carolina.
Over the years, Joe has established strong ties in the athletic community, providing athletic training and physical therapy services for local schools such as Mater Dei, Corona Del Mar, Rancho Santa Margarita, Sage Hill, Orange Coast College and Concordia University. Joe has also worked with professional teams such as the Anaheim Storm indoor lacrosse team and the 2007 Stanley Cup champions the Anaheim Ducks, becoming the team’s resident physical therapist for 10+ years. In 2003–04, he served as the Medical Director/Coordinator of the World Gymnastics Championships and USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
Joe is married with two children, and resides in Coto De Caza.