Eitan Gelber

MA, ATC, CSCS, CMT, DNSP | Director of Athletic Training

Eitan Gelber MA, ATC, CSCS, CMT, DNSP
Director of Athletic Training

Eitan Gelber, an Israeli native, is a senior clinician with leadership roles at Stanford’s athletic training program. Eitan believes in rigorous search for health solutions via research application and international collaboration. He has spoken nationally and internationally on a variety of sports medicine topics.

Early in his career, Eitan completed an internship with the San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer, and then joined the Farm as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer.  He then worked his way up to Senior Associate Director of Athletic Training, the title he currently holds.

Since 2004 Eitan has worked with variety of sports at Stanford, which included men’s water polo, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, men’s and women’s volleyball, men’s tennis, and track and field. Today, Eitan works primarily with the wrestling and fencing teams.


  • MA, Exercise Physiology and Motor Learning, San Jose State University (2004)
  • BS, Kinesiology, San Jose State University (2002)



  • Certified DNS Practitioner (DNSP) 2015
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) 2012
  • Functional Movement Screen (FMS) 2010
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) 2002
  • Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) 1995


  • USA Judo Medical Committee Member in Good Standing
  • NATA Member in Good Standing
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Member in Good Standing


  • “Advanced Track Seminar: DNS” NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium Indianapolis IN, 2014.
  • “Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization” NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium. Las Vegas NV, 2013
  • “Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization” IT Carlow, Carlow Ireland, 2013
  • “Thoracic Mobility and Stability” Israeli Physiotherapy Association, Tel Aviv Israel, 2012
  • “Functional Lower Extremities Evaluation” Israeli Physiotherapy Association, Tel Aviv Israel, 2012
  • “Injury Prevention in Elite Athletics: A Proactive Strategic Model” IT Carlow, Carlow Ireland, 2011
  • “Movement and Functional Movement Screen” University of Udine, Udine Italy, 2011
  • “Movement, FMS, and Functional Intervention” Aristotle University, Greece, 2011


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