About Eric Gahan

Eric Gahan, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, SFG

  • 20 Years of Experience
    • Leadership
    • Mentorship
    • Rehabilitation
    • Strength and Conditioning
    • Nutrition
  • I help Athletic Trainers, Fitness Professionals and Strength Coaches build Thriving Online Business.

Eric incorporates 20 years as an athletic trainer, strength coach, and post rehabilitation specialist to mentor and coach you to have a thriving online business! ย Eric has developed thriving and profitable systems in the collegiate setting as well as the private sector.

Eric helped to take Boston Universityโ€™s Athletic Training Services out of the Athletic Department, to become a thriving unit in Student Health services. ย A place where all athletic trainers were recognized and paid as healthcare professionals.

Eric continued on to build a brick and mortar business called Iron Body Studios in Boston MA. ย Iron Body Studios was recognized as a TOP training facility by Men’s Health in 2016. ย Recently, Eric has continued to develop systems to help online businesses thrive. ย His most recent venture was into full time online hormone optimization, rehabilitation and strength training. Eric has now evolved to work on a daily basis with 1:1 business clients and group coaching programs to help healthcare providers and fitness professionals build thriving online businesses. ย He strives to help athletic trainers finally make their worth, helping his clients to build 6 figure businesses.

Eric incorporates time tested money mindset methods to help you overcome the challenges of building a thriving online business.ย  His years of clinical insight and also backend development help to evolve all athletic training and fitness professionals to become thriving online fitness and rehabilitation moguls.

Host of the EmpowerU Radio Show

Co-Owner of EmpowerU Online Coaching

Founder and Owner of EricGahan.com

Co-Owner, Co-Founder: Iron Body Training Systems

Former Head Therapist & Head Athletic Trainer with Cirque du Soleil

Former Senior Athletic Trainer at Ole Miss and Boston University

Former Assistant Athletic Trainer at St Bonaventure University

  • Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training
  • Canisius College 2000
  • Master of Science in Kinesology and Health Promotion
    University of Kentucky 2002
  • Athletic Trainer Certified
    Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers
  • StrongFirst Kettlebell (SFG) Level I
    StrongFirst
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • FRCms
    Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist
  • CK-FMS
    Certified Kettlebell Functional Movementย Specialist
  • Dr. Ma’s Integrated Dry Needling (IDN) Provider
  • Fascial Distortion Model (FDM) Provider
  • RockTape: Basic Kinesiology Taping: FMT Basic
  • RockTape: Advancedย Kinesiology Taping: FMT Advanced
  • RockTape: RockPods: FMT Myofascial Cupping Practitionerย 
  • RockTape: RockFloss: FMT Myofascial Compression Band Flossing Practitioner
  • RockTape: RockBlades: FMTย Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizationย Practitioner (IASTM)
  • RockTape: RockBlades: FMTย Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Advancedย Practitioner (IASTM)
  • RockTape: FMT Movement Specialistย 
  • RockTape: FMT Advanced Movement Specialist

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Co-Owner and Co-Founder Empower U Coaching

Athletic Training Experience at Cirque du Soleil: Fall 2016 to Fall 2019:

  • Head Therapist/ Head Athletic Trainer

Co-Owner and Co-Founder Iron Body Training Systems: Fall 2011 – Present

Athletic Training Experience at Boston University: Summer 2008 to Summer 2012

  • Senior Athletic Trainer
  • Assist and Implement a Medical Model to the Athletic Training Services Department
  • Management of Case Athletic Training Room, FitRec Athletic Training Room
  • Adjunct Faculty to Athletic Training Education Program
  • Preceptor to Athletic Training Education Program
  • Assist in Management and Development of Senior Staff administration tasks

Athletic Training Experience at Champion Sports Medicine: Summer 2007 to Summer 2008:

  • Clinical Athletic Trainer for Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
  • Athletic Trainer outreaching to Oak Grove High School and Bessemer Academy
  • Manager injury tracking for Champion Sports Medicine

Athletic Training Experience at The University of Mississippi: Spring 2004 to Summer 2007:

  • Senior Athletic Trainer, Football
  • Assistant Athletic Trainer, Head Athletic Trainer for Baseball Southeastern Conference Division I
  • Coordinator of Sports Medicine Coverage for 2004 and 2005 NCAA Oxford Baseball Regional Tournament
  • Coordinator of physicals for all athletes
  • Coordinator of weekly Orthopedic physician on campus clinic
  • Manager of the Gatorade Elite Summer Camp program

ย Athletic Training Experience at St. Bonaventure University; Fall 2002 to Spring 2004:

  • Assistant Athletic Trainer Atlantic 10 Division I menโ€™s soccer, menโ€™s and womenโ€™s swimming and diving, and baseball.
  • Director of Sports Medicine for Atlantic 10 Menโ€™s and Womenโ€™s Swimming and Diving Championships

Teaching Experience at St. Bonaventure University; Fall 2002 to Spring 2004:

  • Approved Clinical Instructor
  • Adjunct Professor to Physical Education Department
    • PHED 208: Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

Supervision Experience at St. Bonaventure University; Fall 2002 to Spring 2004:

  • Supervision and scheduling of all work-study, and athletic training students

Teaching Experience at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford; Fall 2003 to Spring 2004:

  • Adjunct Professor and Approved Clinical Instructor to the Athletic Training Program
    • Clinical in Athletic Training V

Publications in Scholarly Journals:

Gahan, E.W., Mattacola, C.G., Uhl, T.L., Malone, T.R. Relationship between isokinetic quadriceps and hamstring strength to lower extremity functional tests. Journal of Athletic Training, Acceptied for publication, 2002.

Clinical Presentations:

Incorporation of Hardstyle Kettlebell Training into Rehabilitation

Gahan EW: Iron Body Studios, Presented to Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning Staff at Harvard University, March 2012

Incorporation of Hardstyle Kettlebell Training into Rehabilitation

Gahan EW: Iron Body Studios, Presented to Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning Staff at Northeastern University, June 2011

Incorporation of Kettlebells into Rehabilitation

Gahan EW: Department of Athletic Training Services, Boston University, America East Conference Sports Mecdicine Annual Symposium, Boston MA, May 2011

Non-Operative Rehabilitation of Sports Hernia

Gahan EW: Department of Athletic Training Services, Boston University, Case report accepted for College Athletic Trainers Society Annual Symposium, Las Vegas NV, April 2011

Brachial Plexus Injury in a Division I Football Player

Gahan EW: Department of Sports Medicine, University of Mississippi, University, MS,Case report accepted forย Annual SEC Sports Medicine Meeting, April 2007.

TFCC Repair in a Division I Baseball Player

Gahan EW, Giessler W: Department of Sports Medicine, University of Mississippi, University, MS, case report accepted forย Southeast Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting,ย March 2007.

Relationship Between Isokinetic Quadriceps and Hamstring Strength to Lower Extremity Functional Tests

Gahan EW, Mattacola CG, Uhl TL, Malone TR:ย  Division of Athletic Training, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, abstract accepted forย Southeast Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting,ย March 2002 andย Journal of Athletic Training, Accepted for Publication, 37:2; S-97, 2002.

Staphylococcus Aureus Infection in the Lower Leg of a High School Football Player

Gahan EW, Uhl TL, Ireland ML:ย  Division of Athletic Training, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.ย  Presented to The University of Kentucky Sports Medicine Staff.

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