Giovanni Materia
Director of Ralph Avenue

Giovanni graduated from Brooklyn College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and later obtained his master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College.

Over the past 13 years Giovanni has developed his skills to effectively assess and rehabilitate the athlete as a whole and treat the underlying causes of their injuries.

He has worked with many athletes from New York High Schools, Colleges and organizations including the NYPD football team, semiprofessional football and basketball teams in New York and is currently the head trainer for Lincoln High school football team.

Giovanni specializes in the post-operative care of various orthopedic injuries and the prevention and rehabilitation of various athletic injuries. Giovanni strives to provide the same high quality care to all his patients ranging from students to professional athletes.