Gainey Ranch Community Staff
Anne Blazek, Estate Club Director
Anne was born and raised in Lawler, Iowa and attended Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa and graduate with a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Exercise Science- Corporate Wellness and a Minor in Sports Medicine. After graduating from University, Anne took her Boards and moved out west for perfect weather, sun, and to fulfill her Sports Medicine Career.
Anne is board certified in Sports Medicine, Cardiac Rehab, and Water Therapy. Anne holds certifications and memberships with the National Athletic Trainers Association, State of Arizona Trainers Association, America Red Cross, United States Water Fitness Association, American Heart Association Instructors Certification, American Heart Association CPR and First Aid, and the National Strength and Conditioning Specialist Organization.
Over her career, She has received numerous recognitions; Channel 5 “Eye on Health,” Featured Aquatics Therapist for local TV station, Featured in National Athletic Trainers Journal, National Strength and Conditioning Journal, Journal of Physical Therapy, and several Physical Therapy textbooks. Assisted and modeled with interactive CD program for physical therapy educational computer program used worldwide.
Anne has worked in several aspects of her field, working with High School Athletes, Division I Athletics, Professional Sports, Hospital Sector, Private Physical Therapy Clinics, Private Homeowners Associations, Major League Baseball, Wellness Consultant, Curriculum Director, Red Cross Instructor, and in the Scottsdale School District.
Throughout her years in the field, she also dedicated time for research and Committees, working with Gatorade Science Institute Studies, Mayo Clinic Medical Representative for Sports Medicine, and State of Arizona Committee for various Scholarships for High School Students, Nominating Committee for the National Medical and Health Sciences Scholarship, and Research for Lifecycle National Injury Prevention Study and National Testing Proctor for Sports Medicine Testing Board.