About Sarah Katz, PT, DPT, M.Ed, CSCS

Dr. Sarah Katz grew up in Richmond, VA where she was a multi-sport athlete but eventually focused her athletic career on running. She attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA for her undergraduate degree, competing as a Division I Track and Field sprinter and majoring in Kinesiology with a Psychology minor. Her passion for sports and wellness developed throughout her athletic career while dealing with multiple injuries of her own. After undergrad, she went on to the University of Virginia to earn a Master’s in Exercise Physiology in 2018. She furthered her graduate education at Virginia Commonwealth University, earning her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2021.

During her graduate studies, Sarah gained experience working with athletes in the athletic training room at UVA as a graduate intern, working as a personal trainer and track coach, and through several sports medicine clinical experiences in Physical Therapy school. Throughout her graduate education, she developed a passion for treating athletes, particularly at the collegiate and professional level. Currently, Sarah has interests in running related injuries, lower extremity injuries, and manual therapy techniques.

Departments, Centers & Programs:




Sports Medicine Physical Therapy


  • BS in Kinesiology, College of William & Mary
  • MS in Exercise Physiology, University of Virginia
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University