Joe Luxbacher- Expert in Football
Dr. Joseph Luxbacher has more than thirty years experience in the fields of health, fitness and competitive athletics. He holds a PhD in Health, Physical and Recreation Education and is employed in the Department of Athletics at the University of Pittsburgh. Joe has authored more than a dozen books and numerous articles in the areas of sport (soccer), peak athletic performance, fitness, and weight control. He has authored numerous magazine articles on fitness and weight control, as well as two books on the topic [Total Fitness for Women (Wish Publishing), and Conditioning for Soccer (McGraw-Hill)].
Luxbacher is presently the head men’s soccer coach at the University of Pittsburgh and has twice been named Big East Athletic Conference Soccer Coach of the Year. He was honored as a “Letterman of Distinction” by the University of Pittsburgh in 2003 and was inducted into the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2005. Joe, his wife Gail, their daughter Eliza and son Travis live in Upper St. Clair.