Head Team Physician

Board Certification


Board certified in sports medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound, pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R)

Medical School


Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Medical School


Walter Reed Army Medical Center  University of Utah



After medical school, Dr. De Luigi completed his PM&R residency as Chief Resident at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  Immediately following graduation, he was deployed as a Battalion Surgeon for 3/187, 101st Airborne (Air Assault) during Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Upon his return from deployment, he served as the Assistant Chief of PM&R and Pain Medicine. Dr. De Luigi then completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Utah, where he worked with Division 1 (FBS) athletes, as well as the US Ski Team and the Salt Lake Bees (AAA affiliate of Los Angeles Angels). After completion of his sports medicine fellowship, Dr. De Luigi was deployed once again to Iraq as the Battalion Surgeon for 2/27 INF, 25th ID. Upon return from deployment, Dr. De Luigi was named Director of Sports Medicine, the Amputee Clinic, Adaptive Sports Medicine program, and Program Director for the PM&R Residency.    

Dr. De Luigi completed his military service in 2011 accepting the position of Director of Sports Medicne for the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, and started the first ACGME accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship in Washington, DC where he continues to serve as Program Director.

During his time with MedStar, Dr. De Luigi has integrated himself with sports medicine at every level of competition. In addition to serving as Head Team Physician for Catholic University of America, he is the Head Team Physician for the Washington Wizards, as well as Team Physician for the Washington Nationals and Washington Spirit.  Throughout this time, Dr. De Luigi continues to work with the US Ski Team for the past 7 years covering international events including the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.  Furthermore, Dr. De Luigi is extensively involved with youth athletics as Head Team Physician for both Magruder and West Springfield High Schools as well as a coach for Diamond Skills Baseball, Sandy Spring Falcons Travel Baseball, and Olney Boys & Girls Community (OBGC) Sports Association.

Jaime Walls, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine

Jaime Walls has been an athletic trainer at Catholic University since December of 2006 and was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine in October, 2013.  A graduate of the University of Richmond and Western Michigan University, Jaime is a certified American Red Cross Instructor of First Aid, CPR and AED for the professional rescuer.  

Prior to starting at Catholic University Jaime worked in an orthopedic office as the Durable Medical Equipment Coordinator for The Training Room, Inc., where she perfected skills of brace fitting and managing different patient populations.

While in graduate school at Western Michigan, Jaime worked as an athletic trainer for Kalamazoo College servicing 16 sports.  Upon graduation, Jaime became an assistant athletic trainer and certified clinical instructor for the athletic training education program at Albion College.  Jaime taught numerous classes in the education program, serviced athletes of 20 sports and was a part of the accreditation process for the Athletic Training Education Program.

Jaime’s athletic training interests include manual therapy and hydration/recovery techniques.

Jaime her husband George reside in Oxon Hill, Md.

Jeff Coulter, Assistant Athletic Trainer

Tim Marcinek, Assistant Athletic Trainer

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