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

Associate athletic trainer Jaime Walls came to Catholic University in December of 2006.  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 lay responder and professional rescuer.  In addition she serves as the head cheerleading coach at CUA.  Prior to starting at Catholic University Jaime worked in an Orthopedic office as the Durable Medical Equipment Coordinator for The Training Room, Inc.

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 her husband George reside in Oxon Hill, Md.

Katie Dillon, Assistant Athletic Trainer

Katie Dillon came to Catholic University in 2012 following a one-year stint at Auburn University in Alabama.  At Auburn, Dillon earned her master’s degree in exercise science, while also serving as a licensed athletic trainer at The Orthopaedic Clinic in Opelika, Ala.  Here, Dillon worked with numerous schools and youth athletic associations, providing care for acute and emergency injuries.

Dillon was also contracted to Fort Benning Army Base in Georgia, where she worked with basic training soldiers as well as post surgical and long-term rehabilitation soldiers.

Prior to her experience in Alabama and Georgia, Dillon served as the Head Certified Athletic Trainer at Bayside Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation in Edgewater, Maryland.  Dillon was contracted to three high schools, and was in charge of all boys and girls varsity and junior varsity sports.

Dillon has also worked as an athletic training intern with the University of Maryland football program, in addition to a number of camps.

A graduate of James Madison University, Dillon earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training.

Justin Wierenga, Assistant Athletic Trainer

Tim Marcinek, Assistant Athletic Trainer

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