College of Health Sciences


Roger Kruse, MD -
Team Physician

Roger Kruse, M.D. — Head Team Physician, is Board Certified in Family Medicine and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Ohio State University and his medical training from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Kruse is the Program Director a Primary Care Fellowship where three physicians train each year to become sports medicine specialists. Dr. Kruse has extensive Olympic experience and has been involved in the 1994 Winter Olympic Games in Lillihammer, Norway, the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan, and the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Kruse served as Head Physician for the United States Olympic Team in Nagano, Japan in 1998.

Dr. Kruse has also been in charge of drug testing at many major national and international events. He has served as Drug Crew Chief for the Boston and New York Marathons and Track and Field during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.

Dr. Kruse is also the Director of Sports Science for the United States Figure Skating Association and is in charge of all figure skating camps at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. His field of expertise is performance enhancement programs and he writes many of the programs for the Olympic figure skaters.


Last Updated: 6/9/16