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Susie Lachowski-Glass, PhD, CSCS

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Founding Director, Division of Exercise Science & Assistant Professor at American International College

Exercise Physiologist

Strength and Conditioning Coach/Specialist

Blood Flow Restriction Training and Therapy Specialist

Owner, GTE

American Heart Association Instructor

PhD, Exercise Physiology, Springfield College

MS, Exercise Physiology, Springfield College

BS, Movement Science, Sports Medicine, Westfield State University


Susie is the founding Director of the Division of Exercise Science & Assistant Professor at American International College in Springfield, MA where she developed all of the BS and MS programs, all departmental requirements, as well as designed and runs the Human Performance Lab at AIC.

She earned her doctoral degree in Exercise Physiology and specializes in Blood Flow Restriction Training and Therapy. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the Exercise Science and Physical Therapy Divisions @ AIC in Advanced Exercise Physiology, Gross Anatomy, Strength and Conditioning, Exercise for Special Populations, among other course topics. Susie is an American Heart Association Instructor and certifies both students and professionals in BLS CPR/AED & First Aid. 


Susie certifies professionals/clinicians in the BFRT modality within the Sports Medicine and Exercise Science field.  She currently is utilizing BFRT number of clinical case studies as well as trains clients in-person and remotely along with traditional strength and conditioning training.

Susie guest lectures at a number of different universities on the application, efficacy, and safety of the modality.


Susie began Glass Training and Education, LLC to provide coaches, clinicians, and other professionals with education and practical content within the fields of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine.  Susie trains various populations (youth, athletic, tactical, aging, special populations, etc.) to enhance fitness, strength and conditioning and health and well being of all. 


  • Spending time with family, friends, and beloved pets

  • Being outdoors- hiking, fishing, paddle-boarding, snowboarding

  • Cooking, baking, and crafting cocktails

Fun Facts:

  • Jimmy Buffet fan (Parrothead)

  • Was a tri-sport athlete & captain (Soccer, Basketball, and Tennis), collegiate athlete 

  • Has a beautiful baby boy named Max, a loving husband, a dog named Penny and a cat named Sudsy

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