Larry Grollman serves as the Senior Vice President of Development & Implementation for ēlizur. Larry is responsible for supervising all clinical and sales operations. Larry is also responsible for creating and developing new business relationships and opportunities across the ēlizur footprint. Larry joined the ēlizur team in September 2006.
Larry’s prior clinical and administrative experience was a perfect fit for his position with ēlizur. Larry served as the Director of Athletic Training and Development for the nationally acclaimed Center for Sports Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for twenty years. Larry was hired as the first certified athletic trainer at the Center for Sports Medicine in 1986. Upon his departure in August 2006, he had grown the program to a staff of over fifty certified athletic trainers and contracted their services to over forty high schools and eight colleges, the largest sports medicine program in PA.
In addition to his role at the Center for Sports Medicine, Larry also served as the Race Director for the UPMC/City of Pittsburgh Marathon from 1996 to 2003, including serving as the Executive Race Director for the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials Men’s Marathon Trials hosted in Pittsburgh. Larry was also responsible for bringing the 1997, 1998 and 1999 U.S. Men’s Marathon Championship to Pittsburgh. Larry was inducted into the Pittsburgh Marathon Hall of Fame in May 2014.
Larry has served as a lecturer at the National Athletic Trainers Association’s Annual Symposia. He has also participated on various committees of the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society. Larry also served as a Medical Consultant to the Dublin (Ireland) and Moscow (Russia) Marathons. Larry participated as an Athletic Trainer for the U.S. team at the 1985 and 1989 Maccabiah Games (Israel) and the 1987 Pan American Games (Caracas, Venezuela).
Larry has been a NATA certified athletic trainer since 1979. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education from West Chester State College (now University) in southeastern PA in May 1979. He served as the Head Athletic Trainer for Upper Merion Senior High School (PA) while attending graduate school at Temple University from 1979-1981. Larry was the Head Men’s Athletic Trainer for George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) from 1981-1983 and for George Washington University (Washington, DC). Larry completed his Masters in Business Administration from Robert Morris University in December 1994.
Larry resides in Mt. Lebanon with his wife, Marcy.