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Dr. William J. Bails

Department Head and Professor Physical Therapist Assistant Program


B.S., University of Maryland Eastern Shore
M.S., Neumann University
D.P.T., Simmons College

Work Experience

-Department Head and Professor Wor-Wic Community College Physical therapist Assistant Program
-23years of outpatient physical therapy clinical experience
-Owner and founder of Coastal Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
-23 years as a Clinical Instructor for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers and Exercise Science Majors
-Worchester County / Cedar Chapel Special School Summer services
-Somerset County Schools Pediatric Physical Therapy Services, Somerset County MD
-Somerset County Infants and Toddlers Program, Somerset County MD
-Sherwin Williams Health, Wellness and Ergonomics consulting, Crisfield MD -Laurel County Schools Pediatric Physical Therapy Services, Laurel DE
-Seaford School District Pediatric Physical Therapy Services, Seaford DE


GEO 24 Committee 2022 – Current
Priority 1 & 3 Committee 2021- Current
Academic Assessment Committee 2019-Current
Curriculum Committee 2019-Current

Community Service

United States Delegation for traditional martial arts, Kyoto Japan 2017
SOMAS Board of directors, Crisfield MD / 2015-2018
Deer’s Head Foundation Board of Directors , Salisbury MD / 2007-2010


CMTPT / DN certified 2022
MDNC Certified 2022
Fellow Graduate / APTA Fellowship in Higher Education Leadership 2021
7th Degree Black Belt in San Sai Ryu Karate (current)
6th Degree Black Belt and Renshi Menkyo in Aikijutsu (current)
7th Degree Black Belt and Kyoshi Menkyo in Kenjutsu (current)
Metropolitan Who’s Who 2007,
Doctor of Physical Therapy with distinction,
Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor’s of Science in Rehabilitation Services Cum Laude,
Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society 97′,
National Dean’s List Recipient ’96, 97’,
AHEPA Scholarship Recipient 96′
Bronze Medalist in Judo at Eastern Nationals 93


• “SI Dysfunction in Athletes.” Peninsula Orthopedic Associates Salisbury MD
• “Foot Pain, Treatment and Shoe Wear” Asbery Church Salisbury MD
• “Lower Extremity Injuries, Treatment and Gait Dysfunction” Wilmington College Nursing Program / Georgetown DE
• “Office Ergonomics and Back Pain Prevention” Peninsula Eye Associates / Salisbury MD

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