Covington Catholic is proud to partner with St. Elizabeth Sports Medicine. Since 2007, St. Elizabeth has been providing Covington Catholic athletes with quality Sports Medicine care to allow for a safe and timely return to competition. St. Elizabeth offers an on-site certified athletic trainer who works closely in conjunction with Dr. Michael Miller of the Sports Medicine staff, and Dr. R. Michael Greiwe of Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers.
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Certified Athletic Trainer: Mr. Chris Unkraut
Chris Unkraut works as the athletic trainer at Covington Catholic High School. He also has extensive experience in sports performance training.
Chris is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University where he earned a bachelor of science in athletic training with a minor in recreation fitness. Previously, he worked as a Sports Medicine Intern for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Chris is a board certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Training Association (NATABOC) and a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association
Chris can be reached at (859) 240- 1735 or via email at
Letter from Mr. Unkraut to parents for the 2013-14 School Year
Cov Cath Team Physician: R. Michael Greiwe, MD
Dr. R. Michael Greiwe attended the University of Notre Dame, where he won the prestigious Knute Rockne Award for excellence in academics and athletics. He completed his orthopaedic surgery training at the University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. In 2010, Dr. Greiwe completed a fellowship in shoulder, elbow and sports medicine at Columbia University where he trained with the head team physician for the New York Yankees, Dr. Christopher Ahmad.
Dr. Greiwe is Director of Orthopaedic Research at Commonwealth Orthopaedics and consultant to an NIH grant on tendon research and development. He has authored more than 25 articles and book chapters related to shoulder, elbow and sports medicine, he lectures nationally, and has won numerous awards for outstanding research in orthopaedic surgery. He has ongoing research in the areas of Tommy John surgery, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, total shoulder arthroplasty, hemiarthroplasty and fractures of the shoulder.
Dr. Greiwe specializes in shoulder replacement, instability and labral tears; rotator cuff pathology; ACL injuries; Tommy John surgery; and advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques for sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow.
Contact Dr. Greiwe's Office:
560 South Loop Road