Chris Bell joined the Western Bulldogs in 2014 to lead the Club’s medical department.

With over 20 years of involvement with elite sport – and more than 15 years in the AFL – Bell has worked with some of the best programs and athletes in the world.

He worked at the St Kilda Football Club for seven years, including their 2009 and 2010 grand final years, and prior to joining the Bulldogs was a consultant within the A-League, state and national hockey programs, state level rugby, the UFC and various triathlon organisations.

Bell holds a Master of Sports Physiotherapy. He has worked as a senior clinician at Prahran Sports Medicine Centre, lectured for the Australian Physiotherapy Association and assisted in educating experienced physiotherapists completing their Masters of Sports qualification at La Trobe University.