Dr. Bill Emendorfer has had a passion for sports, health, and wellness throughout his career. Doctor Emendorfer received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Science in 1977.He also holds a B.A. in Sociology and Zoology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Bill received a scholarship to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1969 to play football as an offensive guard and defensive tackle. Among other accolades, Bill was alternate captain his senior year, first team All S.E.C. and recipient of several All-American honors. He was also a member of The University of Tennessee’s wrestling team, where he consistently excelled in the S.E.C. and was a N.C.A.A. qualifier.
Bill has taken his drive, dedication and excellent leadership skills from his athletic career, and applied them to various business and professional endeavors. Upon graduation from Dental school, he settled in Athens, Tennessee and opened his dental practice. He retired from dentistry in 1991 to pursue other passions in the restaurant industry. He served as CEO of a multi-state/ multi-unit restaurant company from 1985 to 2012. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Tennessee State Sports Hall of Fame.
Bill has been active in many business and civic organizations throughout his career such as: Board of Directors Y.M.C.A.(President); Board of Trustees, Academy of Air National Guard Dentists; Board of Trustees Child and Family Services; Board of Trustees, Cleveland State Community College Foundation; Chancellor’s Associates, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; University of Tennessee College of Business, Advisory Council; University of Tennessee Board of Governors; President of the Board for the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame (President); Administrative Board, Keith United Methodist Church; and currently serves on the McMinn Health Council and University of Tennessee Microbiology Board of Visitors.
Bill’s positivity and drive to excel in all he does, are infectious. He has always remained close to his first loves, sports and his desire to stay healthy. He has experienced and understands how an athlete’s body can be subjected to wear and tear, and has a passion for providing relief and recovery for those clients.
For Bill, NORSPRING Center for Rejuvenation is a natural fit, because it provides a place to continue to serve the community daily by offering alternative therapies to improve a person’s wellness and vitality.
Bill is excited to welcome you to NORSPRING, and he and his staff look forward to providing you with an exceptional experience.