Allie Wagener, Ph.D., LP, is a licensed clinical and sport psychologist with a specialization in sport and performance psychology. She creates mindful awareness, focus and openness with athletes to help them fully engage in their sport and life to achieve their optimal potential. She earned her Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Tampa, while also playing soccer for the university, and her Master and Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Wichita State University. Allie works with Premier Sport Psychology, PLLC, who contracts with Olympic, pro teams, Division I-Division III collegiate athletic departments, high school and club teams.
16 years of experience, Amanda Davis is a licensed and Certified Massage Therapist (CMT). Specializing in Orthopedic /Rehabilitation Massage and integration of stretching techniques. Honors graduate of Minneapolis School of Massage Bodywork in 2002 and Bryman Institute in 2005. Treatments are designed based on the athletic goals of clients and collaboration of physicians and specialists. Every session begins with an assessment of the body’s structural integrity and plans are created to restore function to achieve optimal health of the tissues.
Barret Panning, EP-C, CSCS received his Exercise Science degree from Gustavus Adolphus College. He has experience training athletes from middle school through the collegiate and professional levels. He also brings experience in Medical Fitness as a certified exercise physiologist, working with cardiopulmonary and metabolic disorders. Barret believes in using evidence based modalities to create the best athletes possible, while developing meaningful relationships and fostering a love of lifelong physical activity. Barret holds certifications through both the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Bill Atkins, BAS, is a Minnesota native from Hopkins, MN. As a 2015 Hopkins High School, Bill participated in varsity football and track and field. He completed his Bachelor of Applied Science degree, majoring in Exercise Science, from the University of Minnesota Duluth. While attending the University of Minnesota Duluth, he was a part of the football team and was a captain of the 2019-2020 team. Bill loves to work with highly motivated athletes and is excited to use his own experience and knowledge in sports to help other athletes reach their goals.
Bill Welle received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Sioux Falls and a Graduate Degree in Exercise Physiology from St. Cloud State University. He has been training athletes for almost three decades. He co-founded Cris Carter’s FAST Program in Boca Raton, Florida, training over 15,000 junior high and high school athletes, 600 professional athletes and more than 400 college football players for the NFL Draft (30 1st round picks). Athlete’s trained include NFL’s Cris Carter, Larry Fitzgerald, Mike Floyd, Kyle Rudolph, and NBA’s Jon Leuer, and Cole Aldrich.
Braidy Solie, DPT, SCS, CSCS, received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of North Dakota and is one of the few residency-trained sports physical therapists practicing in Minnesota. He has worked with athletes of all ages and skill levels, including those at the collegiate and pro levels. He has a personal interest in injury prevention and the rehabilitation of athletic injuries to the shoulder, hip, knee and ankle. With a passion for optimizing sports performance and a hands-on, individualized approach, Braidy incorporates the latest research, strength and conditioning concepts, sports technology and rehabilitation techniques into his practice.
Brian Holst, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, is a board certified clinical specialist in sports therapy through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He completed his sports physical therapy residency at Houston Methodist within the Texas Medical Center with focused treatment of athletes of varying ages and skill levels across various sport disciplines. Brian has particular areas of interest in the care of the overhead athlete while taking a comprehensive approach to return to sport with corrective movements, manual therapy, and blood flow restriction.
Brice Panning, received his Exercise Science degree from Gustavus Adolphus College while playing both football and baseball. At Gustavus, he developed a passion for training and coaching athletes while being a full time assistant to the head strength and conditioning coach. Brice believes in using an effort and evidence based approach with safety at the forefront, while also forming positive relationships with his athletes.
Bryanna Watkins, LMT, is a certified and licensed massage therapist who has a passion to help improve health and mobility by alleviating pain and discomfort, all with the purpose to ensure your healing goals. She uses soft tissue manipulation such as therapeutic deep tissue, trigger point therapy, sports and medical massage techniques, and myofascial release. Bryanna is also trained and certified in cupping therapy, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), and kinesiology taping. Combining these various modalities into one unique style, she creates a specific treatment plan for you to ensure optimal results.
Carly Anderson, Ph.D., LP, CMPC, specializes in sport psychology and is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant®. Carly attended UCLA where she earned her undergraduate degrees in psychology and communication studies and won 3 NCAA national team titles in gymnastics. She went on to earn her M.A. and Ph.D. in counseling psychology and sport psychology at the University of North Texas (UNT). Most recently, Carly was a staff member of Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. She currently helps direct the sport psychology services for the University of Minnesota Athletic department, St. Thomas Athletics and the USA Curling National Team.
Chad Krawiec, MS, LAT, ATC graduated from Boston University with a BS in Athletic Training and received a MS in Motor Behavior from Penn State University. He brings over 22 years of clinical experience providing comprehensive health care to a population from youth to high level collegiate and professional athletes. Chad established his career in ice hockey with teams at Northeastern and Harvard Universities and the Minnesota Wild. His clinical interests involve integrative manual therapies and rehabilitation interventions with a movement and motor control focus, applied to finding the right path for each individual to return to performance.
Chris Doney MS, LAT, ATC, has been practicing as a sports medicine professional since 2004 when he completed an undergraduate degree at Minnesota State University, Mankato and became a Board Certified Athletic Trainer. He continued his education at Minnesota State earning a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology. As a former baseball player, Chris has a clinical interest in the biomechanics of overhead athletics and the physiology associated with brain/spine injuries. Throughout his career Chris has developed a passion for utilizing a variety of therapeutic, corrective and sport specific exercise while advancing athletic performance.
Christian Dawson, PT, graduated from Otago University, New Zealand, with a physiotherapy degree, earning honors as a top clinician in his class. He has a manual therapy background in sport and spine and has worked with professional athletes in both injury prevention and rehabilitation roles.
Christian Goetz MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, is a licensed Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist that has been working as a sports medicine professional since 2018. Christian was a varsity football player at Bethel University where he completed his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training. Christian went on to Minnesota State University, Mankato where he completed his masters of science in exercise physiology and worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the wrestling, volleyball, and softball teams. Christian’s interest in sports medicine began after he sustained a season ending injury his sophomore year of college. After receiving 2 plates and 8 screws in his leg, Christian became fascinated with return to play and how to effectively transition athletes from rehab back into the weight room and eventually sport.
Cory Colvard, MEd, CSCS, a former athlete at Gustavus Adolphus College, found a passion in training and developing athletes while obtaining his BA in Exercise Physiology. Fueled by this passion, he continued his education at the University of Minnesota where he obtained a MEd in Applied Kinesiology-Sport & Exercise Science. Cory brings sports performance coaching experience from both the University of Minnesota and the University of Illinois, where he trained athletes in all sports. He has also provided training for high school to professional athletes to perfect their training technique, enhance recovery, and maximize their athletic ability.
Denise has taught Pilates since 2005 and is Certified in Mat, Reformer and Chair. She has trained all levels and abilities including: professional dancers, professional/collegiate athletes, and pre/post surgery. She is part of a training program with Cary Reagan, a third generation Pilates instructor. Denise is a faculty member of Joffrey Ballet School. A tenured Sociology Instructor with a M.S. in Sociology, she is pursuing a MA in Integrative Health and Wellbeing from the U of M. She hopes to combine her education and teaching expertise with her passion for health and wellness in order to support individuals as they improve their wellbeing.
Dr. Hilary Patzer, DACM, LA,c, is a Licensed Acupuncturist. She is certified in Neurokinetic Therapy®, Cranial Sacral Therapy and is a Level lll Fascial Stretch Specialist as well. She is currently working towards her Life and Performance Coaching masters. Hilary’s goal is to support athletes as they achieve their highest levels of competition. Hilary was a NCAA Division 1 All American Nordic Ski Racer, raced with the U.S. Ski Team and competed in the Ironman World Championship as well as the Boston Marathon. She currently serves as the Sports Acupuncturist for the Minnesota Vikings and sees pro athletes from a variety of other teams.
Jadee Jones received his Bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State Mankato in Exercise Science. He has been actively involved in the Minnesota basketball community for over 10 years. He’s served in various roles all aimed at impacting the development of players from the youth to professional levels. His education and experience give him the ability to understand all aspects of the development of a basketball player including speed and agility, athletic performance, skill enhancement and injury prevention.
James Warmuth, B.A.S, CPT, received his Bachelors in Exercise Science and a minor in Psychology at the University of Minnesota Duluth where he also competed in the Decathlon. James has been a strength and conditioning coach for the past 10 years, working with international hockey and basketball players, as well as coaching local Volleyball and Track & Field teams. James believes that high energy and passion brings out the best in any athlete. “I can build an amazing athlete as long as I get energy and dedication in return. Progress is inevitable.”
Jeremy O’Keefe, PT, DPT, CSCS is a residency-trained sports physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has a broad clinical background with special interests in rehabilitative and preventative medicine of hockey athletes and lower extremity injuries. Jeremy has extensive training and experience in coaching and rehabilitating a diverse population of ages and athletic skill levels. His treatment method focuses on integrating the latest research, rehabilitation techniques, and individualized strength and conditioning programming to optimize sports performance and help patients reach their goals.
Jill Monson, PT, OCS is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and active member of the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy. Jill has over 15 years of clinical experience specializing in lower extremity injuries, particularly complex knee conditions. She is active in the local academic community where she routinely lectures at multiple conferences and is associate faculty within the U of M DPT program. Jill has presented nationally and internationally and has authored several medical journal articles and book chapters within her scope of expertise. She enjoys working with athletes of all levels.
Jonathan Graves, DC, is a board-certified chiropractor who specializes in the treatment of orthopedic injuries. He is dedicated to understanding the nature of injuries and finding innovative ways to treat them. He earned his doctorate degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University and has extensive experience with high school, collegiate and professional athletes. He currently serves as sports medicine specialist for Minnesota Vikings and sees pro athletes from various NFL, NHL, MLB and NBA teams.
Josh Anderson is the sports performance coach at Waconia High School and TCO Waconia Therapy & Performance. Josh received his Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Minnesota State University, Moorhead (MSUM). As a performance coach since 2006, he has coached teams including MSUM, University of Minnesota Football, Sioux Falls SkyForce (NBA – Miami Heat Affiliate) and Sioux Falls Storm (IFL). Josh is a two-time guest strength coach at University of Notre Dame speed and strength camp. His specialty is working with high school, collegiate, professional and MMA athletes. MMA athletes trained include Josh Thomson, Luke Rockhold and Gray Maynard.
Justin Anderson, Psy.D., LP, specializes in sport/performance psychology and leadership. He received his doctorate from the University of Saint Thomas, his master’s degree from Boston University and his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota-Duluth where he also played quarterback for the Bulldogs. Justin currently owns Premier Sport Psychology, PLLC, and consults with many Olympic, pro and collegiate teams and athletes. He is also the Director of Leadership U at the University of Minnesota Athletic Department.
Justin Nicol, PT, DPT, OCS, comes from the cornfields and hockey hot-bed of Waterloo, IA, where he developed a strong passion for the game of hockey leading to a life full of playing, coaching and training at various levels. This allowed a unique opportunity for Justin to work as an adjunct PT with the Minnesota Wild for the last 4 years and develop rehab strategies for injury prevention and recovery to apply to athletes of all ages and sports. He has special interest in treating sports and orthopedic injuries, specifically, lower extremity injuries, shoulders and provides on ice return to play rehabilitation for hockey players. Outside of work, Justin enjoys chasing his 4 yr old son and 2 yr old daughter along with his wife around the lakes of MN, as well as traveling and cheering on the Hawkeyes.
Kaela Colvard is a registered dietitian with a background in sports nutrition and specialization in eating disorders. She previously worked at the University of Illinois and University of Minnesota. Kaela has experience working with youth, collegiate and professional athletes to optimize their athletic potential, energy availability, muscle recovery and injury prevention in relation to nutrition. She also works with clients to ensure recovery in eating disorders, improving athlete body image, combatting GI distress and addressing medical nutrition conditions in sport. Kaela earned her master’s degree from the University of Minnesota.
Karina Osmanski, CPT, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Wellness and Fitness with a Minor in Coaching. Prior to joining the TCO team in January 2020, she worked with a variety of individuals and teams including: elementary and middle school aged sport teams, high school strength and conditioning programs all across the west metro, as well as being a soccer coach for DeLaSalle High School and Fusion Soccer Club. Karina is a Minnesota native that grew up and played soccer for Wayzata which is where her passion for athletics began to grow.
Kelsey Majerus, PT, DPT, SCS is a residency trained sports clinical specialist who has experience treating athletes of all ages and skill levels. As a Minnesota native, Kelsey grew up playing soccer in the Twin Cities before playing at the collegiate level at UW Stevens Point. Through countless knee injuries and surgeries herself, she developed a special interest in the treatment and rehabilitation of the knee, with a passion in injury prevention. Kelsey received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis and uses a movement based philosophy to optimize rehab and performance in her athletes.
Kirk Olson, MS, CSCS, received his Master of Science (MS) in Exercise Physiology from St. Cloud State and spent over a decade as the strength and conditioning coach for the Minnesota Wild. Kirk has also coached players from the NFL, MLB and the National Lacrosse League (NLL). Having served his time with the pros, Kirk is passionate about coaching athletes of all ages, activities and ability levels. Kirk combines the science behind athletic performance with a positive, motivational coaching style to get the most out of every athlete.
Krystan Coyle, PT, DPT, MBA, OCS is a board certified orthopedic specialist who brings 24 years of PT experience treating athletes of all abilities including professional and D-I NCAA athletes. She has advanced training in manual therapy, pilates, functional movement screening and specializes in injuries of the spine, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle/foot. She is a running specialist and holds certifications in ASTYM tool assisted soft tissue mobilization, dry needling and is a Certified Golf Medical Professional with the Titleist Performance Institute.
Luke Rudberg, CSCS, was previously a sports performance coach in Southern Minnesota at Ignition Fitness and Sports as well as at Bethany Lutheran College for the Men’s Basketball team. Before that, he interned at Minnesota State University. He received his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Exercise Physiology & Minor in Coaching from Gustavus Adolphus College and is an avid martial artist having studied arts such as Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Boxing and Kuk Sool Won.
Mason Reinhart, CPT, CES, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Concordia University St. Paul (2007), where he played 4 years of Division II baseball. After playing and coaching collegiately, Mason discovered his passion for mentoring student athletes. His mission is to maximize the athletic potential of each athlete he works with and help shape leaders both on and off the field. He brings more than 12 years of experience in personal training, sports performance and coaching to TCO. Mason currently holds the position of Associate Strength and Performance Coach at Twin Cities Orthopedics/Training HAUS.
Matthew Merrick, USAW, ACSM, was formerly a performance coach in Southern Minnesota at Ignition Fitness and Sports. Matt moved to Mankato five years ago, where he went on to graduate from Minnesota State, Mankato with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. Matt has worked with high school, collegiate and professional athletes from a variety of sports. He has experience in martial artist, MMA, karate, kickboxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and wrestling.
Megin Sabo John, PT, DPT, OCS, LMT, is a board-certified orthopedic specialist with a focus in performing arts athletes. She has a special interest in foot, ankle and hip rehabilitation. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from the University of Mary in 2011 and has worked with professional dancers from the Oregon Ballet Theater, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater and locally with the James Sewell Ballet. Her treatment approach incorporates manual therapy, Pilates, plyometrics, TRX, and individualized exercise programing for all athletes.
Micah Gerhart ATC/LAT joins TCO and Training HAUS as a licensed athletic trainer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Micah received his Bachelor of Science in athletic training from Olivet Nazarene University, where he also minored in exercise science and coaching. Micah started his career as a strength coach at OAK Athletic Development, in Bourbonnais, Illinois, before moving to the NFL, where he joined the Chicago Bears as an athletic training intern. Most recently, Micah held the position of an assistant athletic trainer with the Philadelphia Eagles, winning a Super Bowl in 2017. Micah enjoys trying new restaurants with his wife in his spare time, exploring the area, and playing golf.
Michael Kiely, MS, SCCC, is originally from New Jersey and has lived in the Twin Cities working in clinical biomechanics for the past 4 years. He has a passion for using biomechanical data as a tool to educate athletes on how their bodies move. His work is focused in both return to play and performance settings. He graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology in 2015 and completed his Master’s of Science in Clinical and Translational Rehab Science in December 2016. In addition to his biomechanical research background, he is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified through the CSCCA.
Michael Gulenchyn ATC, ATL, CSCS completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and became a board certified athletic trainer. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Mike has worked in the sports medicine field to inspire athletes at all levels in a variety of sports. He believes that a combination of performance development, prevention and recovery are all important elements in the overall success of an athlete. He is currently the athletic trainer and sports performance coach for the USA National Curling team.
Michael Shirilla, PT, DPT, SCS, PES, is a board-certified sports specialist who brings years of high-level expertise to Training HAUS. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Central Michigan University in 2006 and served as a team physical therapist for multiple professional soccer teams in the MLS, NASL and WPL. He is currently a part of the medical staff at the University of St. Thomas and travels with U.S. Soccer National teams. His treatment method utilizes a variety of manual techniques, corrective exercises and dry needling techniques to achieve optimal outcomes for his patients.
Mitch Kirchoff, CSCS, was previously a strength and conditioning coach for the Sporting Kansas City organization in the MLS. Before that he was a part of the strength and conditioning program with the University of Louisville. He received his M. Ed in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Minnesota.
Mollie, MSc, CSCS, is a Minnesota native who grew up playing hockey and rugby. She attended UW-Milwaukee completing her degree in psychology and played rugby. While still competing at the elite level based in San Diego, Mollie worked at the American Council on Exercise as well as part time for the San Diego men’s rugby team as the S&C coach. She then moved to Cardiff (UK) to complete her masters in S&C including a full-time internship with the PRO-14 professional rugby team, the Newport Gwent Dragons. Today, Mollie works as the S&C coach and supervisor at the Edina High School Wellness Center and part time as a World Rugby S&C Educator.
Nate Huot is a native of Dawson, Minnesota. He graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) with a Bachelor of Exercise Science Degree with a concentration in Corporate Wellness/Exercise Leadership, and Coaching and Human Performance. Nate played collegiate football and basketball while attending SMSU. Previously, he worked as a sports performance trainer at Wellefast. Nate is a sports performance coach on the Training HAUS team.
Nicole Schwery, MS, CSCS, received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Systems Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2016 and completed her Masters of Science degree in Biokinesiology with an emphasis in Sport Science from the University of Southern California in 2019. Her passion is in using technology to collect and interpret biomechanical data for sport performance, injury prevention, rehabilitation and research. She also is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength & Conditioning Association.
Remi Famodu, PhD, RDN, CSSD, LDN, is a registered licensed dietitian and board-certified specialist in sports nutrition. She received her Master of Science in Animal & Nutritional Sciences as well as her PhD in Animal & Food Science from West Virginia University. Remi has a personal interest in performance and wellness nutrition with athletes of all ages and activity levels.
Rachel Haviland received her Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Kinesiology with a focus in Sports Performance. She has trained a range of athletes from the high school to professional level in a variety of sports. Her background in long-distance running has enabled her to coach for cross-country and track teams. Rachel is passionate about developing the skills and capabilities of the athletes she trains with.
Rachel Stark, MS, RDN, LD, has a background in sports nutrition with a special interest in eating disorders. Rachel has experience working with a variety of ages and sports ranging from youth to professional and Olympic athletes. She enjoys helping athletes use evidence-based practice to learn how to fuel their body, optimize recovery and prevent injury. Previously, Rachel worked at the University of Minnesota with the Gopher Football Team and a variety of other sports where she helped meet the nutritional needs of athletes and educate athletes on a variety of nutrition topics. Rachel aims to help all athletes of all ages to meet their performance goals, develop a healthy relationship with food, improve body image, prevent or recover from injuries related to nutrition and help manage GI distress with nutrition.
Russell Linville, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS is dual credentialed in both orthopedic and sports physical therapy and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He completed his sports medicine physical therapy residency at Proaxis Therapy in conjunction with the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas. He is experienced in treating a myriad of athletic injuries. Russell takes special interest in working with overhead athletes as well as complex shoulder and elbow patients. His experience includes working with both high level amateur and professional athletes.
Scott Schriever BS, CSCS, CPT, graduated from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse with a Bachelor of Exercise Sport-Science and a minor in nutrition. Prior to moving to Minnesota in 2017, he was a part of the strength and conditioning staff at the United States Olympic Committee in Lake Placid, NY, where he coached Winter Olympians of Team USA. Scott has also spent time in Los Angeles at EXOS-Athlete’s Performance, primarily working with the L.A. Galaxy as well as training NFL, MLB and international basketball athletes.
Shannon Rainey received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of St. Thomas where he was also a 4 year collegiate track & field athlete. While competing, he was a 2x captain, 4x NCAA Division III National Championships qualifier and an NCAA Division III All-American. Shannon has 18 years of experience as a strength & conditioning coach for high school & collegiate athletes. He has spent the last 10 years working as Head Strength & Conditioning Coordinator and Head Track & Field coach at a local high school. During his tenure he won a MSHSL Track & Field Team State Championship and coached multiple individual event state champions.
Steve Rosga, PES, graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder where he was an All-American Safety for the Buffaloes. Drafted in the NFL in 1997, Steve spent time with 3 NFL teams as well as NFL Europe while battling knee and shoulder injuries. After his 2nd knee surgery, Steve found his passion for fitness and performance. His career has involved training nearly 3,000 athletes, running a sports training center and developing/managing youth and adult programs nationally for Life Time Fitness. He specializes in speed, power and performance training, skill enhancement, corrective exercise, injury prevention and lifelong wellness.