Bryan Lindl, MS, LAT, ATC, is a licensed athletic trainer who received his degree from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Bryan went on to the University of Utah where he completed his master of science in exercise and sports science while working as a graduate assistant at a local high school. He has experience working with student athletes at multiple levels and most recently served as the athletic trainer for the UNLV men’s basketball team. Bryan has a passion for sports medicine and enjoys helping injured athletes return to an elite level.
Bryan Szmergalski, MSMS, ATC, completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2011, and became a Certified Athletic Trainer. He continued his education at the University of South Florida earning a post-professional Master’s Degree in Athletic Training. Bryan has 10 years of experience as a high school athletic trainer implementing injury prevention programs with various teams and creating rehabilitation programs to help athletes from a variety of sports return to participation effectively. He enjoys creating individualized rehab programs that are functional and sport specific with an emphasis on sports performance.
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 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.
Dani Happel, MS, LAT, ATC, is a Woodbury native, Stillwater High School graduate, and former completive dancer. She obtained her degree in Athletic training as well as her Masters from the University of Iowa. She has held various roles including teaching of academics and dance, high school Athletic Trainer, and working in sports medicine and physical therapy clinics. Dani has worked with a diverse population of athletes, but admits dance continues to be a passion. Her time working in New Orleans provided her the opportunity to work with dancers. Outside of work, Dani likes to stay active with friends and family, traveling, and cheering on her Iowa Hawkeyes!
Jonny Diercks, MS, ATC, has been a certified athletic trainer since 2012 practicing in the Twin Cities since 2014. While studying at Northern Iowa, he completed an internship in the Northwoods League and the PBATS internship with the Double-A Chicago Cubs affiliate. He earned his master’s from Memphis while completing a graduate assistantship with the Tigers baseball/golf teams. He has developed rehab strategies for injury prevention and recovery for athletes of all ages and sports, but his passion lies in treating overhead athletes. Outside of work Jonny enjoys family time, staying active around the lakes, and taking in music and movies. Jonny sees athletes at TCO Blaine.
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 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.
Natalie Denk, LAT, ATC, originally from Chandler, Arizona where she received her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Athletic Training from Grand Canyon University in 2018. Prior to joining the TCO/Training HAUS team, she was an Athletic Trainer and teacher at Valley Christian High School in Arizona, where she also coached both swim and beach volleyball. She is excited to use her passions to help athletes recover from injury and improve performance.
Tyler Wheeler, LAT, ATC, CSCS, graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is currently working towards a Masters degree in Applied Exercise Physiology and Sports Performance Training at Concordia University. Tyler previously served as the Human Performance Resident for the UND Men’s Hockey Team, where he helped lead the Fighting Hawks to two Penrose Cups. Tyler utilizes current evidence-based interventions to provide every patient the professional level care they deserve to ensure their timely return to activity.