Dr. Matt

Physical Therapist / Personal Trainer
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Dr. Matt

Physical Therapist / Personal Trainer



I have over 20 years of experience in the field of Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Fitness, and Sports Performance. As a physical therapist, I have used my expertise in a variety of settings to help people restore, optimize, and enhance their performance. I have worked extensively with a variety of youth, collegiate, professional, and Olympic athletes from every major sport.

I grew up playing all sports, but I excelled at soccer and baseball. I have a special place in my heart for the game of Soccer. I have USSF (United States Soccer Federation) C License and love teaching the game to all age levels and watching athletes learn how hard work pays off. In 90 minute soccer game, a player will have the ball for 3 minutes, It’s what you do in the other 87 minutes that determines whether you are a good player or not. A true champion will give their best and push themselves even when no one is watching.

I received my B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. I then continued on with my passion for human movement sciences and was awarded my Doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine where I also earned a manual therapy certification (MTC). I am also a Champion Performance Specialist (C-PS) and use my love for strength and conditioning to apply to all of mya. I also have extensive training in movement assessment (FMS, SFMA), Kinesiotaping, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM/Graston Technique), Cupping, Dry Needling, Class IV Deep Tissue Laser Certified and many other athletic recovery techniques.


I focus on finding the ATHLETE INSIDE all of my clients. Unlocking the Potential of the Human Weapon. Movement is the Medicine and We need to Move Well and Move Often!


  • DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • MTC – Manual Therapy Certified
  • C-PS – Champion Performance Specialist
  • USSF C License – United States Soccer Federation “C” Coaching License
  • FMS – Functional Movement Screen
  • SFMA – Selective Functional Movement Assessment
  • Graston Technique Certified
  • Kinesiotaping Certified
  • FDN – Functional Dry Needling
  • Class IV Deep Tissue Laser Certified
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED Certified