John is a 1982 graduate of the University of Texas of San Antonio. John is a board certified orthopedic specialist with 30 years experience. He has been a consultant to DeRoyal Corporation with custom patents for foot and ankle products. He speaks a couple of times a year at the department of Biomechanics at The University Of Tennessee. John is also a consultant to: The University of Tennessee Sports Medicine, Fellowship program, and the Knoxville Track Club. John is an expert in Biomechanics especially related to the foot.
Connie has 10 years of experience with Aaron Mattes, Active Isolated Stretching & Strengthening. She was trained by Aaron Mattes in Sarasota, Florida. She is active with AIS educational programs nationwide working as a teaching assistant. She also has 10 years with The National Academy of Sports Medicine as a personal trainer. Connie is the director of Active Isolate Stretching at Tennessee Sports Medicine.
Brenda has more than 25 years of experience in outpatient physical therapy business administration. She holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Tennessee Wesleyan College. Brenda enjoys biodynamic vegetable and herb gardening and preserving “clean” foods for family and friends.
Ryan Dulling is a Southern gentleman born and raised in the hills of Tennessee. He was raised in a competitive household, which helped to instill drive, work ethic, and discipline in him at a young age. In 2010, he graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in exercise science from East Tennessee State University, and then obtained his DPT three years later. Ryan loves weightlifting, which is how he met his beautiful wife Jenna. He also enjoys sports and outdoor activities. Ryan became a PT to use his gifts and passion to both provide quality care and build relationships with is patients.
Jacob Treadway was born and raised in Knoxville (Go Vols)! He is proud to say that he was a War Eagle throughout high school and his undergrad studies as he attended Gibbs High School and Carson Newman University. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise, and eventually obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. During his graduate studies at East Tennessee State University, Jacob met his wife Megan, and they currently reside in his hometown of Corryton, Tennessee. They both love and cherish their relationship with Jesus and desire to pursue a life of servitude, especially in their jobs where they have an opportunity to serve their patients. Jacob enjoys competition, especially in football, baseball, Olympic lifting, crossfit, running, and golf. He is a family man who loves and cherishes his relationships. God has blessed his life with his wife, mother, father, brothers, and close friends. One verse that has influenced Jacob is James 1:18., “We chose to give us his true word. And we, out of all creation, became his prized possession.”
Jon Lilly graduated in 2004 from Walters State Community Community College and has over 11 years of experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant in clinical, hospital, and rehabilitation setting. His experience is extensive in working with diverse patient populations to include grade school through college level athletes as well as the geriatric population. He has hands on experience in assisting with TMJ and joint replacement patients including shoulder, knee, and hip. John loves spending quality time with his family and in his down time he enjoys wood working.
Shannon received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Sports Medicine from the Ohio Northern University and her masters of Science in Sports Medicine from Georgia State University. She has 20 years of sports medicine and clinical experience. She is also trained in Strain Counterstrain and Active Isolated Stretching. Shannon loves to play her flute in her Orchestra at Grace Baptist Church. In Shannon’s downtime, you can find her reading, outside in the sunshine, or spending time with her family.
Christy received her Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine and Master’s in Education from Tusculum College. She has 20 years combined experience in athletic training and functional rehabilitation. She also is trained in Strain Counterstrain and Active Isolated Stretching. Christy enjoys hiking and spending time with her family.
Stephanie Smedley is a yankee, born and raised in Rochester, New York, but has grown to be Southern at heart. In 2012, she acquired her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training with minors in Sport Psychology and Personal Training from West Virginia University (Go Mountaineers)! In 2014, she completed her Master’s in Sport Psychology from the University of Tennessee. Stephanie enjoys being creative through painting, likes to sit on the porch while reading a book (with some sweet tea, of course), and is an avid golf and hockey fan. Stephanie and her husband Justin have been residing in Knoxville for three years and hope to continue to grow roots in the area.
Angela Berry is a native to Dayton, OH where she lived in a military family with 3 siblings. In 2002 she moved to Knoxville, TN where she started her profession in restaurant management. After some time in management, she discovered her passion and care for helping people. Being a former soccer player combined with her love for the outdoors, and desire to help others in the area of wellness grew in her heart. She pursued her passion and became a certified personal trainer through NASM. Angela has 2 years experience in running boot camps. She currently holds the position of Clinical Coordinator at TSMG with numerous responsibilities. Angela is also involved in running a boot camp with her partner: HollyBerry Fitness. Angela lives with her son Sawyer and dog Lucy. She is passionate about her work, people and adventure, but most of all she loves her son. Her dream is to travel to the rolling hills of New Zealand one day.
Aaron Stout is an Exercise Physiologist with a Master’s degree from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor’s degree from Lee University. He is a husband and father of who immensely enjoys the analysis of human movement. With experience in soccer, rugby, and weightlifting, Aaron finds satisfaction in working to improve the strength and range of motion deficiencies he finds in himself and others.
Stephen Maples is a Certified Athletic Trainer, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree from Middle Tennessee State University. In his free time, he loves playing any kind of sport with friends or family, enjoying the great outdoors in East Tennessee, or spending time with his wonderful family. He loves being an Athletic Trainer for more reasons than one, but most importantly, he enjoys the opportunity he has to help others. Helping others in a time of need is something he believes we are all called to do, and Stephen feels blessed to have the opportunity to do that every day!
Kenny was born and raised here in Knoxville, TN and is a proud Farragut Admiral alum! He attended the University of TN and graduated with a Bachelors in Education with a focus in Exercise and Sports Science. Kenny has been married to his wife, Ashley, for 20 years and they have two children together. He loves to read, workout, and spend time with his family. Kenny says that his journey of competitive speed skating and competitive cycling created his passion for performance and led him to pursue a career in personal training.
Sharon was born a yankee in Woodberry, Connecticut and moved to New York City to start her career. She graduated from Russell Sage College with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. She went onto massage school and specializes in Neuromuscular Trigger Point Release, Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage and Integrative Manual Therapy to name a few. She has been married to her husband, Kevin, for 15 years and they have two beautiful daughters together. Sharon enjoys hiking, swimming, gardening, and cooking.
Jeff Macklin is a life-long learner who loves his job. He has been a personal trainer since 1998, and primarily focuses on bodyweight and kettlebell training. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2003 with a Child Psychology degree. After working in the schools for five years, he moved on to a different path. Jeff graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Roane State Community College in 2009. Since then he has focused all of his learning on clinical treatment through soft tissue manual therapies. He is trained in Neuromuscular Therapy, Active Isolated Stretching, and Myofascial Release Technique. Along with his professional qualifications, Jeff is a dedicated father to his son, Gabriel, and a huge Star Wars geek. He owns a martial arts studio in Karns and is always looking for a way to improve himself for his friends and loved ones.
Kyle was born in Mississippi and moved around quite often in his childhood. He lived in Florida, Georgia, and even Italy before his family settled in Oregon. Kyle graduated from and ran track at Concordia University in Oregon. He obtained a Bachelors in Exercise and Sports Science before moving to Knoxville, TN. Kyle enjoys photography and is working to become a strength and conditioning coach.
Jesse Champion was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. She has been involved in equestrian competition since age five and continues to compete in Eventing at the professional level. She graduated from Pellissippi Community College with an Associate’s degree in Science and would eventually like to obtain her Masters of Business Administration. Jesse is married and has two beautiful stepdaughters.
April Cooper was born in Colorado and raised in Maryville, she has a passion for traveling and love spending time with friends, family, and two dogs. April works on Celebrity Cruises as the activities coordinator and has traveled to many countries, and she wishes to see many more. April has several years experience in restaurant management, which has helped her gain experience in customer service. “I love people, and I love to make them smile.”