Mark is a founding and managing partner and clinician at Alpine Sports Medicine. With undergraduate work at the University of Utah and an advanced degree in Physical Therapy from Cleveland State University, Mark's expertise in treating orthopedic and sports injuries brought him home to Park City. Mark prides himself in utilizing a caring, empathetic approach to patient treatment and customizing therapy programs according to each and every patient and their corresponding goals. As a former mogul skiing competitor and World Cup medalist with the US Freestyle Team, Mark brings a unique and elite expertise in working with athletes of all abilities. Always on the cutting edge of evaluative and therapeutic physical therapy, Mark applies his extensive knowledge and skills in continuing his professional education. When not working he can be found spending time with his wife, Eileen, daughter Madeline and his son Luke. Mark also enjoys playing hockey, skiing, golf and riding motocross.
Andrea is a founding and managing partner at Alpine Sports Medicine. A true local, Andrea has grown up in Park City, graduated from Park City High School in 1985 and was a member of the Park City Ski Team for 15 years. Graduating from University of Puget Sound in 1989, Andrea continued her education at Chapman University and attained a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine in 1994. In addition to her clinical and management responsibilities at Alpine Sports Medicine, Andrea places a heavy emphasis on community involvement, as a past Park City Chamber Board Member. She currently resides in Park City with her husband Matt, her son Zackary and her daughter Lucy. When not working she can be found spending time with her family, traveling to hockey and soccer tournaments, playing volleyball, skiing and riding her mountain bike.
Robert began in 2000 at a staff Physical Therapist and recently became a managing partner. He was handpicked as ASM's first staff member and has been an excellent fit within our clinic as well as the community. As an orthopedic and sports medicine specialist, Robert has an extensive knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics and impressive experience with the acute and outpatient settings. He utilizes a biomechanical approach in diagnosing and implementing proper treatment plans with all of his patients. Robert has worked with professional, collegiate, high school and recreational athletes in both rehab and non-rehab settings and has run his own personal training business prior to joining Alpine Sports Medicine. When not treating patients, Robert spends time with his family and tries to get on his rode bike as much as possible.
Janna, a staff Physical Therapist, joined the ASM team in May 2008. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Utah and has training in orthopedic, hand, vestibular / balance, and neurologic rehabilitation. Her doctoral project focused on how incorporating the biomechanics of golf into post-surgical rotator cuff repair treatment programs can prevent further injury and decrease the time it takes to return to pre-injury performance levels. Her treatment philosophy is to integrate current research into practical, effective treatment programs that are tailored to each patient. Her goals are her patients' goals, regardless of whether they want to return to gardening or return to the slopes. Besides working, Janna loves spending time with her husband Josh and their two dogs hiking the trails of the Wasatch or blazing down them on her mountain bike.
Anita is one of our hand-picked staff massage therapists. She provides part-time clinical coverage as well as a full private massage schedule for her clients. Anita attended Pennsylvania State University and graduated from Iowa State University. She moved to Park City in 1991 and brings extensive knowledge of anatomy and sports massage to our practice. Anita has been rapidly developing a strong local following. When not busy working, Anita enjoys all types of mountain activities; especially skiing, mountain biking, climbing and backpacking trips. She currently makes her home outside of Oakley with her husband and is attempting to maintain an organic cut flower garden.
Lynne has been with Alpine Sports Medicine since 2000 helping with all the needs of the front office and billing department. Lynne moved to Park City in 1989 and has enjoyed the outdoors and all that Park City has to offer. Lynne graduated from the University of Utah in 1999 with a Bachelors of Behavioral Science and Health and began her career working in the medical field with a local dentist and the Park City Family Health Center. Lynne is married to her husband, David who manages several second homes in Park City and has two beautiful girls, Logan and Naomi. When Lynne is not at work she is spending times with her family canoeing, camping and riding the local trails on her mountain bike.
Andrew, a graduate of Portland State University with a degree in Community Development, has a background in restaurant and hospitality management. Looking to switch gears and find a more fulfilling way to serve the needs of others, Andrew has returned to school completing prerequisites and is now looking for graduate schools to pursue a doctorate in Physical Therapy. In his free time Andrew can be found outdoors on anyone of the many trails, slopes or mountain peaks that Park City has to offer.
Sarah joined the ASM team in 2013. Sarah has a BA in Dance from Brigham Young University and has taught dance to all ages. She especially enjoys teaching adult tap, dance aerobics, and creative dance to children. Since that time, Sarah has had a keen interest in Laban Movement Analysis and a Kinesiology brought about by her dance training. Her holistic view of movement inspired her enthusiasm for Physical Therapy. Prior to her experience at ASM she interned in many other specialties of physical therapy, including Athletics, Geriatric, and Neurology. Her approach in exercise queuing integrates visualization as well as proprioceptive awareness. Sarah is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Physical Therapy. At the University of Utah, Sarah volunteers as the Pre Physical Therapy Club President and Educator and teaches autistic children sports skills in UFit. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, playing softball, dancing, and training for her next half marathon.
Laura earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Utah in 2013. Prior to graduating she worked as a teacher’s assistant in the neuroanatomy lab and volunteered at a physical therapy clinic in Haiti. Currently she is working towards a manual therapy certification through the North American Institute of Manual Therapy, and has passed the Level I exam. Her clinical experience includes working in a variety of settings including outpatient ortho, neuro, home health, acute care, and skilled nursing. She is experienced working with diverse populations including pregnant women, people with spinal cord injuries, and athletes. She loves learning and incorporating new evidence into her care. In addition, she is a certified Pilates instructor and registered yoga instructor. With this background she employs a holistic approach emphasizing movement analysis and manual therapy to restore function and decrease pain. In her spare time she volunteers as a clinical instructor at the Maliheh Free Clinic in Salt Lake and enjoys traveling and being active outside biking, snowboarding, and cross-country skiing.
Ann grew up on a Dairy Farm in Indiana and still loves to visit her family there but has called Park City home for 5 years. From the time she could walk, she spent most of her time in gymnastics, dance, and cheer. At Purdue University she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega and the Purdue Golduster Dance Team. After a brief stint in the Windy City (Chicago), she headed to Park City to pursue her interests in health and movement. In her leisure time, she enjoys downhill skiing, snowshoeing, camping, hiking, discovering new forms of movement through various forms of exercise, biking, and trail running in Park City. Ann takes a whole-body and whole-life approach of interconnectedness both in her own life and with her patients and clients. While completing her education to become a Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Utah, she took on clinical internships including pediatric, acute care, neuro rehab (stroke, spinal cord, brain injury), cancer specialties, and orthopedics. In addition, she had the privilege of caring for community members with disabilities and injuries in Kajuki, Kenya during a service trip with Youthlinc. When she discovered Pilates during her final year of PT school, she knew it had to become part of her approach to healing. Realizing the value of manual therapy, she is currently pursuing her NAIOMT (North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy) certification, beginning with spinal conditions
Gabe, raised in Staten Island New York, began his physical therapy career in New York City in 2006 after graduating from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse-New York with a Master’s in Physical Therapy. Since meeting his wife in 2008 he has relocated to Philadelphia, Winston Salem-North Carolina, and now Salt Lake City while she completes her medical training in Primary Care Sports Medicine. Over his career he has achieved a transitional Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Heath Sciences in 2011. He has also completed training in Graston Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization training, Functional Dry Needling Certification (2015), and Board Certification in Sports Physical Therapy (2015). He utilizes an evidenced based approach to treatment and develops specific programs based on the individual’s needs. In his spare time he enjoys playing ice hockey, skiing, and hiking.
Mara is a Park City Native who started at Alpine as one of our patients when she was 8. She has had multiple surgeries just so she could come back and hang out with us here at Alpine. She is now back once again as one of our aides. Mara has earned her B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology from the University of Utah. She is currently learning from our therapist while she is applying to a DPT program. Mara enjoys sports as she played soccer in college and has taught competitive gymnastics for the past 6 years and is currently teaching club soccer. She enjoys all outdoors activities and loves to be able to give back to the great community of Park City.
Sadie grew up in Heber City, Utah therefore has called Park City her new home. At age 16 and 18, she tore both ACL’s while skiing, and underwent physical therapy to regain strength, function, movement and confidence to return to sport. She headed to Salt Lake to the University of Utah to begin her studies in movement science and health. While completing her education to become a Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Kentucky, she took clinical internships in outpatient therapy, manual therapy, neurological rehabilitation (stroke and TBI), and acute care. After graduating, she worked in the Flathead Valley in outpatient orthopedics to fine tune skills with manipulation, functional movement, and manual therapy. She is currently pursuing her certification in Selective Functional Movement Systems and Dry Needling. Sadie, her husband Ian, and dogs enjoy all outdoor adventures. Utah is a great landing pad for fly-fishing, camping, mountain biking, wake boarding, skiing and hiking.
Keyton is a student at the University of Utah pursuing a degree in Athletic Training. Keyton plans on using his undergraduate degree as a pathway into physical therapy school. Keyton graduated from South Summit High in Kamas in 2014 before attending the University of Utah. When not busy working or attending classes, he enjoys all types of outdoor activities; especially mountain biking and camping. He also has a passion for college and professional football. Keyton currently makes his home in Salt Lake City with his wife Shayle and is attempting to make the most out of the college experience while maintaining strong grades.