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Meet our team

Meet our team

Thomas Burns, PT, DPT, OCS

Sports Residency Director

Instructor (Foot and Ankle)
Mentor (Sports Residency)

Undergraduate: University of Georgia
Professional: Western Carolina (Masters), University of Montana (Doctorate)
Professional Interests: Working with runners and running gait analysis, foot and ankle rehabilitation, knee and shoulder rehabilitation in the athletic population, mentoring students and new PT’s  
Hobbies: Anything outside with my wife and 2 boys ages 3 and 6, mountain biking and fly fishing


Robert Reimer, PT, DPT, OCS, TPI

Orthopaedic Residency Director

Instructor (Spine, Leadership Topics)
Mentor (Orthopaedic Residency)

Undergraduate: University of Florida
Professional: University of Delaware
Residency: Proaxis Physical Therapy Residency Program
Professional Interests: Cervical and lumbar spine treatment, developing functional movement patterns and how these relate to efficient golf swing and leadership development
Hobbies: Passion for sports specifically golf and college football. Part of the Gator Nation.


Jason Davenport, PT, DPT, OCS

Site Coordinator of Clinical Education

Instructor (Spine, Shoulder, Elbow)
Mentor (Orthopaedic Residency)

Undergraduate: King College
Professional: Duke University
Residency: Proaxis Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program
Professional Interests: Orthopaedics, upper quarter/shoulder, education and professional development
Hobbies: Family activities, church involvement, music and outdoor activities


Jeffrey Pothoven, PT, DPT, SCS

Staff Physical Therapist

Instructor (Knee, Shoulder, Elbow and Return to Play)
Mentor (Sports Residency)

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina
Professional: Duke University
Professional Interests: Management of the throwing athlete


Cortney Hutmacher, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. DN, Cert. SMT

Staff Physical Therapist

Instructor (Lumbopelvic and Hip)
Mentor (Orthopaedic Residency)

Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder
Professional: University of Colorado, Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
Residency: Independent, Self-studied
Professional Interests: Spinal manipulation, post-operative recovery, mentoring students as well as new therapists
Hobbies: Working out, hiking, music, coffee


Elizabeth Evans, PT, DPT, OCS

Staff Physical Therapist

Instructor (Pain Science, Knee, Foot/Ankle and Leadership Topics)

Undergraduate: University of Buffalo
Professional: University of Buffalo
Residency: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Professional Interests: Running-related injuries, lower extremity
Hobbies: Running, camping with my husband and our fur babies, hiking, kayaking, craft beer brewing and tasting

Assistant Faculty

Assistant Faculty

  • Diane Boyce
  • Will Christman, MS, ATC
  • Gary Hazelwood, M.Ed, CSCS
  • Katlyn Ledbetter, MS, ATC
  • John Lucas, MD
  • Matt Lyden, MS, ATC
  • Michael Maeder, OTR, L, CHT
  • J.D. McDermott, MD
  • Christopher Scribner, CSCS
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