ANTHONY MIKLA, DPT, MSPT, CSCS
Tony Mikla, DPT, CSCS, XPS,
Tony is a sports physical therapist and performance coach. Dr. Mikla speaks and teaches nationally on sports physical therapy and is active in research having published multiple papers in international journals. He previously served as the Physical Therapy Manager at the world renowned EXOS in Phoenix, AZ, working with the best athletes in the world. He is the current Medical Director for Sacramento Sports Commission and adjunct faculty in PT at Sacramento State University and Northern AZ University. In 2015, Tony was named a finalist for the NSCA Sports Medicine Specialist of the year. Tony speaks nationally on movement principles. He is both published in peer reviewed articles (Journal of Sport Physical Therapy, Journal of Sports Medicine) as well as nationally recognized magazine publications (Sports Illustrated and Shape Magazine). He has worked tirelessly in implementing movement retraining principles at the highest level of competition, including the Olympics in Beijing, London and Rio. He blends the worlds of Performance and Physical Therapy to help unite the greater purpose of Sports Medicine at the collegiate, and pro level.
Financial: Tony Mikla is CEO of Kime Human Performance Institute. He receives a speaking honorarium from RockTape. Dr. Mikla receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Tony Mikla is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association; and the NSCA Southwest Region Advisory Board.
RUSSELL DUNNING, MPT, MS, SFG II
Russell Dunning, MPT, MS, SFGII,
Russ is a sports physical therapist and strength coach. He comes from a Martial Art and Strength Athlete background. After his academic years, which includes a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering and Physical Therapy, he pursued becoming a StrongFirst Kettlebell Instructor to compliment his Sport Medicine Physical Therapy focus. Russ is the Sports Medicine Coach for UFC Hall of Famer, Urijah Faber and Team Alpha Male. Russ is a StrongFirst Level 2 Kettlebell Instructor, representing an international community dedicated to higher learning in the art of Strength, Conditioning, Performance, and Healthy Movement Training. He started his Research focus in the Academic community at UCDavis Human Performance Lab. From there, he teamed with Tony in multiple research publications aimed at Sport Medicine in the Peer Reviewed Journals. Russ has been published in international magazine publications (UFC Magazine, Train Hard Fight Easy, Fighter’s Only).
AARON CROUCH, DPT, CSCS, SFG1
Aaron Crouch, DPT, CSCS, SFGI
Aaron is a physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist. As a former NCAA Division I baseball player and high school baseball coach, he understands the value in achieving and maintaining an active lifestyle for his clients. In addition to receiving his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Sacramento State, he has expanded experience in Selective Functional Movement Assessment Level 1 course, American Sports Medicine (ASMI) injuries in baseball course, and the 1st Annual SF Giants Sports Medicine Conference. Aaron completed a clinical rotation with the SF Giants baseball minor league complex in Scottsdale, AZ, which influences his treatment approach with athletes.
Financial: Aaron Crouch has an employment relationship with Kime Human Performance Institute. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Aaron Crouch is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is a member and contributor to Strong First Forum.
EVAN C.H. HAUGER, DPT, CSCS, SFG I
Evan Hauger, DPT, CSCS, SFGI
Evan is a Doctor of physical therapy and certified strength and conditioning specialist. Growing up, Evan was a multi-sport athlete, and went on to play baseball at Shasta College. Evan also has experience coaching youth baseball players. Through multiple personal injuries related to his athletic career, Evan realized that he has a passion for improving the way people move and enhancing their performance in sport and life. Evan previously did a three-month internship in Boston, MA to learn from some of the top minds in performance physical therapy. He also completed the Selective Functional Movement Assessment level 1 certification course to improve how he evaluates his client’s movement.
Financial: Dr. Evan C. Hauger has an employment relationship with Kime Human Performance Institute. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dr. Evan C. Hauger has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.