About Director

Chris Cooper

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Golf Performance Program Director
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A Montana native, Chris received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Washington in 1996 and earned his Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Montana in 1999. Chris has worked for Therapeutic Associates in Bend since that time and has been at the Athletic Club of Bend clinic since 2005.

Chris is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has advanced manual therapy training through the North American Institute of Manual Therapy. Chris is also a Level 3 Certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute, a Nike Golf Certified Performance Specialist, as well as Level 2 K-Vest Certified. Chris finished his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana in May 2010. In 2015, Chris became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. In 2017, he achieved his TPI Level 2 Junior and Power Coach Certifications.

His passion is treating injured golfers and helping non-injured golfers maximize golf-specific fitness. He is also passionate about treating foot and ankle injuries. He enjoys mountain and road biking, golfing, skiing, fly-fishing, cooking, and being with his family.

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Physical Therapy Certifications:

Board Certified SpecialistCertified Strength & Conditioning Specialist  Certified ASTYM Provider


Golf Performance Certifications:

TPI Level 1 Certification
 

 

 

TPI Level 1 Certification
 

K Vest Certified Level 1K Vest Certified Level 2

NG 360 Nike Golf Performance Specialist | K-Vest Certified Level 1 | K-Vest Certified Level 2

 

TPI Fitness Level 2 CertificationTPI Fitness Level 3 CertificationTPI Medical Level 2 Certification

TPI Fitness Level 2 Certification | TPI Fitness Level 3 Certification | TPI Medical Level 2 Certification
 
TPI Medical Level 3 CertificationTPI Junior Level 2 CertificationTPI Power Level 2 Certification

TPI Medical Level 3 Certification | TPI Junior Level 2 Certification | TPI Power Level 2 Certification