A Montana native, Chris received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Washington in 1996 and earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana. 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 Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and has advanced manual therapy training through the North American Institute of Manual Therapy. He is also a Level 3 Certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute, a Nike Golf Certified Performance Specialist, as well as Level 1 and 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; In 2018, he achieved his TPI Level 3 Junior Coach Certification; In 2019, Chris attained his Levels 1-3 SuperSpeed Golf Training System Certifications. He has attended the World Golf Fitness Summit in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018. Chris became TPI Power Level 3 Certified in 2022.
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.
Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certified Golf Fitness Instructor