Jack Cooney is the founder and director of ASP and a certified athletic trainer through the National Athletic Trainers Association. He also holds certifications as a strength and conditioning coach through the National Strength and Conditioning Association in addition to performance coaching through the Olympic USA Weightlifting Association.
With experience working with athletes from the most novice levels to collegiate, professional, and Olympic levels, Jack helps athletes maximize their performance in both sport and life, long into the future.
Hannah Dehghan is a lifetime athlete who excels in basketball and holds a BS in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise and movement. She blew through the ranks starting as an intern here at ASP, and is now one of our head performance coaches. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), and Sports Performance Coach (USA Weightlifting).
Jared Elliott brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to ASP, with a B.A. in Sports Health & Wellness and certifications in: Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Registered Strength & Conditioning Coach (RSCC) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association, and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jared has trained athletes all over the world, including the Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland Athletics, and the Swedish National Baseball Academy and Swedish National Team on strength and conditioning matters.
Dr. Heather McGill is a board-licensed physical therapist specializing in sports physical therapy and owner of Physical TheraPT. She received her doctorate from USC and holds undergraduate degrees in both Business and Spanish from UCLA. She is one of 1500 physical therapists in the nation who are board certified Sports Specialists (SCS). She is also an Active Release Technique (ARTÂ®) Provider and certified by the TitleistÂ® Performance Institute (TPI). Her area of expertise includes: manual therapy, movement & biomechanical analysis, running & golf analysis, injury prevention, postural restoration & ergonomic assessment, post-operative rehab & sports performance training.
Dr. Kathleen Melia is a board-licensed physical therapist specializing in orthopedics. She received her doctorate of physical therapy from NYU and undergraduate degree in dance from the University of Alabama. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and a Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP). Her areas of expertise include: manual therapy, movement and biomechanical analysis, post-operative rehabilitation, injury prevention, running analysis, dance injury rehabilitation, and foot & ankle pathologies.
Nina is a board-certified athletic trainer specializing in nutrition and wellness management. She received her masters from Boston University and holds an undergraduate degree in athletic training from James Madison University. She is a NASM certified personal trainer, as well as Graston Technique and RockTape Functional Movement Techniques Provider. She is also certified by the TitleistÂ® Performance Institute (TPI). Her areas of expertise include: transitional fitness, injury prevention and rehabilitation, behavior modification and nutrition for active lifestyles. Nina is currently pursuing her 200 hour yoga teacher certification, focusing in alignment-based hatha.