Mark is originally from Boston, Massachusetts. He moved to the Vail Valley in 2007 after attending Bentley University where he received an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Finance. Mark became a member of the Vail Ski Patrol, where he has worked since 2007. Mark also worked as a personal trainer at the Aria Club and Spa, where he learned the ins and outs of strength and conditioning for athletes of all ages and individuals with a wide range of personal goals.
Driven to further his education, Mark moved to Bangor, Maine for graduate school, where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2017 from Husson University. After graduation, he promptly returned to the Vail Valley and worked as a physical therapist at Howard Head Sports Medicine where he has worked with patients of all ages and activity levels, ranging from the weekend warrior to professional athletes. Mark quickly realized that athletes struggled with more than the physical aspect of their injuries, which prompted Mark to get a Masters Degree in Sports Psychology, so that he could better serve his patients both physically and mentally during their rehabilitation. Mark has a history of working with athletes of all abilities to improve both overall health, function and strength.
He works with patients of all levels to inspire confidence in movement and promote the health and wellbeing benefits of exercise. In his free time Mark can be found riding his bike, playing hockey, skiing, working on the Vail Ski Patrol or hanging out with his wife Brooke and son Jack!
Phone: 970 – 230 – 1915
Born and raised on a farm in North Dakota, Brooke moved to Colorado in 2002 after completing her undergraduate education at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Her first five years in Colorado were spent working as a whitewater raft guide and bartender before attending graduate school at the University of South Dakota, where she completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2010.
Following graduation, Brooke returned to Colorado and has been working as a physical therapist in the Vail Valley since 2010 and as a strength coach at GØAT Training since 2015. She is also a former member of the US Women’s National Whitewater Rafting Team.
Brooke treats a variety of orthopedic and musculoskeletal injuries, specializing in shoulder pathology. She has lectured both at the local and national levels and published articles regarding shoulder rehabilitation in peer-reviewed journals. She is a board-certified orthopedic specialist (APTA – OCS) since 2015 and is a member of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists (ASSET).
Brooke loves helping patients/clients set meaningful goals and developing a sustainable plan to progress toward those goals. She understands the importance of an active lifestyle for our mountain community and is constantly inspired by those around her.
Brooke enjoys mountain biking, weight lifting, skiing, paddling and reading; her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family—husband Mark and son Jack—and friends.
Phone: 970 – 230 – 1915
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