MEET OUR DEDICATED STAFF:


 hope hillyard, PT, csmt

hope hillyard, PT, csmt

  • Hope began Champion Performance & Physical Therapy in 2015. She grew up in Eastern Iowa where she attended the University of Iowa. She obtained her doctorate in Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University in 2012. Her entire career has been focused on orthopedic physical therapy with an emphasis on functional training. She specializes in sports-related injuries and postoperative rehabilitation for the hip, knee, and shoulder. She is Certified Spinal Manual Therapist (CSMT) through the International Spine and Pain Institute. She is in the process of obtaining the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association to help athletes return to sport. Hope is also a registered Graston Technique provider. 

KAITLIN WAY, PTA

Kaitlin grew up in Parkville, Missouri and obtained a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri. Following her passion for health and wellness, she returned to school at the Penn Valley Health Science Institute and is now a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant trained in Gary Gray’s principles of chain reaction. She is also a certified personal trainer, has her Level 1 CrossFit Trainer certification, is a register Graston Technique Provider, and has obtained her Nutritional Therapy Practitioner certification through the Nutritional Therapy Association. Her primary focus is treating sports related injuries and post-op conditions.

 


MARY ANNE MCGANNON,
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR 

Mary Anne has over 20 years experience being an Office Administrator in Physical Therapy clinics. She has been with us since 2008 and has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas in General Studies. In her free time, Mary Anne enjoys working in her yard and gardening, cooking, trying out new recipes and experimenting in the kitchen. She also likes hanging out with friends and neighbors on the weekends.



 Daryn Young, PTA,lmt

Daryn Young, PTA,lmt

Daryn Young joined our team in 2017. He grew up in Hutchinson, KS and earned his B.S. in Kinesiology from Kansas State University. Daryn earned his Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Kansas City Kansas Community College. He is also a Licensed Massage Therapist treating soft tissue injuries and pain since 2013. He has a long history working with youth athletes and continues to use that today in the orthopedic clinical setting.