Eric is a former U.S. Army Veteran who recently received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Michigan. He enjoys combining biomechanics, manual therapy and functional exercise prescription when working with athletes and other patient populations.
Prior to attending U of M’s DPT program he completed post baccalaureate studies in integrative physiology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. While there, Eric obtained a sports medicine internship with CU Athletics where he was afforded the opportunity to work with the varsity football team as well as other PAC-12/ world-class athletes who attended CU. He also worked for a year as a professional fitness trainer in the greater Denver area.
He graduated with a B.A. in Criminology from Eastern Michigan University in 2010. Up until college Eric competed in several sports but primarily focused on swimming, hockey and football. While at EMU he was a member of the Army ROTC Raider Team and competed in various ruck march and orienteering events throughout the country. After graduating he entered the Army as a Commissioned Officer and was stationed primarily in Fort Carson, CO.
His experience and knowledge from the military and as a former competitive athlete bring a unique skill set to the ASMPT team and will help span into the realm of Tactical Athletes. Making him proficient in helping military, fire and rescue, law enforcement, protective services, and other emergency personnel to improve performance, promote wellness, and decrease injury risk.
He continues to be passionate about health and fitness and regularly enjoys weightlifting, hiking, skiing, mountain biking and swimming. Eric lives in Howell with his wife and they are currently expecting their first child.