OUR TEAM

DR. BRIAN ADAMS

OWNER

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CFDN

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
ABPTS Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Exercise Physiologist
Certified Bike Fit Pro (Level 2/Clinical) and Instructor
Advanced Certification in Functional Dry Needling (KinetaCore/Structure & Function)
Certified Rock Tape & KinesioTape Clinician
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Brian Adams founded Adams Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy in 2013 with a mission to offer endurance athletes the best possible treatment and training to help them feel better, get faster, and go farther.

The Novi resident is an elite-level cyclist with more than three decades of experience racing, wrenching, and fitting. He’s also an accomplished swimmer and triathlete who enjoys soccer and rock climbing. By merging his knowledge of sports and physical therapy, Brian and his Team have come to occupy a unique space in the PT field. He offers bike fitting, shoe/pedal assessment, performance testing, blood lactate tests, and coaching services to bikers and other endurance athletes looking to take their performance to the next level. He also creates custom foot orthotics for athletes that optimize their performance and decrease their risk for injury due to poor biomechanics.

Before creating Adams Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy, Brian spent more than 15 years working at the University of Michigan MedSport Sports Medicine Department as a clinician and a supervisor. He has a vast amount of experience with shoulder and knee diagnoses, acute injuries, post-operative care, and return-to-sport conditioning. He is also a passionate educator, spending time as a Clinical Instructor, Adjunct Clinical Lecturer in the PT Department at the University of Michigan-Flint, as well as a regular lecturer at conferences and events on topics pertaining to injury treatment and prevention in athletes.

When he’s not at the clinic or racing, you’ll find Brian with his wife and their three busy kiddos out and about in Novi, where they are active in the community. He and his family are the proud owners of Gus, the certified therapy dog that you will find in clinic on most days, as well as their newest edition "Oliver" the Corgi, who is affectionately the "little brother".

DR. HANNAH DEPAUL

EDUCATION DIRECTOR

PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, CFDN

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
ABPTS Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS)
Site Coordinator of Clinical Education
Certified in Functional Dry Needling (Level 2 – KinetaCore)
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Certified Bike Fit Pro (Level 2/Clinical Specialist)
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Dr. Hannah DePaul has a passion for helping people with active lifestyles achieve their goals, improve performance, and return to the activities and sports they enjoy. Her treatment philosophy focuses on using the appropriate exercise prescription, manual therapy techniques, trigger-point dry needling, running gait analysis, and education on load management to address impairments and restore pain-free movement. Hannah became a Sports Certified Specialist in 2016. Hannah received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University in 2013, and was a proud member of Duke’s Triathlon Club. She went to University of Michigan for undergrad, studying movement science and was a member of the varsity swim team. She competed in the 2008 Olympic Trials. After swimming, Hannah developed a passion for triathlons, and has completed the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii in 2013 and 2017. Currently, she enjoys distance running and wants to see what she is capable of in the marathon, and get into trail running. Outside of the clinic Hannah enjoys spending time with her husband, their two sons, and labrador retriever. She enjoys being outside, including running, hiking, biking to get ice cream, and she loves going up north to her happy place in Glen Arbor, Michigan.

DR. DARYL MOORE

CLINIC DIRECTOR

PT, DPT, SCS, CFDN

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
ABPTS Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS)
Certified in Concussion Management
Certified in Functional Dry Needling
Certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
Certified in Kinesiology taping (RockTape)
Hockey Coach
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Dr. Daryl Moore graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Michigan, which included a clinical rotation with Adams Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy. Daryl, who is a former professional hockey player, is originally from Canada. He came to the U.S. at age 19 to attend Western Michigan University and join its NCAA Division 1 Ice Hockey team. After graduating from Western Michigan with a B.S. in Exercise Science, Daryl decided to pursue his dream of playing professional hockey and competed for five years in the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) and Central Hockey League (CHL). Daryl also had an extensive roller hockey career, winning multiple national and world championships. Daryl enjoys working with patients of all ages and educating them on what they can do to get back to the activities and sports that they love. He utilizes various hands-on/manual therapy techniques, as well as functional dry needling, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, and proper exercise prescription to restore normal and pain-free movement. His experience as a professional athlete has played an important role in his ability to understand the needs of high level athletes looking to improve their performance and help them stay healthy in their day-to-day grind. Daryl Currently resides in South Lyon with his wife, two sons, and Bernese Mountain dog Maisy. He is currently coaching youth hockey and plays in the local Tier-1 Men’s league.

DR. DAVID SELAK

PT, DPT, OCS, CFDN

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
ABPTS Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
Certified in Functional Dry Needling (CFDN)
Certified in Blood Flow Restriction (BFR)
USAW Level 1 Coach
Certified Pitching Coach
 
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Dr. Dave Selak grew up playing football, baseball and hockey, and he maintains an active lifestyle with weightlifting and enjoys helping people maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dave graduated with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan. He utilizes an approach including manual therapy, functional dry needling and strength training to return athletes from injury and to reach their full potential. Dave joins Adams Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy after working 6 years for the University of Michigan Sports Medicine Department as a clinician. He has experience working with several shoulder, elbow, knee and hip injuries, post-operative care and return-to-sport conditioning. He is passionate and has experience working with baseball athletes returning from injury and to improve their overall performance. He has previously worked with a former associate team physician for the Detroit Tigers, treating many high level shoulder and elbow injuries. He recently completed a certification as a pitching coach to further serve this population. Dave currently resides in Berkley with his wife, son and their old english bulldog Marv.

DR. ERIC KINNEY

PT, DPT, CSCS, CFDN

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Certified in Functional Dry Needling (CFDN)
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist  (CSCS)
Specializing in Tactical Athletes
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Dr. Eric Kinney is a U.S. Army Veteran and 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.

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.

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 completed a sports medicine internship with CU Athletics where he worked 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 personal trainer in the greater Denver area.

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 daughter.

DR. BRITTANI BENNETT

PT, DPT, CFDN

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Certified in Functional Dry Needling (CFDN)
Specializing in Swimmers / Endurance Athletes
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Dr. Brittani Bennett began competing in endurance sports at a very young age. As she transitioned into adulthood, she aspired to work in a field of medicine that allowed her to educate and coach others who share her same passion for health and fitness. She believes the best physical therapy is personalized to every individual. Brittani commonly utilizes interventions including, but not limited to, functional exercises, manual therapy techniques, and education on symptom management and activity modification, all of which is centered around the patient’s goals. Ultimately, she works hard to create an environment that is fun and educational to foster patient growth and create sustainable fitness and lifestyle changes.

Brittani graduated with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Michigan-Flint. A Northern Indiana native, she attended Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) from where she earned her Bachelors of Kinesiology and certificate in personal training. As a collegiate athlete, she swam on the IUPUI Women’s Swim Team and served as the captain for 3 years. She met her husband on the swim team, and together they have shifted from college athletes to avid runners and triathletes. Brittani will be competing in her first Ironman 140.6 in July of 2022.

After moving to Michigan in 2017, Brittani began coaching age group swimming for both the Flint Falcons and Club Wolverine. When Brittani isn’t working or training, she can be found walking or cuddling with her puppy, baking everything containing chocolate and peanut butter, or crushing her husband in a game of cribbage.

DR. JOE GOIKE

PT, DPT, OCS, OMPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
ABPTS Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist (OMPT)
Titleist Performance Institute Certified (TPI Level 1)
Specializing in Runners / Endurance Athletes
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Joe graduated from Oakland University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) after completing a bachelor’s in health sciences. After completing his DPT degree, he went on to complete a 2-year residency program in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) from Oakland University. His treatment philosophy focuses on mixing exercise prescription, manual therapy, movement analysis, load management, and education to help patient’s return to what they love doing as fast as they can safely. He joins Adams Sports Medicine clinic after 9 years of out-patient orthopedic experience.

Joe grew up playing multiple sports and still maintains an active lifestyle. While at Oakland University he was a member of the varsity track team for four years competing primarily in middle distance events. As a former athlete, Joe uses his experience and education to help others stay healthy and compete in any activity that they enjoy. Along with his interests in running and weightlifting, Joe recently became a Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 Provider to help with all golf related issues.

Outside the clinic, Joe spends time with his wife, two kids, and golden retriever. He finds time to strength train, run, and play as much golf as time allows.

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AARON BACHMAN, PTA

AARON BACHMAN, PTA

PTA, BS

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
USA Triathlon Certified Coach
Kinesiology B.S.
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As a Physical Therapy Assistant, Endurance athlete and coach, Aaron has been a member of the Adams team since 2019. Prior to completing the two-year Physical Therapist Assistant program at Macomb Community College, Aaron competed throughout the U.S. and Canada as an elite triathlete from 2005-2013 and has coached youth and adult athletes and competitive teams for fifteen years.

While studying exercise physiology at Michigan State University, Aaron ran one year for the Spartans before turning his full attention back to triathlon, where, as a coach and athlete, he helped lead the MSU triathlon team to a pair of top-5 team finishes at the Collegiate National Championship.

Since 2006, Aaron's athletes have represented at the Ironman World Championship, Boston Marathon, numerous high school track and cross country state championships, and qualified for ITU triathlon and duathlon world championships of all distances.

Over the past several months, Aaron completed his remaining prerequisite courses for PT school and will be applying this spring to the 2022 cohort of the University of Findlay’s PTA to DPT bridge program, a nearly three year doctoral program that will allow Aaron to continue to work at Adams throughout the majority of his academic journey toward becoming a PT.

Aaron has a particular knack for soft tissue mobilization and biomechanics and offers sports massage, gait analysis, and coaching consultation in addition to physical therapy care.

Look for Aaron to return to the local endurance racing scene in the near future!

MADELINE SCIARINI, PTA

PTA, BS, CSCS

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist  (CSCS)
Kinesiology B.S.
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Madeline is thrilled to be one of the newest members of the ASMPT Team! As a former soccer player and avid runner with 10 years of experience in the running industry, Madeline has developed a passion for providing exceptional, quality care to all ages. She strives to help people establish, maintain and enhance their active lifestyles.

While working towards her B.S in Kinesiology at Michigan State, she worked at run specialty stores (Playmakers and Gazelle Sports) and conducted Good Form Running gait analysis. In pursuit of her passion for physical therapy, she went back to school for her A.A.S in Physical Therapy Assistant. She gained one year of inpatient experience in Grand Rapids prior to relocating to Royal Oak to join the ASMPT Team, and could not be more excited to be back working in the sports medicine setting.

When Madeline is not helping her patients in the clinic you can find her running, cycling and spending time outdoors with family and friends.

HEATHER EMKE, BS

OFFICE MANAGER

B.S. in Exercise Science
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Heather graduated from Concordia University with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in May 2018. While earning her degree, she played collegiate soccer and tennis for the Cardinals. Graduation didn’t stop her from continuing her passion in sports and fitness.

Heather is still active and loves playing sports competitively and also for fun. She plays on an adult soccer league in Detroit. She also completed her first half marathon in 2019. In Heather’s free time, she enjoys snowboarding, biking, & weekends up north.

Prior to working at Adams Sport Medicine, Heather worked at Hantz Financial where she gained experience in finance. Heather looks forward to continuing to grow and learn at ASMPT.

MADELINE STACH

Madeline Stach

Physical Therapy Aide
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Madeline is currently a senior at the University of Michigan studying Neuroscience and Spanish. She plans to graduate in May and is currently applying to physical therapy schools. At Michigan, she was a member of the women’s rowing team where she was introduced to the world of sports medicine and injury recovery.

Outside of school Madeline is still active and loves to golf, run, and play sand volleyball with her friends. She’s also a regular at orange theory and solidcore pilates classes and plans to run her first half marathon this October. In her free time, Madeline enjoys hanging out with family, cooking, traveling to visit friends, and attending every Michigan sporting event she can make it to (especially football and hockey)!

CHARLIE MILLS

Charlie Mills

Physical Therapy Aide
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Charlie is currently a Junior at Wayne State University studying Kinesiology and Neuroscience. He will graduate in 2023 and will soon be applying to physical therapy school. For High school he attended Detroit Catholic Central playing sports such as Football, Baseball and Rugby. He was first introduced to sport medicine and treatment of injuries through sports and has been fascinated ever since. He is now working on getting his personal training certification this year.

Outside of school Charlie still stays active by golfing, running, hiking, disc golfing as well as cross training. He just finishing his first marathon this past fall in Holland Michigan and is now training for his first Triathlon sprint which is set to take place this summer. Charlie enjoys hanging with family, hiking, playing piano, and going on road trips with friends.

Ben Witkowski

Physical Therapy Aide
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Ben is going into his senior year at Grand Valley State University. He plans to graduate in 2023 with a degree in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Spanish. Before Grand Valley, he graduated from Cranbrook where he played soccer, basketball, and was a captain of the track team. Ben also has a love for the outdoors and was a student leader on the Cranbrook Wilderness Expeditions. Outside of school, Ben enjoys playing sports with friends, running, hiking, lifting, watching sports, and spending time with his dog and two cats.

Josh Stanek

Physical Therapy Aide
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Josh is currently a junior at Wayne State University studying Neuroscience and Spanish. He will graduate in 2024 and plans to apply to medical school. Before Wayne State, Josh attended Divine Child High School and played tennis and baseball. Currently, he stays active by playing disc golf, ping pong, and hiking. To stay involved with the community, Josh volunteers at blood drives for Red Cross and with hospice. He also enjoys hanging with family and friends and traveling.

Ryan Stevenson

Physical Therapy Aide
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Ryan Stevenson is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran. He is currently a sophomore at Henry Ford Community College where he will graduate in 2025 as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Ryan is a CrossFit Level 1 Coach, and has experience coaching and mentoring individuals with fitness goals. Outside of work and school, Ryan is training to be a competitive athlete in the sport of CrossFit, and loves playing guitar, cars, and spending time with family.

Rachael Stach

Physical Therapy Aide
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Rachael is going to be a sophomore at Michigan State University. She plans to graduate in 2025 with a degree in Journalism. Before Michigan State, she attended Northville High School, where she played soccer and was captain of her team. Outside of school, Rachael loves to go on walks, golf, ski and do yoga. She spends her free time hanging out with her friends and family, traveling, and cheering for the Spartans (go green!)

GUS THE THERAPY DOG

“GUS”

Certified Therapy Dog (Aliance of Therapy Dogs)
Lover of all Humans
Team Mascot
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Gus is our resident golden retriever that hangs out at the clinic on most days. He is a gentle giant, and greets patients with a smile and a wag. He is a certified therapy dog [through Aliance of Therapy Dogs] and wants nothing more than to make people happy (and be rewarded with a head pat or belly rub)!

Gus isn't training for anything specific in the sporting world, but will gladly pull you at a 7:00 mile pace from the clinic to Northville without hesitation. When he's not running, he's chasing squirrels in the back yard or napping on the couch.