Mick combines his knowledge of the rehab sciences with the principles of strength & conditioning to create a program that not only maximizes athletic performance but minimizes the risk of injury. He is board certified as a clinical specialist in sports physical therapy and currently treats a variety of orthopedic patients in a 7,500 sq ft sports training facility (sharing space with Next Level Training). OPI is the company that Mick co-founded to provide performance enhancement services and injury management services to the multi-sport athlete.
Mick’s professional focus is on lower quarter biomechanics and functional training to take movement and create performance. He is a firm believer that it’s not a matter of training harder … rather you must train smarter!
Mick is a featured columnist in Footnotes Magazine (award winning publication of the Knoxville Track Club) and has also been published recently in Triathlete Magazine, Men’s Health: Muscle, as well as Tennessee Running. He can be seen delivering presentations to various groups regarding performance enhancement &/or injury prevention. In addition, Mick serves on the Board of Directors for the Knoxville Track Club and acts as a consultant to several local organizations including: Greater Knoxville Triathlon Club, Smoky Mountain Athletic Club, Runners Market, New Balance Knoxville, and the University of Tennessee Rugby Team … among many other amateur and professional athletes.
Mick currently resides in Knoxville, TN with his wife Holly, three boys (Tyler, Ryan, and Dylan) and two dogs (Marley and Daisy).