Staff

Kevin L. Outwater, PT, ATC


Kevin is the founder of The PT Center for Sports Medicine. In 1991, he was driven by the desire to provide personalized attention to each patient, treating the patient as a person not a diagnoses. Over the years, he has surrounded himself with like-minded individuals who believe in his philosophy on how patients should be treated, unlike the norm of healthcare today. He has strong manual skills and utilizes his Athletic Training degree to combine functional exercise with his manual work.

He has over 30 years of orthopedic and sports physical therapy experience, rehabilitating athletes of all levels from: Little League to High School, College, Professional and Olympic as well as geriatric. It doesn't matter if you were hurt at home, on a playing field, golf course, or at work. He cares and wants to help you get back to your daily activities.

Education/ Degrees/ Graduation Year:
  • Earned his Physical Therapy degree from Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York, where he graduated with Honors in 1982
  • While at Upstate Medical Center, he also received a degree in Athletic Training
  • Director, South Hills Sports Medicine Institute, Pittsburgh, PA (1982-1987)
  • Executive Director, Northeast Ohio Sports Medicine Institute, now known as Akron General Medical Center's Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy (1987-1991)
  • Has been a part-time faculty member at the University of Akron, Department of Sport Science and Wellness
Professional Memberships:
  • Ohio Physical Therapy Association, 1987
  • American Physical Therapy Association, 1982
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 1987
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 1982
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 1987
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine
Start Date at PT Center: August 5, 1991

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Post-Surgical Orthopedic Rehab: ACL, Rotator Cuff, Joint Replacement
  • Manual Therapy
  • Biomechanics Assessment of the Foot and Ankle
  • Custom Molded Orthotics
  • Temporomandibular Dysfunctions
  • Prevention and Rehabilitation of Sports Related Injuries
  • Athletic Strength and Conditioning
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Akron
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Kimberly R. Kuhn, MS, ATC

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BA, Biology, Kent State University, 1994
  • MS, Athletic Training, Ohio University, 1995
Professional Memberships:
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 1994
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 1994
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 1994
Start Date at PT Center: July, 1997

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • ACL Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Akron
  • Head Athletic Trainer, Copley High School, 1997-1999
  • Pilates and Functional Core Stabilization
  • Personal Fitness and First Aid Merit Badge Counselor
  • Functional Return to Sport Rehabilitation
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Shawn Fahey, MS, ATC

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BA, Exercise Science/Sports Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997
  • MS, Athletic Training, Indiana State University, 1999
Professional Memberships:
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 1999
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 1999
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 1999
Start Date at PT Center: July, 1999

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • ACL Injury Prevention/Rehabilitation
  • Return to Work Conditioning
  • Functional Return to Sport Rehabilitation
  • Cybex/Biodex Computerized Testing and Exercise
  • Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Akron
  • Head Athletic Trainer, Copley High School, 1999-2003
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Paul Amendola, ATC, CSCS

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Athletic Training, Kent State University, 2009
Professional Memberships:
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2014
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 2009
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 2009
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 2009
Start Date at PT Center: July, 2010

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Functional Core Stabilization
  • Functional Sports Rehabilitation
  • ACL Injury Prevention/Rehabilitation
  • Throwing Mechanics/Rotator Cuff Rehabilitation
  • Lower Extremity Dynamic Stabilization
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Andrew Robinson, M.Ed, ATC, CSCS

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Athletic Training, Mount Union College, 2003
  • M.Ed, Exercise Physiology, Cleveland State University, 2007
Professional Memberships:
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 2003
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 2003
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 2003
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2005
Start Date at PT Center: Sept, 2006

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • ATC Student/Volunteer Coordinator
  • ACL Injury Prevention/Rehabilitation
  • Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Akron
  • Functional Core Stabilization
  • Running Mechanics and Footwear
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
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Amy Iberis, ATC

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Athletic Training, University of Akron, 1995
Professional Memberships:
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 1995
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 1995
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 1995
Start Date at PT Center: Feb, 1995

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Provides Athletic Training Services for Regional and District Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament
  • Cybex/Biodex Computerized Testing and Exercise
  • Post-operative Rehabilitation of Rotator Cuff and Total Knees
  • Patient care coordinator
  • Attended Cincinnati Sports Medicine Conference
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Wayne Gerrick, ATC

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • Ashland University, 1996-1998
  • BA, Athletic Training, Capital University, 1999-2002
Professional Memberships:
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 2002
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 2002
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 2002
Start Date at PT Center: Jan, 2003

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Functional Baseball Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation
  • Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Akron
  • ACL Injury Prevention/Rehabilitation
  • Functional Core Stabilization
  • Head Athletic Trainer, Copley High School, 2002-2007
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Jeff Rothstein, MS, CSCS, USAW, CES

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Exercise Science, University of Dayton, 2006
  • MS, Exercise Physiology, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
Professional Memberships:
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2007
  • USA Weightlifting, 2010
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine, 2012
Start Date at PT Center: Jan, 2008

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Sport Performance Coach
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • Sport Specific Strength and Conditioning
  • Golf and Tennis Performance Enhancement Training
  • Co-Coordinator for Speed, Agility, and Jump Training Team Camps
  • Sports Nutrition
  • ACL Injury Screening and Prevention
  • General Fitness and Conditioning
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Kim Hain, MPT

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS/MS, Physical Therapy, College Misericordia, 1999
Professional Memberships:
  • American Physical Therapy Association, 1998
    • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Sections Member
  • International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, 2010
Start Date at PT Center: August, 2000

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • ACL, Rotator Cuff, Spinal Fracture Post-operative Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy
  • Biomechanical Assessments
  • Dance Medicine
  • Clinical Coordinator for Continuing Education
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor
  • Attended IADMS Dance Medicine Symposium, 2011
  • Attended Cincinnati Sports Medicine Conference
  • Attended University of Vermont Sports Medicine Symposium
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Nathan Woollard, MPT, ATC

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Biology, Athletic Training, Hillsdale College, 2001
  • MS, Physical Therapy, Rutgers University/UMDNJ, 2003
Professional Memberships:
  • American Physical Therapy Association, 2003
    • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Section Member
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 2004
Start Date at PT Center: June, 2003

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Sports Medicine and Injury Prevention in athletes
  • Functional Prevention and Rehabilitation of baseball-related injuries
  • Management and Rehabilitation of the athletic knee
  • Post-operative Rehabilitation of ACL Injuries
  • Attended Cleveland Indians/Cleveland Clinic Baseball Medicine Seminar
  • Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Akron
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Megan Saathoff, DPT

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Biology, Ohio State University, 2004
  • DPT, Physical Therapy, Slippery Rock University, 2008
Professional Memberships:
  • American Physical Therapy Association, 2005
Start Date at PT Center: May, 2010

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Rehabilitation of the Spine
  • Certified Lymphatic Therapist
  • Training to become Certified McKenzie Therapist
  • Pre-PT and Volunteer Student Coordinator
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Brittany Farber, DPT

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:

  • BS, Exercise Physiology, Ohio Northern University, 2010
  • DPT, Physical Therapy, Walsh University, 2013

Professional Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, 2010
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists 2011

Start Date at PT Center: Nov, 2013

Clinical Specialties/Interests:

  • Manual Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Running Injury/Prevention
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Experience with Neuromuscular Diseases and Amputations
  • Attended Advanced Manual Therapy, Sports Medicine, and Running Injury Prevention Courses
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Lauren Stevens, ATC

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Athletic Training, University of Akron, 2011
Professional Memberships:
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 2007
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 2007
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 2007
Start Date at PT Center: June, 2011

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Provides Athletic Training services for Copley Middle School Football
  • Functional Core Stabilization
  • ACL Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • General Fitness and Conditioning
  • Sports Nutrition
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Mark Stefanik, ATC, NASM-PES

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Exercise Science w/ concentration in Athletic Training, University of Toledo, 2003
Professional Memberships:
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 2005
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 2005
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 2005
Start Date at PT Center: March, 2007

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Head Athletic Trainer, Copley High School, 2007-present
  • Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Akron
  • Approved ImPact Concussion Test Administrator/Interpreter
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Co-Coordinator for Speed, Agility, and Jump Training Team Camps
  • Sports Nutrition
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Jill Cekada, ATC

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Athletic Training, Bowling Green State University, 2002
Professional Memberships:
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, 2002
  • National Athletic Trainers Association, 2002
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, 2002
Start Date at PT Center: Sept, 2004

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Provides Athletic Training Services for Ellet High School Football
  • Functional Core Stabilization
  • Vestibular/Balance Rehabilitation
  • Functional/Gait Training Rehabilitation
  • Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Akron
  • Soccer-related Sports Medicine
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Joshua Adams, DPT

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Biology & Psychology, Walsh University, 2006
  • DPT, Physical Therapy, Walsh University, 2009
Professional Memberships:
  • American Physical Therapy Association, 2012
Start Date at PT Center: April, 2012

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Sports Medicine and Injury Prevention in athletes
  • Functional Prevention and Rehabilitation of baseball and soccer-related injuries
  • Post-operative Rehabilitation of ACL Injuries
  • Specializes in manual therapy treatment techniques
  • Attended Cleveland Indians/Cleveland Clinic Baseball Medicine Seminar
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Stephen Wacker, ATC

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Athletic Training, University of Akron, 2014
  • AA, Liberal Arts, Lorain County Community College, 2009
Professional Memberships:
  • National Athletic Trainers' Association, 2010
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association, 2010
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association, 2010
Start Date at PT Center: June, 2014

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Provides Athletic Training services for Lowelville High School Football & Basketball
  • Functional Core Stabilization
  • General Fitness and Conditioning
  • Vestibular Training and Concussion management
  • American Red Cross First Aid Instructor
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Emily Sabo, ATC

Education/Degrees/Graduation Year:
  • BS, Athletic Training, Kent State University, 2013
Professional Memberships:
  • National Athletic Trainers' Association, 2010
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association, 2010
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association, 2010
Start Date at PT Center: August, 2014

Clinical Specialties/Interests:
  • Functional Core Stabilization
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • ACL Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation
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