KETTERING CENTER STAFF

 

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS

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+ ROCHE CROY PTA, ATC

Physical Therapist Assistant, Director of Industrial Rehab

"”The man on the top of the mountain didn't fall there!-Vince Lombardi.”

Work Location:

  • West Chester
  • Norwood
  • Kettering

Education:

  • Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, Kent State University
  • Licensed & Certified Athletic Trainer, Marshall University

Additional Certifications:

  • Certified Work Capacity Evaluator
  • Certified American Red Cross Instructor

Personal Interests:

  • Sports Fanatic
  • 9 year High School Football Coach
  • watching my boys play sports

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Disney Cruise. It was an amazing time with my 3 boys and the food was incredible.

My bucket list (three things I want to do before I die):

  • Vacation in Paris
  • Play golf at Pebble Beach
  • Experience a Final 4 with all of my boys

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Paul Stanley of Kiss- I would love to experience singing on stage in front of thousands of crazy fans!

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+ PRESLEY HEARLIHY PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

"Peace! Be still... march 4:39.”

Work Location:

  • Kettering

Education:

  • Physical Therapist Assistant, Sinclair Community College 2016

Continuing Education:

  • Spinal Movement and Breathing Assessment
  • Certification- SMBA1 Practitioner

Personal Interests:

  • Photography
  • Art
  • Travel

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: A week trip to the wild Upper Peninsula with my best friend.

My bucket list (three things I want to do before I die):

  • Build a house
  • Travel to Greece and Thailand
  • Time travel back to the 80's

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Someone from a third world country to see what life is like outside of the comforts and conveniences of our modern world.

 
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+ BRITTANY VON DERAU PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

"”If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart.”

Work Location:

  • Kettering

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biological and Cultural Anthropology, Kent State University
  • Associates of Applied Sciences, Physical Therapy Assistant, Clark State Community College

Continuing Education:

  • Spinal Movement and Breathing Assessment Certification (SMBA-1 Practitioner)
  • Kinesio taping Methods
  • Examination and Intervention of the Cervical Spine
  • Dry Needling
  • Comprehensive Treatment of the Knee

Personal Interests:

  • Travel
  • Sports
  • Anything outdoors