Templeton

Welcome!

We believe we can do more together than we can alone. Our goal is to improve the lives of those we touch by applying current and effective treatment paradigms in a healthy, healing atmosphere, encouraging progress. We look forward to serving you!

Our Team

Jason SandersClinic Director - PT, DPT, OCS, GCS

jason@slsportstherapy.com

Jason S. Sanders, received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California, and is board certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy.

His post graduate work includes extensive industrial medicine, orthopedic, and manual therapy training. He has had the pleasure of directing the rehabilitation of Collegiate All-Americans, Olympians, Amateur and Professional athletes. Though, on a daily basis he enjoys assisting in the rehabilitation of individuals from all walks of life.

When he is not working with patients, Jason enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. He is an avid sports fan, and actively works with local youth through master’s track and field programs.

Education
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Doctor of Physical Therapy, 1998

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science and Wellness, 1994
Minor: Interpersonal Relations

Sarah DawleyFront Office Manager

tempoffice@slsportstherapy.com

Sarah was born and raised in Templeton and graduated from Templeton High School in 2008. After earning a B.A. in Communication Studies from Azusa Pacific University Sarah returned to the Central Coast.

With varied customer service experiences in food, wine, weddings, and local non-profits Sarah landed the job of front office assistant at our Templeton clinic. Several months later she transitioned to front office manager.

In her spare time Sarah enjoys hanging out with her family, exploring the outdoors, reading, puzzling, and serving as a leader at her church’s youth group. Sarah loves going to sporting events and rooting on her boys in blue. Go Dodgers!

Lacey HolderFront Office Assistant

lacey.holder@slsportstherapy.com

Lacey is a born and raised Central Coast native, having lived in the San Luis Obispo County for all but two years of her life. Starting out young, she was an active member of her community, participating in multiple 4-H and community service groups, in addition to youth and school sports.

Now with two children, they are able to enjoy giving back to their community as a family, being involved in sports and 4-H. After working years in the customer service field and learning effective communication aids by continuing education at Cuesta College, she joined our team with an abundance of experience and enthusiasm for working with the community. When she is not busy working, Lacey enjoys spending days at the park with her kids, going to the beach and collecting seashells for crafts, going to the gym, and taking family hunting trips.

Lacey’s motto: “Live, laugh, love, and cry, because tomorrow may not come!”

Toni OliverDirector of Vestibular Rehabilitation - PT, DPT, GCS

toni@slsportstherapy.com

Toni completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from CSUB in 1989. In 1995, she received her degree from Chapman University with a major emphasis in Neurological Rehabilitation and minor in Geriatrics.

Immediately following graduation, Toni began working in the Neurological Rehabilitation setting with a focus on NDT for stroke and TBI populations. After 8 years she joined the SLST team and began her interest in outpatient Orthopedics. Since that time she has focused her continuing education on Orthopedics and has a special interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation. Toni completed her transitional Doctorate Degree in May 2009. She also became a Geriatric Certified Specialist (GCS) and passed her Advanced Vestibular Competency in 2011. Toni enjoys riding mountain bikes and dual sport motorcycles with her husband and friends.

Education
Western University of Health Sciences
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2009

Chapman University, Orange, California
Master of Physical Therapy, August 1995

Mike BrinkmanPT, DPT, OCS

mbrinkman@slsportstherapy.com

Mike Brinkman received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of the Pacific. Prior to graduate school he received a Bachelors of Science Degree also from the University of the Pacific.

He has been working since graduation in primarily outpatient settings with an emphasis on orthopedics and balance/vestibular issues.

Mike has pursued continuing education in manual techniques for the upper quadrant as well as vestibular rehabilitation and differential diagnosis. He is currently pursuing further education in manual therapy in preparation to become a Certified Orthopedic Specialist.

When he is not working, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and watching football, baseball, and basketball.

Education
University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
Doctorate of Physical Therapy 2008

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
B.S. Biological Sciences 2006

Kallie SlettePT, DPT, OCS

kallie.slette@slsportstherapy.com

Kallie was raised in Boise, Idaho. She attended the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, and completed the Sports Science program in 2010. In 2013, she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York.

Kallie married her high school sweetheart (and a Cal Poly SLO graduate) in 2011, which spurred their move back to the Central Coast. Outside of her professional role, Kallie enjoys hiking, playing with her golden retriever, Siena, travelling, cooking, and enjoying all that this beautiful area has to offer.

Education
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Sports Science, May 2010

Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, May 2013

Kyle NelsonPT, DPT

knelson@slsportstherapy.com

Kyle was born and raised in the Bay Area. He attended the University of California, Davis, and received a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Biology in 2013. In 2017, he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of California San Francisco/San Francisco State University in San Francisco, California.

Outside of his professional role, Kyle enjoys playing soccer and baseball, hiking, exploring the outdoors, reading, spending time with family and friends, and rooting on the Giants, Warriors and 49ers. Kyle plans to complete an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Residency in the near future. 

Education
University of California San Francisco/San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
Doctor of Physical Therapy, June 2017

University of California Davis, Davis, California
Bachelor of Sciences, Exercise Biology, June 2013

 

Courtney MahaffeyPT, DPT

cmahaffey@slsportstherapy.com

Courtney was raised in Patterson, California, a small town in California’s central valley.  After high school, she moved to the central coast to attend Cal Poly, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology.  She then worked as an aide in the Arroyo Grande clinic for two years before making her move to ‘The City’ to cheer on her beloved Giants and attend physical therapy school.  She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University in 2017.

Courtney enjoyed the central coast so much that she moved back after grad school to join the San Luis Sports Therapy team.  She is very dedicated to her craft as an outpatient physical therapist and hopes to pursue an Orthopedic Residency in the next few years.

Outside of work, Courtney enjoys exploring the great outdoors, hiking, camping, playing tennis and basketball, and enjoying the company of family and friends.  She is also an animal lover and loves to play with, cuddle and draw animals.

Education
University of California San Francisco/San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, June, 2017 

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, June 2012

Kara DolnyPT, DPT

kdolny@slsportstherapy.com

Kara grew up on the Central Coast. In 2017, she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. She has experience in outpatient orthopedics, aquatic therapy, outpatient neurological rehab, and both outpatient and sub-acute spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Her interests include outpatient orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, and outpatient neurological rehabilitation.  In her free time, Kara enjoys exercising, exploring the outdoors, travelling, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends. 

Education
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2017

University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, June 2011
Minor: Exercise and Health Science



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