Templeton

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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

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Sarah ColesFront 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 spending time with her husband, traveling, puzzling and attending sporting events. Go Dodgers!

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Marijane DrinkardFront Office Assistant

marijane.drinkard@slsportstherapy.com

Marijane was born and raised on the Central Coast.  She has strong customer service skills, adminstrative attention to detail and cheerful personality.  She has been with San Luis Sports Therapy for 13 plus years and has loved every mintue. In her spare time she enjoys being with her family and her two dogs around the bonfire.

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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

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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

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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

 

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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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Jennifer MetzlerPT, DPT, OCS

juyeda@slsportstherapy.com

Jennifer received her Master’s of Physical Therapy degree from Fresno State in 2008. Soon after her graduation she joined the San Luis Sports Therapy team. Jennifer then completed her orthopedic residency program and obtained her transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2012. Jennifer became a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy and she also completed additional training in concussion management, and chronic pain science. 
 
In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys swimming, traveling, attending concerts/sporting events and spending time with family, friends and her pets.
 
Education
Transitional DPT/Orthopedic Residency, Jan 2012 
Evidence In Motion
 
Masters in Physical Therapy Degree / May 2008
California State University Fresno, Fresno, CA

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