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Our Approach

Next Level Sports Performance offers state of the art physical therapy and sports performance. Our rehab and training programs are highly personalized and specifically designed to address each individual goal. Our approach incorporates a unique combination of science, education, and motivation that help you achieve the best possible results. 

Our Facility

Our Team

Joe Bryant

DPT, OCS – Owner

Jim Keller

ATC – Owner, Founder

Greg Brock

CSCS, TSAC-F - Manager

Kylie Clark

DPT, OCS, CSCS - Senior PT

Kylie Bauman

DPT, OCS - Senior PT

Cody Gibbs

PTA - Senior PTA

Taylor Johnson

DPT, OCS - Senior PT

Sean Giroir

DPT, ATC, CSCS

Tes Hass

Sports Performance Coach

Bobby Johnson

Sports Performance Coach

Olivia Bohl

Sports Performance Coach

Emma Musson

Receptionist - Supervisor of Front Desk Operations

Kathleen Reed

Receptionist

Alyssa Nelson

Receptionist

Nadine Boyd

Controller

Cluck Norris

DPT, Certified Chicken Specialist (CCS)

Next Level Student Opportunities

For internship and clinical information, please contact:

Students of Physical Therapy: Joe Bryant – joe@nextlevelsppt.com

Physical Therapy Assistant Students: Cody Gibbs – cody@nextlevelsppt.com

Exercise Science/Sports Performance Students: Greg Brock – greg@nextlevelsppt.com

Joe Bryant

DPT, OCS – Owner

Joe joined the Next Level team in January 2008. Joe has spent his whole life in the sports world both as an athlete and a coach. Joe began his healthcare career by working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Northern Colorado. The next chapter for Joe was obtaining his Doctoral of Physical Therapy degree from University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Joe has attended numerous continuing education courses in specialized treatment of the hip. Joe specializes in manual and therapeutic interventions for a wide variety of hip syndromes. Joe enjoys continued education and collaboration with many great local hip surgeons. Joe is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist. Joe has implemented a functional sports test, to evaluate the ability for an athlete to return to sport following a lower body injury. He has presented this test at numerous professional conferences and classes. Joe enjoys mentoring staff and students and watching this amazing team grow. Joe is level 2 dry needle certified as well as certified in blood flow restriction, Joe enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife and 3 young children. When not at work you will likely find Joe coaching one of his kids or enjoying time with his wonderful family.

Phone: 303-279-6000 ext: 3090
Email: joe@nextlevelsppt.com

Jim Keller

ATC – Owner, Founder

Jim opened Next Level Sports Performance doors in 2004, following a 10-year career as the assistant athletic trainer for the National Football League’s (NFL’s) Denver Broncos. This was an experience that gave him unique insight into elite-level training and rehabilitation techniques that he now shares with clients through his personalized approach. Overall, Jim is backed by more than 30 years of experience in working with injured and non-injured professional and collegiate athletes. A Colorado native, he earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science at Fort Lewis College and his master’s degree in kinesiology from University of Northern Colorado. Today, Jim is an active member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, the Colorado Athletic Trainers Association and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainer’s Society and speaks frequently at both local and national industry symposiums.

Phone: 303-279-6000 ext: 3092
Email: keller@nextlevelsppt.com

Greg Brock

CSCS, TSAC-F - Manager

Greg is a Colorado native who joined the Next Level team in 2018. He graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. After graduation, he went on to obtain his Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification as well as his Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator certifications through the NSCA. Greg is also certified in personalized blood flow restriction therapy through Owen’s Recovery Science. He has worked with athletes of all skills and sports from professional to youth. He specializes in team sports, injury reduction, and post-physical therapy return-to-play. Greg has played sports his whole life and played football at the college level. In his free time he enjoys working out, trail running, playing pick up basketball, and spending time with his wife Lizz, son Jax, and dog Dolly Parton.

Email: Greg@nextlevelsppt.com

Kylie Clark

DPT, OCS, CSCS

Kylie joined the Next Level team in August of 2016 and oversees special operations and community outreach. She grew up in Noblesville, Indiana playing a variety of sports including basketball and soccer. The injuries she sustained while playing those sports led her to pursue a career in physical therapy. She received her BA in Exercise Science and a minor in Spanish from Hope College in Holland, Michigan where she also played four years of varsity soccer for the Flying Dutch. Upon graduating from Hope, she moved to Colorado to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Denver. Kylie is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, certified in Level 2 functional dry needling through KinetaCore and Blood Flow Restriction Training through Owens Recovery Science. She is also a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Kylie enjoys playing soccer, tennis, camping, hiking, and snowboarding and spending time with friends and family both in Colorado and in Indiana.

Email: kylie@nextlevelsppt.com

Kylie Bauman

DPT, OCS

Kylie joined the Next Level team in January of 2017 and oversees student curriculum and planning. She is originally from Craig Colorado. She grew up playing a variety of sports including gymnastics, basketball, and track. Injuries through these sports and the want to optimize physical therapy and return to sport for others led her to pursue a career in physical therapy. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. Upon completion, she moved to Denver to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association- Orthopedics section and is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist. She is also certified in level 2 functional dry needling through KinetaCore. Kylie enjoys all things related to water (avid water skier), the outdoors of Colorado, and spending time with friends and family.

Email: bauman@nextlevelsppt.com

Cody Gibbs

PTA

Cody joined the Next Level team in March 2018 and oversees PTA staff and student operations. He received his Bachelors of Science from Colorado State University before continuing to earn his Associate of Occupational Studies – Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Pima Medical Institute. He is also certified through Owens Recovery Science in Blood Flow Restrictions. He is a Colorado native who grew up playing football, lacrosse, and snowboarding. Cody’s passion for sports and helping others lead him to pursue his career in physical therapy. He is an active person who enjoys rock climbing, snowboarding, concerts, visiting local breweries, and enjoying all the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.

Email: Cody@nextlevelsppt.com

Taylor Johnson

DPT, OCS

Taylor joined the Next Level team in May 2018 and oversees new staff onboarding and professional development. She is a Colorado native, born and raised in Boulder. She received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She went through several years of physical therapy after multiple shoulder injuries and her experience inspired her to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Washington University-St. Louis, where she graduated in 2014. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy-Orthopedics section. Taylor is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Taylor is also certified in level 1+2 functional dry needling through KinetaCore. Taylor enjoys all things outdoors including biking, hiking, skiing and camping, especially with her husband, son and Vizsla. She is a die-hard Wisconsin Badger and Packer fan and enjoys watching and playing a variety of sports.

Email: Taylor@nextlevelsppt.com

Tyler Moore

DPT

Tyler joined the Next Level team in January 2022 after completing his DPT from University of Colorado – Anschutz. He is from Aspen, CO where he grew up skiing and was heavily involved in athletics. Tyler played collegiate hockey at CU Boulder where he graduated in 2012 with a business degree in marketing. He then worked in the sport and entertainment industry for several years before pursuing a career in physical therapy. As an active member of the APTA, Tyler is committed to continuing his professional growth to help Next Level patients achieve their personal goals. Tyler and his wife enjoy spending as much time outside as possible with their dog Leroy.

Email: tyler@nextlevelsppt.com

Keith Goodenough

DPT

Keith joined the Next Level team in March 2023. He is originally from Ithaca, New York but has been living on the West Coast for the past 4 years. He most recently moved from Pheonix, AZ and is very excited to explore Colorado. He grew up playing a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, hockey, and football which inadvertently led to injuries which required physical therapy, opening his eyes to the world of rehabilitaion. Keith graduated with a Bachelor of Science from West Virginia University and then returned back to his home state in NY to complete the Doctor of Physical Therapy program from the University at Buffalo. Following graduation, Keith developed a strong understanding of therapy in multiple realms including SNF, home health, and finally outpatient, which he has grown to love. Keith has participated in various programs advancing his skills in clinical reasoning and recognition, manual therapy, manipulation, and is certified in dry needling. Outside of the clinic, you could find Keith participating in just about any outdoor sport including mountain biking, climbing, snowboarding, and hiking. He enjoys challenging himself with new skills and likes meeting people from every walk of life.

Email: keith@nextlevelsppt.com

Isabel Marbaker

DPT

Isabel joined the Next Level team in January of 2023 after completing her DPT from the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. She is a Colorado native and grew up with a passion for spending time outside. Isabel was a collegiate rower at the University of Minnesota where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a minor in coaching in 2020. She is an avid mountain biker, trail runner, skier, and lover of the outdoors. Isabel enjoys building meaningful connections with patients and is dedicated to helping others return to the activities that bring them joy.

Email: Isabel@nextlevelsppt.com

Evann Thaut

DPT

Evann joined the Next Level team in August of 2023 after completing his DPT from Regis University. As a Lakewood, Colorado native, Evann spent much of his time growing up playing football. His love for this sport, along with the many injuries he sustained while playing it, developed his longstanding passion for exercise and rehabilitative sciences. Such led him to persue his Bachelor's degree in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University. During his time at CSU, Evann developed a profound intrest in human anatomy, physiology, and neurology. This, along with his love for Fort Collins, pushed him to continue his education at CSU achieving a Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences. Upon graduating, Evann and his wife moved back to Lakewood to persue his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He is certified in level 1 and 2 functional dry needling and is a Certified Personal Trainer. When not at work, Evann and his wife enjoy all that Colorado has to offer including trying out the many different breweries and various restaurants as well as cheering on the Denver Broncos.

Email: Evann@nextlevelsppt.com

Cory Center

PTA
Cory joined the Next Level team in 2023 after receiving his Associate of Occupational Studies – Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Arapahoe Community College. He started his academic career at Baker University where he played collegiate soccer. He then ran two food truck businesses in Denver before jumping back into school to become a PTA. He is a Colorado native from Louisville Colorado, who has been involved in athletics and played semiprofessional soccer for the Real Colorado Foxes. His dedication to personal and professional growth pushes him to continue his education in various areas. He is a certified soccer coach through NSCAA and CSYA. He enjoys lifting, hunting, and backpacking in his free time. Email: Cory@nextlevelsppt.com

Madi Oberbreckling

DPT

Madi joined the Next Level team in September 2023. She is a Colorado native, born and raised in Summit County and the front range area. She received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Physiology from Montana State University in Bozeman. She then pursued her Doctorate of Physical therapy at University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Madi enjoys hiking, skiing, golf, yoga, dance, and other water sports she picked up while in Maryland. She watches a variety of sports and is a big fan of the Nuggets, Avalanche, and Broncos. Madi enjoys building meaningful connections with patients and is committed to continuing her professional growth to help Next Level patients achieve their personal goals.

Email: Madi@nextlevelsppt.com

Sean Giroir

DPT, ATC, CSCS

Bio coming soon...

Email: sean@nextlevelsppt.com

Mekala Henderson

CSCS, CPT

Mekala joined Next Level in 2018 and has been a fitness professional for over 7 years with experience helping clients of all levels achieve their fitness goals. She completed her bachelors degree in May 2017 and has both a Strength and Conditioning certification as well as a personal trainer certification. Currently Mekala is working on her Corrective Exercise certification to keep her knowledge up to date and to be of even more help to the clients at Next Level. She is also certified through Owens Recovery Science in Blood Flow Restrictions.. While not at work Mekala is a current Nationally Qualified bikini bodybuilding competitor with 6 competitions under her belt with the last three she prepped herself. Her other activities include trap shooting, hiking, camping, travelling and spending time with her family and four legged friends.

Email: Mekala@nextlevelsppt.com

Tes Hass

Tes, a Colorado native from Loveland, joined the Next Level team in December of 2019. She graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Nutrition. While at MSU Denver, she played collegiate softball. Tes has been in athletics since she was little which created the pursuit of this field. After multiple knee injuries, she found a greater passion to help those in the aspect of sports performance as well as the return to sport. In her spare time, Tes likes to workout, travel, and spend time with friends and family.

Email: Tes@nextlevelsppt.com

Morgan Chapleski


Morgan moved to Colorado in 2019 to play lacrosse at Regis University. She played at the collegiate level for one year before transferring to Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science and a minor in nutrition. After completing her internship in the spring of 2023, she joined the Next Level team and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA. She played a variety of sports growing up such as lacrosse, soccer, cross country, and basketball. When Morgan is not coaching at Next Level, she enjoys spending time outside hiking, hunting, or fly fishing with her husband and four-legged friend.

Email: Morgan@nextlevelsppt.com

Bobby Johnson

Bobby is a Colorado native from the Boulder area. Bobby graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Nutrition. Upon completing his final internship at Next Level, he joined the team full-time in December 2020. He is currently working on getting his Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification through the NSCA. Growing up sports was a large focus in Bobby’s life, playing football, lacrosse, and basketball. After going through his share of injuries and never receiving the proper treatment, he found a passion for sports performance and helping with the recovery process. He enjoys playing golf, being outdoors, and watching any type of sport.

Email: Bobby@nextlevelsppt.com

Olivia Bohl

Bio coming soon...Stay tuned...

Email: Olivia@nextlevelsppt.com

Robert Hulstrom


Robert is a Colorado native who joined the Next Level team in 2022. He graduated from Metropolitan State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science with a minor in nutrition. After completing his internship rotation over the Summer of 2022, he joined the team full time. He then went on to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA. Robert grew up playing a variety of sports such as baseball, football, taekwondo, basketball, soccer, volleyball, and track and went on to run track in college at Metro State. When he is not coaching, he enjoys volunteering as a coach and unified partner for Special Olympics Colorado where he has been an active volunteer since he was 8. He also enjoys spending his time outside with his family and his dogs Nuke and Duke.

Email: Robert@nextlevelsppt.com

Emma Musson

Receptionist

Emma was born and raised in Golden, Colorado and oversees front desk operations for Next Level. She grew up playing competitive soccer and had many injuries that Next Level helped rehab. After high school, she went on to play collegiate soccer for Colorado Mesa University and graduated with a degree in Counseling Psychology. In her free time, she loves to exercise, spend time with her friends and family, and explore new places.

Email: Emma@nextlevelsppt.com

Kathleen Reed

Receptionist

Kathleen is a Colorado native who enjoys gardening, camping, and hiking with her dog and husband, and is an avid gamer. From video games to card games, she likes a good challange and hosting a game night with friends! She also has an affinity for anything with cats on it and going to antique stores.

Email: Kathleen@nextlevelsppt.com

Alyssa Nelson

Receptionist

Alyssa is a Colorado native. She grew up in Arvada and is an avid Colorado sports fan. When Alyssa is not at Next Level, she enjoys doing anything outdoors with her family.

Email: Alyssa@nextlevelsppt.com

Nadine Boyd

Controller

Phone: 303-279-6000 ext: 3091
Email: nboyd@nextlevelsppt.com

Cluck Norris

DPT - Certified Chicken Specialist (CCS)

Cluck's life started off tough. He grew up in a pin with 1,000 other chickens. Once he was able to escape he made his way west to Colorado where he is a free range chicken and has dedicated his life to helping others overcome adversity with laughter. In his free time, Cluck enjoys roller derby and mushroom hunting in the Colorado alpine.

Email: cluck@nextlevelsppt.com