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Bo Jackson's Elite Sports | Columbus, Ohio

Our Staff

  • Marcus Williams ( PT, DPT )

    Physical Therapist

     

     

    Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Health Management, The Ohio State University, 2009
    • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, The Ohio State University, 2012
    • Master of Business Administration, Strategy, Operations & Logistics, 2014
    • Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

     

    Experience and Interests

    As a former Ohio State football player, Marcus developed a special interest in sports medicine and helping the athlete throughout the entire continuum of care: injury prevention, return to sport and performance enhancement. He strives to promote healthy, active lifestyles through equipping patients with the tools they need to achieve their optimal functional outcomes.

    His clinical interest is geared toward the analysis of sports-specific and fundamental movement patterns in an effort to find the most effective interventions to help maximize our patients’ movement proficiency and efficiency, subsequently decreasing their injury risk.

    When he’s not in our Grove City clinic, Marcus enjoys Buckeye football tailgating, watching movies, playing board games and taking on new fitness endeavors.

  • Mitch Therriault ( PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, USAW-1 )

    Physical Therapist

     

     

    Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Physiology, University of Dayton, 2013
    • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Duke University, 2016
    • Sports Physical Therapy Residency, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2017
    • Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy

     

    Experience and Interests

    Mitch is a board certified specialist in sports physical therapy, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, and a USA Weightlifting level 1 sports performance coach. He has a passion for strength and conditioning and sports performance and is looking to grow these areas in the field of Physical Therapy. Mitch gained experience in sports physical therapy with the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes from 2014-2016 and with Team USA at the 2015 World University Games. He has also been a strength coach at the University of Dayton, Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports and Donskov Strength and Conditioning in Columbus.

    At Ohio State, Mitch is a member of the Barbell Medicine team and Endurance Medicine team. He specializes in performing video analysis of power and Olympic lifting technique, as well as video analysis for running gait. He has a clinical interest in rehabilitation of the overhead athlete and return to sport following ACL reconstruction. He is certified in dry needling and incorporates this into his treatment sessions. He is also certified in blood flow restriction therapy. He currently practices at Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports in Hilliard where he implements screening, prevention, recovery and sports performance strategies for their athletes.

  • Justin Kirchmer ( PT, DPT, CSCS )

    Physical Therapist

     

     

    Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, The Ohio State University, 2011
    • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), The Ohio State University, 2019
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA

     

    Experience and Interests

    Justin has worked as an outpatient orthopedics physical therapist since 2019. Prior to his experience as a physical therapist, Justin developed an extensive sports medicine background as a strength and conditioning coach. During which time he created fitness for duty programs for firefighters, performance programming for competitive and recreational athletes including team sport athletes, golfers, track athletes, and wrestlers, and presented a variety of educational programs for the community.

    He specializes in implementing injury prevention, recovery, and performance principles to provide comprehensive care aimed at maximizing his patients’ participation in all aspects of their lives. His interests include treating upper and lower extremity injuries, tactical athletes, and utilizing technology to enhance patient care.

     

  • Chris Kolba ( PT, PhD, MHS, CSCS )

    PHYSICAL THERAPIST

     

     

     

    Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, Ohio University, 1990
    • Master of Health Science, Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis, 1996
    • Doctorate of Philosophy, Holistic Nutrition, Clayton College Natural Health, 2011
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA
    • Level I Kettlebell Instructor, Kettlebell Concepts, 2007
    • Level II Youth Fitness Specialist, IYCA, 2008

     

    Experience and Interests

    Chris has decades of experience in orthopedics and sports medicine and strength training. He has worked with a variety of high school, collegiate and professional athletes over the years. Chris has a passion for strength and conditioning and blending those concepts into rehab to maximize an athlete’s ability to return to their chosen sport.

    He has been a clinical instructor since 1995. Chris is a guest lecturer for the OSU PT program and the OSU Sports PT Residency Program. He lectures nationally and has developed several APTA approved continuing education courses.  He is a member of OSU’s Knee, Upper Extremity, and Hip team.

    Chris developed Ohio State’s Tactical Rehab and Conditioning (TRAC) program specifically designed to meet the unique rehabilitation and training demands of the tactical operator (firefighters, police officers, military, etc.).