Biography & Education


Nick is a sports physical therapist at Providence Sports Care Center who is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He serves as team physical therapist for the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer. He has also been a part of the sideline crew for MLS Portland Timbers and NWSL Portland Thorns teams since 2011 and has organized this team since 2013.

Nick is a leader in sports therapy around the areas of concussion and climbing injuries, teaching courses on these topics to area clinicians. He has taken athletes from injury to return to sports since 2009.

A Minnesota native, Nick loves all Minnesota sports teams–especially the Minnesota Vikings and Golden Gopher hockey. On the weekends, you can find Nick rock climbing, hiking, and camping with his wife Jessica and their golden retriever Barley. 

Areas of expertise

Orthopedics, post-operative, manual therapy, spine, concussion and sports concussion, vestibular, movement screen, return to sports and climbing injuries


Undergraduate education: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

Graduate education: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

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