Tyler Newton, PT, DPT, CSMT, Clinic Manager
Tyler received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rockhurst University in 2012, after attending Kansas State University and receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Tyler specializes in orthopedic conditions and return to sports rehabilitation. Tyler has achieved a certification as a Certified Spinal Manual Therapist (CSMT) from the International Spine and Pain Institute and continues to further his education with the International Spine and Pain Institute along with the Gray Institute. In his free time he enjoys being out on the golf course, playing/watching any other sporting activities, but most of all, he treasures every second he gets to spend with his wife, their baby girl, and most of the time, their wiener dog Walter.
caleb gillig, PT, DPT
Caleb attended the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, KS and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May of 2017. Before that he graduated from Kansas State University in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. Caleb enjoys working with all types of orthopedic conditions and employs various movement and manual based interventions to return patients back to their prior activity levels. Outside of the clinic, you may find Caleb at Kauffman Stadium, the nearest dog park, or the local movie theater.
Austin Roepe, PT, DPT
Austin graduated from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri in 2014 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He attended Kansas State University and graduated in 2010 receiving his BS in Kinesiology. Austin enjoys working with patients recovering from concussion, working with patients with dizziness and balance impairments, and he enjoys helping patients recover from their orthopedic injuries. Outside the clinic, Austin loves spending time with his wife and twin boys, cheering on K-State, the Royals, and the Chiefs.
Allison Messick, PT, DPT
Allison received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2018 after attending Creighton University and completing a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Allison has been with Sports Rehab as a tech since 2013, and returned as a PT in May of 2018. She enjoys treating all orthopedic conditions and working with people of all ages. In her free time, Allison enjoys swimming, hiking, and spending time with her husband and dog.
Michael Hill, PTA, LMT, CKTP, Operations Manager
Michael got his Physical Therapist Assistant degree in 2012 from Penn Valley Community College. He has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2004, practicing mainly in the rehab setting. With massage he specializes in sports injuries, post operative pain management, sciatica and migraines. He is certified in Kinesiotaping through the KTA International and combines this with both massage and physical therapy. He excels and enjoys working with patients that have patellofemoral and/or any soft tissue dysfunction. In his free time he enjoys playing with his husky, Sadie, and home brewing.
Ashley Prohaska, PTA
Ashley received her undergraduate degree in Cellular Biology from the University of Kansas in 2011. She received her physical therapy assistant degree from Penn Valley Community College in 2017. Ashley’s athletic background includes competitive cheerleading, gymnastics, cross-country, dance, yoga and the circus arts. She currently teaches and performs with local cirque nouveau company, Quixotic. Ashley enjoys working with people from all types of backgrounds, from athletes to the elderly.
Mareena Shouse, PTA
Mareena graduated from the University of Central Missouri in 2014 and obtained her Physical Therapist Assistant degree in 2018 from Penn Valley Community College. She played soccer for 14 years and developed an interest in physical therapy after acquiring multiple knee injuries. She enjoys helping athletes on the road to recovery and return to sports after ACL repairs. Mareena enjoys staying active with softball and trail cycling. In her free time you will find her at Arrowhead cheering on the Chiefs, sipping wine at local wineries, or playing Fortnite.
jeff devries, otr/l
Jeff began treating hand and upper extremity injuries in 1998, as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, working closely with and learning from CHTs in Texas, honing his custom splint fabrication skills. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management obtained his Master’s degree from Texas Woman’s University in 2007. He joined Sports Rehab in 2015. He specializes in custom static and dynamic splint fabrication, is skilled in instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, and enjoys taking on challenges to achieve established treatment goals. He and his wife Carrie have two boys. He enjoys all sports, with a passion for Yankees baseball, cycling, and coaching youth baseball and wrestling.
MEREDITH SKIDMORE, OTR/L
Meredith is an original Kansas State grad receiving her Bachelor’s in family studies and human services in 2015. She then went on to obtain her Master’s in occupational therapy in 2018 from Maryville University in St. Louis. Meredith has always been drawn to the complexities of the human body and rehabilitation. Once she had her first clinical fieldwork in hand therapy here at Sports Rehab, she quickly knew this was the field for her. She is enthusiastic about coming up with new, unique treatment approaches to get her patients back to the activities they love most while also having a great time. Meredith is passionate about everything health and wellness; whether it’s nutrition, exercise, relationships, positivity, or a good piece of chocolate.