Brandon Nan DPT, CSCS
Brandon became part of the Golden Bear Team in 2009, shortly after graduating from the University of Pacific with his Doctor of Physical Therapy. He has been committed to providing high quality outcomes and expansion of Golden Bear Physical Therapy. Brandon is currently the Clinical Rehabilitation Director for the Spyres Office.
Melody Stephens, PT, HEM, CEAS
Melody received her degree in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University after completing her undergraduate studies at Pacific Union College. She furthered her training by receiving her Health Care Environment Management certificate and became an Ergonomic Specialist. Melody joined the Golden Bear team in 2005. Over the past 6 years, she has provided quality care at all locations. Melody continues to volunteer and remain active at her local church.
Andrew Hennings, DPT
Andrew Joined Golden Bear in August 2013. Graduated from University of the Pacific in 2010 with my doctorate in physical therapy. Received my Bachelor of Science degree in Human Physiology from the University of Oregon in 2007.
I enjoy being physical activity, ranging from running, weight lifting, and recreational basketball, tennis or golf. I am passionate about the physical therapy profession, with career aspirations of becoming a Certified Functional Manual Therapist through the Institute of Physical Art, as well as, becoming a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. I am happy to be a part of the Golden Bear team and look forward to providing not only successful patient treatments but also providing both an educational and fun environment.
Brenda Peeples, PTA
Brenda joined the Golden Bear Physical Therapy Team in 2014 and is passionate about providing great patient care. She is a graduate of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College's Physical Therapist Assistant program. Recently, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology in 2014. Brenda has experience treating in multiple different settings including out-patient, hospital and skilled nursing. Brenda is also a certified lymphedema therapist and brings over 14 years of experience to Golden Bear. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, bicycling, and spending time outdoors with her husband and two children.
Katy Wilson, ATC
Katy graduated from The University of the Pacific with a Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training in 2013 and became a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) shortly thereafter. As an ATC, she is trained in prevention, emergency care, evaluation and rehab/treatment of injuries. She has worked with various sports teams as part of her clinical education, including, but not limited to, Pacific women's basketball, water polo and field hockey, as well as Saint Mary's High School Football. Katy also enjoys volunteering for events such as mudd runs, tournaments, and camps.
Rhys graduated in 2013 from the University of Pacific with a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training. He is pending his certification to become a certified Athletic Trainer after graduating. Rhys joined the Golden Bear team in 2013. He has worked with a multiple sports teams, such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, field hockey and the ECL hockey team Stockton Thunder. I would like to further my education by becoming a certified strength and conditioning specialist and I plan on going back to school to become a Physical Therapist. I got into this profession because I enjoy designing and delivering rehabilitation services with a clear focus on quality and high standards of care. On his free time Rhys enjoys volunteering, watching sports and playing video games.
Kevin Bergman, ATC
Kevin became a certified athletic trainer in 2011 after graduating from Fresno state and received his Master's degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Sciences. He is a correctional exercise specialist through the National Academy of Sport Medicine. Kevin is very interested in the prevention, education, and management of concussions in youth athletics. I am also working on becoming a certified strength and conditioning specialist and getting certified in function movement systems.