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Meet the Petoskey Staff.

Chuck Smith, Physical Therapist and Owner

 

Chuck Smith, Physical Therapist and Owner Board Certified in Sports Physical Therapy (SCS)

Chuck has practiced physical therapy since 1973, graduating from the University of Iowa. He is the Administrator and a co-owner of the Northern Michigan Sports Medicine Centers. In addition to licensure as a Physical Therapist, he has been certified by the American Physical Therapy Association in one of its clinical specialty areas as a Sports Certified Specialist. He continues to treat patients in the clinic as well as providing oversight and guidance for the operation of our six locations. Sons Joel and Jeff have followed in their father's footsteps and are both Physical Therapists as well being co-owners of the Sports Medicine Centers. Joel is Clinic Manager at our clinic in Charlevoix and Jeff at the Petoskey West location off Lake Grove Road. Like so many others in northern Michigan, Chuck enjoys the surroundings by sailing, kayaking, skiing and hiking.


Jeff Smith, Physical Therapist, OCS, CSCS

Jeff Smith, Physical Therapist and Clinical Manager
Board Certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS),  Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)


Jeff is a Petoskey native since 1987 and a graduate of Petoskey High School in 1993. Jeff holds a Bachelor's degree in Zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University, and in May 2000 received his Master's degree in Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.  He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist(CSCS) and in July, 2007, Jeff earned certification as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS). In addition, Jeff is in the process of completing his doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT).  Jeff joined the staff Northern Michigan Sports Medicine Center in 2000.  His expertise is in Foot/Ankle rehabilitation, Orthotics, Rotator Cuff Rehabilitation and Joint replacement rehabilitation. Jeff and his wife, Heather, have two sons, Samuel and Charlie.   When not spending time with his family, Jeff enjoys kayaking, skiing, and fly fishing.  As a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Jeff consults the Grand Valley crew team, coaches’ soccer for the Petoskey Youth Soccer Association and teaches a Ski and Snowboard conditioning class each year.


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 Sandy Sparrow, Physical Therapist, CSCS, CAPP-OB


Sandy has been with NMSMC since 2006. She finished her Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Michigan in 1992 and has been in outpatient orthopedics since that time. Sandy became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 2002.  As a mother of two, she has a special interest in helping women during their childbearing years by treating pregnancy and postpartum therapy clients. Sandy completed her Certificate in Pregnancy and Postpartum Physical Therapy in 2013 through the American Physical Therapy Association, Women's Health Section.  She enjoys camping, hiking, and backpacking.


 

Patty Schmoldt, Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)


Patty is a native of northern Michigan, growing up in the area and graduating from Boyne City High School. After high school, she attended Central Michigan University where she earned her Sports Medicine Degree and became a Certified Athletic Trainer. Patty worked in the Detroit Metro area providing clinical rehabilitation and high school athletic event coverage before returning to Northern Michigan in 2001.  When she isn't in the clinic, Patty enjoys playing hockey and softball as well as mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, camping, horseback riding, and snowmobiling.


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Carly Babrick, Physical Therapist Assistant

Carly joined the Sports Med family immediately after earning her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Finlandia University, in Hancock, MI in July of 2017. She also holds a Bachelor degree from Northern Michigan University in Psychology and Sociology. Carly’s bright smile and caring demeanor is her signature to great patient care. Carly is a native of Petoskey and enjoys skiing, biking, golfing, and gardening.

 

 


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Nicole Daily, Massage Therapist, Physical Therapy Aide


Nicole is a native of Harbor Springs and Petoskey. She is a graduate of Harbor Springs High School and started working at the Sports Medicine Center in September 2001. Nicole is a certification as a Pool and Spa Operator and is also certified massage therapist specializing in medical massage.  Nicole enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with her 3 children.


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Gel Rasper, Patient Representative, Physical Therapy Aide

Gel joined our staff in November 2013 and adds a great deal of sunshine to our clinic with her big smile. She is originally from Gaylord and moved to Petoskey in 2012. She received her Associates of Arts degree from North Central Michigan College in the 2014 and will continue her education at Finlandia University in the fall of 2018, where she will be pursuing a Physical Therapy Assistant degree. Gel enjoys spending time with her husband, being outside, baking, traveling, and reading.

 

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Leah Wasserman, Physical Therapy Aide

Leah is a welcomed addition to our Sports Med family.  She is originally from Indian River and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business from Central Michigan University.  Leah has returned to the area after spending time working in logistics in San Diego, CA and Denver, CO.  She is looking to further her education in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Mid-Michigan Community College in the fall of 2018.  Leah enjoys boating, running, snowboarding, and spending time with family.


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Micheline Wynkoop, Office Manager

Micheline joined our team in March of 2002 with more than two decades of experience as an Office Manager in both the manufacturing and banking industries. Currently she has logged over 30 years of expertise in Billing, Accounting, and Human Resources as she continues to develop and oversee our systems in these departments. She has also served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2004. Born in Toronto, Canada and raised on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea, she was very proud to become a citizen of the United States in 1993.  Micheline enjoys hiking, painting, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.


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Penny Davis, Billing Manager

Penny joined our staff in 2004. She was born and raised in Petoskey. Penny enjoys spending time with her family and dog Max. She loves walking and biking and is a member of the Northern Michigan Cancer Crusaders.


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Molly Hausler, Billing Assistant 

     
Molly is a native of Boyne City and graduated from Boyne City High School in 2006.  She attended North Central Michigan College where she received her Associate of Arts degree in 2008 and continued her education at Grand Valley State University to receive her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in April 2011.  In her spare time, she enjoys baking, crafting, and spending time with her family and friends.


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Connie Smith, Front Office Manager


Connie is a native of Stamford, Connecticut and is a graduate of Stamford Catholic High School and the Berkeley Secretarial School in White Plains, New York. Connie's two children are both graduates of Petoskey High School. Christopher is a graduate of Michigan Tech University and is now working for a Internet security company as a senior engineer analyst. Michelle is a graduate of Lake Superior State University and is working in Petoskey at 4 Winds Credit Union.  Connie and her husband, Bob, live in Petoskey.


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Margaret Bowers, Marketing Director


Margaret joined the Sports Medicine Center team in November 1999. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with a major in Marketing, from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.  Margaret heads the marketing responsibilities for Northern Michigan Sports Medicine Centers.  She enjoys community volunteering and completed the Leadership Little Traverse program in 2005. Margaret and her husband, Peter, and their son, John, moved to Petoskey to enjoy the great outdoors of northern Michigan.

Quick Contact

Home office Petoskey West Clinic
Phone (231) 347-9300        Email
Petoskey East (231) 348-7950
Harbor Springs (231) 348-7002
Charlevoix (231) 547-0380
Boyne City (231) 459-4750
Indian River (231) 238-4880
Cheboygan (231) 627-7201

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Petoskey, Petoskey East & Boyne City

Our Petoskey clinic is located within the Bay Street Orthopedic building, 4048 Cedar Bluff Drive. 231-347-9300 [map]

Our Petoskey East clinic is located on the corner of Mitchell & Division, 345 N. Division 231-348-7950.[map]

Our Boyne City Clinic is located in the SOBO district, 210 S Lake Street 231-459-4750 map

Charlevoix & Cheboygan

Our Charlevoix clinic is located in the Kmart Plaza, at 06510 M-66, 231-547-0380 [map] 

Our Cheboygan clinic is located south of town, 9445 N Straits Hwy, 231-627-7201 [map]

Harbor Springs & Indian River

Our Harbor Springs clinic is located next the Harbor Springs airport, 8452 M-119 Harbor Plaza, 231-348-7002. [map]                                        

Our Indian River clinic is right in the heart of downtown, 3805 South Straits Hwy, 231-238-4880. [map]