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ASPT Athletic Training Center

(Morrison Family YMCA)

  • Location: 9405 Bryant Farms Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277

  • Contact: Ph. 704-773-5091 | Fax. 704-817-9523

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    • Alan Tyson

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        Alan Tyson is the President Architech Sports and Physical Therapy. He was the former Vice President of Sports Performance and Rehabilitation for OrthoCarolina. He is a physical therapist board certified as a sports clinical specialist, a certified athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has worked with the Charlotte Knights (AAA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox) and continues to serve as a consultant to the team. Alan is also a consultant with the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Eagles. Alan has spoken regionally and nationally on various training topics including the foot and ankle, spine care, hip and knee rehabilitation, and he has developed two continuing education courses on the shoulder. He has written 3 books and developed specific training programs for the female athlete,the baseball pitcher, and for football players preparing for the NFL combines. Alan is also an associate editor of the National Strength and Conditioning Journal. He co-hosted a weekly radio show “Health Headlines” on 1110AM WBT with Stacey Sims and Dr. Russ Greenfield for 3 years.

    • Jason Husn

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        Jason earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine and Health Science from Guilford College in 2004 and earned his Masters of Healthcare Administration from Pfeiffer University in 2012. While at Guilford, he was a student Athletic Trainer for the football, baseball and women's basketball teams. After graduation, Jason would obtain his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and his United States Weightlifting club coach (USAW) certifications.

        He has held internships at Duke University working with Football and Baseball, and at the Carolina Panthers. He was also a member of the Panthers Strength and Conditioning Staff for 2 years after his internship. Jason is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He also obtained his CrossFit Level 1 Coaching Certification in 2012.

        Jason's passion for athletics and strength and conditioning started while playing high school sports. He was an offensive lineman for the Conference Champion Northern Durham Knights football team in Durham, NC and played basketball for his local church. As a coach, Jason strives to be a role model and servant leader to his clients. He does not just focus on improvement in athletics but also on improvement in life as well.

        When Jason is not with his work family, he enjoys being with his wife and 2 daughters, playing golf with buddies, building furniture with his daughter or working out in his garage gym.

    • Aaron Kauffman

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        Aaron received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Duke University, and his Bachelor of Exercise Science from University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Aaron originally grew up in Pennsylvania where he was an avid high school runner, clocking 800M times in the top 10 in the US and the Indoor State Champion. His running career led him to North Carolina to UNC Charlotte in which he competed for 5 years in Track and Cross Country. In addition to running, Aaron has competed in soccer since the age of 3 and golf since the age of 12. While at Duke, Aaron completed an internship at Pebble Beach, CA in which he worked the Nature Valley First Tee Open working with the top juniors in the country as well as the Senior PGA tour. Also while at Duke he assisted on the benches with the Carolina Hurricanes. Aaron focus's on maximizing functional movement patterns for better enhancing performance. Aaron continues to enjoy playing the sports that have brought him to this point in his career. He is often on the golf course, running, or playing soccer. When he is not doing these things, you can expect him to be cheering on Duke.

    • Mackenzie Gilliss

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        Mackenzie earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Wingate University and her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Appalachian State University. As a student athletic trainer Mackenzie worked with several different varsity teams including field hockey, volleyball, cross country and football.

        Mackenzie grew up in South Charlotte and attended Ardrey Kell High School. Mackenzie is an avid equestrian and continues to compete as a hunter jumper with her horse, Crew.

        Mackenzie also volunteers at Misty Meadows Mitey Riders. The organization has given children with special needs an opportunity to participate in comprehensive therapeutic horseback riding sessions at no cost for 25 years.

        Mackenzie appreciates the outdoors. She enjoys her free time working at the barn with Crew, relaxing with family and friends and pulling for her Appalachian State Mountaineers!

    • Luke Williams

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        Luke graduated from Westmont College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. He is currently a player on the Charlotte Eagles professional Soccer team and has just finished his 3rd season with them. He has also spent time on Chicago Fire and Colorado Rapids of the MLS. He was also recruited as a High School basketball player, and scored over 1000 points in his high school career. Luke, with his knowledge and expertise as a professional athlete, coaches our Soccer Speed classes as well as our Athletic Development classes. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and really enjoys working with young athletes, helping them to achieve their full potential on and off the field.

    • Sean Comer

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        Sean received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Winthrop University. During his time at Winthrop he played soccer for the Eagles and interned with the Strength and Conditioning staff at the Winthrop Coliseum, working with all sports. Sean went on to further his education by becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).

        Growing up with parents in the physical therapy field, Sean developed an interest in health and fitness at a young age. As an athlete with a highly competitive spirit, health and fitness became a passion, as he strived to become the best he could be. Now, as a coach, Sean wants to help others find that passion to reach their highest potential and compete to the best of their ability.

        Outside of work, Sean enjoys adventuring with his dogs, Baxter and Opie, working out, Sunday League Soccer, and cooking!

    • Evan Harvey

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        Evan Harvey joined the Architech Sports & Physical Therapy staff in 2018 after working as a Director of Goalkeeping at Charlotte Soccer Academy.

        Prior to that, he was a collegiate men's soccer coach at Limestone College and East Tennessee State University.

        While at East Tennessee State University, Evan completed a Masters Degree in Kinesiology and Sports Science in the Spring of 2016. He also completed an internship with the Charlotte Independence as a Sports Scientist in the Winter of 2016.

        He completed his Bachelor's degree from Catawba College in 2014 with a major in exercise science, where he also played goalkeeper for the soccer team.

        Evan likes to travel, play soccer with friends, and spend time with his family in his spare time.

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