The professional staff at our Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center consists of Licensed Physical Therapists, Licensed Athletic Trainers and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists. Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center has years of combined experience treating and training athletes of all ages.
As a division of Raleigh Orthopaedic, we can help expedite access to appointments with the 21 orthopedic surgeons, 2 non-surgical Sports Medicine physicians, and podiatrist at the Raleigh, North Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Holly Springs and Panther Creek offices for ROC. Ancillary services are also available through ROC including urgent care, X-ray, MRI, Orthotics/Pedorthics, and durable medical equipment.
Greg Saxton, PT, CSCS
Supervisor, Sports Physical Therapist
Brian Schiff, PT, DPT OCS, CSCS
Brian Schiff graduated from Ohio State University in 1996 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Allied Health Professions, Physical Therapy. In April 2021, he completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Northeastern University. He became a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association in 1998. From 2002-2006, Brian served as the Strength & Conditioning coach for the Columbus Crew Major League Soccer Team. Brian is an APTA board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and also certified in Functional Movement Taping (FMT) and the Functional Movement Screen (FMS). In 2014, he became credentialed to perform Dry Needling.
Brian has worked as the supervisor and Sports Physical Therapist for Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center since 2010. He specializes in treating orthopaedic and sports medicine cases and has a special interest in rehabbing baseball injuries and ACL prevention/rehab. Brian has worked with athletes in NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, USTA, US Rugby as well as numerous collegiate and high school athletes. He currently serves as a PT consultant for the Carolina Hurricanes. Brian is also a faculty member for Allied Health Education and presents continuing education webinars and live seminars for PT’s, ATC’s and fitness professionals.
Sports Physical Therapist
Noah Kaminsky, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS
Noah received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Ithaca College and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Miami. He specializes in orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation and has experience treating professional and D1,D2, and D3 athletes. Noah has worked as a sports physical therapist for Raleigh Orthopaedic since 2015. Prior to working in North Carolina, Noah worked in a sports medicine clinic in New York City.
He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Noah is also an APTA board-certified Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS). He is certified in Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Kinesio Taping, and is credentialed to perform Dry Needling. Noah is also a Polestar Pilates-Based Rehabilitation Practitioner. Noah is currently studying to become a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He works as the PT consultant for New York Nine baseball.
Sports Performance Specialists
Will Parker, CSCS, USAW
Will graduated from East Carolina University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise & Sports Science. He became a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) in 2007. From 2006-2008, Will was an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at NC State University working with Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Track & Field along with several other teams. In 2012, he earned a United States of America Weightlifting (USAW) Level 1 certification.
Will has worked as a Performance Specialist for Raleigh Orthopaedic since 2006. He has worked with athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and MLS along with many from Division 1, 2 & 3 Universities. Will specializes in performance evaluation, speed training (acceleration, absolute speed, lateral movement, multi-directional & deceleration), functional strength training (foundation, endurance, hypertrophy, max strength, power, and body composition), injury risk assessment, soft tissue treatment, increasing soft tissue elasticity and goal management.
Will enjoys interacting with his clients, helping them achieve their speed, strength and/or weight loss goals and subsequently set higher goals to work toward.
Steven DaCosta, MS
Steven was born and raised in Massachusetts. With a passion in sports performance, he graduated with a Master’s degree in Exercise Science from American International College. Steven completed an internship with Train for Life in Chicopee, MA where he worked with people of all different training levels such as high school athletes and the general population. What motivates him the most is the idea that he can help anyone reach their fitness goal. He joined the team in 2022 as a sports performance specialist.
Certified Athletic Trainer
Ashley Yartin, MS, ATC, LAT
Ashley Yartin is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), member of the National Athletic Trainer Association and licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT) through the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners. Ashley graduated from Florida State University in 2007 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences with a degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic training. She spent the next 2 years as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Louisiana State University, earning her Masters of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in sports management and administration. Ashley was an integral part of the Tiger’s 2008 BCS National Championship football program.
Ashley joined Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center in 2015, after spending 6 years as an Associate Athletic Trainer for East Carolina University. While at ECU, Ashley worked primarily with the women’s basketball program for the day-to-day care, injury prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation.
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