Jeff is a licensed physical therapist and certified athletic trainer who has worked with and helped many of the top athletes from all of the major sports. He served as a physical therapist and athletic trainer for the PGA Tour and Senior PGA Tour for over six years and has covered over 175 PGA Tour events world-wide including the Masters, U.S. Open, PGA Championship and the President’s Cup. Jeff has also worked with professional athletes from many sports including professional baseball, basketball, football, tennis and motocross/BMX.
Jeff has written articles for or been a contributing editor for Golf Magazine, Golf Digest, Senior Golfer, the Wall Street Journal and the USA Today. He wrote the chapter on golf in the Team Physician’s Handbook, 3rd edition. He also conducts continuing education seminars for healthcare professionals and has been a speaker at numerous physical therapy and athletic training conventions. Most recently, Jeff was a keynote speaker at the British Osteopathic Convention in England.
As a former athlete, Jeff was a collegiate Academic All-American in basketball at South Dakota State University. He ranks among the school’s all-time leading scorers, was named the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year and still holds multiple school records. He was selected South Dakota Player of the Year and one of five finalists for national Scholar-Athlete of the Year. He was a high school All-American in both football and basketball.
Jeff has a Masters degree in physical therapy from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and a degree in Athletic Training from South Dakota State University.