Peak Physical Therapy Staff

Meet Team Peak

Peak Physical Therapy and Sports Performance Staff



Fun Facts About Jon

Jon Alford is from Naper, Nebraska where he grew up on a farm competing in basketball and football throughout high school. Jon graduated with his undergraduate degree in Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Science from UNL in 2016. After graduation he worked at Peak Physical Therapy as a tech for over a year before going to Physical Therapy school at Briar Cliff University in 2018. Following graduation in 2021, he worked as a traveling PT for 2 years working in NE, MN, KS, and CO.

He enjoys working with patients of all ages and helping them rehab to get back to what they love doing. Jon enjoys staying active, golfing, and hanging out with friends in his spare time.

3 things you don’t know about Jon:

  • He is the youngest of 3 boys
  • He loves playing ping pong
  • He is planning to get a therapy dog (so stay tuned)



Fun Facts about JEFF

Jeff Booher is from Brookings, SD where he grew up participating in football, baseball, basketball and track. He was a high school All-American in football and basketball and was the SD Basketball Player of the Year. Jeff then became an All-American in basketball at South Dakota State University.

Jeff is also a physical therapist and athletic trainer for the PGA Tour. When not at Peak Physical Therapy, he can be found traveling around the country taking care of the world’s best golfers.

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. Jeff has also conducted continuing education seminars for healthcare professionals and has been a speaker at numerous physical therapy and athletic training conventions. He was the keynote speaker at the British Osteopathic Convention in England.

Jeff and his wife Jeanne have three kids: Nick, Tori and Max. He has his Masters in physical therapy from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and his athletic training degree from South Dakota State University.

3 things you don’t know about Jeff:

  • He invented Peax Power Shorts, the only compression shorts for rotational sports.
  • He is an Eagle Scout.
  • He was inducted into the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame.



Fun Facts about BRYCE

Bryce grew up in Seward, Nebraska where he played sports his entire life. He played baseball, football and wrestled through high school. Bryce attended Doane College where he majored in biology and played baseball before graduating in 2016. He completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from UNMC in Omaha in 2019.

Bryce enjoys treating patients of all age groups but specifically enjoys sports and balance rehab. He is certified in Blood Flow Restriction training. In his free time, Bryce enjoys spending time with his wife, family, friends, and his Toy Aussie Kona.

3 Things you don’t know about Bryce:

  • He loves pineapple on his pizza.
  • He participates in bowling, golf, and slow pitch softball leagues.
  • He is in too many fantasy football leagues each year.


Office Manager

Fun Facts about MICHELLE

Michelle Sipherd is a lifelong Lincoln native. Prior to being the office manager at Peak Physical Therapy and Sports Performance, Michelle earned her nursing license and was an urgent care nurse for four years.

Michelle then raised 4 children with her husband, Aaron. Before taking the office manager position at Peak Physical Therapy, she taught Pilates, spin classes and performed personal training at Peak.

Three things you may not know about Michelle are:

  • She is scared of the ocean.
  • She hiked the Grand Canyon rim to rim and camped along the way in the summer heat with her oldest son.
  • She is the oldest and smartest, of 6 sisters.


Certified STOTT PILATES® Instructor

About Kristin

Kristin is a Lincoln local and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing as a Registered Nurse in 2008 and her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at University of Nebraska Medical Center Lincoln in 2018.

She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Over her career, her focus has been family practice, orthopedic surgery, urology, urgent care, hospice, and dementia care.

In April of 2018, Kristin received her certificate as a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner through the NCCDP. Also in 2018, she was awarded the “CVS Health Advanced Practice Scholarship”. Kristin was awarded the “Who’s Who Among Nurses” award in 2008.

She is also a Certified Stott Reformer Pilates Instructor and teaches locally. Her medical practice reflects an emphasis on wholistic health and wellness through nutrition and physical activity. Kristin’s career is marked by charity work. She has volunteered as a summer camp nurse, developed medical programs in her local church and volunteers at Clinic with A Heart.
When Kristin is not working, she can be found spending time with her family and friends, mentoring, running, and traveling.


STOTT PILATES® trained instructor

About Jessica

  • I could eat tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday
  • A good cup of coffee in the perfect mug can fix most things
  • I love the peace of the mountains, waves of the ocean and quiet before sunrise
  • The family dog is Wrigley, after the home of the Cubs
  • I have lived in 5 different states; Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado and North Carolina
  • Watching Husker VB is a favorite pastime
  • Listening to the stories of the people I meet brings me joy


Massage Therapist

Fun Facts about BRENDA

  • I’ve been to Hawaii twice. Once for my wedding.
  • I’ve lived in Nebraska, Kansas, Georgia and Florida.
  • I love Boxers. Our dog Rango is my favorite!
  • I get excited to gather eggs from my chickens. Every. Single. Day.
  • I’m infatuated with moose.
  • I won a sword at one of my figure competitions.
  • I love playing volleyball.
  • I was raised on a dairy farm. We named all of our milk cows.
  • My favorite show is the Golden Girls.
  • Dream big, work hard, stay focused & surround yourself with good people.


Therapy Dog

Fun Facts about KOTA

Kota was born along the plains of Missouri and moved to Lincoln when he was 8 weeks old. When he turned 9 weeks old, he got a job at Peak Physical Therapy and has been proudly helping patients ever since. Kota prides himself on keeping a paw-sitive attitude for his patients.
Kota loves playing fetch with his frisbee and spending time with his owner, Jeff.

3 Things You Don’t Know About Kota:

  • He hates Halloween
  • His real name is Dakota King Booher
  • He loves sleeping in on the weekends


Lincoln Location

8901 Andermatt Drive, Suite 105
Lincoln, NE 68526
ph: 402-423-7325

Hickman Location

6710 Woodland Blvd, Suite 2
Hickman, NE 68372
ph: 402-423-7325

Tom Volk


Anita Whittle