MEET THE FISCHER INSTITUTE TEAM

Get to know the people who make up this world-renowned team

BRETT FISCHER, PT, ATC, CSCS, DN, Cert. ASTYM

Brett along with his wife Stephanie founded the Fischer Institute in 1997.

Brett is a Licensed Physical Therapist, Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Certified Dry Needling provider. He has worked with the University of Florida, New York Jets, PGA & Senior PGA TOUR and the Chicago Cubs. He has served as a consultant with the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers and currently provides sports performance training and rehab to MLB, NFL,NBA,NHL and world ranked tennis players. Brett is also currently the staff Physical Therapist with the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals. Brett’s expertise has led to national speaking engagements, television, internet and radio appearances and he has been mentioned in periodicals such as ESPN the Magazine, Sports Illustrated, USA Today and the New York Times.

Brett received the 1997 Training & Conditioning Magazine Professional Athlete’s Comeback Player Award/Medical Team for the comeback of future Hall of fame pitcher Randy Johnson. Brett is also the inventor of the most effective and versatile abdominal device sold nationally and internationally, the AB DOLLY. Watch Brett’s video bio.

KEISUKE KANNO, PT, DPT, FAFS, CERT. DN, CERT ASTYM

KEISUKE KANNO, PT, DPT, FAFS, CERT. DN, CERT ASTYM

Physical Therapist

Keisuke is known as K2 to the clients at Fischer Institute.  K2 is originally from Gumma, Japan.  K2 graduated from Keio University in Japan with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry. After his arrival in the United States, he earned his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Duke University Graduate School and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Duke University Medical School …

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TRENT RINCON PT, MPT, CSCS, DN, Cert. ASTYM

TRENT RINCON PT, MPT, CSCS, DN, Cert. ASTYM

Physical Therapist

Trent is a staff physical therapist licensed in the state of Arizona.  He is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  Trent has been with the Fischer Institute since 2004.  He grew up in Northern California where he also started his career before coming to Arizona …

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ASHLEY SISSON, PT, DPT, ACE CPT, CERT ASTYM

ASHLEY SISSON, PT, DPT, ACE CPT, CERT ASTYM

Physical Therapist

Ashley is a fitness enthusiast who became a certified personal trainer while receiving her B.S. in Pre-Physical Therapy from Loyola Marymount University. Before earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Mount St. Mary’s in Los Angeles …

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RAY VILLA, PTA, CSCS, CERT. ASTYM

RAY VILLA, PTA, CSCS, CERT. ASTYM

Physical Therapist Assistant

Ray is a Physical Therapist Assistant who joined the Fischer Institute team in August of 2016, bringing nearly 10 years of injury rehabilitation and sports training experience with him. Ray has previous clinical experience as a physical therapy technician, personal trainer, and also has worked in the marketing and business development …

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Chip Gosewisch, CSCS, RSCC

Chip Gosewisch, CSCS, RSCC

HEAD COACH & DIRECTOR OF SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Chip is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach. Chip creates, manages, and implements the Fischer NFL, MLB & MiLB off­season performance programs while also developing sport-specific performance programs for various other athletes …

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Nick Thomas, MS, ATC, CES, PES, Cert. ASTYM

Nick Thomas, MS, ATC, CES, PES, Cert. ASTYM

Certified Athletic Trainer

Nick grew up in Healdsburg California.  He stared working at Fischer’s in August of 2012.  Out of Healdsburg High School (2002) he attended Santa Rosa Junior College where he earned his AA degree and began working as a student athletic trainer.  In 2005 he transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and earned his Bachelors in Science in Athletic Training …

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Dana Rodenbostel

Dana Rodenbostel

PHYSICAL THERAPY TECHNICIAN

Dana Rodenbostel graduated from the University of Arizona in 2013 with a degree in Physiology and a minor in Religious Studies. A love for gymnastics at an early age led her to compete from the age of 8 through her senior year of high school. While attending U of A, she coached competitive gymnastics and …

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Emilio Torrez

Emilio Torrez

PHYSICAL THERAPY TECHNICIAN

Emilio Graduated from Arizona State University in 2016 with a degree in Exercise and Wellness. While attending Arizona State Emilio was a student athlete on the baseball team. In the future Emilio plans on attending physical therapy school …

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Rebecca Benzer

Rebecca Benzer

PHYSICAL THERAPY TECHNICIAN

Rebecca graduated from Arizona State University in 2016 with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. While attending ASU she had taught the labs for Human Anatomy 1 which allowed her to share her love for human anatomy with younger students. She had completed her undergraduate internship at the Fischer Institute and loved the environment and was excited when a position opened up …

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Molly Ahlemeier

Molly Ahlemeier

PHYSICAL THERAPY TECHNICIAN

Molly Ahlemeier is currently attending Mesa Community College to complete her Associates in Applied Science. She plans on transferring to Arizona State University when she is done there to receive a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Wellness. Her final goal is to become a physical therapist …

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Justin Wakefield PES, CPT

Justin Wakefield PES, CPT

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH

Justin is a Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer at the Fischer Institute. Justin has had extensive experience implementing sports performance and rehab programs while contributing to Fischer Institute’s NFL, MLB, and NFL Combine camps …

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Wes budge

Wes budge

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Wes Budge graduated from ASU in 2015 with his B.S in Exercise and Wellness. Prior to his attendance at ASU, he was a student­athlete at Scottsdale Community College where he played football and received his A.A.S in Strength and Personal Training. While finishing his degree he interned with Scottsdale Community College’s football program both on field and in the weight room …

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