Meet the Fischer Institute 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, CSCS, DN, Cert. ASTYM
K2 is from Gumma, Japan, originally. 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 …
TRENT RINCON PT, MPT, CSCS, DN, Cert. ASTYM
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 …
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 …
Drew Gamboa, PTA, Cert. ASTYM
Physical Therapy Assistant
Drew has been a part of Fischer Institute since October of 2012 when he started as a student, and eventually became a licensed PTA in February, 2013. He also assists with the sports performance side, from the MLB and NFL camps to the high school baseball camps …
Chip Gosewisch, CSCS, CPT
Sports Performance Director
Chip is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Certified Personal Trainer. He was a four year starter on the baseball team and a graduate at Arizona State University. Following ASU, Chip was drafted and played two seasons in the Anaheim Angels minor league system. Chip now manages the NFL and MLB camps …
Head Physical Therapy Technician
Andrea “Dre” Ortega graduated from Fresno State University in 2012 with a degree in General Kinesiology. Dre also played four years of softball for the Bulldogs for coach Margie Wright. It was through softball and the multiple injuries she sustained playing that Dre has now become a part of the Fischer Institute …
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 …