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 has won many awards such as assisting in the Comeback Athlete of the year award in 1998 with the rehab of Hall of Famer Randy “Big Unit” Johnson as well as winning a Television Emmy in 2014 for his work with the NFL. 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 CHURCH, PT, DPT, CERT ASTYM, CERT DN, ACE CPT

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

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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JARAD BRISBIN, PT, DPT, CERT ASTYM, DN

JARAD BRISBIN, PT, DPT, CERT ASTYM, DN

Physical Therapist

Jarad is a licensed Physical Therapist in the State of Arizona. He completed his B.S. in Kinesiology: Pre-Physical Therapy at Western Washington University. During his first two years at WWU, he played NCAA Division II soccer, before ending his career due to a quadriceps injury. This drove his interest in the
human body and rehabilitation techniques for various musculoskeletal dysfunctions. He went on to receive his Doctor of Physical Therapy from The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA …

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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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Charleston De La Cruz

Charleston De La Cruz

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Charleston has spent the last 9 years training some of the best athletes in the world in the speed, strength, conditioning and performance field. He has worked with athletes of all levels and from many different sports. His experience includes working with a Super Bowl MVP, multiple Pro-Bowlers, numerous first-round draft picks …

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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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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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