Meet our Team!

Clinical Staff - Coatesville

Trevor Gordon PT, DPT
Physical Therapist - Direct Access Certified

Trevor, a Coatesville native, graduated from Coatesville High School in 2014. After graduation he attended Lebanon Valley College for his Bachelors and then earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). He has had experience in outpatient orthopedics and likes to focus on manual therapy to best help his patients. As an athletic child who loved sports, he was inspired to go into physical therapy at a young age to help athletes like himself. In Trevor’s spare time he enjoys watching Philadelphia sports, playing golf, fishing, eating good food, and spending time with friends!

Clinical Staff - Dover

Jess Spero PT, DPT, OCS
Clinical Manager - Physical Therapist - Residency Trained - Direct Access Certified

Jessica is a residency trained orthopaedic physical therapist who graduated from University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Nova Southeastern University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Jessica's passion for PT started at an early age when she experienced knee, hip and shoulder injuries while swimming competitively.  She is an outgoing individual who enjoys working with patients of all ages to achieve their goals for therapy and live pain free lives. While Jessica has found her home in the outpatient setting, she also has experience in the acute and subacute rehab setting treating CVA, TBI, trauma, cardiac and SCI patients. In her free time, Jessica enjoys swimming, sewing, quilting, exploring new places and spending time with family, friends and her dogs.


Katelyn Welch PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist - Residency Trained

Kate obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Robert Morris University where she played D1 lacrosse. After undergrad, she went on to Chatham University where she obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2021. Kate has always been involved in philanthropic work throughout her schooling. During her time at Robert Morris, she was also in the LEAD mentorship program and coached lacrosse for a local high school. At Chatham, she was her class fundraising chair and on the board for Go-Baby-go, a student run club for PT and OT students that takes battery powered cars and modifies them to function as a mobility device for children with special needs.

Kate’s passion for PT comes from her time as an athlete. After a brutal knee injury in college, Kate had 2 years of PT herself. During that time, the connection she made with her PT was influential in her studies and helped her find her true passion, PT. She loves getting to know her patients’ story and what makes them want to heal. Kate chose Elite after falling in love with the clinic as one of our students! From day one, she knew this was a special place and she didn’t want to leave. During her free time, you can find Kate playing with her puppy Reese, hanging out with family and friends, enjoying the outdoors, playing/coaching lacrosse, mentoring younger athletes, or watching sports!


Katrina Cook PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant

Katrina found her passion for physical therapy after watching her grandfather go through PT for his MS. Upon graduation from Penn State Mont Alto 2013, Katrina began practicing in the York area. She loves interacting with people, problem solving and seeing her patients reach their goals everyday. Katrina also enjoys working with students and watching them grow to become successful therapists. In her spare time, Katrina enjoys running 5ks, working out, and figure skating.




Danielle LeFevre PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant

Dani graduated from Carroll Community College in Westminster, MD and has been practicing as a PTA for 14 years. Her interest in Physical Therapy grew after seeing her oldest brother go through therapy after a traumatic car accident. She has experience treating various diagnoses such as orthopedic, post-surgical, women's health, vestibular and balance disorders. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her kids grow, paddle boarding and going to flea markets!

Clinical Staff - New Oxford

Ryan Starner PT, DPT, OCS
Clinical Manager - Physical Therapist - Residency Trained - Direct Access Certified

Ryan received his Bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University in 2017 and earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA in 2019. Ryan, a native of New Oxford, PA developed a passion for physical therapy as a result of participating in PT to rehabilitate following injuries sustained as an athlete in high school. He believes every individual has the right to an active life and is passionate about empowering others to achieve their goals. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors, sports, and leading an active lifestyle through hobbies such as weightlifting, hiking, hunting, and golfing.



Clinical Staff - Red Lion

Regional Director - Physical Therapist - Direct Access Certified - Fellowship Trained

Ben obtained his Bachelor of Athletic Training from The Pennsylvania State University, followed by a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Drexel University in 2015. He gained outpatient, orthopedic experience with an ETS affiliate group in South Carolina before returning home to Pennsylvania to launch two new clinics in the Allentown and Easton areas. Ben joins Elite as Regional Director, overseeing ETS therapy clinics in York and Chester counties! Ben's passion for health and rehabilitation started early following a spinal cord injury in high school causing him to step away from his contact sports, but gave him an opportunity to observe and assist the Athletic Trainer. He believes in empowering others, and encourages life-long learning.

In 2019, he enrolled in the Manual Therapy Institute to pursue a Fellowship with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT). This is the highest level of education in orthopaedic manual physical therapy that consists of two and a half years post-graduation training and 440 hours of one-on-one fellowship training.


Rachel Nace PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant

Rachel graduated from Central Pennsylvania College in 2000 and has been practicing for over 20 years. Rachel chose a career in physical therapy because she is people person and has always been drawn to health care and helping others. She enjoys working with a wide variety of patients, including orthopedic, balance and post-operative patients, as well as, athletes. Rachel is married with 2 children and 2 spoiled dogs. In her free time, she can usually be found watching her daughter play softball. Rachel also enjoys shopping, vacationing and lounging in her PJs whenever she gets the chance to just be at home.



Rachael Erdman PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Rachael received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in 2020 and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2022 from Lebanon Valley College. She was introduced to the physical therapy profession at 12 years old when she tore her ACL during basketball practice. Physical therapy helped her return to playing the sport she loved. Since her injury, Rachael was determined to become a Physical Therapist to help people return to doing what they love. Rachael was previously a student with Elite, and the amazing clinical experience led her to start her career with the company.  She loves treating and making differences in peoples' lives alongside other clinicians and coworkers. Rachael also enjoys going to the gym, playing basketball, singing, travelling, and spending time with family and friends.

Clinical Staff - Downingtown

Jason Dandrea PT, MPT, OCS, MDT
Clinical Manager - Physical Therapist - Direct Access Certified

Jason grew up in South Jersey. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from The College of New Jersey. He went on to earn his Master’s in Physical Therapy from Temple University. Jason has treated patients of all ages and diagnoses for over 18 years, including TMJD and vestibular therapy, while specializing in outpatient orthopedics. He has taken various continuing education courses and has a specialized certification to treat the spine. Jason feels it is important to incorporate a variety of approaches to treating patients including manual therapy, exercise, and modalities while always using the most up to date research.

Jason also has created and participated in numerous community education programs. In his spare time, Jason enjoys spending time with his family, coaching soccer, and being active in the outdoors.


Kristen Klingen MPT, Cert MDT
Physical Therapist - Direct Access Certified

Kristen Klingen comes to Elite with nearly 30 years of experience practicing as a licensed Physical Therapist.   Kristen is a native Pennsylvanian who graduated from Messiah College with her  Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 1992 and received her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Hahnemann University (now Drexel University) in 1994. Kristen has practiced primarily in the outpatient orthopedic setting where she treats athletes and the general population of all ages and diagnoses. She has completed advanced graduate studies at the Medical College of Virginia where she lectured on physical therapy topics in electrotherapy, shoulder and lumbar pathology and adverse neural tension of the upper extremity.  She is also a McKenzie certified therapist in mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine and has taken numerous continuing education courses in manual techniques including the Maitland approach, shoulder and elbow disorders, running injury recovery/prevention,  ART, and Kinesiotaping.  Kristen also treats the pediatric population with diagnoses of torticolis, gross motor delay,  sensory processing disorders, and sports injuries. Kristen’s philosophy of care focuses on communication and education of the patient and family along with a progressive program based on current clinical practice guidelines to optimize return to function and quality of life.

Kristen and her husband reside in Chester County,  enjoy spending time outdoors, and traveling with their four children and one adorable miniature Bernadoodle.    She also enjoys running, golfing, and most any other sport to watch or play- especially Philadelphia’s finest teams: The Phillies, Eagles, Sixers and Union.

Clinical Staff - West Chester

Nina Mortelliti PT, DPT, FAAOMPT
Physical Therapist - Direct Access Certified - Fellowship Trained

Nina graduated from Nova Southeastern University in 2016. She's done internships and volunteer trips across the world in outpatient clinics and rehab hospitals. Her compassion and great enthusiasm to help people are evident in the care which she provides to each of her patients. She is passionate about encouraging people to achieve their goals. She is currently working to obtain her Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Therapy through the Manual Therapy Institute.

She loves spending time with her family, friends, and her dog, Penny. She also enjoys reading, traveling, paddle boarding, and eating Italian hoagies with fries.



Stephanie Resendiz PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Clinical Manager - Physical Therapist - Direct Access Certified - Fellowship Trained

Stephanie graduated from Penn State in 2015 with a Bachelor's in Kinesiology and continued her education at Thomas Jefferson University where she graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2018. She chose physical therapy because of her love of activity and care for others. She specializes in orthopedic manual therapy and is currently studying to obtain her Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Therapy through the Manual Therapy Institute.

She enjoys tennis, hiking, and anything that will get her outdoors. Spending time with her family and pets is what she likes to do the most.


Jacquelyn Solomon PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist - Residency Trained

Jackie received her Bachelors in Exercise Science from the University of Delaware and went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from The University of St. Augustine in 2021. After completing a rotation in one of Elite’s South Carolina clinics, Jackie fell in love with the company and all that it has to offer! As a lifelong athlete and now a healthcare professional, she strives to help restore function, eliminate pain, and achieve well-being in all aspects of her patient’s life. Jackie is truly passionate about health and fitness and hopes to make a difference in the lives of others.

In her personal time, Jackie enjoys spending time with her friends and family and her Goldendoodle puppy, Finnegan! She enjoys working out, finding new foods to try, and reading a good mystery book.


Mary Ryan MSOT, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Mary obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Dallas in 2015 were she began pursuing a career in high school education. She soon discovered that her favorite parts of teaching involved working one-on-one with her students. She found occupational therapy to be an exciting combination of creativity and practicality with a distinctly personal touch. Mary went on to pursue her masters in occupational therapy and graduated from the University of New England in 2022. She finds her work both meaningful and fun, and loves to see her patients experience personal wins when they achieve their goals.

In her free time, Mary enjoys spending as much time outside as she can. In 2016 she thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail and hopes to piece together a section-hike of another long distance trail in North Carolina called the Mountains to Sea Trail! When she’s not outside, you can find Mary spending time with family and friends, enjoying music, cooking, or attending a philosophy seminar.


Shushma Nedunuri PT, DPT, MHA, PCES
Pelvic Floor Specialist

Dr. Sushma was born and brought up in India, completed Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy in 2005 and started her own outpatient clinic. She moved to the USA in 2006 for a master’s in health administration, and then went on to acquire a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, (DPT) from Utica University in 2016. After completing her DPT, she pursued post-doctoral specialized training in Pelvic floor through Herman and Wallace institute, and is also a certified Pregnancy and postpartum corrective exercise Specialist (PCES). She is a direct access licensed Physical therapist with more than 11 years of experience in Geriatrics. After having her first child, as a mom Dr. Sushma felt lost in her own postpartum recovery and realized that women aren’t getting the help they need. Women should be able to live life in their own way without worrying about Pelvic floor concerns. After struggling to be heard and receive help she decided to be that help to women. The passion to be Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist comes from her own postpartum journey. “I want to educate people how pelvic floor impacts their overall body, help women not to live life feeling broken and that it can be rehabilitated.”

In her free time she loves dancing (trained in Indian dance form), listening to music, was an athlete in high school, likes painting and loves being mother to her kids.


Andrew Woods PT, DPT, MS
Physical Therapist

Andrew graduated from the University of Delaware in 2020 with a Bachelors in Exercise Science. He continued at the University of Delaware and graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2023. He is an avid football and baseball fan and enjoys rooting for the Baltimore Ravens and the Baltimore Orioles. He also enjoys spending time with his friends and family and heading down to the Delaware and Maryland beaches when the weather is nice. He became a Physical Therapist because he enjoys face-to-face interaction with his patients and wants to help them return to feeling their best.



Johanna Dudlie PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

After working as a Certified Athletic Trainer (B.S., Temple University), Johanna earned her M.S.P.T. degree from Arcadia University. Since 1998, she has gained experience working with varied patient populations and conditions in the outpatient and home care setting. Johanna is happy to have joined Elite’s West Chester team and is excited for the continued opportunity to learn and develop new skills. She believes in thoughtful, patient-focused planning and care and the importance of patient education to maximize independence and function. Johanna enjoys being active and outdoors, working out, and watching sports, especially her daughters’ soccer games.


Looking to join the ETS family? Click HERE for employment opportunities