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Massage Therapy, Sports Massage, Kinesiology, National Association of Underwater Instructors, NAUI Trainer, Openwater, Cave Diving, Wreck Diving, Rescue Diver, Ice Diver, Dive Master

Education/Academic Background

Certified Sports Massage Specialist, Graduated 1994 – Brenneke School of Massage Therapy, Seattle, WA ( 200 hr program)
Licensed Massage Practitioner, Completed 1988 (541 hrs) – Brenneke School of Massage, Seattle, WA

Bachelor of Arts Degree Program, Environmental Design, 1978 – University of Washington, Seattle, WA (with 3 yr work sabbatical 1974-1977)
High School Diploma, 1969 Franklin High School, Seattle, Washington OTHER
National Association of Underwater Instructors, Program for Instructor Status completed 1985 Seattle WA

NAUI Instructor Trainer, 1988 Seattle, WA Instructor training course
NAUI Openwater Certification, 1974, Seattle, WA Many specialty certifications including Cave Diving, Wreck Diving, Rescue Diver, Ice Diver and Ice Diver Instructor, Dive Master, Assistant Instructor and Instructor Trainer (dates available by request.)

Professional History

Co-Owner Operator, Private Practice, Need to Be Kinesiology
1999 to present
Owner Operator, Instructor, TB Enterprises
1974 to 1999
Founding Partner, Associated Muscle Therapies Group
Founding Partner, Systems Four- Drafting and Design Group

Professional Licenses/Certifications

California Certified Massage Therapist (2010 to present)
Washington Licensed Massage Practitioner (1988-present)

American Massage Therapy Association (1988-present)
National Association of Underwater Instructors (Instructor) Member since 1974 Lifetime status since 1985

CPR and First Aid Certifications (1974 to present)

Continuing Education classes to meet standards for AMTA and WA state licensure every year since licensure in 1989…. And CA since 2008

Massage Teaching Experience

4/2015 – 2017 Event Sports Massage Adjunct Instructor

Fullerton College , Fullerton, CA

2001-2005 Curriculum & CE Instructor (many schools) for Sports, Treatment and Hydrotherapy
1999-2000 Bellevue School of Massage , Bellevue, WA
2000-2001 Director of Education and InstructorBody Mind Academy, Bellevue, WA
1990-1999 Full Curriculum Instructor Brenneke School of Massage, Seattle, WA

Continuing Education Instructor for:

Denton Massage School

now Arlington School of Massage Arlington, WA Davis Massage Therapy Institute
Davis, CA CRIMT Wenatchee

WA/CAHA Costa Mesa, CA

Therapeutic Training Center
Seattle, WA

Dalton Therapeutic
Medford, OR

Renton Technical College
Renton, WA

Rogue River Community College
Medford and Grants Pass, OR Antelope Valley University
Lancaster, CA

AMTA-WA Chapter Conferences
Various sites AMTA-CA Chapter Conferences
Various sites

Professional Appearances, Presentations and Classes

Instructor of Continuing Education courses- NCBTMB Approved Provider #606 Topics,
“Event Sports Massage and Calibration”
“Headache Management for Bobyworkers”using NMT Techniques
“Gravitational Effects and Postural Assessment”using NMT Techniques
“Practical Hydrotherapy for Bodyworkers”
“TriggerPoint Therapy Made Easy”using NMT Techniques Manual Ligament Therapy Techniques
“Upper Body seminar” “Lower Body seminar”

Instructor of Curriculum Classes for Massage Licensure Topics, Treatment Techniques Hydrotherapy Sports Massage Orientation of Bones, Joints, and Muscles

Academic Honors and Awards

AMTA -CA Sports Massage Educator and Provider of the Year 2018

Washington Sports Massage Team Award of Excellence, 2003

AMTA Event Sports Massage Education Council, Lead Examiner 1997-2001 AMTA Event Sports Massage Education Council, Committee Member 1997-2001 Publications Mentioning My Work
Washington Massage Journal

Professional Development and Related Extracurricular Education and Activities

Anatomy Trains in Structure and Function 2018 Master Manual Ligament Therapy 2017
NeuroMuscular Therapy, The St John Method (1990-1991) (I-VII)
Client and customer Relations ,Bellevue Community College MKTG 110 (2006)
Various Assorted Continuing Education Classes as required to keep massage licensure(at least 12 per year from 1988-present)including, Ethics in the workplace, CPR First Aid, Applied Kinesiology, Techniques for the Rehabilitation of Various Musculo-Skeletal disorders.

Affiliations and Memberships

American Massage Therapy Association (1988 to present) NAUI Lifetime Member 1987-present

Community Service

Volunteer Contributor/CAMTC community advocate (2009 – present) Donate massage at Special Olympic events in WA (1988-2003)

Massage for Athletes participating in the “Amputee Soccer World Championship(2000) Massage for Athletes participating in the Atlanta Olympics(1996)
Massage for Athletes participating in Goodwill Games (1990)

Related/Other Experience

In Home Health Care for Mr. Greg MacDonald Issaquah, WA (2003-2004)

In Home Health Care for Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Fortin Clyde Hill, WA (2003-2005)

In Home Health Care for Mr. and Mrs. T.C. Mertz Bellevue WA and Palmdale CA (2005-2011

Significant Travel/Cultural Exposure

Traveled extensively throughout Mexico ,Guatamala, Belize to provide SCUBA tourists guidance and training.(1987-1998)

Taught SCUBA to American dependants to ARAMCO in Jeddah and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1986)

Worked with both National Geographic and The Cousteau Society as a gear handler and underwater assistant on various shoots in the Pacific NW (1990-1994)

Guide for Scuba tourists in NW and Canadian pacific dives 1985-1998) Have dove most of the Worlds’ Oceans in my career (1985-present)

Sports Massage Events
1990 Goodwill Games (Seattle, WA) 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games

1993-1996 Seattle Supersonics

1993-2008 (active roster, P.U.P., coaching and support staff members) Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners, and Developmental League of the NBA (Tacoma)
2000 Amputee Soccer World Championships (Seattle ,WA)

2001 Stanford Swim Team @ Pac-10 Championships (Federal Way, WA)

2007 Louisville Men’s Swim Team @ NCAA Championships ( Federal Way , WA)

2005-2008 University of Washington Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams Pac -10 & NCAA 2012 Carpentaria Triathlon
2012 Wounded Warrior Ride (Santa Monica, CA)

2012 & 2013 MS Costal Ride (Ventura, CA and Santa Barbara,CA)

2013 Air Force Academy swimmers @ MPSF Championships ( Los Angeles, CA) 2014 FSU football team @ Final BCS Championship in the Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA) 2014-2016 Pac-12 Championships with USC Women’s Swimming and Diving
2014 -2016 NCAA Championships with USC Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving 2016 & 2017 MS Ride @ Rosebowl (Pasadena, CA)
1989-2008 Washington Sports Massage Team events (helped establish the team 1988)
Seattle Marathon, STP ride, WTT (World Team Tennis)events, Danskin Triathlon, Emerald City Classic and many, many more

Served as consultant to Salt Lake and Vancouver Olympic Games organizing Committies for their massage effort.
Acting as Advisor to AMTA-Washington Sports Massage Team

Working currently to establish a Statewide AMTA-CA Sports Massage Team

Helping to organize and coordinate the effort to re-establish a National Sports Massage Team entity.

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