|Matthew Soto, Program Director, is a Board Registered Kinesiotherapist and SDSU alumn. He graduated in 2008 with a B.S. in Kinesiology and joined the SDSU Fitness Clinic in December 2011. Matt has clinical experience in therapeutic exercise, pain management, and rehabilitation of individuals living with physical disabilities. Experienced with Fall Proof methods and interventions. Matt is Certified Tai Chi Institute Instructor for fall prevention, seated Tai Chi, Tai Chi for Arthritis and PWR! Certified Instructor.
|Melissa Moyer, Assistant Director, is a 2008 alumna of the Pennsylvania State University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology (Movement Science emphasis). In 2014, Melissa received her Master’s degree in Kinesiology from the San Diego State University (Rehabilitation Science emphasis). With a strong background in research, Melissa’s interests include motor control and alternative therapies. While working towards her degree, Melissa joined the SDSU Fitness Clinic part-time in 2013, overseeing and training undergraduate students and volunteers, while gaining experience in the clinical setting working with individuals with physical disabilities.|
|Melisa Newlin is a 2016 graduate of SDSU with a Bachelors of science in Kinesiology (emphasis in pre-physical therapy.) She is a personal trainer specializing in facilitated stretching and is the founder of Facilitated Stretch, a mobile coaching service providing one on one mobility training. Melisa is a former volunteer at the clinic and has returned to gain experience in therapeutic exercise and working with individuals with physical disabilities. Her Motto: “Move through life freely and fully”|
|Evan Glasheen is a student in SDSU’s Exercise Physiology M.S. program. He joined the Clinic in May of 2015 as a volunteer. He gained experience working directly with clients and, in subsequent sessions, assisted newer students and volunteers. He firmly believes that exercise plays a crucial role in health and wellness, and is grateful for the opportunity to aid individuals with disabilities in working towards their personal goals.|