Sam is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with multiple years of outpatient sports experience in New York City. Sam’s passion for movement began with his undergraduate Exercise Physiology studies and ultimately led to his Physical Therapy Doctorate degree from New York University. Other certifications include: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS); Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F); Selective Functional Movement Assessment Level I (SFMA); Emergency Medical Responder for the Athlete (ERA); & EXOS Performance Specialist (XPS). Sam started his own company, Pillar Performance, where he emphasizes the importance of physical therapy together with personal training as a pillar of long-term health. Sam has trained athletes for the NFL combine as well as special operations military personnel. Sam is a trusted and respected provider to many orthopedic doctors in New York City. He loves creating dynamic collaboration among Medical Doctor, Physical Therapist, and Personal Trainer.