Amy Brannon, PT, DPT, Cert-DN, Cert-SMT, Dip. Osteopractic, AAMT Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy
The founder of TOPS Physical Therapy, Amy Brannon is a Licensed Physical Therapist with over a decade of experience, specializing in functional physical therapy, sports and work rehabilitation and athletic training programs.
Amy has a degree in Pre-Health Kinesiology from University of California, Berkeley, where she also served as the head student trainer for the Cal Bears football, softball and gymnastic teams. After completing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University, Amy moved to Arizona and joined a world-renowned rehabilitation and training facility where she worked with a variety of professional athletes, first responders and general population.
For the past five years, Amy has developed an increased passion to work extensively with military, fire and police personnel on injury prevention and rehabilitation, as well as conditioning programs. Her entrepreneurial spirit is fueled by her desire to be of service to her community, and she and the team at T.O.P.S. Physical Therapy actively support local events.
In high school, Amy was an accomplished softball player, having received Santa Barbara’s All-County catcher of the year and Scholar Athlete of the year two times. Now, in her free time, Amy enjoys being generally active, whether it be running, swimming, lifting weights, or hiking… you can’t hold her down! If she’s not training for a race, she’s running one or volunteering for the event. If you see her at one of the many local races around the Phoenix area, greet her with an enthusiastic “Go Bears!”
Chad Bohls, MS, ATC/L, PES, EMT
Chad Bohls is a Certified Athletic Trainer, licensed in the state of Arizona. He has worked with all levels of athletes from high school to the professional level in a variety of individual and team sports. Also, having worked as an EMT, Chad understands the needs of the service sector to be in peak condition.
With a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from South Dakota State University and a Master’s degree in Sports Healthcare from A.T. Still University, Chad has been bringing his passion for athletic rehabilitation and conditioning to Arizona since 2004. In addition to his degrees, Chad is a Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as well as a certified ASTYM provider.
Chad enjoys sports, especially the Minnesota Vikings, Twins and the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits. But he reserves his die-hard fandom for his beloved home team: his wife and children.
Marri Keller, PT, DPT
Marri joins TOPS Physical Therapy as a licensed physical therapist, completing her doctorate of physical therapy from Northern Arizona University Biomedical Campus in May of 2017. She is a second-generation Arizona native. Yes, they exist! Family members’ successes with physical therapy and a life-long passion for exercise and wellness motivated Marri to trade a career in the financial sector for physical therapy. She is enthusiastic to hone her manual therapy skills to help patients optimize movement to improve everyday life. Marri is passionate about the mind/body connection and believes mindfulness is a key component in optimizing recovery. Her future endeavors include pursuing certification as a professional yoga therapist.
Outside of treating patients, Marri enjoys yoga, running, strength training, and being outdoors when the inferno of Phoenix permits.
Luke Carr, PT, DPT, CSCS
Luke is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s doctorate of physical therapy program and a proud Wyoming native. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Wyoming majoring in Kinesiology and Health Promotion while also involving himself in biomechanical research. After finishing his undergraduate degree, Luke moved to Los Angeles and obtained his doctorate degree from USC in May of 2017. During his time at USC, Luke also became a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and had the opportunity to work with athletes from high school to the professional level. He is extremely excited to enhance his clinical skills and help individuals live and maintain an active lifestyle.
In addition to his passion for physical therapy, Luke loves to be outdoors; camping, hiking, fishing, and golfing whenever possible.
Cassidee Ranger, Marketing Manager
Cassidee joins the TOPS Physical Therapy team as Marketing and Social Media Manager. She possesses strong leadership skills, vision, and conceptualization to develop an integrated plan with the creativity to achieve the best course of action. Cassidee graduated from Iona College, where she earned her degree in Business Management and played four years of Division I Basketball for the Gaels. While at Iona, Cassidee was also very involved in various clubs and groups. She was an officer in the NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committees (SAACs) and the VP of the Business Club. As an avid learner and educational enthusiast, Cassidee has continued to further her education and recently graduated from Texas A&M Corpus Christi. She graduated in May 2017 with her Master’s in Business Administration.
When she is not attending school, or working as a Marketing and Social Media Manager, Cassidee likes to take spontaneous trips and travel! She is excited to be a part of the TOPS family and to pursue her passion in marketing and social media.
Mila Baich, Office Manager
Mila joins TOPS as our Office Manager. She comes to us from a background in non- profit work. Witch has given her a foundations to take part in running an effective environment. She runs an organized and welcoming front office to help make a comforting place for patients. Mila graduated from West Virginia University with a Degree in Multidisciplinary Studies.
When Mila is not at TOPS she spends her time enjoying sporting events, working on volunteer fundraises and events.