Physical Therapy Clinic Staff

University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic has licensed physical therapists who are certified specialists in the areas of sports, orthopedic, geriatric, and neurologic physical therapy.  Our staff is among the most educated therapists in the country.

Physical Therapists

Airelle O. Hunter-Giordano PT, DPT, OCS, SCS

Airelle O. Hunter-Giordano PT, DPT, OCS, SCS

Interim Director of Clinical Services and Residency Training Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics and Sports

Airelle graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Kent State University in 2001. She went on to receive her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2003 and then her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Temple University in 2007. She is a board certified clinical specialist in the areas of orthopedic and sports physical therapy. Airelle is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor. She lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to residency training, concussion management, ACL and knee rehabilitation, gymnastics, and more. Her professional development is in the area of training Physical Therapy Residents and Doctoral Students. She teaches in Emergency Response, Exercise Progression, and Rehabilitation throughout UD’s Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum and she coordinates a Sports Elective class.

aohunter@udel.edu (302) 831-8893 CV

Grace K. Ademski PT, DPT, GCS, NCS

Grace K. Ademski PT, DPT, GCS, NCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric and Neurologic Physical Therapy

Grace graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in 2004. She went on to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Delaware in 2006. She is a board certified clinical specialist in the areas of neurologic and geriatric physical therapy and she completed the APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor as well as the Advanced Clinical Instructor course. Grace’s professional development has been in the area of vestibular therapy and concussion. She has been treating patients with complaints of dizziness since 2009. She teaches the vestibular component in UD’s Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum.

gkeenan@udel.edu (302) 831-8893 CV

Rebecca Beeby, PT, DPT, NCS

Rebecca Beeby, PT, DPT, NCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Becca received her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of West Florida in 2010 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2012. Becca went on to work in the acute rehabilitation setting at the Center for Rehabilitation at Wilmington Hospital. She has experience working with a diverse set of neurologic and orthopedic diagnoses including stroke,  brain injury, and amputee. She returned to the University of Delaware and works in the Neurologic and Older Adult Clinic. Becca is recognized as a Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and as an APTA Credentialed Advanced Clinical Instructor. Becca also is an active member of the Delaware Physical Therapy Association, serving as a Committee member.

rbeeby@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Fred Breidenbach III, PT, DPT, SCS

Fred Breidenbach III, PT, DPT, SCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports

Fred received his bachelors’ degree in Exercise Science from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2014. He then went on to complete his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Delaware in 2016 and was the Faculty Award recipient for his graduating class. Following his doctorate degree, he completed a 1 year sports residency program at the University of Delaware and became a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports. He then gained additional clinical experience in the rehabilitation of throwing athletes, ranging from the youth to professional levels, before returning to the University of Delaware in 2019. Fred is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and serves as a Clinical Instructor for the UDPT graduate students in the Sports and Orthopedic clinic.

breidy@udel.edu (302) 831-8893 

Mike Eckrich, PT, DPT, MS, SCS, CSCS

Mike Eckrich, PT, DPT, MS, SCS, CSCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports

Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Eastern University in 2015, a Masters of Science in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science from University of Delaware in 2016, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University Delaware in 2017. He completed a Sports Residency at the University of Delaware in January of 2019 and transitioned to full time clinical staff in February of 2019. He currently treats patients and is a clinical instructor for UDPT graduate students in the Sports and Orthopedic clinic. He is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

meckrich@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Jeffrey Miller PT, DPT, OCS, SCS

Jeffrey Miller PT, DPT, OCS, SCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics and Sports

Jeff received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 2008 and Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2010, both from the University of Delaware. Upon graduating, he began practicing as an outpatient orthopedic physical therapist at Professional SportsCare and Rehab in Washington, DC. He returned to the University of Delaware in 2013 to complete a Sports Physical Therapy Residency, and transitioned into the role of a full time physical therapist in the Sports and Orthopedics Clinic upon completion of the residency in July 2014. He currently treats patients and serves as a certified clinical instructor for UDPT graduate students in the Sports and Orthopedics clinic.

jmiller@udel.edu (302) 831-8893 CV

Leslie O’Neill PT, DPT, NCS

Leslie O’Neill PT, DPT, NCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Leslie received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Washington College in 2007 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2011. She completed her Neurologic Residency in 2013 with the Ithaca College/Unity Health System program (now Rochester Regional Health System Neurologic Residency). Leslie went on to work in the acute rehabilitation setting, primarily working with individuals with spinal cord injury and brain injury. She returned to the University of Delaware and works in the Neurologic and Older Adult Clinic. Leslie is recognized as a Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and she is also an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

loneill@udel.edu (302) 831-8893 CV

Michael Palmer PT, DPT, OCS

Michael Palmer PT, DPT, OCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics

Mike received his Bachelor of Science degree from Salisbury University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He completed his Orthopedic Residency at the University of Delaware in 2015, and he now works in the UDPT Sports & Orthopedic Clinic. He is also an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.

mcpalmer@udel.edu (302) 831-8893 CV

Shane Reybold, PT, DPT, CSCS

Shane Reybold, PT, DPT, CSCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports

Shane received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2014 prior to completing his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at University of Delaware in 2016. He then completed the Sports Residency at the University of Delaware. Following residency, Shane spent the 2018-19 season as part of the New England Patriots medical staff. He went on to assist in opening the physical therapy clinic within Boston Sports Performance Center, an integrated wellness center. Shane returned to the University of Delaware in 2020, and works within the Sports and Orthopedic clinic. Shane is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and a Certified Strength and Conditioning specialist. 

sreybold@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

W. Gregory Seymour PT, DPT, OCS

W. Gregory Seymour PT, DPT, OCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics

Greg received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees from the University of Delaware. He completed his residency at Evidence in Motion Orthopedic Residency in 2012 to become an Orthopedic Certified Specialist. Greg is an APTA credentialed clinical instructor and works in the UDPT Sports & Orthopedic Clinic.

gseymour@udel.edu (302) 831-8893 CV

Jerry Smith, PT, DPT, OCS

Jerry Smith, PT, DPT, OCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics 

Jerry received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2013 and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2016, both from Arcadia University. He completed his Orthopedic Residency at Temple University while participating at an outpatient sports and orthopedic clinic. He is recoginized as a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists. Jerry currently treats patients in the UDPT sports and orthopedic clinic and teaches in the DPT curriculum.

gjsmith@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Sarah Smith PT, DPT, GCS

Sarah Smith PT, DPT, GCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatrics

Sarah received her bachelor of science from Penn State University and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Columbia University. Sarah completed her residency in 2013 to become a Geriatric Clinical Specialist. She is an APTA credentialed clinical specialist and works in the UDPT Neurologic and Older Adult Clinic and in Dr. Hick’s research lab.

scsmith@udel.edu (302) 831-8893 CV

Kate Wason PT, DPT, SCS

Kate Wason PT, DPT, SCS

Kate received her bachelor’s degree in biology from the College of William and Mary in 2011, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Duke University in 2018. She also has a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from University of Virginia (2015).  Following PT school, Kate completed a Sports Residency at Virginia Commonwealth University and became a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy in 2020. She has a special interest in working with the female athlete and with endurance sports. Kate currently treats patients and serves as an APTA certified clinical instructor at the UDPT clinic. 

krwason@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Tracy Stoner PT, DPT, PCS

Tracy Stoner PT, DPT, PCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatrics

Tracy graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in 1990.  She went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Drexel University in 2008.  She is a board certified clinical specialist in the area of pediatrics with 27 years experience in pediatrics.  She is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.  Tracy treats children as young as newborns through adolescence with variety of diagnosis’.  She is a lab instructor for the pediatric course in the UD’s Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum.  In addition she provides clinical research assistance in the Move to Learn Innovation Lab and the Pediatric Mobility Lab and Design Studio.

tlstoner@udel.edu (302) 831-8893 CV

Megan Ziegler, PT, DPT, NCS

Megan Ziegler, PT, DPT, NCS

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Megan received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of Delaware in 2014 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2016. She completed her Neurologic Residency in 2018 with the Johns Hopkins Hospital/University of Delaware Physical Therapy program. Megan went on to work in outpatient and acute rehabilitation settings, primarily working with individuals with stroke and brain injury. She returned to the University of Delaware and works in the Neurologic and Older Adult Clinic. Megan is recognized as a Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists and she is also an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.
 

mkz@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Trevor Mahoney, PT, DPT

Trevor Mahoney, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical Specialist

Trevor graduated with his bachelor’s degree in human movement science from Utah State University in 2012. He furthered his education by attending the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015. Before coming to the University of Delaware in 2021 he worked primarily with patients with neurodegenerative conditions at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is a multiple sclerosis certified specialist, recognized by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. He is also an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.
 

trevmaho@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Administrative Staff

Kim Guida

Kim Guida

Patient Services Representative II

kguida@udel.edu (302) 831-8522

Julie Sisofo

Julie Sisofo

Patient Services Representative II

jsisofo@udel.edu (302) 831-8522

Sonya Yasack

Sonya Yasack

Patient Services Representative II

sonya@udel.edu (302) 831-8522

Lori Wojcik

Lori Wojcik

Patient Services Representative II

loriw@udel.edu (302) 831-8522

Residents

Celeste Dix, PT, DPT

Celeste Dix, PT, DPT

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

cdix@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Sam Kim, PT, DPT

Sam Kim, PT, DPT

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Resident

samtkim@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Shannon Colleton, PT, DPT

Shannon Colleton, PT, DPT

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

colleton@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Samantha Vargas, PT, DPT

Samantha Vargas, PT, DPT

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

sdvargas@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Rachel Knobel, PT, DPT

Rachel Knobel, PT, DPT

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

rknobel@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Sam Bachman, PT, DPT

Sam Bachman, PT, DPT

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

sbachman@udel.edu (302) 831-8893

Ben Mueller, PT, DPT

Ben Mueller, PT, DPT

Sports Physical Therapy Resident

btmueller@udel.edu (302) 831-8893