Ryan is a board-certified specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy and serves for Kinetic Edge in Newton & Colfax. His mission is to not only help clients get out of pain and back to the activities they love, but also to help them improve their overall health and fitness moving forward!
Ryan earned a degree in Exercise Science and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. Ryan is originally from Sibley, Iowa. He is also a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. In his free time, Ryan enjoys working out, running, playing/watching basketball and other sports, and spending time with family and friends.
FUN FACTS ABOUT RYAN:
Dream Vacation: Anywhere with a beach!
Favorite Movies: The Shawshank Redemption & Good Will Hunting
Bucket List: Travel more, specifically abroad
Jayden Kauk, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Jayden Kauk serves as a physical therapist assistant for Kinetic Edge in Newton and Colfax. Her mission is to connect with each client and positively impact them with exercises that will allow them to reach their goals.
Jayden earned a Bachelors at Hastings College and then attended Clarkson College in order to become a Physical Therapist Assistant. She is originally from Farwell, Nebraska, and currently lives in Johnston. In her free time, she enjoys working out/being active, listening to music, going to concerts, spending time with family & friends and being outside.
FUN FACTS ABOUT JAYDEN:
Something on her bucket list: Visit Hawaii
Her favorite movie: The Greatest Showman
Food she’d eat for the rest of her life: Italian food
Matt Scotton, PT, DPT, LAT, ATC, CSCS
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Matt Scotton serves as a physical therapist and athletic trainer for Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy, as well as owner and clinic manager for Kinetic Edge – Newton & Colfax. He is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist. His mission is to improve the health and quality of life of as many people as possible.
Matt loves to explore nature and human performance. He’s explored his own physical abilities by competing in a ultra-distance endurance bicycle and running races in the Midwest, Colorado, and Alaska since 2009. He’s a 2-time Leadman and a 2-time 70.3-mile Ironman who loves to help people achieve big goals.
Matt earned his Bachelor’s degree from Central College, his Master’s from the University of Iowa, and his Doctorate from Des Moines University. Matt and his wife, Sandy, live in Newton and have two daughters; Kora (a Physical Therapist at Kinetic Edge – Ames) and Hannah (a first grade teacher in Newton).
FUN FACTS ABOUT MATT:
Food he’d eat for the rest of his life: Beef
Something on his bucket list: Run on every continent
Celebrity he hopes will do therapy at Kinetic Edge: George Brett. He was my childhood hero, the greatest player on my favorite team, and a great story-teller with a passion for the greatest game the world has ever known.
Jenny Jensen serves as a care coordinator for the Newton office. Jenny schedules appointments, greets clients, answers the phones, communicates with our providers, and pitches in wherever else she’s needed! Jenny enjoys helping people so this role is a great fit for her.
Jenny is a Newton High School graduate. She and her husband Jay live in Newton. In her free time, Jenny enjoys serving as the assistant coach for the girls’ swim team. They have two adult sons, Henry and James who is married to Jenny, as well as two grandsons.
FUN FACTS ABOUT JENNY:
Favorite movie: The Greatest Showman & The Sandlot
Something on her bucket list: See a Jimmy Buffet concert in Key West
Favorite season: Fall – all things pumpkin!
Jonna serves as a care coordinator for our Newton & Colfax clinics. Jonna schedules appointments, greets clients, answers the phones, communicates with our providers, and pitches in wherever else she’s needed! She enjoys getting to know all of the KE clients, especially since she was so positively impacted by her personal experience while attending physical therapy at Kinetic Edge.
Jonna graduated from Indian Hills with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She and her husband, Jeff, live in Newton with their two sons. In her free time, Jonna enjoys supporting her sons in their sports activities – including photography of those events, gardening, and spending time with family.
FUN FACTS ABOUT JONNA:
Favorite band: Journey
Something on her bucket list: Trail hiking with llamas in Peru
Dream Vacation: Somewhere on a private island with a beautiful beach