COO, Partner, Doctor of Physical Therapy, & Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
Todd is a board-certified specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy. As a physical therapist, he enjoys problem solving the cause of a pain or injury to help clients find the best solution for recovery and prevention.
Todd is the COO for Kinetic Edge, as well as a partner in the company. His mission is to serve those who entrust their therapy needs to him by focusing on treating the whole person since the source of a problem is often not where the complaint is. He enjoys using education, manual therapy, and specific exercise to address the needs of his clients.
Todd earned his master’s and doctorate in physical therapy from Des Moines University after earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology and exercise science from Dordt College. Todd is also an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, a certified Astym provider and level 1 functional dry needling provider. Todd resides in West Des Moines with his wife, Denise, and their three kids.
FUN FACTS ABOUT TODD:
Something on his bucket list: He is working on competing in a running race or triathlon in all 50 states and is currently half way there.
Actor he’d pick to play his life: Mark Wahlberg
Hobbies: Running, cycling, hiking and being active with his wife and kids
Carol Kelderman, PT, DPT
CFO, Partner, Clinic Manager, & Doctor of Physical Therapy
Carol Kelderman is the CFO of Kinetic Edge, manages the Oskaloosa clinic, is a partner in the company, and works as a physical therapist. Carol’s mission is to help find the root cause of a client’s complaint to help them restore function and reach new heights.
Carol graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University after completing her undergraduate work in exercise science and psychology at The University of Iowa. Carol has extensive experience in orthopedics (including sports and post-surgical rehab), women’s health, and neurological rehab and is also a certified Astym provider. She is an adjunct associate faculty member at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Carol and her husband, Jeff, live in Oskaloosa with their three kids and their chocolate lab.
FUN FACTS ABOUT CAROL:
Celebrity she hopes will do therapy at Kinetic Edge: Peyton Manning because he’s a great athlete, smart business man, and highly motivated. If he’s anything like his commercials, he’d be lots of fun.
Favorite season: Summer or early fall
Something on her bucket list: Tour Europe and complete more marathons and triathlons. She’s already done four marathons and one Olympic distance triathlon.
Elise Spronk, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist, Partner
Elise Spronk joined Kinetic Edge in 2006. She is an occupational therapist who specializes in pediatrics and hand therapy, and is a partner of the company. Her mission at Kinetic Edge is to provide hope and help to her clients through therapy sessions that are meaningful and fun (especially for the kids), and improve their overall function.
Elise earned her master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of South Dakota in 1997. She is also certified by Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy as a Lymphedema Specialist. Elise and her husband Scott live in Pella with their two sons.
FUN FACTS ABOUT ELISE:
Hobbies: Shopping, home decorating projects, and traveling to see extended family members
Something on her bucket list: Visit national parks in a RV, even though she’s rarely camped in her life
Partner, Clinic Manager, & Doctor of Physical Therapy
Melissa Hansen serves as a physical therapist for Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy, as well as the Pella clinic manager and a partner in the company. She is also certified in dry needling. Her mission is to serve patients and clients well while treating the entire patient.
Melissa earned her masters and doctorate in physical therapy from St. Ambrose University after receiving her bachelor’s in exercise science from the University of Iowa. Melissa lives in Pella with her husband, Ted, and two sons.
FUN FACTS ABOUT MELISSA:
Favorite movie: Grease
Something on her bucket list: Visit Australia
Actress she’d pick to play her life: Drew Barrymore
Matt Scotton, PT, DPT, LAT, ATC, CSCS
Partner, Clinic Owner, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Athletic Trainer, and 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.
Tim Vander Wilt serves as a physical therapist for Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy, as well as the Ames clinic manager. He is also certified in dry needling. His mission at Kinetic Edge is for people to return to the things they love without difficulty.
Tim graduated from Central College with a degree in Exercise Science before earning his master’s of science in physical therapy from Des Moines University. Tim and his wife Laura live in Ames with their four children.
FUN FACTS ABOUT TIM:
Celebrity he hopes will do therapy at Kinetic Edge: Michael Jordan
Favorite band: For King & Country
Hobbies: Golf, watching sports, fishing, and spending time with his family
Troy Vander Molen, PT, DPT
CEO, Partner, and Doctor of Physical Therapy
Troy Vander Molen is the CEO of Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy. He works closely with each clinic manager to help grow the clinics and build relationships. He also consults with a large variety of industries and organizations to help them develop unique solutions to their distinct work injury management and prevention needs. Troy’s mission at Kinetic Edge is to restore hope and health to individuals and organizations by helping them move better, feel better, and function better.
Troy graduated from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa with a B.S. in Exercise Science in 1994 before attending the University of Iowa’s Physical Therapy Education program where he earned his Master’s of Physical Therapy in 1996. He completed his transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) through Evidence in Motion’s (Louisville, KY) Executive Program in Private Practice Management program in 2013. Troy lives in Pella with his wife Steph and their three children.
FUN FACTS ABOUT TROY:
Favorite movie: Field of Dreams (come on, Iowa is heaven) and Shawshank Redemption
If he were stranded on an island, he’d bring: Bible, baseball glove/ball, and lots of matches
Celebrity he hopes will do therapy at Kinetic Edge: Martin Luther King, Jr. – “I realize that he is no longer living, but a man can dream, right?”
Practice Manager, Assistant Financial Officer
Renae Oppenhuizen is the practice manager and assistant financial officer at Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy. Renae understands that the financial portion of healthcare can be confusing and stressful, which is why it’s her mission to provide accurate and timely billing for our customers. If you have questions or concerns about your account, she’s the person you want to talk to!
Renae earned her degree in business management from the University of Northern Iowa and has been a part of the Kinetic Edge team since 2003. Renae works out of our corporate headquarters in Pella. She also resides in Pella with her husband Kent and daughter Lauren.
FUN FACTS ABOUT RENAE:
Actress she’d pick to play her life: Reese Witherspoon
Food she’d eat for the rest of her life: Pizza
Three words she’d pick to describe herself: Dependable, dedicated, and detail-oriented
Sales & Marketing Director
Jesse is the sales and marketing director for Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy. He works closely with each location to help with all aspects of business development and marketing. He also works with a large variety of industries and organizations to help them optimize their worker’s compensation programs.
Jesse’s mission at Kinetic Edge is to restore hope and health to individuals and organizations by working to get them connected to providers who can help them move better, feel better, and function better. Jesse graduated from Iowa State University in Ames, IA with a BA in 2005. Jesse lives in Ankeny with his two children.
FUN FACTS ABOUT JESSE:
Favorite Movie: Good Will Hunting
Food he would eat for the rest of his life: Tacos
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs & Iowa State Cyclones
Kimmy Marsh is a Billing Specialist at Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy. She works alongside Renae Oppenhuizen doing the many back office tasks that keep our clinics running as smoothly as possible. It’s her mission to help provide clients with the best care possible throughout their entire experience at Kinetic Edge. From the first time you call in to schedule an appointment to your last visit, Kimmy works to find the best ways to serve you and meet your needs.
Kimmy earned her degree in sociology and business administration from Central College and has been a part of the Kinetic Edge team since 2016. Kimmy works out of our corporate headquarters in Pella. She lives in Pella with her husband Zach, daughter Maddy, and twins Waylon & Kinzley.
FUN FACTS ABOUT KIMMY:
Her favorite season of the year: Summer – Sprint Car racing season!
Food she’d eat for the rest of her life: Pizza
Something on her bucket list: Go to Australia and travel the beautiful countryside…and maybe take in a race or two!
Lisa is an Insurance Specialist for Kinetic Edge. She works directly with insurance companies to verify client benefits and communicates with each clinic to ensure all information is accurate and relayed correctly to each client. Lisa’s mission is to make our clients feel comfortable and confident, knowing we’ll do our best work for them while helping them with all of their insurance needs.
Lisa earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Dordt College. She and her husband Matt live in Pella with their son & daughter.
FUN FACTS ABOUT LISA:
If she were stranded on an island, she’d bring: a blanket, her husband (he’d keep her grounded and surviving), and a cast iron Dutch oven
Something unique about her: When she sneezes, she sneezes in fives!
Favorite music: the 80’s
Digital & Social Media Marketing Specialist
Tassi serves as our Digital & Social Media Marketing Specialist. She works to maintain our digital presence and provide engaging content for those who follow our social media channels. She also oversees our digital campaigns and promotes our free workshops and free screen events. Tassi’s mission at Kinetic Edge is to connect our digital audience to resources that can help them live happier, healthier lives.
Tassi grew up in Pleasantville, Iowa, and graduated with a BS in Interactive Digital Media, and a minor in Advertising from Northwest Missouri State.
Tassi moved back to Iowa from the Dallas, TX area with her significant other, Sam. Tassi, Sam, and their daughter, Lucy, live in Pleasantville.
FUN FACTS ABOUT TASSI:
Favorite Snack: Popcorn & M&Ms
Actress she would pick to play her life: Drew Barrymore
Favorite Band: The Lumineers
Creative Marketing Specialist
Sara is the Creative Marketing Specialist for Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy. Sara is responsible for creating social media content, print ads, and other creative marketing pieces for all seven Kinetic Edge clinics.
Sara graduated from Central College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, and taught for twelve years at the elementary level. She lives in Pella with her husband and their two daughters.
Fun Facts about Sara:
Favorite Drink: Peppermint Mocha
States Lived In: 5
If she was stranded on an island the three items she would bring would be: sunscreen, snacks, & a towel
Back Office Support
Kristin Bremner serves as back office support for Kinetic Edge.
Kristin attended The University of Iowa before transferring to earn a degree in Communications from The University of Minnesota. Kristin is from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She and her husband, Andy, live in Pleasant Hill with their daughter, Emerson, and their two cats. In her free time, she likes to spend time outside, especially if it’s on the water. If she is on the water or not, spending time with friends and family is very important to her as well.
FUN FACTS ABOUT KRISTIN:
Something on her bucket list: Travel to Bora Bora
Her favorite season of the year: Fall because of the colors and weather
If she were stranded on an island, she’d bring: “I would want to bring people, but would have a tough time narrowing it down!”
Client Account Representative
Chasidy serves as a Client Account Representative for Kinetic Edge.
Chasidy earned her Associates Degree in Child Development from DMACC. She lives in Knoxville with her husband, Brad, and their two children, Lyric & Jagger.
FUN FACTS ABOUT CHASIDY:
Favorite Music: “80s music all the way! Too many good ones! Tom Petty, Bob Segar, John Mellencamp, Heart, AC/DC, Motley Crüe, Pat Benatar, just to name a few.”
Hobbies: Cooking, puzzles, being with family, & organizing
Bucket List: See the ocean!
Insurance Support & HR Assistant
Whitney serves in an Insurance Support role for Kinetic Edge. She works directly with our insurance specialist and insurance companies to verify client benefits and ensure all information is accurate prior to & during therapy visits. Whitney is also the HR Assistant for Kinetic Edge.
Whitney is originally from Connecticut. She enjoys gathering with friends & family, hiking, and being outdoors.
FUN FACTS ABOUT WHITNEY:
Favorite Music: 70s funk and R&B
Hobbies: Playing with her kids, thrifting, & hair dressing
Fun Fact: Previously a worship leader; she loves to sing
Care Coordinator Liaison
Ro Westra serves as the care coordinator liaison for Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy. Her mission is to help the team improve the health and wellbeing of the people we serve by treating them with the upmost respect and by delivering excellent client satisfaction.
Ro earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Pillsbury Bible College in Owatonna, MN, and worked as an elementary teacher for 20 years before beginning her second career in the healthcare sector in 2015. She is originally from Macomb, IL. In her free time, Ro enjoys walking, reading, and baking. Ro and her husband, Curt, live in Pella with their Aussiedoodle “fur baby”, Bear.
FUN FACTS ABOUT RO:
Dream Vacation: Traveling through Italy
Bucket List Item: To open a dessert shop
Hidden Talent: Ro used to be a part of a singing group!
Medical Office Liaison
Cassie is the Medical Office Liaison at Kinetic Edge. She assists the KE team in developing efficiencies and processes. Cassie attended UNI for 2 years and Indian Hills for 3 years total – 2 for an Associate’s degree and 1 year for a Massage Therapy degree.
Cassie is originally from Oskaloosa, and enjoys spending time with family and friends, Hawkeye football games, and being outdoors.
Fun Fact: “I’m double jointed and I used to be able to put my arms around my whole body.”
Insurance Authorization Advocate
Lorena serves as an Insurance Authorization Advocate for Kinetic Edge. She works directly with our insurance specialist and insurance companies to verify client benefits and ensure all information is accurate prior to & during therapy visits.
Lorena has lived in California for most of her life before moving to Iowa! In her free time, she enjoys thrift shopping and binge watching tv series.
FUN FACTS ABOUT LORENA:
Dream Vacation: Italy or Greece
Lorena has BA in Spanish from CSUF (Fresno State University)
Favorite Movie: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Tyler serves as a claims specialist for Kinetic Edge. His mission is to provide clients with the best care possible throughout their entire experience at Kinetic Edge.
Tyler earned a degree in Social Sciences Secondary Education. Originally from Dubuque, Iowa, he and fiancé, Ashley, live in Oskaloosa. In his free time, Tyler enjoys working out, hiking, watching sports, playing board games, and playing video games.
FUN FACTS ABOUT TYLER:
Dream Vacation: Athens, Greece
Fun Fact: “I have met and have several autographs from former Yankees, including Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and Mike Mussina.”
Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight
Insurance Authorization Advocate
Sarah serves as an Insurance Authorization Advocate for Kinetic Edge. She works directly with our insurance specialist and insurance companies to verify client benefits and ensure all information is accurate prior to & during therapy visits.
Sarah enjoys spending time with family and going to softball games, football games, & sprint car races.