CEO, Partner, Clinic Manager, 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?”
Todd Schemper, PT, DPT, OCS
COO, Partner, Clinic Manager, and Doctor of Physical Therapy
As a physical therapist, Todd 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 and the Des Moines and Waukee clinic manager. 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
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
Assistant Office Manager
Kimmy Marsh is our assistant office manager 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 their pets, Indie & Charlie.
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 his 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 eight 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.
If she was stranded on an island the three items she would bring would be: sunscreen, snacks, & a towel
Erica (Schulte) Guinane, ATC, LAT
Front Desk Liaison, IT Specialist, and Certified Athletic Trainer
Erica (Schulte) Guinane works as an the front desk liaison, IT specialist, and a certified athletic trainer. Erica is the head athletic trainer for Pella Christian High School where she covers their athletic training room and various sporting events. As the front desk liaison, she helps supports our care coordinators and providers by communicating between the front office and the back office. In her role as IT specialist, she helps update the electronic medical records system and keeps it running smoothly.
Erica graduated from Central College with a degree in Athletic Training. She has covered multiple levels of athletics through Kinetic Edge since she has started at the company. Erica enjoys being outdoors, working out, and spending time with her friends and family. She resides in her hometown of Pella.
FUN FACTS ABOUT ERICA:
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Bears & Iowa Hawkeyes
Something on her bucket list: Visit Morocco
Foods she’d eat for the rest of her life: Hamburgers, cheesecake, and ice cream
Cheri is the Collections Specialist at Kinetic Edge. She manages all outstanding accounts, and works with insurances and clients to resolve billing issues.
Cheri and her husband, Gregg, live in Pella and have two grown children, Aimee and Ben. Cheri graduated from Pella High School and has 40 years of experience in various healthcare administrative support roles.
FUN FACTS ABOUT CHERI:
Hidden Talent: Doing puzzles without a box to see what the picture is
Dream Vacation: Alaska, to see the coast
Hobbies: Golfing, knitting, & reading
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!”
Chasidy 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.
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