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
Cory Horstmann, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Cory Horstmann enjoys being a physical therapist at Kinetic Edge because he can help bring hope to people who are injured, have underwent a surgery, or are dealing with functional limitations. Cory loves developing relationships and encouraging people to take control over their conditions through movement.
Cory’s mission is to help people get back to doing what they are passionate about. Cory earned his doctorate in physical therapy from Des Moines University after earning his bachelor’s degree from Wartburg College. Cory grew up in Pleasantville but now resides in Oskaloosa.
FUN FACTS ABOUT CORY:
Food he’d eat for the rest of his life: Tasty Tacos
Celebrity he hopes will do therapy at Kinetic Edge: Ernie Banks or Greg Maddux
Favorite movie: Rocky IV and Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back
Derrick Simms, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Derrick Simms works as a physical therapist at Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy’s Oskaloosa location. Prior to his time at Kinetic Edge, Derrick worked in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, home health, and skilled nursing facilities. These experiences caused him to focus his skills and knowledge on his passion: outpatient physical therapy. He is certified in level 1 Functional Dry Needling. It’s his mission to provide each of his clients with knowledgeable and quality care through empowerment and education.
Derrick earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University. He lives in Oskaloosa with his wife Megan and their four children.
FUN FACTS ABOUT DERRICK:
Food he’d eat for the rest of his life: Frosty Udder – Homestyle Ice Cream
Something on his bucket list: Attend the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Actor he’d pick to play his life: Chris Pratt – “Guardians of the Galaxy” meets “Jurassic World”.
Aimee Keller, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Aimee Keller serves as a physical therapist for Kinetic Edge. Her mission is to promote health and wellness in order to allow her clients to return to doing the things they love.
Aimee earned her Bachelor’s degree in biology from Iowa State University. She attended Des Moines University to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Aimee is originally from Whittemore, Iowa. She and her husband, Brandon, live in Oskaloosa with their cat, Oscar. Brandon works as a district manager for Pioneer. In her free time, she enjoys being involved with local dance studios and teams, walking, riding motorcycles with her husband, cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones at football and basketball games, and trying out new restaurants, breweries, and wineries.
FUN FACTS ABOUT AIMEE:
Food she’d eat for the rest of her life: Casey’s taco pizza
Celebrity she hopes will do therapy at Kinetic Edge: Isabella Boylston (principal ballerina at American Ballet Theatre) – “I am a former ballerina (definitely not professional) but love all there is about ballet and dance!”
Something on her bucket list: Travel to Alaska
Whitney Vander Veen, PT, DPT, ATC
Doctor of Physical Therapy & Athletic Trainer
Whitney Vander Veen serves as a physical therapist for Kinetic Edge in Oskaloosa. Her mission is to help each of her clients achieve their personal goals through movement in a positive, educational, and fun environment. She sees all ages of clients, and she has a passion for working with the pediatric population.
Whitney graduated from Bethel College in Kansas with a degree in Athletic Training and then went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. In her free time, Whitney enjoys being outside and playing with her daughter, Logan. Whitney lives in Oskaloosa, and is married to Mike Vander Veen.
FUN FACTS ABOUT WHITNEY:
Her favorite dessert: Cheesecake
Her favorite movie: The Avengers and Pocahontas
Food she’d eat for the rest of her life: Cheeseburgers
Alec Hoffman, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Alec serves as a physical therapist for Kinetic Edge in Oskaloosa. His mission is to build a trusting relationship with the community and clients, and to provide the best possible care to all clients.
Alec earned a Bachelor’s degree in Movement & Exercise Science from the University of Northern Iowa. He earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Briar Cliff University. Alec is originally from Cascade, Iowa. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, fishing, hunting, watching sports, & visiting family.
FUN FACTS ABOUT ALEC:
Bucket List Item: Cubs/Red Sox at Fenway Park
Favorite movie: The Dark Knight
Dream Vacation: Jamaica
Heather Pilcher, PTA, MSE, ATC, LAT
Physical Therapist Assistant & Athletic Trainer
Heather is a physical therapist assistant and athletic trainer for Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy. Her mission is to make people well body, mind, and spirit.
Heather is a 2003 graduate of Central College’s athletic training program, a 2005 graduate of the University of Kansas with a master’s degree in clinical exercise science, and a 2010 graduate of Indian Hills Community College’s physical therapist assistant program. Heather and her husband Eric live in Oskaloosa with their two kids and two dogs.
FUN FACTS ABOUT HEATHER:
If you could only eat one food, what would it be? PIZZA
Dream vacation? Touring France, Italy, & Spain
Favorite Season? All 4 are my favorite! That’s why I love Iowa because we get to experience them all!!!
Shawni Wills, COTA/L
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Shawni Wills works as an occupational therapy assistant at the Oskaloosa location. Shawni works to rehabilitate and treat children and adults under a supervising occupational therapist.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from William Penn University, and her occupational therapy assistant license from Indian Hills Community College. Her mission at Kinetic Edge is to help people live their life to the fullest.
Fun Facts about Shawni:
Hobbies: Watching documentaries, being outdoors, & watching/playing sports
Bucket List Item: Visit Ireland
Favorite Movie: Me, Myself, and Irene
Marjie Rinehart is a care coordinator for our Oskaloosa clinic. Marjie answers the phones, welcomes clients into the office, helps with insurance questions, schedules appointments, and pitches in with whatever else is needed! Her mission at Kinetic Edge is to make everyone’s experience the best possible.
Marjie earned her degree for medical assisting from Marshalltown Community College. She and her husband, Jim, live in Oskaloosa with their dog, Addie. They enjoy spending time with their daughter, Jenni, her husband, Nic, and 2 grandsons, Barrett and Callen.
FUN FACTS ABOUT MARJIE:
Food she’d eat for the rest of her life: Chicken
Something on her bucket list: Go to Rome to see the Pope
Favorite movie: St. Vincent
Sarandyn Curtis, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Sarandyn serves as a physical therapist assistant for Kinetic Edge in Oskaloosa and Pella. Her mission is to help others through the power of movement, and to get involved with the community through volunteer work and community events.
Sarandyn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Psychology from Iowa State University. She earned her Physical Therapy Assistant education from Mercy College of Health Sciences. Sarandyn is originally from Oskaloosa, Iowa. In her free time, she enjoys lifting weights, going on walks, visiting city/state/national parks, listening to podcasts, cooking, visiting with family and friends, cleaning, and drinking coffee.
FUN FACTS ABOUT SARANDYN:
Bucket List Item: Backpack across Europe & visit Harry Potter World
Her favorite movie: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Dream Vacation: To travel across the US and hike/camp at national/state parks and sleep in a tent to really enjoy the nature and natural beauty!