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Meet the RunStrong training team

Runners of all ages and abilities can trust the LMH Health RunStrong training team to keep them on the move. Our sports medicine team of sports rehab therapists, athletic trainers, physician champion and a strength and conditioning coach collaborate to provide comprehensive care that keeps runners healthy and performing their best.


Athletic Trainers

Zachary Sanchez ONeill

Zack is a clinical athletic trainer at LMH Health and shares a passion for the sport of running and helping treat running-related injuries. He works with the run retraining program and coaches off-season strength and conditioning to high school-aged runners. Zack graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in athletic training and received his master's degree in athletic training at the University of Kentucky. He has more than ten years of experience working with Division I track & field and cross country athletes at the Universities of Kansas, Florida, Colorado and Kentucky. Zack has also competed in the Boston Marathon and runs the Hood Coast to Coast Relay each year with Dr. Prô.


Physical Therapists

Jacob Loucks, DPT

Jacob is a licensed physical therapist passionate about keeping athletes competing at their highest level. He holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Ottawa University and a doctorate of physical therapy from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedics and a passion for sports rehab. Jacob competed in collegiate baseball at Ottawa University for four years. He provides in-season cross country and track support to the high school athletic training staff and coaches off-season strength and conditioning for high school-aged runners.

Mitchell Montgomery, DPT

Mitchell is a Jayhawk, graduating from the University of Kansas School of Medicine with a doctorate of Physical Therapy. His experience as a licensed physical therapist focuses on sports and orthopedic conditions, functional movement screening and functional dry needling. Mitchell’s passion for treating the injured runner led him to complete training in video run analysis to assist with run retraining. He provides in-season cross country and track support to the high school athletic training staff and coaches off-season strength and conditioning for high school-aged runners.

Andrea Rector, DPT

Andrea, a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine, is a licensed physical therapist focusing on sports and orthopedic conditions. She has certifications in functional dry needling levels one and two, as well as Graston technique. Andrea is interested in treating injured runners and has specialized training, including the expertise to video running analysis to better help the runner in their mechanics of movement. She provides in-season cross country and track support to the high school athletic training staff and coaches off-season strength and conditioning to high school aged runners.

Nami Stone, PT

Nami is a licensed physical therapist at LMH Health. A graduate of the University of Iowa physical therapy program, her 20 years of clinical experience include outpatient orthopedics, return to sport care and strength and conditioning training of the healthy athlete. She is certified in Graston 1 and 2 techniques and has formal training in the molding of custom orthotics. Nami has more than 15 years of coaching experience at both the high school and collegiate level and enjoys working with both recreational and competitive runners. She provides in-season cross country and track support to the high school athletic training staff and coaches off-season strength and conditioning for high school aged runners.


Physician Champion

Stephan Prô, MD

Dr. Prô is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with special interests in the evaluation and treatment of young patients with hip/groin pain, as well as knee and shoulder conditions. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine before completing a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group.

Dr. Prô has worked with professional soccer teams, assisted the U.S. men's national team in preparing for the 2010 World Cup and currently serves as team physician for the University of Kansas. He is also an assistant professor for the orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Prô competed in cross country/track & field for Wake Forest University and continues to be an avid runner, making it part of his daily lifestyle.

Strength and Conditioning coach

Joe DeLeo

Joe is passionate about empowering his students to improve their health, life and athletic performance through a process-oriented approach that yield results in movement, strength and injury resilience. Equally rewarding is working with individuals restoring function and capacity whether returning from injury, transitioning from rehab or rebuilding capacity after a long layoff. Joe earned a bachelor of business administration in sport, event and hospitality management at George Washington University and a master’s degree in new media management at Syracuse University. He has three years of experience working in a sports performance and rehabilitation setting and ten years coaching at the club, high school, collegiate and elite levels. He holds a CSCS certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, is an NSCA Missouri State Advisory Board member and a StrongFirst kettlebell and bodyweight instructor. Joe coaches in and off-season strength and conditioning for high school aged runners.

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