United Medical Gym South Portland
Chris Pribish, L-ATC, CSCS, CSAC
Chris graduated from the Canisius College Sports Medicine program in 2002 where he was an all-state collegiate rugby player for New York State. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Speed and Agility Coach through Athletes Acceleration. Chris also holds his Functional Movement Screen Certification.
Since college, Chris worked in out-patient orthopedic rehabilitation for Saco Bay Physical Therapy for 8 years where he designed and executed rehabilitation protocols. During this time he also worked privately as a performance enhancement coach for athletes of all ages.
Recently, he has continued his passion for learning with concentration on the topics of nutrition, specifically following the research and talks of Dr. Robert Lustig and his colleagues. Other areas of study and course work have been through Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) and Z Health Performance. In 2014, Chris completed the Fascial Abrasion Technique Tool (F.A.T. Tool) Certification where he then went on to train the clinical trainers at UMedGym and began implementing the technique on his athletes and members, experiencing great improvements in flexibility and pain free movement.
Adam Hanrahan, L-ATC, CSAC
Clinical Exercise Manager
Adam graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 2007 with his Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine, Athletic Training. After college, he worked for Saco Bay Physical Therapy in their Windham clinic until 2013 when he joined the United Medical Gym. Adam is now currently the Clinical Exercise Manager for UMedGym South Portland where he has been able to design and implement a Movement Screen for those with neurological movement disorders. Adam has also recently received his Certification as a Speed and Agility Coach.
Adam enjoys spending his free time playing soccer, kickball, baseball/softball, mountain biking, and snowshoeing with his fiancée. Adam is engaged to Teryn Clark, another Athletic Trainer with UMedGym and they are getting married August 5th, 2016.
Matthew Marcoux, L-ATC
Clinical Exercise Instructor
Matt graduated from the University of New England in 2013 with his Bachelor’s in Athletic Training. In college, he was a varsity soccer player for three years while accumulating over 1500 clinical hours of study. He completed his clinical hours as an Intern with United Medical Gym in 2013. Shortly after college, Matt married his high school sweetheart, Cory, and began his professional Athletic Training career as a Clinical Exercise Instructor at United Medical Gym where he also began working as a Physical Therapist’s Aid for Saco Bay Physical Therapy in their South Portland location, assisting with patient orthopedic rehabilitation.
Along with performing evaluations and prescribing exercise to members of UMedGym, Matt also works offsite with elite athletes of Seacoast United Soccer conducting strength and conditioning and functional movement performance series for various age groups. In 2015, he was trained in the Fascial Abrasion Technique Tool (F.A.T. Tool) enabling him to further support his UMedGym members. Currently he is studying for his Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification and training in Speed and Agility practice. In addition to working at UMedGym, Matt works with a junior ice hockey team, the Maine Wild, during their regular season. Outside of work, hiking and a round or two of disc golf are his hobbies of choice.
Teryn Clark, L-ATC
Clinical Exercise Instructor and Movement Group Coordinator
Teryn graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 2008. After graduation she worked in a physical therapy clinic for 8 years which educated her in Pilates and Yoga techniques. Currently on the weekends she works for local schools and universities as a per diem Certified Athletic Trainer covering events which involves game preparation (stretching, soft tissue mobilization, and taping techniques) and acute medical care of injuries sustained on the field, court, or ice. During week days she teaches the Movement Groups for neurological disorders, “Teryn It Up” Strength Training, and High-Intensity Interval Training at UMedGym. Teryn also performs evaluations for all populations and guides them through safe exercise prescriptions for in gym use or home exercise programs.
In 2015, she was trained in the Fascial Abrasion Technique Tool (F.A.T. Tool) enabling her to further support her UMedGym members. One of Teryn’s goals is to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist to better serve her athletic community and to continue learning the best approaches to exercise and injury prevention.