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Sports Medicine Team Bios

Tony Robles, Founder/Director of F.A.S.T.

Tony R. Robles, AT, ATC, is a Licensed Athletic Trainer and the Founder and Director of Functional Athletic Sequence Training (F.A.S.T.) in Troy, MI. He is known as a leader in athlete performance management. Prior to founding F.A.S.T., he helped design and develop the Sports Performance Academy at the Detroit Medical Center. Tony has a decade of experience working closely with athletes of all ages and skill levels, focusing on the delivery of sports medicine and athlete performance development. He has developed sports-specific functional training programs for hundreds of athletes in Metro Detroit and around the country.

Tony has a passion for education. He develops specialized training programs for parents, coaches, and athletes, keying on the proper biomechanics of jumping and running. Tony’s workshops are designed to help attendees understand how to best progress athletically, in order to get the most out of themselves. Tony also focuses on developing training programs for female athletes to help decrease the rick of ACL injuries in sport. He also has a special interest in Osteopathic Manual Medicine and analyzing athletes’ basic functional movements to enhance their ability to perform their sport.

Tony Robles was inspired to become an Athletic Trainer in college. While attending Azusa Pacific University in California on an athletic scholarship for soccer, Tony had an accident in which he broke his neck. Following the incident, Athletic Trainers were instrumental in helping him return to the sport he loves. As a result, he was inspired to do the same for others. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree from Azusa Pacific, Tony moved to Michigan to be the Intern Staff Athletic Trainer at Michigan State University. His responsibilities there included Women’s Rowing and assisting with Football. He then transferred to Alabama State University, where he became the Assistant Athletic Trainer, working with Men’s Basketball, Women’s Soccer, Men’s Baseball and Men’s and Women’s Track and Field. Tony is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. He currently resides in West Bloomfield with Katie, his wife of 11 years, and their three sons, Isaac, Ian and Sammy.

Collyn Reaume, Supervisor, Lead Certified Athletic Trainer and Sports Performance Specialist

Collyn Reaume, AT, ATC joins Functional Athletic Sequence Training (F.A.S.T) team after being the head athletic trainer at Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills, Michigan. His primary obligations included injury recognition, evaluation, and prevention of injuries with the high school athlete. Prior to Stoney Creek, Collyn worked as a graduate assistant within the Oakland University athletic training department where his primary obligations were with the cross-country and track and field athletes. At Oakland University, Collyn implemented preventative exercise training programs to diminish the chance of running injuries and to help with performance enhancement. Collyn graduated in 2010 with Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine and is currently finishing his Master’s thesis from Oakland University.

Collyn’s clinical experience extends from the large demographic of athletes he has seen in his career. His past work experiences have allowed him to gain knowledge in Muscle Energy and manual therapy techniques and injury prevention and performance enhancement strategies for baseball, football, cross-country, track and field, and soccer athletes. Collyn also has a wide knowledge base when it comes running biomechanics and making athletes more efficient.

Collyn is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association since 2010.

Collyn currently lives in Rochester Hills, Michigan with his wife, daughter, and dog, Bruno.

Gavin Harden, Lead Certified Athletic Trainer/Sports Performance Specialist

Gavin Harden, AT, ATC, joins Functional Athletic Sequence Training (F.A.S.T.) after working for Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Lansing, MI. In his time there, Gavin served as head athletic trainer of Lansing Community College while also treating the general population in an outpatient rehabilitation clinic. Prior to his time at Peak Performance, Gavin held two sports medicine internship positions with the Detroit Tigers where he studied the recovery, maintenance, and prevention of injuries in overhead athletes. He used a broad scope of many therapy techniques including cupping, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), muscle energy, and active release. Gavin obtained a Bachelor of Science in athletic training from Grand Valley State University in 2019 and has clinical experience in a wide range of settings including high schools, colleges, hospitals, and professional athletics. He was worked with sports such as; baseball, football, track cross-country, basketball, volleyball, tennis, lacrosse, and soccer.

Gavin has a special interest in the treatment, recognition, and prevention of injuries to the shoulder and upper extremity. His favorite part about being an athletic trainer is working one-on-one with athletes to design and implement individualized training programs. Recreationally, Gavin enjoys spending time hiking, mountain biking, and running outdoors.

Kaity Benson, Sports Performance Specialist

Kaity is joining the FAST training team as a Performance Specialist after working for a physical therapy clinic as an Exercise Specialist locally. Her experience as an Exercise Specialist allowed her to work with patients to improve their mobility, reduce pain and return to daily activities as well as returning them to sports. Kaity was a four year collegiate athlete spending one year at Bethel College in Indiana and three years at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Mi. She had earned a scholarship for Women’s collegiate soccer at both schools. Kaity graduated from NMU with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science with a minor in Pre-PT. She has had a lot of experience on the inner workings of athletic training facilities and clinics, both as an athlete and a student while at NMU. Kaity has experience in collegiate weight lifting, cardiovascular endurance and rehab programs.

She played 10 years of club soccer and 6 of those years were for the Michigan Gators(now known as the Nationals) before attending College. She was also a member of Team Canada when Windsor hosted the 2013 International Children’s Games. During the ICG games she was exposed to international competition and received a silver medal representing Team Canada’s girl’s soccer team.

Through her soccer career Kaity has endured many injuries. She has been able to overcome these injuries through rehab, strength and conditioning to restore functionality to her life. These experiences have given her a deep passion to help young athletes by combining performance, strength training and injury prevention. Kaity has a great appreciation for the competition that comes with being an athlete and loves to push others to help them achieve a competitive edge, and to reach their goals as well as the next level of competition. Kaity still enjoys playing soccer in her free time and is willing to help train other young soccer players to enhance their skill set. She currently resides in Windsor, Canada.

Anthony Wash, Lead Certified Athletic Trainer/Sports Performance Specialist

Anthony graduated from Albion College with a Bachelor’s Degree in athletic training. He played basketball at Albion where he was voted team captain and MVP his senior year. He has a Master’s Degree in kinesiology from Wayne State University. Throughout his college career, he developed a passion for human movement and realized that he wanted to help individuals and athletes reach their maximum potential and achieve their own personal goals. He is also interested in sport biomechanics and sport psychology.

Previously Anthony was at a physical therapy clinic working with individuals with spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. There he was able to develop and expand his knowledge and practice of various neuromuscular facilitation techniques as well as various cueing strategies.

He has always wanted to train and work with athletes while helping them prevent or rehab injuries, with the goal of seeing them improve their overall sports performance. He looks forward to learning new approaches and techniques while training those athletes.

Erik Sanders, Sports Performance Specialist

Erik Sanders, ATC, CSCS, joined the Functional Athletic Sequence Training (F.A.S.T) team in the summer of 2021 following a seven-year career at Ohio Northern University. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Cedarville University and his Master’s Degree during a graduate assistantship at Georgia Southern University.
He has had the privilege of working with collegiate and professional athletes competing in a wide variety of different sports, including football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, baseball, hockey and golf. He has extensive experience developing rehab, conditioning, and injury prevention programs. Erik is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist per the NSCA and is also Graston Certified.

Erik is passionate about helping his athletes perform and feel better and loves seeing them be successful in both their sport and everyday life.

Amber Dermyre, NSCA-CPT

Amber Dermyre, NSCA-CPT joined FAST after spending 9 years at the Detroit Athletic Club as one of the leading trainers. She comes to FAST because of the passion for functional training and sports performance. Amber loves being able to work with athletes and active adults that want to be the best version of themselves and aren’t afraid to work for it! She enjoys guiding her clients to become independent, pain free and functional according to their specific goals. Whether that’s running a local race or coming back after surgery. Her training sessions are learning experiences. She expects her clients to ask questions about the program that we build in order to learn how to take control of their health independently. While she has been a trainer and coach for the last ten years, she has been an athlete her entire life. She grew up playing volleyball, soccer and running track in middle and high school. It wasn’t till after high school that she missed the competitive nature of sports and started racing a ton of 5ks and 10ks. Her love for running morphed into wanting to run longer. Fast forward and she raced well over 30 half marathons, and a handful of full marathons. Since starting her competitive running addiction in 2008 she was ranked as top 50 runners in Michigan in 2017 which gave her the status of an elite runner. That fall she ran as an elite in the NYC Marathon with a time of 3:01, and that following spring she competed in her first Boston Marathon. She lives a healthy and active lifestyle, and is passionate about being the best version of herself as an athlete. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and passion towards health and wellness with others to help guide them to become the best version of themselves whether as athletes or active adults!

Dr. Shelley Nepa, D.O.

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Clinical Interests:

  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Spine Disorders
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing (EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies)
  • Brain Injury
  • Stroke

Board Certified:

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Specialty Training:

  • Residency – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University – School of Medicine/Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Detroit, MI, Chief Resident
  • Medical School: Michigan State University – College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI
  • Chiropractic School: Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, MO

Vincent Hosfield B.S., MTOM, L.Ac.

Vince Hosfield is a licensed acupuncturist and practitioner of Chinese Medicine. He graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Marketing. Vince studied acupuncture and Chinese medicine at the prestigious Emperors College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica, California. Upon returning to Michigan he worked as the staff acupuncturist at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and co-founded Michigan Integrative Medicine with Dr. Elizabeth Zide.

Vince has been treating pain and injuries for almost a decade. He has treated all types of athletes from professional football and hockey, high school and college athletes, to the novice “weekend warrior.” Vince combines acupuncture, electro stimulation and when applicable Chinese cupping. These therapies help to improve circulation, reduce pain, reduce inflammation, and improve recovery times.

Vince is excited to be joining the team at F.A.S.T. to focus on his passion for treating athletes and helping them improve their recovery times and get back to competition faster.


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