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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.

Erik Sanders, Sports Performance Specialist, Facility Supervisor, Lead Certified Athletic Trainer

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.

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.

Devon Nash, Lead Certified Athletic Trainer/Sports Performance Specialist

Devon Nash, MS, AT, ATC is a Michigan native returning home to join the Functional Athletic Sequence Training (F.A.S.T.) team after years of practicing as an athletic trainer throughout the states. Devon graduated with two degrees from Western Michigan University in 2016, a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance. Following graduation and for multiple summers after, Devon spent time traveling the country working on tour as an athletic trainer for Drum Corps International.

After her first season on tour, Devon completed a one-year Athletic Training Residency at Miami University. Devon’s primary assignment was lead athletic trainer with Miami’s women’s Field Hockey and Softball teams, and assistant athletic trainer with Miami’s Club Sports teams including Rugby, Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Soccer, Basketball, Boxing, Baseball, and Cross Country.

Following Residency, Devon attended University of Florida (UF) for her Masters in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology with a concentration in Athletic Training. During her 2-year Masters program, Devon was a Graduate-Assistant Athletic Trainer for the UF School of Theatre and Dance, providing daily athletic training services and educational lectures for the dancers. Devon was honored to develop an injury screening process and injury-preventative exercise program for the UF dancers and present her findings at the 4th annual Performing Arts in Medicine Conference. In addition to this role, Devon completed a Residency in Manual Therapy with UF’s Track and Field team, provided coverage for multiple Elite level Soccer and Field Hockey tournaments throughout Orlando, and worked as athletic trainer for Varsity Spirit®, providing coverage for local Collegiate Dance and Cheer Camps and Competitions.

Upon graduation, Devon worked in Tennessee as a high school athletic trainer. It was during this time she taught conditioning classes to the Chattanooga School of Ballet, taught group fitness classes at SPENGA®, and acted as athletic trainer for Detroit City FC, providing manual therapy treatment, rehabilitation, and conditioning workouts to the players as they completed the NISA Legend’s Cup.

Most recently, Devon has continued to teach group fitness with the SPENGA® franchise and has been working as athletic trainer and physician-extender in Cincinnati for FC Cincinnati’s lead Orthopedic Surgeon.

Devon specializes in proper biomechanics, preventative exercise, strength and conditioning, and utilizes a holistic approach in addressing an athlete’s pain/needs. Devon is certified in Dry Needling, and has extensive experience with additional different manual therapy techniques. After her own time as a competitive dancer, enduring extensive hip surgeries of her own, and spending the past 7 years working with a variety of athletes and sports, Devon is ready to apply all of her gathered experience and knowledge at F.A.S.T. and can’t wait to be a part of the team.

Hanna Abuaita, Sports Performance Specialist

Hanna is joining FAST as a dedicated and passionate Sports Performance Specialist, bringing a strong background in functional training and fitness training. With a lifelong involvement in soccer, Hanna has played at various levels, including high school, club, and college soccer. Hanna’s experience extends beyond playing, as he had the privilege of coaching the girls’ varsity soccer team during high school, gaining valuable leadership and mentoring skills.

During his time at Northwood University he played soccer for two years, providing an opportunity to closely observe the athletic training staff and strength and conditioning coach, acquiring profound knowledge about their exceptional methods for athlete recovery and training.

Hanna then went to Michigan State University to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, specializing in human movement and exercise. To further enhance his knowledge and skills, Hanna completed an internship at State of Fitness, focusing on results-based fitness programs, sports performance, and healthy lifestyle guidance.

With a strong commitment to ongoing learning and staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in sports science, Hanna continuously seeks opportunities to refine his skills and expand his knowledge base. His ultimate goal is to empower individuals and athletes to overcome obstacles, surpass their goals, and lead healthy, fulfilling lives.

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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