Meet The Staff

Physical Therapist Kevin

Kevin Kucko,     PT, DPT, MA, ATC, Director, Licensed Physical Therapist, Certified Athletic Trainer, Dry Needling Certified

Kevin received his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from the State University of New York at Cortland. Starting as a certified Athletic trainer he worked both in NFL as well as with college athletes focusing on accelerating the rehabilitation for injured athletes. In 1995 received his Masters Degree in physical therapy from Touro College, and in 2020  completed  his Doctorate Degree from the University of Montana.

Since 1997 he has been the Director of Rehabilitation at various rehabilitation centers on the east coast, Applying his approach to adults and seniors has allowed his clients to reach their fullest potential. While in the Lake Norman area he completed several studies in reducing time lost to work Injuries,   Ergonomics, Peripheral Neuropathy and has worked with many Dentists and Surgeons to effectively treat jaw pain and dysfunctions of the TMJ.

In 2007 Kevin began to lecture, teaching clinical advances to other therapists and medical professionals. He has presented at over 200 seminars in specialty areas of Manual Treatment of the Upper quarter, Conservative management of the TMJ, and Treatment of Peripheral neuropathy. He is currently developing a lower quarter course with a focus on sports performance.

Kevin opened K2-Sports Therapy and performance in 2011 providing physical therapy to the Lake Norman Community. Outside of work Kevin enjoys rock climbing, hiking and mountain biking. 

Physical Therapist Gwen

Gwen VanRyen-Sink,  PT, ATC, L-AT, Licensed Physical Therapist,

Certified Athletic Trainer, Dry Needling Certified

Gwen graduated in 1991 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She started as a certified athletic trainer. Her experience includes National Teams such as the USA team Handball, USA Rugby, RCA Tennis Championships- Men's Tour, Outreach with several NASCAR and INDY car teams. She has focused her career on outpatient physical therapy and sports medicine with outreach into the community.

Physical Therapist Sabrina

Sabrina ChabotPT

Sabrina joined K2 Sports Therapy in September 2018. In 2014 she graduated from Université Laval in Québec, Canada with her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy. Before she got her Masters, she received her Physical Therapy Assistant Degree from Cégep FXG. During her time at the University, she worked as a PTA in an outpatient facility through her Master’s Studies and was a student helper with various football teams. Sabrina is a group fitness instructor teaching several Les Mills formats. She is originally from Québec, Canada and loves being active both indoors and outdoors. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading, and traveling!

Physical Therapy Staff Member Trisha

Trisha Stewart, PTA

Physical Therapy Staff Member Andrew

Andrew Miller, PTA

Physical Therapy Staff Member Sonya

Sonya Scott Office Manager

Sonya has worked with K2 Sports Therapy for two years, she moved from Tampa, FL to North Carolina in order to be closer to her three daughters. She is American Counsel Exercise Certified and has 10 years of experience in Group Fitness. She is currently studying Nutrition Consulting with American Association Nutrition Counsel with the hope of positively influencing patients health. Sonya is a “nutrition nerd” and those around her know that her world lights up when two little boys and one girl call her MiMi!


Lisa Foland Office Manager

Lisa joined K2 Sports Therapy in 2018 working as a front office staff member. She moved from Dayton, Ohio with her husband and son. Lisa has 7 years of experience working in a physical therapy office back in Ohio. Previous to working in a physical therapy office, she was a librarian for 10 years. In her free time she enjoys playing with her new kitten Norman, going back to Ohio periodically to visit her daughter, and spending time with friends and family.

Michael Neilsen PT   Michael Nielsen  Physical Therapist

Zackary Parris  Physical Therapist Assistant

Zackery Parris  Physical Therapist Assistant