Our Team


Passion, with a dash of attitude.

The Human Performance Collective has brought together an eclectic group of healthcare providers to provide you the same services and experienced care available to college and professional athletes.

The HPC staff is qualified and eager to meet your recovery needs and develop a specialized exercise program that will enable you to achieve your fitness goals in a fun, social environment.

The Collective

David Cotner Athletic Trainer and Bike Fitter in Ann ArborDavid Cotner, MEd LAT ATC (Co-Founder)

David Completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland and graduate studies at George Washington University. He has served as the Head Athletic Trainer at Lake Superior State University, University of Maine, Presque Isle, and USA Hockey.

His clinical experience includes work at MedSport, Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists, and ATI at an Athletic Trainer, where he lead the assessment and rehabilitation of elite endurance athletes.

An avid cyclist, David is certified in the F.I.S.T method of bike fitting, integrating his sports medicine knowledge to provide a unique fitting experience.

  • BS in Kinesiology & Exercise Science from the University of Maryland
  • MEd in Human Kinetics from George Washington University
  • Licensed and Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Certified in the F.I.S.T method of bike fitting (Fit Institute Slowtwitch)
  • Over 35 years working in sports medicine
  • Part of world championships with Team USA Hockey
  • Advanced training in running injury assessment and gait analysis

Earl Wenk, LAT LMT ATC CSCS CES PES (Co-Founder)Earl Wenk, Athletic Trainer, Massage Therapist, and Running Analysis in Ann Arbor

Earl has over 25 years of experience in the field of sports medicine, working as both a certified athletic trainer and massage therapist. In addition, he is also an NSCA-certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist.

A graduate of the University of Michigan, with a degree in Movement Science from the Division of Kinesiology, Earl worked his way through school as a student athletic trainer.

Earl has been featured in Massage Magazine, and has written the sports massage expert blog for Massage Magazine’s web site.  He specializes in working with athletes of all ages and skill levels –  from recreational runners to All-American collegiate, professional and Olympic athletes.


 Eyvonne Crow, LMT FMT

Eyvonne is a licensed massage therapist who specializes in sports massage and therapeutic massage for medical conditions. She has also been part of the massage therapy group in the University of Michigan Hospitals, where she provided in-patient massage services to clients with a wide range of medical conditions.

Eyvonne has taught massage therapy classes in: anatomy, sports massage, myofascial release, and neuromuscular therapy. She uses her broad range of knowledge to get your body moving quickly and effectively, so you can keep doing the activities you enjoy. Clients include marathoners, powerlifters, collegiate and Olympic swimmers, and Paralympic athletes.

  • Licenced Massage Therapist
  • Certified in Myofascial Therapy
  • Certified in Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Advanced Training in Active Isolated Stretching
  • Advanced Training in Sports Massage
  • Certified in Fascial Movement Taping

 

Dia Mason, LMT NCBTMBDia Mason Ann Arbor Massage Therapist

Dia is a massage therapist with years of experience working with NCAA athletes in: Track & Field, Swimming, Soccer, Gymnastics, and Baseball.

As a therapist when I say “I feel your pain”, I probably know what you are going through.  I have traveled the journey of muscle strains, ligament sprains and posture problems; so I know recovery is important to performance efficiency and success.

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Nationally Board Certified Massage Therapist (NCBTMB)
  • Certified in Sports Massage
  • Certified in Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Certified in Myofascial Therapy
  • Certified in Fascial Stretch Therapy (Level 3)
  • Certified in Oncology/Hospital Massage
  • Advanced Training: MedSport Management of the Injured Runner & Cyclist
  • Marathon runner since 1980
  • Former Ms. Michigan and Junior Ms Michigan in bodybuilding
  • Golfer, Swimmer, Weightlifter, and Yoga practitioner

Ken Smoot, LAT ATCKen Smoot - Functional Training and Corrective Exercise Specialist - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ken completed his undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University. He was the athletic trainer at Skyline high school for 5 years, where he was in charge of all on and off field injuries,injury assessments, athletes rehabilitation, acute care, and emergency situations.

His clinical experience includes working at Michigan rehabilitation specialists, ATI physical therapy and MedSport.

Ken has a strong passion for human anatomy, orthopedic/athletic rehabilitation, and injury prevention. He has worked with many ages and levels of athletes and truly loves to see them progress and achieve their athletic and rehab goals to continue to do what they love.

  • BS in Athletic Training from Eastern Michigan University
  • Licensed and Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Certified Fascial Movement Taping (FMT)
  • Has been a part of many state and national champion sports teams
  • Member of the NATA, MATS and GLATA