Liz has been a Doctor of Physical Therapy since 2012 and certified Starting Strength Coach since 2017. With almost 4 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine, as well as 6 years of experience under the bar including 4 competitions and 2 pregnancies, she possesses the knowledge and experience to help people of all ages and ability levels become stronger and healthier while remaining pain and injury free.
Experiencing pain or injury does not mean that training has to stop. Every situation is unique and having a coach with experience like Liz’ is crucial for working through these phases of training.
Liz has the background to help clients navigate the complexities of training around pain by providing highly individualized programming and expert movement analysis. She is caring and very attentive to detail. Her unique guidance has helped many clients through challenging times.
She is a competitive powerlifter in the USAPL 52kg weight class, with personal bests of 102.5kg (226lb) squat, 55kg (121lb) bench, 110kg (242.5lb) deadlift, and a 335.47 Wilks. She currently holds the Mississippi state record for the squat, bench, and total.
Liz is an ex-dancer, former military spouse, and mother of two. She has experience training during and after pregnancy. She and her husband currently reside in Leesburg, VA. She loves hiking, boating, gardening, cooking, and a good bottle of cab.