Rachel obtained a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from Northern Michigan University in 2016.  In her final year of school, she interned in the Athletic Training Department of NMU’s hockey team, which allowed her to hone is her skills in sports training and orthopedic injury prevention and rehabilitation.  When she’s not training clients in the gym, she sees patients in the Active Physical Therapy clinic inside Synergy.

Rachel was born and raised with three older brothers in the suburbs of Detroit. She grew up with a family who loved sports and the outdoors. Hockey, camping, fishing, and hunting were among the things they enjoyed the most. This admiration for enjoying life spent outside brought her to NMU. She’s a very positive, outgoing person who is always excited to make new friends. Her hobbies include hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, kayaking, paddle boarding, wakeboarding, snowboarding, horseback riding, and rollerblading with her pup Duke.