Meet Our Team
PT, DPT, ATC
Ryan graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in athletic training. He then interned with the New England Patriots before deciding to pursue a career in physical therapy. He attended MGH Institute of Health Professions where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy. He worked at a private practice for 7 years before deciding to open Coastal Physical Therapy. In his spare time Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife Kristin, daughter Abigail, son Jackson, and Shelby his dog.
Heather received her Physical Therapy degree from the University of Vermont and has worked in a variety of settings over the course of her career including acute care, sub-acute / short term rehabilitation, outpatient orthopedics and home care. She joined Ryan at Coastal Physical Therapy where she enjoys the one on one treatment approach, utilizing her manual therapy skills as well as developing creative treatment plans unique to each patient/client.
Kathy Marchetti Bates
Kathy has been a Physical Therapist Assistant since 1997. A graduate of both URI and Endicott College, she has worked as a PTA for over 15 years. For the past 10 years, she has worked with Sports Medicine North at Physical Therapy North. She enjoys applying her experience and skills in the latest manual techniques; including IASTM, Rock floss, Cupping and Taping techniques to improve her patients experience and recovery times. She enjoys camping with family, snowmobiling and travel with her husband. She is very excited to join the team at Coastal Physical Therapy, and to have the opportunity and time to treat her patients as needed.