About Our Staff

About Our Team

Johnny Bouchard

Johnny Bouchard

Founder

Johnny Bouchard owns & runs Atlanta Sports Recovery. He is a licensed manual therapist & coach with a clinical background in sports therapy, rehab, pain science & strength/conditioning. He specializes in a movement, mobility & manual therapy approach with a strong client education & self care component.

Education & Training

  • LMT012568
  • Active Release Technique (ART) Certified
  • Fascial Distortion Model Certified
  • CrossFit Level 3 Trainer (CCFT)
  • Masters (MS) in Sports Science and Physical Rehabilitation (CALU, now PennWest)
  • Level 2 Mobility Coach with The Ready State
  • IAMA Certified
  • Functional Release Certified (FR)
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
Dr. Kristy Whyte MD

Dr. Kristy Whyte, MD

Supervising Physician

Kristy's background is in Emergency Medicine (EM). Originally from The Bahamas, she emigrated to the U.S. at a young age. She moved to Atlanta in 2015 for EM Residency training at Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital after completing her undergraduate and medical school studies at the University of Miami in Miami, FL.

Kristy is no stranger to the sports world. She was a decorated Division I track & field sprinter at The U (Miami University), garnering NCAA All-American and ACC Champion / ACC Outdoor Track & Field Most Valuable Performer accolades. Furthermore, she was a member of the Bahamian National Olympic Track & Field Team in 2008 and 2009, competing internationally and representing her home country. Kristy appreciates being physically active and has participated in and completed a 100-mile bike race from the Dolphins Cycling Challenge while raising over $3500 for cancer research. Locally, she is a Decatur Strength & Conditioning sports gym member and enjoys providing occasional sports coverage for local university teams. Kristy prides herself on taking excellent care of patients as if they were her own family. She is excited to join the Atlanta Sports Recovery team, returning our athletes to full physical strength and the activities they know and love.

 

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Alexandria Moore

Head ATC / Sports Therapist

Aleigh Moore started her Sports Medicine career at Appalachian State University. She graduated in May 2014 with a BS in Athletic Training and became a nationally board certified ATC in 2015. After doing an Internship with Reinhardt University’s Athletic Training Staff and working as the Rehab Facilitator for a medical office she pursued her Masters in Exercise and Human Performance with Liberty University, graduating in summer of 2018. She previously worked as the Assistant and Head Athletic Trainer for Agnes Scott College and has worked with Emory Outreach and Sports Performance & Athletic Training Services. 

Education & Training

  • Certifications:
  • BOC certified ATC
  • GA State Licensed ATC
  • CFL1
  • MS Exercise Science & Human Performance

Specialties:

  • Return to Activities of Daily Living 
  • Post-operative Rehab for the Knee, Hip and Shoulder 
  • Sports Specific/Human Performance
  • Musculoskeletal Rehab/Function
  • Assessment/Diagnosis/Prevention of Sports Injuries
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Christen Orr

Sports Massage Therapist

Christen is the Licensed Massage Therapist at Atlanta Sports Recovery. She graduated from Atlanta School of Massage, and began her career as team LMT for Emory Swimming and Diving (2015-2019). During her work at Emory, the teams collected five national championship titles. As an alumna of ASM, she has returned to lecture on the Ethics and Environment of Team Sports Massage. Christen believes in an integral approach to rehabilitation and performance, and she has collaborated with chiropractors, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and coaches to achieve client goals. She is a proud member of Terminus Strength and Conditioning.


Education

  • Swedish Massage
  • NMT and Deep Tissue
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • PNF stretching
  • Vaccutherapies – Ace Medicupping
  • Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique (SMRT)
  • TMJ massage
  • Sports Massage (pre and post event)
  • Sports Massage: Ethics and Building Trust (AMTA)
  • Reflexology
  • Red Cross Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid Certification
Nick Kirsch Athletic Trainer

Nick Kirsch

ATC / Sports Therapist

Nick is an Athletic Trainer (aka Sports Therapist) by training. He has certifications in manual therapy, dry needling, cupping, and rehab exercise for sports injuries. He has spent the last few years getting his masters from Georgia State while serving as the head athletic trainer for the baseball and football teams (meaning he is legendary at treating shoulder, elbow, and wrist injuries).

Nick grew up in Chicago with three brothers regularly and competed in track, baseball, and football, where he was known for being a hard-hitting safety in the vein of his favorite player Peanut Tillman.

He is an avid golfer and volleyball player and gets after it on the Peleton and in the gym. He also has a sick skill on a unicycle.

Nick specializes in dry needling & sports injury rehabilitation.

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Shawn Pitcher

Sports Nutritionist

Shawn is a native of Endicott New York. He played football collegiately (NCAA-III) at Buffalo State. Shawn was most recently the sports dietitian at Overtime Elite. He was their first full Dietitian in the league's history. Shawn joined OTE from IMG Academy (2019-2022) where he was the performance dietitian for football, boys soccer & boys lacrosse.

 

Since 2015, Shawn has had the opportunity to work with multiple levels of athletics. These include Ole Miss (2018), Spot Athletics/Nationwide Children's Hospital (2017), University of Missouri (2016), Pittsburg State (2016), University of Buffalo (2015) & Buffalo State University (2010-2015).

Education:

 

 

  • University of Buffalo State College: Bachelor of science.
  • Pittsburg State University: Masters of Science
  • University of Mississippi: Complete 1 year of coursework in their PhD program

 

 

Training:

 

  • Licensed and Registered Dietitian
  • ISAK Kinanthropometry Level 1
  • Rouxbe Culinary Certificate
  • USAW Level 1 Weightlifting Coach
  • Certified LEAP Therapist (CLT)
  • Certified Physical Performance Specialist (CPPS)
  • Functional Movement Screen Specialist (FMS-1)
  • Reflexive Performance Reset Specialist (RPR-1)
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Nadia Donez

Operations Manager & Corrective Exercise Specialist

Nadia is a french chemist by formal education, but the lab could not container her love for helping others. After moving to the states she obtained advanced teach certifications in mobility, training, yoga and jiu-jitsu. She is a hybrid on our team going between managing the day-to-day operations of the practice while helping our clients with corrective exercise and mobility work.

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