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Matthew Sweeney, DPT, CSCS, CF-L1, CCWC

Current Role Coaching Athletes

Currently coaches all types of athletes with specific focus on Crossfit & Olympic weightlifters.

Coaching Philosophy

Background in Olympic weightlifting, CrossFit and running.


Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Rhode Island

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst


CSCS: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 

CF-L1: Crossfit Level 1

CCWC: Certified Clinical Athlete Weightlifting Coach

FDN, L1: Functional Dry Needling Level 1

Athletic Experience:

Trains Crossfit at Crossfit Providence

Competes in weightlifting under Providence Barbell Club

Past Athletic Experience:

Coached CrossFit at Spartan Fitness 360

Strength & conditioning coach for club level athletes at University of Rhode Island

Personal trainer at the University of Rhode Island

Competed in high school ice hockey, track & field, wrestling, and crew at St. John’s high school Shrewsbury.

Continuing Education Courses:

Active Life: Pro Path Course(2020 in progress), Immersion Course (2019)

Clinical Athlete: Pain Science Course(2020), Weightlifting Course (2019), Movement Seminar (2017)

Mike Reinhold: Manual Therapy 2.0 (2019)

Crossfit: Level 1 (2019), Power Monkey Camp X (2018)

NSCA Conferences: URI (2019), URI (2016), Providence, RI (2013), Fitchburg State (2012)

Functional Dry Needling: Level 1 (2017)

Boston PT and Wellness: Hip Hinge Workshop: Dr. Zak Gabor & Matthew Ibrahim (2017)

Performance PT: In house continuing education (2015-2017)

URI Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Chad Cook (2017), Dr. George Davies (2014)

URI Study Abroad: Ireland, France, Amsterdam (2015), Tampa, FL (2015)

Contact & Connect

Strength and Sport Physical Therapy
Matthew Sweeney, DPT, CSCS, CF-L1, CCWC
2477 East Main Rd, Portsmouth , Rhode Island, US, 02871
P: 4012394425

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