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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.


Education:

Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Rhode Island

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst


Certifications:

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
Coach
2477 East Main Rd, Portsmouth , Rhode Island, US, 02871
P: 4012394425
mattosweeney@comcast.net
www.strengthandaportpt.com

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