All New Elite Sports Science Center - Coming Soon, 2017
(972) 664-0701
Plano location:
2500 Dallas Parkway, Suite 111 Plano, TX 75093
Richardson location:
2100 N.Greenville Avenue, Suite 100 Richardson, TX 75080

ELITE TEAM

YOUR ELITE TEAM

THE ELITE PHYSICAL THERAPY TEAM
LOCATED IN PLANO & RICHARDSON, TX

The Elite Sports Science Center staff has worked as a team for over 10 years in sports medicine field in the Dallas & Fort Worth area. The Elite team offers over 50 years of combined sports medicine experience, including rehabilitation of numerous national and international level athletes. They have worked with both the American and Junior national soccer teams.  Elite has been the exclusive sports rehabilitation provider for the Dallas Fury and the Dallas Sidekicks. The founding partners have provided physical therapy solutions for the Dallas Burn and consulting for the Dallas Mavericks Organization. They also have been athletic trainers for the Dallas Tornado, Dallas Americans, North Texas Heat, Baltimore Blast, US Olympic Team and FC Dallas. It’s no surprise that the Elite staff also have lifestyles focused around sports, activities and recreation including; soccer, tennis, weightlifting, marathons, softball & horseback riding.
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Karlan Armstrong, MS, MPT

Graduated from UTMB Galveston. Owner of Elite Centers. He has worked with exceptional high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. He served as PT for the Sidekicks, Dallas Burn for 8 years, a health consultant for the Dallas Maverick Organization and many area high schools. He was the Director of Therapy at Pine Creek Medical Center for 10 years.


Steve Parker, ATC, LAT

Graduated from SMU with a BA and MA. He has served as Athletic Trainer for the Dallas Tornado, Dallas Americans, North Texas Heat, Baltimore Blast, Dallas Sidekicks, US National Team, US Jr. National Team, US Olympic Team, Sting and The D'Feeters. He also traveled the world with World Championship Tennis and the USTA Satellite Circuit. He has sat on numerous Boards of Directors; Dallas Sports Rehabilitation Center, Sports Med Central Dallas, Richardson, and Denton, Sports Med City Centre. NASL team Physicians and Athletic Trainers Association, and NYS Charity board. He was Texas Operations Director For Novacare Rehab. Former columnist for Pro Tennis Magazine and Indoor Goal. Co-authored a few books and has appeared on TV as well as radio. Had the athletic trainer contract with Bishop Lynch HS, as well as The Greenhill School. He is also a licensed soccer referee and played competitively until a couple of years ago


Donna Alford, BS, Office Administrator

Graduated with a BS degree in Medical Business Management. She has worked as a Medical Office Administrator in Physical Therapy for 28 years. 26 years with Steve Parker including 10 years at NovaCare in the Corporate Offices, Clinics, and Billing Office and Sports Med Central. Then joined Karlan at Elite Therapy Solutions for 8 years and counting. She has also enjoyed working with the Dallas Sidekicks for many years in the past and is currently working with the team again this season.


Jennifer Griffin, Office Manager

Graduated from Forney High School. She studied Emergency Medicine at Trinity Valley Community College, and has been in medical management for 20 plus years and a physical therapy office manager for 10 years.


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Matt Sly, Physical Therapy Tech

Received his BS in Exercise Sport’s Science with a concentration in Health and Wellness in the Clinical Population from Texas State University. Matt gained clinical experience as an intern at Elite Therapy Solutions prior to graduation. He played club for Riverplate 91’ and Andromeda 91.


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Lisa Tomaselli, PT

Lisa is a licensed Physical Therapist graduating Summa Cum Laude from UTHSC San Antonio in 1996. She specializes in Orthopedic and sports related injury care and has a special interest in youth sports medicine. She has helped athletes from Recreational level to professional levels in various sports such as soccer, football, and gymnastics. She loves to see her athletes return to competition strong and confident in their game.

Lisa has been a lifelong athlete competing in multiple sports including gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, swimming, cycling, but focused primarily in soccer. She competed in select soccer in Dallas and has been selected to be in the United States National Soccer Team Pool. She also won Texas State High School Champion. She played NCAA Division I soccer at University of Central Florida where they finished in NCAA Final Four tournament. She also currently participates in the National Veteran’s Cup Teams and has won titles in the Over 30 and Over 40 age groups.

Lisa is a Nationally Licensed Soccer Coach and worked with the 90, 91 Boys National Champions with the Andromeda Soccer Club and is a former coach with the Hockaday School.
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