Staff Bios

Hannah Skalecke, MPT

Hannah, a native Vermonter, received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Vermont and her Master of Physical Therapy from Clarkson University. Prior to working at the clinic within the Green Mountain Valley School, she worked in several orthopedic outpatient settings in southern California. Areas of clinical interest include postural restoration with a sports and orthopedic focus, as well as spinal mobilization. In her free time, she enjoys road and mountain biking, hiking, skiing and spending time with her family.

Steve Skalecke, MPT

Steve graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in psychology and biology in 1997 with a Master of Physical Therapy. He has a strong clinical background in orthopedic manual therapy and has done extensive post-graduate work with the Institute of Physical Art. Other areas of clinical focus include postural restoration as well as functional training. Prior to moving to Vermont, Steve had worked in southern California both as a rehab director, and in a progressive outpatient orthopedic clinic, focusing on patella-femoral dysfunction. In his free time, Steve enjoys mountain biking, skiing and fly fishing.

Sarah Pashby, PT

Sarah is a native Vermonter and outdoor enthusiast who received her BS in physical therapy from the University of Vermont in 1998. The bulk of her post graduate education as well as clinical passion has been in the area of gait analysis and foot mechanics. This focus along with a whole body postural restoration lens has influenced her work in both orthopedic and neurological settings. She fabricates a variety of orthotic products for both gaited and non-gaited sports. She has lived in the Mad River Valley since 2001 and enjoys hiking, biking and skiing with her husband, three children and dog.

Brie Pike-Sprenger Beckwith, DPT

brie-bio-picBrie is a native Vermonter with a lifelong passion for snow sports. She attended Stratton Mountain School and was a member of the U.S. Alpine Development Team.  She went on to captain the Middlebury College Alpine Ski Team, where she graduated with a joint B.A. in Psychology and Education in 2004.  Brie pursued her clinical doctorate in physical therapy at the University of Vermont in 2008.

Prior to working at Elevation Physical Therapy, Brie was the head physical therapy for the Women’s Alpine U.S Ski Team and supported the athletes during World Championships in 2013 and 2015 and the Sochi Winter Olympic Games 2014. Her areas of clinical areas of interests are sport injury reconditioning, postural restoration and polestar pilates. When she is not in the clinic, you can find Brie exploring Vermont on foot, bicycle, kayak, or skis.  In the winter season, she spends her free time lapping the single chair at Mad River Glen, or striding on the Catamount Trail.

Miles Derrick, ATC

Miles Derrick, ATCMiles was raised in Fayston, Vermont and is a GMVS alumni. He received a Bachelors of Science degree in Athletic Training from Colby-Sawyer College. While at Colby-Sawyer College he completed clinical rotations at multiple private schools, worked with collegiate athletes and helped in the Sports Medicine division at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital.

Miles is coming to us from the Center of Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Excellence in Salt Lake City, Utah where he worked as a Physicians Extender for an Orthopedic Surgeon. Miles is passionate about working with all patient populations to facilitate preventative and rehabilitative programs. Miles takes a holistic approach with his patients and understands both the physical and cognitive factors when working through an injury.

In his free time Miles loves to ski, hike, bike, surf, rock climb and travel. He has a dog named Kona who loves to join him for most of his adventures!

Heidi Bridgewater, PTA

Heidi has worked with Elevation PT since 2012 and brings many years of clinical experience in a variety of clinical settings.  When Heidi is not in the clinic, she enjoys spending time outdoors and being with her family.

April Carr, Office Administrator

april-bio-picApril, a native Vermonter, joined the staff of Elevation Physical Therapy in the fall of 2013. She brought 10 years of experience working with insurance verification and claims processing.  When she’s not in the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her family and following Dead & Co.