2024 Speakers

The currently committed speakers will be listed below in alphabetical order. Due to the chaotic schedules of elite soccer, speakers are subject to change even up to the last minute.


Program Chair

Nicole Surdyka, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist and Performance Scientist
NCAA/NWSL/MLS Consultant

Conference Director

Erik Meira, PT, DPT

The Science PT


Miho Arai, MS ATC, LAT

Senior Athletic Trainer
Women’s Soccer
University of Portland

Erin Cagle, MS, CSCS

Sports Scientist
LA Galaxy

Theron Enns, MA, ATC, LAT

Senior Director of Athlete Health & Performance
Real Salt Lake/Utah Royals

Stacey Hardin, PT, DPT, ATC

Director of Medical and Performance
Bay FC

Michael Messer, PT, DPT

Head of Rehabilitation
Nashville SC

Sarah Neal, PT, DPT, ATC

Director of Rehabilitation
Angel City FC

Jeannine Noble, PT, MS, RMSK

MSK Ultrasound Educator/Consultant

Benjamin Shabb MS ATC, LAT

Athletic Trainer
Men’s Soccer
University of Portland

Holly Silvers, PhD, PT

Director of Research
Major League Soccer

Steffen Thomas, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
Red Bull Athlete Performance Center