Doctor of Physical Therapy
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, James Cook University, 2010
Masters of Sport and Exercise Science (Honors 1A), James Cook University, 2011
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Melbourne, 2016
Jarrod was born in Sydney, Australia, to an American father and an Australian mother. Growing up, Jarrod was always interested in sports and exercise. He was a state 800m runner and high jumper in high school. During this time Jarrod also competed in triathlons and swimming competitions. Through his experiences working with athletes as well as suffering injuries himself, Jarrod developed an interest in injury prevention and rehabilitation sciences.
Jarrod earned a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, where he graduated with top honors, while also tutoring in physics and biomechanics, and assisting in research. Jarrod then went on to complete a Masters Degree focused on the effects of mental fatigue whereby he received first class honors. Jarrod is a published author and has several journal articles published ranging from the ‘International Journal of Sports Medicine’ to the ‘Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, and has served as a sports trainer for the Aussie Rules football team.
Jarrod’s interest in injury prevention coupled with his passion for helping others led him to the field of physical therapy. In 2016, Jarrod graduated from the University of Melbourne, receiving his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Following graduation, Jarrod relocated with his wife Emily to Pocatello, Idaho, where he is currently utilizing his skills to help individuals return to a higher quality of life.
Outside of work Jarrod enjoys spending time with his extended family and dog Charlie. Whenever possible Jarrod takes up the chance to surf, play guitar, golf, ski, and enjoy the outdoors.