Meet the Staff

Jill McCormickJill McCormick, PT, ATC, CKTP, ART-Certified: Physical Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer

Jill is the owner and operator of Excel, and has been since its conception in August of 1999. Jill was born and raised in Columbia, Missouri and graduated with a Physical Therapy degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1995. She received an Athletic Training Certification in 1999 through an internship program at Columbia College, which she participated in while working as a full-time PT. Jill currently lives in California, managing the business end of things from her home office there, and relying on her excellent staff at Excel to keep things humming in Boonville! She makes trips back to Excel about every 4 weeks to keep in personal touch and she keeps her PT skills fresh as she works for another out-patient PT clinic in California. E-mail Jill

Kelley ChandlerKelley Chandler, PT, CKTP, ART-Certified: Physical Therapist

Kelley joined Excel in 2002 and she is the on-site manager as well as a treating clinician. She was born and raised in Columbia, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 2002 with a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree and a Master of Physical Therapy degree. Kelley specializes in spine work and is certified in the practice of Active Release Technique (ART), a highly specialized and effective manual therapy technique. Learn more about ART at Kelley continues to live in Columbia with her three cats and two dogs! Kelley was certified as a Pilates Instructor in 2003. She currently instructs Pilates classes 2 days a week at Excel Fitness Center! E-mail Kelley

KurtTim Tracy, PT: Physical Therapist

Tim is originally from Kansas City, Missouri. He moved to Columbia in 2001 to play soccer for Columbia College, during which time he received his BS in Biology.  After briefly moving back to Kansas City to earn a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Rockhurst University, he is very excited to be back in the Mid-Missouri area.  Outside of the clinic, he enjoys trail running and mountain biking at the parks around Columbia. Email Tim

John TateJohn Tate, PTA, CKTP; ART-Certified: Physical Therapy Assistant

John has been with the Excel team since 2002. He graduated from Linn-State Tech with a Physical Therapy Assistant degree in 1999. John is from Fulton, Missouri originally; he moved to Columbia and attended high school there and he now lives in Rocheport. John has been integral in running Excel’s Athletic Enhancement program, and he’s also worked as a Personal Trainer for several years. Recently, John completed a Rehab Mentorship at Athletes Perfomance Institute, which is known for training several NFL athletes. Ask John about working for you with your fitness and/or athletic enhancement goals at Excel Fitness Center! E-mail John

Andrea HoehnSam Goedrich, OTR/L, CHT: Occupational Therapist

Sam was born and raised in Texas and relocated to Columbia, Missouri in 2000. He graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. He has been practicing Occupational Therapy since then, which has surmounted to about 20 years of experience. Since earning his degree, Sam has specialized in upper extremity rehabilitation and achieved the distinction as a Certified Hand Therapist in 2007. Sam, his wife and 3 children currently live in Columbia, Missouri. E-mail Sam

LeslieAnn LueckenhoffLeslieAnn Lueckenhoff, ATC: Athletic Trainer

LeslieAnn was born and raised in Jefferson City, MO and graduated from Culver-Stockton College with a Bachelor of Athletic Training degree in 2008. She became certified and licensed as an Athletic Trainer in April of 2010. LeslieAnn has plans to finish her Master program in Exercise, Sport Science, and Physical Education in December 2011 through the University of Central Missouri. In the fall of 2011, she will be starting a Physical Therapy Assistant program through Linn State Technical College. She currently lives in Jefferson City, MO with her husband. E-mail LeslieAnn


Jeanine MielkeJeanine Mielke : Aerobics Instructor

Jeanine was born and raised outside of Chicago. She attended the University of Missouri for her Bachelors Degrees and continued at Stephens College to earn a Masters Degree and License in School Counseling.  Her full time job is an elementary school counselor in Columbia, Missouri. She joined Excel in 2004 teaching fitness classes on the side. What started out at one class almost a decade ago has blossomed into a variety of classes. She started her group fitness certification with AFPA in 2003 and continues to get certified and educated in all realms of fitness.


Cayley SchlerCayley Schler, Office Coordinator

Cayley came to work at Excel first as a PT tech in May, 2008. She quickly learned the ins and outs of our daily operations and was promoted to Office Coordinator in December, 2008. Cayley graduated from BHS in 2007, then attended MU, and continues her education at MU online. Cayley was born and raised in Boonville. E-mail Cayley


Cayley SchlerJennah Mudd-Bulen, Facility Coordinator and Personal Trainer

Jennah graduated from Bunceton High School in 2006. She went on to Missouri Valley College where she pursued her degree in Athletic Training and played college basketball. She transferred to Central Methodist University her junior year and completed her Bachelors degree in Athletic Training with minors in Biology and Physical Education. She is currently working on her Athletic Training Certification and in the future plans to go back to school for her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Jennah currently lives here in Boonville with her husband and two dogs. E-mail Cayley

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