Cheboygan Staff

Meet the Cheboygan Staff 


Becky Bailey

 Becky Bailey, Physical Therapist, DPT, Clinic Manager

Becky obtained her Bachelor of Science degree and Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Michigan in 1992 and 1994 respectively. She completed her doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in April 2007. Becky has worked in an outpatient orthopedic setting since 1994 with an emphasis on manual therapy and orthopedic rehabilitation. She and her husband both enjoy a variety of outdoor activities in northern Michigan.



Austin Pearson, Physical Therapist, DPT

Austin graduated from Central Michigan University with both his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Exercise Science, as well as his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. In addition to his degrees, Austin is a certified Parkinson's Wellness Recovery (PWR!) therapist. Austin is originally from Gaylord, Michigan and returned to Gaylord following graduation. In his free time Austin enjoys spending time staying active by playing basketball, running, hiking, kayaking, and cross county skiing. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and family.


 Emily Mahoney, Licensed Athletic Trainer

Emily and her husband moved to Cheboygan from Saginaw. She attended Central Michigan University where she graduated cum laude with her Bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training.  Emily has experience in several athletic training venues including industrial, clinical, professional, and high school.  Emily works at Cheboygan Physical Therapy in the mornings and on the sidelines as the athletic trainer for Cheboygan High School in the afternoons. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.


Megan Bollon, Physical Therapist Assistant, CSCS

Megan graduated with her Associate degree in applied science from Delta College in 2015. She then went on to further her education at Ferris State University with a B.S. in allied health in 2017. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Michigan Chapter. Megan is certified in Functional Movement Techniques through RockTape and uses many taping and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques. Megan is an American Physical Therapy Association Credentialed Clinical instructor and taught as adjunct faculty in Delta College’s PTA program during the 2017-18 academic year. She recently continued her education is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. New to northern Michigan, Megan is excited to spend her free time in the elements. She enjoys hiking, backpacking, kayaking, paddle boarding, yoga, and snowshoeing.



Ashley Closs, LPTA, Physical Therapist Assistant

Ashley grew up in Saginaw. She vacationed on Mullet Lake with her family and loved it! She moved to Cheboygan in 2014. She has experience in many settings and has been a PTA since 2011. Ashley enjoys kayaking, working outdoors, and spending time with her husband and dog, Duke.




Shawn Burtch, Physical Therapy Aide, Fitness Instructor

Shawn moved to northern Michigan in 2016 from the Detroit area. She previously owned and managed two fitness centers in Grosse Pointe, MI for 16 years. She is a Nationally Board Certified Therapeutic and Sports Massage Therapist, a Certified Yoga Instructor, Reiki Master Level III and Licensed Zumba Instructor. Shawn enjoys an active and healthy lifestyle. Her favorite time is spent with her husband, two children and two grandsons!



Trisha Leask, Physical Therapy Aide

Trisha grew up with Cheboygan and attended Michigan Stated University for a B.S. in kinesiology and a B.S. in human physiology. She moved south for 17 years, where she had her wonderful daughter, Kiersten. She moved back to northern Michigan to be with her parents. She enjoys speed walking, strength training, watching movies, listening to music and helping others achieve their fitness goals.


 Jean Boucher, Front Desk Manager

 Jean has been with Northern Michigan Sports Med since 2001. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and traveling to visit her children.  Jean has three wonderful children and five adorable grandchildren.


 Monica Haught, Front Desk Assistant

 Monica has worked in the health field for the last 30 years. She brings her wealth of knowledge and patient care to the Cheboygan clinic.  She moved to Cheboygan in 2011 and enjoys baking and spending time outside gardening.







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Home office Petoskey West Clinic
Phone (231) 347-9300        Email
Petoskey East (231) 348-7950
Harbor Springs (231) 348-7002
Charlevoix (231) 547-0380
Boyne City (231) 459-4750
Indian River (231) 238-4880
Cheboygan (231) 627-7201

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Petoskey, Petoskey East & Boyne City

Our Petoskey clinic is located within the Bay Street Orthopedic building, 4048 Cedar Bluff Drive. 231-347-9300 [map]

Our Petoskey East clinic is located on the corner of Mitchell & Division, 345 N. Division 231-348-7950.[map]

Our Boyne City Clinic is located in the SOBO district, 210 S Lake Street 231-459-4750 map

Charlevoix & Cheboygan

Our Charlevoix clinic is located in the Kmart Plaza, at 06510 M-66, 231-547-0380 [map] 

Our Cheboygan clinic is located south of town, 9445 N Straits Hwy, 231-627-7201 [map]

Harbor Springs & Indian River

Our Harbor Springs clinic is located next the Harbor Springs airport, 8452 M-119 Harbor Plaza, 231-348-7002. [map]                                        

Our Indian River clinic is right in the heart of downtown, 3805 South Straits Hwy, 231-238-4880. [map]