Candia, The Concord Center & Derry

Melissa S. PTA

Melissa graduated from Hesser College in 2013 and received her license to practice as a PTA in New Hampshire.  She is originally from Worcester, MA and relocated to Raymond, NH in 2004. She joined the Coppola PT&FG family in 2009 as a receptionist, which then inspired her to pursue a PTA degree since she is very passionate about helping others.  Outside of work Melissa enjoys her pool in the Summer, watching movies, spending time with her Family: husband Dan, Chihuahua Logan and 2 daughters Chelsea and Emily.

Shantelle C. PT, DPT, OCS

Shantelle received her education from Husson University in Maine, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2012 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014. She then became a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2018. Her clinical interests include orthopedic injuries, post-operative rehab, manual therapy, and functional exercise. Outside of work, Shantelle enjoys running road races, traveling, and playing with her two dogs.

Shelby C. PT, DPT

Shelby graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science in 2017 from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY and continued with the Physical Therapy graduate program to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2019. Her clinical experiences have allowed her to travel to the mile-high city of Denver, CO as well as work with active military and veterans stationed at Fort Bragg, NC.

Jeremy H. PT, DPT

Jeremy is a 2009 graduate of Albion College with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Exercise Science, a 2012 graduate of Western Michigan University with a Master’s of Science in Exercise Physiology, and a 2018 graduate of Franklin Pierce University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Jeremy has clinical interests in manual therapy techniques including spinal mobilizations and manipulations, dry needling, and muscle-energy techniques, as well as having interest in developing and utilizing new exercises. Jeremy enjoys working with and meeting people from all different ages and backgrounds.

Ethan B. PT. DPT

Ethan graduated from the University of Maine in 2015 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physical Education Non-Teaching, with a concentration in fitness and wellness. He then went on to graduate from Franklin Pierce University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2019. Ethan enjoys treating with use of soft tissue and joint mobilizations as well as manipulations. During his free time, he enjoys recreational activities such as mountain biking, skiing, running and hiking.

James R. PTA

Jim is a New Hampshire native, educated as a PTA in South Carolina, and practicing as a licensed PTA in out-patient orthopedics since 2016 in both the Palmetto and Granite states.  Jim is a Graston Technique accredited provider, frequently utilizing soft tissue mobilization and instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization in conjunction with exercise and stretching progressions to improve overall function and mobility.   When not working, Jim frequently spends his time running, golfing, skiing, and convincing his dog to go on long walks.

Evan C. PT, DPT

Evan attended the University of Missouri where he graduated with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Bachelors of Health Sciences degrees. Evan enjoys partnering with his patients to achieve their goals with a balance of manual therapy, individualized corrective exercise, and patient education. Clinical interests include sports rehabilitation, concussion management, joint disorders, and back pain. Evan is a professional triathlete with a love for the outdoors, breakfast foods and the Green Bay Packers.

Samantha F. PT, DPT

Sami graduated from UNH in 2014 where she received her Bachelor's degree in Biology.
Afterward, she attended Franklin Pierce University from 2015 to 2018 where she earned her
Doctorate in Physical Therapy. While at Franklin Pierce, Sami became certified in LSVT Big.
She has clinical interests in manual therapy, orthopedics, post-operative rehab, and
neuromuscular rehabilitation.

Katelin "Katie" H. PTA

Katie went to Castleton University in VT for her B.S in Exercise Science and Health Science. Afterwards, she attended River Valley Community College to get her PTA license. Clinical interests include hands on orthopedic manual therapy, corrective exercise, pre/post-operative and sports rehabilitation. Katie likes to read updated research on the latest techniques as well as taking continuing education courses. She has a passion for learning, being a hard worker, and providing quality care.

Renee D. PT, DPT

Renee graduated from Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH in 2014, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science. After graduation, she continued on to Franklin Pierce University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program, earning her degree in 2017. Renee has clinical interests in manual therapy including soft tissue and joint mobilization techniques. Outside of physical therapy, Renee enjoys reading, dancing, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and going to concerts.

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