Affiliates

Now located within the newly expanded KMK premises are 3 affiliates offering full-service athletic needs.

Active Chiropractic & Sports Rehabilitation, LLC

Dr. Mike Simeoli is the owner of Active Chiropractic & Sports Rehabilitation, LLC and is a licensed chiropractic physician through the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE). He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the University of Bridgeport and graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors. During his time at UB, he was a member of the Human Performance Lab and attended the Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy in Canton, Ohio to conduct sports science testing for the nation’s top ranked youth football players. Dr. Simeoli also completed a clinical internship at the United States Dept. of Veteran Affairs hospital, where he treated United States military veterans and operated in a multi-disciplinary healthcare setting. His certifications include being a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), as well as holding advanced certifications in Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation (FAKTR) and Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT). Dr. Simeoli is very passionate about sports rehabilitation, injury prevention screening, and return to play protocols. His primary goal is to provide his patients with the necessary tools and education to remain healthy and improve athletic performance.

Science Over Tradition, LLC

Sam Kavarsky

Sam Kavarsky is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach and Precision Nutrition Level 2 Coach. He holds a Bachelors Degree from Adelphi University in Physical Education and a Masters Degree from Springfield College in Exercise Science with a concentration in Strength & Conditioning. Currently, Sam is a student at the University of Bridgeport where he is pursuing a Doctorate in Chiropractic and a second Masters’ degree in human nutrition. In addition to an extensive formal education, Sam has also received some of the top certifications in the health & fitness industry and continues to attend seminars, classes, and events that will ensure that Science Over Tradition is on the cutting-edge of health and performance coaching. Sam has consulted and presented for various teams and organizations such as the National Strength & Conditioning Association, Allegiate Gym, Generation UCAN, Momentous, and Metabolic Meals.

Prior to establishing Science Over Tradition, Sam was an assistant strength & conditioning coach and the performance nutrition coordinator for UCLA football under head coaches Chip Kelly, Jedd Fisch, and Jim Mora Jr. During his time at UCLA, Sam created and implemented a quadrennial nutrition periodization model that focused on optimizing body composition, reducing injury risk, and improving on field performance.

Prior to UCLA, Sam served as the head strength & conditioning coach for the Springfield College football program. During this time, Sam created and implemented every aspect of the team’s training model which focused on the development of a hierarchy of physical qualities in order to improve mobility, strength, explosiveness, and speed. Sam also created and was in charge of an internship curriculum that focused on the development and education of coaches looking to excel in the strength & conditioning profession. In addition to his position as the head strength & conditioning coach, Sam was also in charge of performance nutrition for all student-athletes.

Prior to and during his time at Springfield, Sam spent also spent a copious amount of time learning from various coaches and participating in the top internships in collegiate athletics.

These include:

  • Fordham University Football (2012) – Ted Perlak
  • University of South Carolina Football (2013) – Joe Connolly
  • University of California Los Angeles Football (2013-2014) – Sal Alosi
  • Springfield College (2014) – Dr. Brian Thompson
  • Harvard University Strength & Conditioning (2015) – James Frazier/Tim Mullen
  • University of Iowa Football (2015) – Chris Doyle

Sam’s initial experience as a strength & conditioning coach began as the head strength & conditioning coach for Lawrence High School where he coached from 2009-2012.  In 2012 the team was ranked as the number one team in New York State and also won Rutgers Cup Trophy for the best team on Long Island.  Numerous student-athletes moved on to high level collegiate athletic programs. This “in the trenches” experience provided an invaluable opportunity for Sam to develop his coaching foundation and philosophy.