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Brian DeLuca, PT, MBA, CSCS, CAFS

DIRECTOR OF SPORTS MEDICINE & SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH

Born in Binghamton, NY, Brian has been with UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine for over 10 years. In October 2019 UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine took over ownership of Impact and Brian was right there leading the charge ready to implement a more robust clinical-performance integration model at the facility. Brian is a certified strength and conditioning coach and physical therapist with over 20 years of experience who obtained his MBA from the University at Buffalo. In Brian’s spare time he enjoys cycling, skiing, trail running, piano and playing guitar. He is also a former gourmet chef!

Kevin Phengthavone, MS, CSCS, CSAC

DIRECTOR OF SPORTS PERFORMANCE & OPERATIONS

Originally from Medford, NY, Kevin earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Exercise Science from the University at Buffalo. Kevin was recently promoted to Director of Sports Performance & Operations at Impact, his specialty lies in Olympic sports. Kevin is currently working with the Buffalo Bandits, Canisius College Men’s Hockey Team and Buffalo Jr. Sabres. Previously he spent three years at Buffalo State College as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. While at UB, Kevin was a four-year member of the school’s lacrosse team which made it to the Pioneer Collegiate Lacrosse League playoffs all four years, including two runs to the national tournament. Kevin’s scholastic abilities landed him the opportunity to serve as a strength and conditioning intern and volunteer with the Bulls during his time at the program. Previous opportunities for Kevin have also included internship experience with the Buffalo Sabres and Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (IFAST). Outside of his time at Impact Kevin plays in men’s lacrosse leagues, enjoys cycling, running and golfing. Favorite restaurants include Fresh Catch Poke and Bar Bill Tavern.

Michael Ederer, MS, CSCS

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH

Mike grew up right outside of Buffalo in Lancaster, NY earning both a Bachelor’s in Economics at St. Lawrence University and Master’s Degree in Health and Human Performance from Canisius College. Prior to becoming a Sports Performance Coach at Impact he was an intern under the supervision of Kevin Phengthavone at Impact and also completed an internship at Quinnipiac University with the Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey and Basketball team. Much like Kevin, Mike currently works with the Buffalo Bandits, Canisius College Men’s Hockey Team and Buffalo Jr. Sabres. While attending college at St. Lawrence University from 2015-2019, Mike played in the NCAA Division of Men’s Ice Hockey where he earned the Bernie McKinnon ’57 Coaches Award at the end of his NCAA run in 2019. Mike’s drive lies in helping athletes become the best versions of themselves by helping them build great habits. Outside of work and on the weekends Mike enjoys golfing, playing guitar, street hockey and camping. His favorite Buffalo restaurant to get lunch and dinner at is Bar Bill Tavern!

Nicholas Sikora, MS

ASSISTANT SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH

Buffalo born and raised Nick earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Exercise Science at the University at Buffalo. Before becoming an Assistant Sports Performance Coach, Nick interned at Impact in 2018 and 2021. Nick currently works with the Buffalo Bandits, Canisius College Men’s Hockey Team and Buffalo Jr. Sabres. Nick is a certified personal trainer (NCSF) and got into the performance training field to help coach people so they could be the best they can be. In high school he participated in various sports from football, basketball to track and field. In his off time Nick practices Brazilian Ju Jistu and enjoys weightlifting. Favorite restaurants include the Polked Yolk and Remington Tavern.

Michael Lask, BS

ASSISTANT SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH

Michael was born right here in Buffalo, NY and attended college at the University at Buffalo where he got his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. During his time at Villa Maria College he also obtained his Associate’s Degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Much like Impact’s other coaches, Michael was an intern before becoming an Assistant Sports Performance Coach. Team wise, Michael works directly with the Buffalo Jr. Sabres. During his time at the University at Buffalo, from 2016-2020 Michael was on the Buffalo Men’s Ice Hockey Team in the ACHA. He’s pursuing a career in performance coaching because he wants to help athletes use their bodies in a more efficient way to develop skills in order to perform at the highest level. Michael’s hobbies include roller blading, biking, skiing, golfing, swimming and ice hockey. His favorite Buffalo restaurant spots are Duff’s Famous Wings and Sinatra’s.

Maddie Maher

ASSISTANT SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH

Originally from Richmond, VA Maddie attended Virginia Tech where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Human Development. Currently, she is working as a physical therapy aide/secretary for UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine as well as an assistant coach for Impact. Maddie will be starting a master’s program at D’Youville to become a registered dietician and further pursue a career in sports dietetics. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys distance running, tennis, playing piano, skiing and mountain biking.

Kelly Stauffiger, LMT

LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST

A 2005 graduate from the New York Institute of Massage, Kelly specializes in medical and sports massage. She is certified in Fascial Stretch therapy (FST), trained in Dynamic Cupping and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM). She currently works with the USA Women’s National Soccer Team, the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Bandits. Kelly enjoys CrossFit, Olympic Weightlifting, and playing softball.