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“My vision for Pacific Sports Spa was to be a fun and lively place, which is an avenue for people to live a better and healthier life while also being deeply integrated with the local sports community.”
Matt Noren graduated from Willapa Valley High School in 2001. He then attended Grays Harbor College for one year before graduating from Western Washington University in Bellingham, in March of 2006 with his bachelor’s degree in Communication. A lifelong-sports junkie and athlete, Matt played football, basketball, track and baseball throughout high school, and was an all-state football player his junior and senior years of high school.
While in college, Matt began freelancing for ESPN, and was also an intern with KING5 Sports. In addition, he began writing as the freelance sports reporter for the Pacific County Press as a freshman in high school and still writes for the paper today as much as time allows. Following college, Matt worked for a medical staffing company in Seattle, Olympia and Portland for five years before starting his own business, Health Pros Northwest, Inc., in late-2010 right here in Chehalis. Health Pros Northwest has grown from a one-employee company which started in a back office in his house to a much larger company that has employed nearly 1000 medical staff throughout Washington and Oregon, while still focusing on the rural and undeserved clients of our communities in the Pacific Northwest. While not a medical professional himself, Matt developed a very thorough knowledge of the business side of the medical world, working with medical staff, and a need locally for options other than the use of pharmaceuticals.
His vision for Pacific Sports Spa was to be a fun and lively place, which is an avenue for people to live a better and healthier life while also being deeply integrated with the local sports community. Matt and his wife Andrea have been married for six years, and live in Chehalis with their two children and have a third on the way. Matt enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, Husky football games, Mariners baseball and attending as many high school sporting events as possible!
Jessica Elder graduated from Adna High School in 2000. She then received her Associate of Arts degree from Centralia College and her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Eastern Washington University in 2006. After which she spent a year as a Graduate Assistant working Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field for the University.
Jessica has always had a passion for athletics and healthcare and becoming a certified athletic trainer (ATC) gave her the perfect opportunity to combine the two. She was eager to return to Lewis County to provide athletic training services to local student-athletes. She has worked for several local schools providing training services for athletes and education for coaches including: Centralia College, WF West, Centralia, Onalaska, Napavine, Toledo and Rochester. She also worked for Washington Orthopedic Center serving as one of the first outreach athletic trainers in the area. She also spent 7 years as an educator at WF West and Centralia High Schools teaching sports medicine classes and managing student-athlete injury care.
Most recently, Jessica became a certified ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer (ITAT), which provides her with the most up-to-date information and research in the evaluation of concussions. Jessica’s favorite part about being an athletic trainer is that she can be with the athlete every step of the way. From the moment the injury happens through evaluation, treatment and, most importantly, returning them to play as safely and quickly as possible. Jessica and her husband, Tommy, reside in Chehalis with their four children. They enjoy being outdoors, playing sports and anything that involves their children.
Samantha Conzatti was an athlete in most of her elementary and high school career. After starting a family and lost in poor nutritional and lack of movement habits, she found a comfort and stress relief in the form of exercise. Realizing that nutrition was the key to success or failure in feeling healthy and alive, she then embarked on her weight loss journey and rediscovered the athlete in her. She taught Group Fitness at Thorbeckes for four years and discovered a new passion for people and fitness. From there, started weightlifting for fun and then decided to try crossfit and fell in love not only with the fitness aspect of the program, but the competitiveness of it. Samantha and her husband David live in Napavine with 3 of their 6 children. Their whole family enjoys experiencing all things sports, from their moms crossfit competitions and trainings to golfing with their dad, and playing soccer, football and baseball with their children.
Cassidy Boles graduated from Napavine High School in 2013. While in school she played volleyball and softball. She now attends Oregon State University and is looking forward to graduating in June with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kiniesiology/Exercise Sports Science. Through her schooling she found interest in and focused on human body movement and injury. Her hobbies include coaching youth volleyball teams, being outdoors and spending time with family.