GRG® Directors

 

Amy Hannon, Founder and President, Godly Running Girls®

Amy is an avid recreational runner having competed in numerous, sanctioned, races from 5k’s to marathon distances, even placing in her age group numerous times. What is more important is that Amy is a Christian mother of two girls, Caitlin and Abigayle, with a heart for positively influencing girls lives through Jesus’ word and principles. Since the late 1990’s, Amy has searched for a girl’s running program centered on Christ.  With each failed attempt in her search, Amy realized that the program she had desired to offer to her girls, and others, was not available.  Having witnessed this void, within our own communities, Amy began to create a program that would touch the lives of numerous girls…forever.  Amy founded Godly Running Girls®.

 

Joshua Kollmann, DC, MS, CSCS, NASM-PES

Dr Kollmann’s certifications include:
Dry Needling, 
Acupuncture
, Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Strength and Conditioning Specialist
, Active Release Technique (ART), Graston Technique, and 
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI). In addition, Dr Kollmann is a Chi Running Instructor, a
Member of the PGA Tour Sports Medicine Team
 and holds the distinction of being a USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach
.
Dr. Joshua Kollmann received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY.  Dr. Kollmann has extensive education and experience in treating all levels of athletic needs as well as musculoskeletal conditions.  He earned his Master’s Degree in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention from the California University of Pennsylvania as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Kollmann has advanced training in treating soft tissue injuries, including full body certification in Active Release Technique (ART) and Graston Technique. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Dr. Kollmann has the distinction as a Performance Enhancement Specialist with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) which provides advanced skills to evaluate human movement. Building on a broad base of knowledge, he is certified in both acupuncture and dry needle specializations. Dr. Kollmann is also proud to call himself a member of the PGA medical team.
Not only does Dr. Kollmann treat athletes at various events, but he is an avid triathlete and competitor. An accomplished Ironman, Kollmann competed in Ironman events in Lake Placid, Arizona, Louisville, and Cozumel.  He is also a USA Triathlon level 1 coach.
Dr. Kollmann’s philosophy is to utilize treatment plans founded on science, and care for patients compassionately utilizing a variety of Chiropractic, Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Rehabilitative techniques which will eliminate symptoms and improve overall function of the human body. He also strongly believes in patient education and empowering patients to improve the quality of their lives, because patients who know more about their conditions stay healthier.

Suzanne Knupp

Suzanne, an Assistant 1st grade Teacher at Carmel Christian School, in Charlotte, NC, graduated from Greensboro College in 1991 with a BA in Fine Arts followed by her completion of a 2 -year degree in Interior Design from Central Piedmont Community College. Committees Suzanne has served on are PTF at Carmel Christian School, an Accreditation committee for Carmel Christian School and, through the years, she has enjoyed her role as a Sunday School teacher for Kindergarten – 6th grade. Suzanne currently teaches the 7th grade girls at Calvary Church, in Charlotte, NC.
Exercise is a big part of Suzanne’s life having have completed 10Ks and one Half Marathon with intentions to run more Half Marathons if the Lord leads. Suzanne feels very strong that the Lord uses us as His temple and that we should take care of our bodies, physically, mentally and spiritually. Suzanne is invested in serving the Lord in the capacity of reaching and teaching young girls about being God’s temple and of God’s great Love for them.

Sheri Cannon

Sheri grew up in Columbia, SC in a loving, Christian home and was encouraged to be active from a very young age. As a child, Sheri was trained in numerous dance genres to include ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical. This training became a passion and gave her strength, and confidence, allowing her to continue to dance competitively throughout high school, and to eventually teach tap to school age children. As a teenager, Sheri led her high school dance team as captain of the 40 member squad. Following High School, Sheri attended Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC earning a degree in English. Later, Sheri found a love of travel and servanthood through FCA, interim-based projects, and education classes. She later married her high-school sweetheart, moved back to Columbia, SC, received a Master’s Degree in Teaching and taught 1st grade at Charlotte Christian School. Currently, Sheri is a stay at home mom who, with her husband, believe it is extremely important for their entire family to be active. Sheri’s three boys, ages 14, 12, and 9, enable them to do just that with their involvement in numerous sports. Their passion as a family is to love the Lord and those around them!

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