WELCOME TO ELITE!
Your one-stop source for fitness, sports performance, and physical therapy!
Elite Sports, Inc. has been providing top-level fitness programming, sports performance training, and physical therapy/injury rehabilitation services since 2001. Founded in Stoughton, MA by Peter Rappoli, MS, CSCS, and Keith Callanan, PT, CSCS, Elite has grown into one of the region’s premier providers of fitness, sports performance, and physical therapy services and was recently ranked one of the Top 10 fitness facilities in Massachusetts.
We currently offer two convenient locations: Elite Health & Fitness Center in Stoughton and Elite Sports Performance & Physical Therapy in Foxboro. Despite the difference in names, both locations offer Elite’s unique combination of fitness, sports performance, and physical therapy/rehab services conveniently located in a single location.
Our recently-renovated Stoughton location offers a full-service fitness center and variety of fitness class offerings, such as spinning, CrossFit, Group Exercise classes, a shake bar, and even a Kids Activity Center with babysitting provided. We also recently unveiled our brand-new Sports Performance center in our Stoughton facility in May 2018, which features cutting-edge performance training equipment and a turf surface for speed and agility training.
Our Foxboro facility offers a sports performance/personal training center and physical therapy clinic and is equipped with some of the most advanced tools for increasing speed, strength, power, agility, and endurance. With all the equipment including the Woodway Force Treadmill, a ThoroTread Power treadmill, and Keiser Functional Training equipment. Our 4,000 square foot facility is located inside Mass Premier Courts, one of New England’s largest indoor basketball facilities. Mass Premier Courts is also home to RBI Baseball Academy, one of the premier baseball and softball training centers in the region.
Our personal trainers, strength & conditioning coaches, and physical therapists utilize our state-of-the-art equipment to help clients and patients restore and improve strength, increase flexibility, improve balance and dynamic stability, increase speed and agility, build explosive power, and optimize functional movement patterns. The versatile equipment and unique aspects of our facilities afford our trainers and therapists a variety of options that keep our clients and patients motivated, challenged, and fully engaged. In short, our team has the necessary tools and experience to take our clients/patients to the next level of their sports performance or rehabilitation process in order to maximize results and ensure excellent outcomes.
What Makes Us Elite?
- An experienced, dedicated, and caring team of physical therapists, personal trainers, sports performance coaches, and strength and conditioning specialists
- Top-level facilities and fitness equipment
- Expert-level sports performance training & physical therapy services
- Variety of training programs, Group Ex classes, and offerings
- Focus on performance and injury prevention
- Two convenient locations
- Flexible scheduling and convenient hours
Why Train with Elite?
At Elite, we’ve worked with athletes, clients, and teams of all ages, from youth to professional and every level in between. Our highly-trained and experienced team of strength & conditioning specialists and sports performance coaches can design a program for you or your team that focuses on improving the most important attributes of athletic performance, including strength, speed, agility, and power.
Our trainers pay close attention to ensure our athletes use proper form and technique in an effort to maximize our athletes’ results while minimizing the risk of injury. By teaching and emphasizing excellent form during training sessions, we also help our athletes improve the quality of their individual workouts.
We also have a passion for injury prevention and can perform pre-season injury risk assessments for athletes and clients, which include the Functional Movement Screen and Y-Balance Testing. These tests allow us to identify faulty movement patterns, asymmetries in strength and mobility, and deficits in dynamic balance and core stability. By utilizing the data from these tests, we can help predict which athletes are at a higher risk of injury and provide corrective exercises that could help reduce the risk of future injury.
What We Offer
Peter Rappoli, Co-Owner / Senior Director of Personal Training (MS, CCS, CSCS)
Peter is a co-owner of Elite Sports, Inc. and co-founder of the nationally recognized Elite Sports Fitness Boot Camp program. Peter has worked with several of Boston’s most legendary athletes, including American League MVP, Mo Vaughn, and Olympic Gold Medalist, Jim Craig. He has also worked with Major League Baseball All-Stars including a Boston Red Sox MVP. In addition to working closely with the training staff of both the Boston Red Sox and the Anaheim Angels, Peter was the strength and conditioning coach for the Mo Vaughn, Trot Nixon, Nomar Garciaparra and Jason Varitek Baseball Camps, as well as, Jim Craig’s Gold Medal Hockey School. He is currently the strength and conditioning coach for Dustin Pedroia’s Baseball Camp. Peter has worked as the strength and conditioning coach for Bryant University, Stonehill College, and Suffolk University. Peter has over 20 years experience as a full-time personal trainer and holds a Master’s Degree in Nutrition from Huntington College of Health Sciences. He also has an Associate’s degree in Healthcare Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Health & Fitness. In addition, he holds a Career Diploma in both nutrition and fitness from Ashworth College. At Ashworth College, he was awarded the DETC (Distance Education Training Council) Outstanding Graduate of the year award.
Peter is certified as a personal trainer through ACSM, NCSF, AFAA, FRA, NCCPT, and IFA. He is board certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the NSCA and NSPA, and a certified TRX instructor. He is also a member of the NSCA and on the advisory board for the National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA).
Keith Callanan, Co-Owner of Elite Health and Fitness Center (PT, MPT, CSCS)
Co-Owner of Elite Health and Fitness Center
Keith is co-owner of Elite Health & Fitness Center and co-founder of the nationally recognized Elite Sports Fitness Boot Camp program. Keith has over 16 years experience in the physical therapy and fitness industries. Keith earned his B.S. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, where he was also a collegiate athlete. Injuries sustained from football inspired to pursue his current career as a physical therapist. Keith received a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University. As a physical therapy student, Keith had the opportunity to work at Langley Air Force Base, collaborating with staff to discuss patient issues, as well as preparing rehabilitative exercise machines for patient use. Prior to founding Elite Health & Fitness in 2001, Keith worked as a physical therapist for the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, as well as the Methodist Sports Medicine Center. He also had the unique opportunity to work under renowned knee surgeon, Dr. K.D. Shelbourne. As Director of Physical Therapy at Elite, Keith develops treatment plans while educating patients on its purpose and strategy to anticipate functional outcomes. He specializes in the treatment of the knee and is also the inventor of various biomechanical therapeutic devices used throughout the country today. Keith is certified as a Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA and is a member of the APTA and PTPN. One of Keith’s many accomplishments also includes running the Boston Marathon.
Ben Godin, Clinic Director & General Manager, Foxboro (PT, DPT, SCS)
Physical Therapist, Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Ben joined the Elite team in 2010 after completing his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Simmons University. Prior to PT school, he earned his B.A. from Bates College, a certificate in health counseling from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and worked in business management. Ben has a strong clinical interest in sports injury and orthopedic rehabilitation, injury prevention, and sports performance training. He is a Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, an active member of the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy, is certified in the use of the FMS and SFMA systems, and is a guest lecturer on sports injury rehabilitation at Simmons University. Most important, he is passionate about helping his patients get back to doing what they love to do! In his free time, Ben enjoys cycling and mountain biking, playing ice hockey and guitar, coaching youth soccer, and spending time with his family.
Eric Farley, Physical Therapist, Foxboro (PT, MPT)
Physical Therapist, Foxboro
Eric has over 15 years of clinical experience in orthopedic and sports physical therapy, including advanced skills in biomechanical analysis, neuromuscular training, return-to-sport rehab, and manual therapy. His philosophy for physical therapy is that the whole body needs to move well and be supported properly; as a result, his treatment plans often incorporate full body exercise to restore ideal function.
Growing up in Connecticut, Eric played baseball and wrestled in high school. While pursuing his degrees in Physical Therapy at American International College, he continued his wrestling career as a member of the Division II AIC Yellow Jackets, where he was coached by multiple-time Olympians Anibal Nieves and Shirzad Ahmadi. From 2008-2013, Eric served as the Head Coach of the Mansfield High School Wrestling Team and has continued to assist both the youth and high school wrestling programs.
Meredith Rogazzo, Physical Therapist, Foxboro (PT, DPT)
Physical Therapist, Foxboro
Meredith joined the Elite team in early 2018. She graduated from Northeastern University with her undergraduate degree in Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences with a minor in Exercise Science. She then continued on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy with a concentration in Sports, Strength and Conditioning in 2016. She has a background in many different clinical settings, from acute care to sports performance. Her area of expertise is in treating a variety of injuries, including sports and orthopedic injuries and concussion. Meredith treats with an eclectic style of therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular re-education and manual techniques. She emphasizes biomechanics and functional strength for all her patients to help them get back to performing at their highest level. Meredith grew up in Mansfield, MA where she played field hockey, ice hockey and track. Meredith went on to play club field hockey at Northeastern and continues to coach field hockey as the assistant coach for Mansfield High School. She is also an avid runner who has completed several marathons, most recently the 2018 Boston Marathon. Meredith is also currently pursuing her certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the NSCA.
Katie McCarthy, Assistant Manager of Training, Foxboro (BS, CSCS)
Personal Trainer / Sports Performance Coach, Assistant Manager of Training, Foxboro
Katie originally joined the Elite team as an intern in the summer of 2015. Since then, Katie received her BS in Exercise Science at Colby-Sawyer College and was hired in May 2016 as a sport performance coach and physical therapy aide. Since that time, she has been promoted to Assistant Manager of Training at Elite’s Foxboro facility and has become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Katie played both soccer and basketball at Mansfield High School and was a four-year member of Colby-Sawyer’s Women’s Basketball team. She continues her love for the game through coaching both basketball and soccer at all age levels.
Mckenzie Miller, Office Manager, Foxboro (BS)
Office Manager, Foxboro
Mckenzie joined the Elite team in September 2013. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Health & Exercise Science from Syracuse University. While attending college, Mckenzie showed her passion for the Orangemen by playing both co-ed intramural basketball and volleyball. Mckenzie has coached multiple AAU basketball teams. She has continued an active and healthy lifestyle since then by hiking, swimming and participating in local races. She has several years of experience as a Physical Therapy Aide and plans on continuing her education in the health and fitness field.
Ryan Henry, BS
Ryan joined the Elite team as an intern in January 2019. He recently earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health & Wellness with a concentration in Wellness and Movement Studies and a minor in coaching from Rhode Island College. Ryan has a passion for all sports, basketball and football in particular. He serves as the head coach of the Attleboro Metrowest eight grade boys team. His expertise in coaching both in Attleboro and as the Assistant Varsity Coach & Head Boys Freshman Coach at Norton High School is one of Ryan’s many valuable assets. Before working at Elite, Ryan worked at Mass Premier Courts – instructing camps, clinics and AAU programs. Ryan hopes to further his education by earning his CSCS this upcoming spring. Ryan will coach classes throughout the summer — be sure to look for his name on Elite’s Sports Performance & Training schedule!
Sarah began at Elite as a senior at Mansfield High School participating in the Career Pathways program, an internship designed for students looking for additional experience in a field one is interested in pursuing at the college level. Once Sarah graduated from Mansfield, she was officially hired as a physical therapy intern and helped out on all aspects of the business. Sarah is currently pursuing a degree in Exercise Science at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut and will be graduating with her bachelor’s degree in Spring 2020 and hopefully her DPT in Spring 2023. She is back for the summer — looking forward to her time as a PT Aide / Front Desk Admin and all the experience she will continue to receive at Elite!
Stephanie Preve, PTA
Stephanie joins the Elite team after graduating with honors from Bay State College with an A.S Physical Therapy Assistant degree. She also holds a B.S. in Exercise Science from Elon University and has had great mentors throughout her schooling and internships at Elite, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Longmeadow of Taunton. Stephanie always knew she would end up in the PT field after being introduced to physical therapy at an early age due to her numerous gymnastics and sports injuries. She remains involved with the sport of gymnastics as the head coach of the Attleboro YMCA team. Outside of work, Stephanie participates in Crossfit and horseback riding. She looks forward to working with everyone at Elite and helping patients along their physical therapy journey.
Your work with our baseball athletes has been remarkable – you have motivated them to commit to the weight room by providing a cutting edge program that clearly improves their performance and helps to prevent injury…once again, thank you for for excellent work with our team