Maria is a graduate of the University of Iowa earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree in 2021. A Seward native, Maria earned her degree in Biology from Concordia University in 2019. While at Concordia, Maria played on the women's soccer team earning All-American and Academic All-American honors.
Throughout her soccer career, Maria encountered numerous knee injuries which first introduced her to physical therapy. Physical therapy, and the relationships made through it, made a lasting impact on her life and ultimately led her to pursue the profession of physical therapy. As a therapist, she enjoys working with a wide variety of patients from pediatrics to geriatrics. She enjoys the challenge of finding the best treatment option for each patient based on their individual goals. Maria's favorite part about being a therapist is building relationships with her patient's and watching them reach their goals.
In her free time Maria enjoys being active, working out, and spending time with her husband. She also loves spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephews, and her friends. Finally, she enjoys coaching high school soccer, watching the Green Bay Packers and Husker Volleyball, and golfing.