Tampa Bay United has partnered with PT Solutions Physical Therapy to provide our athletes top-notch care. The PT Solutions Athletic Training Staff are here to ensure every athlete is given support to obtain relief from injury or illness as well as gain the tools for long-term optimal health.
About PT Solutions
PT Solutions starts with a true love of physical therapy and fuses that passion with science and training to create an unmatched standard of care for patients. We love our work, and that enthusiasm is evident in all we do, both in the clinic and in the community. With points of service in 16 states, we work in partnership with patients, athletes, and their families, always committed to keeping them in motion throughout all phases of injury and healing. That dedication creates authentic connections with patients and makes PT Solutions the best place to redefine recovery.
Visit the PT Solutions website, www.ptsolutions.com for more information.
Lead Athletic Trainer: James (Jimmy) Spinale
James (Jimmy) Spinale is the Lead Athletic Trainer (ATC/L) at Tampa Bay United Soccer Club where he is responsible for evaluating athlete injuries, planning rehabilitation programs, as well as work with other health care professionals to aid in the optimum health of the athlete.
As a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience, Jimmy is known for his unrivaled passion and dedication to the athlete. When Jimmy is not treating patients, he leads or participates in numerous educational seminars, from nutrition to sports health.
Throughout his career, Jimmy has served as an Athletic Trainer in a variety of sports sectors and clubs including St.Louis Cardinals (Minor League), Sports Performance Volleyball Club, US Soccer U17- National Team, as well as Premier Sports Medicine.
Jimmy grew up in Wilmington, Illinois, and obtained a Biology/Sports Medicine degree from Missouri Valley College (’98).
Athletic Trainer: Ally Herrington
Ally Herrington (MS, ATC, LAT) is a certified athletic trainer at Tampa Bay United with over 6 years in the profession. She is responsible for athlete injury evaluation, treatment/rehabilitation, injury prevention, and fast-tracking athlete appointments to our team healthcare providers.
Ally grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and received a B.S. in Athletic Training at Georgia College and M.S. in Exercise Science at Georgia State University. She grew up playing soccer at the club and high school level and has an immense passion for the beautiful game. After experiencing a career-ending injury, this lead her down the path of helping athletes get back on the field safely and quickly. Not only does she help athletes after an injury, but she values the use of corrective exercise and prevention protocols to stop injuries before they occur.
Throughout her career, Ally has served as an athletic trainer for Mount Paran Christian School, Oglethorpe University (Volleyball, Tennis, Lacrosse), Atlanta Public Schools, and Georgia College women’s soccer.
Athletic Trainer Locations / Hours*
|Monday||4pm-9pm||Ed Radice Complex|
|Tuesday||4pm-9pm||Waters Ave. Complex|
|Wednesday||4pm-9pm||Ed Radice Complex|
|Thursday (twice a month)*||4pm-9pm(twice a month)*||Waters Ave. Complex|
|Saturday / Sunday||various||Waters Ave. Complex|
|Saturday / Sunday**||various||Ed Radice Complex|
The hours and locations currently listed are currently for our Lead Athletic Trainer, Jimmy Spinale. Ally Herrington’s hours and locations may vary.
Post-game injury evaluations should be scheduled by contacting the TBU athletic trainer, either Jimmy Spinale ([email protected] / 941-807-2517) or Ally Herrington ([email protected] /(404) 660-8611. You may visit during the hours/locations noted; however, it is highly recommended to schedule a date/time with the athletic trainer in advance should availability and/or location change without notice.
*Thursday Availability: The trainer is currently available every other Thursday. Contact Trainer to verify availability.
**Additional PT Solutions Athletic Training staff will be available during weekend games at Ed Radice Complex and/or Monroe Middle School campus.
Information / Links
PT Solutions has provided TBUR members and players with important information to assist in maintaining optimal health. Click on the link(s) below to access the information. Contact our Athletic Trainer with questions, concerns, or for an injury evaluation.