Our Mission

The cATalyzing ATs mission is driven by a “why”: to embrace challenge and growth opportunities, positioned to help others recognize, achieve, and celebrATe their potential, leading to the collective growth of our profession. We deliver clinical, leadership, and interpersonal growth support to athletic trainers via public speaking, podcast, written content, video media, and personalized collaborative coaching.

Personalized Services Available


Available as a featured speaker or subject matter expert for conferences, seminars, special events, video projects, podcasts, news outlets, or television shows. 

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AT-relevant cATalyzing Podcast special “Event Recap Episodes”. Feature the key takeaways from your event on the Podcast!

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Career Coaching

Fire up your journey with personalized career coaching using time-tested methods. Become the next cATalyst in our industry!

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Meet the Founder

Lead cATalyst, Podcast Host

Ryan Stevens, MPS, LAT, ATC, CSCS

As a health care professional and growth-focused organizational leader, over Ryan’s career he has demonstrated empathetic intraprofessional collaboration, a reflective growth mindset, and above all else passion and optimism as a specialty-trained leader, mentor, athletic trainer, and human physical performance expert. Delivering skilled healthcare and human performance coaching across a spectrum of settings since 2004, he has grown to provide guidance via his leadership position, supportive professional development, and collaborative interpersonal growth opportunities (consulting, public speaking, media creATion – podcast/written content/video, and personalized mentorship).

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Ryan currently serves as Senior Director of Athletic Training for JAG-ONE Physical Therapy where he leads an AT service line serving over 245 partners across New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Since completing his degree in Athletic Training at Penn State University in 2003, he has led AT programs for two large hospital systems, provided care in professional, college, secondary school sports and various emerging settings, developed start-up athletic training and fitness sites, and delivered numerous engaging educational programs. Uniquely trained in interpersonal relationship development, public speaking, business strategies, leadership, advanced communications, and marketing, he attained his Master’s Degree in Humanistic/Multicultural Education through SUNY New Paltz.  During the pandemic, Ryan served as the Staffing Lead for two RWJBarnabas Health COVID-19 Vaccine Megasites which played a role in delivering over 325,000 doses to central New Jersey communities.

Educational background:

  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park: Bachelor of Science – Kinesiology, Athletic Training Option (Class of 2003)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz: Masters of Professional Studies – Humanistic/Multicultural Education (Class of 2008)

Specialty licenses, certifications, and advanced training:

  • Father of four
  • BOC Certified Athletic Trainer since 2004 (New Jersey & Pennsylvania licensure, New York certification – Athletic Training)
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 
  • Interpersonal Relationship Development, Public Speaking, Business Strategies, Leadership, Advanced Communications, and Marketing training via Dale Carnegie Training Systems, National Fitness Business Alliance, Simon Sinek, Inc,, High Reliability Organization training, and various other mediums

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