About Us

Pre-PT Grind LLC is the product of a Pre-PT Program designed and started in 2014 at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. The program, originated by our Pre-PT Grind Co-Founder Joses Ngugi, sought to create a student-led mentorship experience that provided future Doctor of Physical Therapy students with the tools and community needed to not only make it to the next phase of their journey, but THRIVE!

As the Pre-PT Grind, our goal and mission still remains the same. Our aim is to help you navigate through the Pre-PT process, while ultimately becoming Leaders for the next generation of physical therapists. We are here to SERVE you!

Co-Founders of Pre-PT Grind

Dr. Joses Ngugi [email protected] |  jointpurposefit.com   

Joses Ngugi is an Orthopedic Physical Therapist in Tampa, Florida. He is also married to his beautiful wife, Eliana Ngugi and a proud father.  Joses received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree on August 6, 2017 from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He had the pleasure of serving as class President for all 3 years of his Doctoral degree. Joses was originally born in the beautiful country of Kenya, on the continent of Africa. While he does hold a Batchelor's degree in Health Sciences along with his graduate level DPT degree, his passions go beyond academics. He loves to travel both domestically and internationally, and loves sports with a specific appreciation for the Los Angeles Lakers! Most importantly however, his family and God are number 1 in his life. As a Co-Founder of Pre-PT Grind and The Accepted System (Pre-PT) Coaching Program, it is no secret that Joses has a deep passion to help guide Pre-Physical Therapy students along the journey towards their dreams of not only becoming DPT students, but absolutely phenomenal future clinicians!

Dr. Casey Coleman, DPT

[email protected] | caseycolemanpt.wordpress.com

Casey Coleman, DPT is originally from Chicago Illinois and and graduated with his Doctor of physical therapy degree from Andrews University in August 2018. He received his bachelor of health science from Andrews University in 2015. He admires the ability of the body to heal itself, with an interest in human biomechanics that respects human anatomy. Casey Coleman is also the Publications director at  newgradphysicaltherapy.com / Covalentcareers.com His mission is to grow the field of physical therapy by mentoring and empowering you, the future leaders of PT, to take the profession to new heights. Outside of physical therapy his hobbies include learning, laughing, music, and sports.


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