Kristina Stanich is currently the Director of Sports Medicine at MJP in McKinney, TX, and has been a member of the team since January 2016. She graduated magna cum laude from The University of Tulsa in 2008 with a Bachelors in Exercise and Sports Science. In 2011, Kristina earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from The University of Oklahoma. Kristina has practiced in sports medicine and orthopedic physical therapy settings since her graduation. In January of 2013, she received her License in Athletic Training. The following year, in June 2014, Kristina became a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Before starting with MJP, Kristina previously served as Clinic Coordinator for an outpatient physical therapy clinic in North Texas and assisted The University of North Texas Sports Medicine Department as the consulting physical therapist. Her experiences have included college athletic programs, high school athletic departments, amateur national motocross races, rodeos and academically as a guest lecturer in the kinesiology department at UNT.
Kristina is highly involved in the community, leading yearly concussions seminars for high school coaches, supporting youth female ACL prevention programs and assisting in annual pre-participation physicals for high school athletes. As an athletic trainer, she has provided sideline coverage for countless high school football, baseball and basketball games in addition to regional and national track meets.