Marc A. Peirce, PT, FAFS, CAFS, FMR, lives in Port Byron, IL with wife, Beth, and 2 children, Nolan and Stella. He works as a physical therapist at Hammond Henry Hospital in Geneseo, IL. He is active coaching children in baseball, tee ball, flag football and basketball. In addition, he is involved with Free2Play powered by The Gray Institute movement literacy camps for youth in his community and surrounding communities, volunteering for local charity races and working with youth at his church.
After graduating from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana with a degree in Kinesiology, Marc attended Washington University in St. Louis where he graduated with a MS Degree in Physical Therapy. He worked at the Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis before moving on to working in outpatient orthopedics as both a staff therapist and clinic manager. In 2013, he completed the 40-week GIFT mentorship program to become a Fellow of Applied Functional Science® (FAFS) through the Gray Institute. Following this program, he has continued his Applied Functional Science journey by obtaining certifications in 3D MAPS and as a Nike Golf Performance Specialist.
Marc is also involved with product testing, exercise prescription, and education for the TriForce, a movement device capable of loading the body for functional tasks 3 dimensionally for rehabilitation and fitness.