Ty Turgeon, hailing from Somersworth, NH, first came to Elite in the fall of 2016 to rehabilitate his shoulder following surgery. Ty is an accomplished hockey player who currently plays center for the Junior Bruins Premier team. In an effort to improve his conditioning for hockey while safely rehabilitating his shoulder, Ty began training with physical therapist and Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist, Ben Godin. For the past few months, Ty has demonstrated his outstanding commitment to both his rehab and conditioning program by driving down from Hopkinton twice a week to perform an hour of physical therapy for his shoulder, followed by another, often grueling hour of lower body strength, power, agility and balance training. Throughout his time working with Ben, Ty has maintained a high level of dedication to his program and a consistently positive attitude despite being sidelined from the sport he loves.
A hockey player since age 3, Ty has been selected for the East Coast Selects Q team, traveled to Europe for tournaments, and was even selected to play in an All-Star Game while playing in Sweden. He graduated from the New Hampton School and is currently playing for the Junior Bruins while pursuing his dream of playing college hockey for a Division 1 program.
Since beginning at Elite, Ty states, “Elite has improved my shoulder strength and mobility and my conditioning has improved greatly.” He tells us that his favorite part of his program is “running on the Woodway Force treadmill,” and he currently holds the second-best time among all Elite athletes on the Force (he’s shooting to break the record soon). Although he has dealt with a lot of adversity over the past few months, Ty has demonstrated so many of the qualities that we know will bring him future success – a strong work ethic, dedication, commitment, positive attitude, and unwavering desire to improve – and we are proud to select him as our Athlete of the Month for February.