CBPT JAX BEACH
PT, MPT, OCS, MTC
Rob is a highly-skilled, sports and orthopedic physical therapist specializing in the treatment of endurance athletes. He is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist and is certified in Manual Therapy. Rob is also an avid endurance athlete himself. He is an 13-time Ironman Triathlon finisher, a 3-time Swim Around Key West finisher, and has qualified for/competed in the Ironman 70.3 World Championship. Rob has been in physical therapy practice since 2001, and has competed in endurance events since 1990.
Rob graduated from the University of Florida with his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1994, and received his Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2001. He became board certified as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) in 2007 and became Manual Therapy Certified (MTC) through the University of St. Augustine in 2009. Rob has also completed both level 1 and level 2 SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) courses. SFMA certification enables medical professionals to assess and treat root issues that lead to injury and movement dysfunction.
Rob is originally from Sarasota, Florida, and has been in the St. Augustine/Jacksonville area since 1998. He continues to participate in endurance events locally, and internationally.
PT, DPT, OCS, ATC
Dr. Baughman is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist in the field of physical therapy. Mark graduated with his transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of South Florida in 2014. He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Delaware in 2006. Mark completed his Masters of Physical Therapy and Bachelors of Athletic Training from the University of North Florida in 2003 and 2001 respectively.
Over the past 15 years Mark has worked extensively with athletes of various levels ranging from professional athletes to collegiate athletes, to the weekend warrior. In particular, Mark has had extensive course work and special interest in assessing the biomechanics and rehabilitating the injured runner and has consistently worked with some of Jacksonville's elite runners. Mark has also completed both level 1 and level 2 SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment) courses. SFMA certification enables medical professionals to assess and treat root issues that lead to injury and movement dysfunction.
In addition to his clinical experience, Mark has worked as an adjunct instructor at UNF from 2011-2014. He has served as an adjunct instructor in both the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program and the Athletic Training program. He also worked on behalf of JU as the Athletic Trainer Coordinator for Project 17 with Duval County Schools and Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program from 2015 - 2017.
Mark is originally from Delaware, but has lived in Jacksonville since 1997. In his free time Mark enjoys participating in local running events and triathlons.
PT, DPT, OCS
Lauren is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist and Doctor of Physical Therapy who joined us after practicing for more than 7 years in Atlanta. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology from University of Florida in 2008 and worked in cardiac rehab and stress testing for a year before starting PT school. She graduated from Duke University with her DPT in 2012 and moved to Atlanta shortly after where she completed BenchMark Physical Therapy’s orthopedic residency program.
Outside of treating patients, Lauren has a special interest in teaching and learning, frequently acting as a clinical instructor to PT students and a mentor for new graduate PTs and residents. She is competent in higher level manual techniques and is a certified trainer in the Sportsmetrics program to help prevent non-contact, serious knee injuries in athletes. She opened a clinic for her former company near downtown Atlanta where she acted as clinic director and saw a wide variety of patients and diagnoses.
Lauren grew up swimming competitively and continues to participate in various open water swim races every year. While her family is from Jacksonville, Lauren lived all over the world as a Navy brat; most memorably: DC, Hawaii, Mississippi, and Italy (where she graduated from high school!). She still enjoys traveling but is happy she’s moved back to her roots at the beach.
Kristen graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2013
after completing her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from the University in 2010.
As Kristen has always maintained an active lifestyle, she has experienced multiple orthopedic
injuries herself in which she discovered her passion for orthopedics and the rehabilitation journey.
Kristen has completed her Level 1 SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Analysis) to help identify
the source of pain through dysfunctional movement patterns. Kristen has also received her
certification as a Pilates Instructor through PHI Pilates.
In her free time, you may find Kristen at the CrossFit Gym, Pilates Studio or at the beach. She enjoys
anything active and outdoors! She loves spending time with her friends and family.
PT, DPT, ATC
Sydney graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of North Florida, following the completion of her Athletic Training Certification from Florida Gulf Coast University (Fort Myers, FL) and Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Wingate University (Charlotte, NC). She has spent time working with patients of various backgrounds – from high school/collegiate athletes to the weekend warrior. While completing her undergraduate studies, Sydney also participated in collegiate track and cross country and still maintains a passion for endurance sports.
Originally from Ohio, Sydney moved to Jacksonville 3 years ago and fell in love with the laid-back beach lifestyle. In her free time, Sydney is very active in the Jacksonville beach volleyball community and enjoys everything active and outdoors. She loves hanging out with friends and participating in local events around town.
Front Desk Supervisor
Bia earned her Bachelors of Arts in International Studies from the University of North Florida in 2014. Prior to joining Coltman&Baughman, Bia was the merchandise and operations manager of Sephora, with six years of previous retail management experience.
Bia moved to Ponte Vedra beach at the age of twelve. On her spare time Bia enjoys being in nature, spending time with her family and pets, and crafting.
Gabby earned her Associate of Arts degree from Florida State College at Jacksonville in Fall of 2016. Prior to joining Coltman & Baughman, Gabby was an intern at JP Morgan Chase while working towards building her resume and a new academic plan towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Marketing.
Born in Jacksonville but raised in Tallahassee, a volleyball scholarship brought her back to Jacksonville Beach after high school. Staying active day-to-day being of the utmost importance, in her free time you’ll find Gabby at the beach with friends, traveling, or spending time with family.
Office Manager / Billing Specialist
Amber earned her B.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Early Child Development from the University of Virginia in 2000. She has worked in various child-centered agencies as a teacher, a staff trainer, and a services coordinator. Prior to joining the Coltman & Baughman Physical Therapy team, Amber stepped away from her professional career to enjoy time as a caregiver to her grandmother and work in her home.
Professionally, Amber aims to be a detail-oriented, informative, and compassionate individual, always willing to share her personal experience. Over the years, Amber has been a regular patient of rehabilitation for both tune-up and post-surgical needs, so she is no stranger to the hard work, commitment, reward and even sometimes, frustration involved in quality rehabilitative physical therapy. On an interesting note, Amber has been working with Rob and Mark as a patient for all her rehab needs long before joining the team in a professional manner.
Weekends you can usually find Amber and her husband fitness-walking around St. John’s Town Center.
PT, DPT, OCS
Jake has returned to the Jacksonville area after spending 2 years living and practicing in Hershey, Pennsylvania near his home town. Prior to moving to Pennsylvania, Jake practiced in Jacksonville for 6 years, primarily in outpatient orthopedics. He joined the CBPT team in September of 2021. He is a certified orthopedic clinical specialist and a doctor of physical therapy who graduated from Widener University in Chester, PA in 2014 with his doctor of physical therapy. He later attended the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and completed an orthopedic physical therapy residency in 2015. Jake also has a passion for teaching students and mentoring clinicians, is a certified clinical instructor, and has served as a mentor for orthopedic physical therapy residents.
He is Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist with extensive training in, but not limited to: treatment in musculoskeletal conditions, sports rehabilitation, post-operative rehabilitation, motor vehicle collision injuries, work-related injuries, and manual therapy interventions.
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, going to the beach, paddle boarding, hiking, and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Front Desk Specialist
Autumn earned her Bachelors of Science degree with a minor in Innovation from the University of Florida in the Spring of 2021. During her time there, she fundraised for Dance Marathon at UF, with proceeds benefitting UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. She was also an ambassador for the Innovation Academy. She worked in the Map and Imagery Library on campus for all four years there.
Born in Virginia, she moved to Florida in 2015 and stayed to go to her dream school. Autumn’s goal, professionally and personally, is to help people in any way that she can. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, writing poetry, reading a good book, tending to her plant babies, and baking.