Our Professional Staff,
Dedicated to Your Success
Edith E. Lynn McCoy, OTD, OTR/L, CLT Occupational Therapist- Owner
Dr. Edith graduated from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. She received a Bachelor’s in Health Science in Occupational Therapy with honors from the University of Florida. Prior to opening her private practice, she worked at the Gainesville VA Hospital and the University of Florida as an Adjunct Professor. She is a certified Lymphedema Therapist and certified in Vestibular Therapy from the American Institute of Balance.
She has extensive experience with orthopedics, hand injuries, cardio pulmonary, neuromuscular rehab, and home health care. Outside of running her practice her family occupies most of her time. Edith has 5 grandchildren and is expecting her 6th this September. Her professional goal is to never stop learning and adding new ideas to the clinic.
Michelle Duenas, PT, DPT, ATC/LAT Physical Therapist
Michelle is a Florida native and has been in Palm Coast for over 24 years. She graduated from the University of North Florida in 2013 with her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training and more recently in 2016 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Michelle is certified in the Graston Technique and Concussion Rehabilitation.
In Michelle’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three dogs as well as cruising on the Intercoastal. Michelle and her husband are expecting their first child in September.
Bryan Mendes PT, DPT Physical Therapist
Bryan was born in Florida and has lived in Palm Coast for most of his life. He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2014 with his B.S. in Health Sciences. Soon after graduating from UCF he attended Physical Therapist school at the University of St. Augustine for Health Science were a graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in December of 2016. Bryan has been with the PCSM team since July of this year. Bryan enjoys everything about being a PT but his areas of interest are treating musculoskeletal and sports related injuries. He grew up playing and loving sports so this specific area of interest means a lot to him. In Bryan’s spare time he enjoys going to the gym, playing sports, relaxing by the pool or beach, playing with his dog, and spending time with friends and family.
Carey Tyner, MA CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist
Carey has been practicing speech pathology since 1999, and has been working for PCSM for over 9 years. She provides treatment in all areas of communicative disorders, including cognitive, language, speech, and voice disorders, as well as swallowing disorders. Carey has worked in a variety of settings, including schools, skilled nursing facilities, and home care in addition to her work as PCSM. She enjoys working with both children and adults.
Christa Horos, PTA Physical Therapist Assistant
Christa is a Physical Therapist Assistant who graduated from Daytona State College with an Associates of Science degree in 2010. Christa is originally from Upstate New York and relocated to Florida in 2005. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. Christa has been a part of the Palm Coast Sports Medicine Team since 2012.
Donela Shillingford, PTA Physical Therapy Assistant
Family oriented by nature with a firm belief in a holistic approach to health. Donela was born and raised in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. After living in St. Croix for 19 years Donela moved to Florida where she completed her undergraduate work in Biology and Integrative Health at Stetson University. Upon completion, she continued her education at Keiser University in pursuit of her career as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Her job is her passion and she believes that she has been granted with a great opportunity to impact those in the need of hope, care, and love. Donela plans to further her education to achieve her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Stacy Dinkowitz-Beyer, COTA/L Occupational Therapy Assistant
Stacy has been a COTA/L for over 35 years. Army trained, Stacy spent 4 years there working in various settings from; hospital, outpatient clinics, school districts, nursing homes, and home health throughout her career. She is originally from New York she is a Floridian by choice. She has 5 children and 4 grandchildren with one more on the way. Stacy says that her greatest joy in her life is her family. She is very passionate about her profession and helping other people. In her free time, she likes to volunteer, she loves to read, and play table games.
Aimee Robinson, COTA Occupational Therapy Assistant
Aimee graduated from Keiser University with her A.S in Occupational Therapy Assistant. She also earned a goal seal in Psychology from Daytona State College. Aimee plan to complete her Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology soon. Originally from Buffalo, NY Aimee lived in Atlanta, GA where she earned her certifications as a Certified Nursing Assistant and Patient Care Tech before moving to Florida. Aimee developed her skills while working in assisted living facilities for over 19 years in both Georgia and Florida. She is a mother of one teenage daughter and when she is not working you can find Aimee at the beach enjoying sunshine with friends, reading at Barnes and Noble, or toting around a car full of her daughter’s friends seeking out entertainment. Aimee loves what she does and it shows in her caring, hands on approach to therapy.
Emmy Westbery, Physical Therapy Tech
Emmy is a mother of 4 and grandmother of 1. She was born and raised in Ormond Beach, FL before moving to Palm Coast, where she has been for the last 8.5years. She has been working at Palm Coast Sports Medicine for the past 3 years. Emmy plans to attend Daytona State College and achieve her goal of becoming an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Some of Emmy’s hobbies include cooking, candle making, and watching scary movies.
Adam Hagely, CSCS Physical Therapy Tech
Originally from Ohio, Adam graduated from the University of Southern California with his degree in Exercise Science and now currently he is pursuing his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.
For the last 18 years he has been working as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist helping individuals achieve success with their health and fitness goals. In his free time Adam enjoys numerous hobbies including physical fitness, projects around the house, cooking, gemstone collecting and silversmithing.
Quotes from Our Therapists
“Our goal, at Palm Coast Sports Medicine, is to provide our patients with skills for the job of living- those necessary to function in the community or in their chosen environment.” – Dr. McCoy
“It’s a beautiful thing when a career and compassion come together.” – Emmy Westberry
“#Motto101 LiveLaughLove.” – Donela Shillingford