Clinton Clinic Therapists
Mark Flinders, PT, ATC, SCS
Clinic Director, Physical Therapist
Mark is a graduate of Clearfield High School and Weber State University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Oklahoma. His experience includes orthopedic, acute care, and sports physical therapy. In 2012, Mark became a Board Certified Sports Specialist through the APTA. Mark has provided sports medicine coverage for Clearfield High School since 2000 and also assists with Roy High School athletic coverage. He and his wife Crystal live in Syracuse where they enjoy sports and all outdoor activities.
Jennifer Harp, PT, DPT
Jennifer Harp, DPT grew up in Northern Utah, living in Layton, Ogden, and currently Syracuse. She has been on the Mountain Land team since 2008. Jennifer started at the Layton Clinic as an aide, and since graduating from the University of Utah as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, has become a staff therapist at the Clinton Location.
Jennifer was inspired to become a physical therapist after she was injured in high school and spent most of the summer in an outpatient clinic. During her treatments, she was impressed by the common goal among patients that included athletes, children, and seniors, to return to something they loved to do. Jennifer wanted to become a piece of that puzzle by helping people meet their goals.
In her free time Jennifer enjoys, hiking, running, mountain biking, sports, movies, and boating with her family and friends.
Kristin Schade, PT, DPT
Kristin has practiced Physical Therapy since 2015 after graduating from the University of St. Augustine with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. In addition to being experienced in orthopedics, Kristin is certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling. As a teenage athlete, Kristin suffered from Patellofemoral Syndrome and multiple dislocations. While recovering from surgery, Kristin was introduced to the benefits of Physical Therapy and immediately knew she wanted to be a therapist someday. Kristin utilizes manual therapy and a patient-oriented approach to maximize progress and to help each patient get back to doing the things they enjoy. In her spare time Kristin enjoys hiking, biking, winter sports and spending time with family and friends.
Colton J. Samuelsen, PT, DPT
Colton J. Samuelsen received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Utah Valley University in 2017. He went on to earn his doctorate degree in physical therapy from the University of Utah.
Colton specializes in orthopedics and is experienced in treating tendinopathies and sports injuries. His treatment philosophy is to take a holistic approach in treating the whole person, not just the ailment or injury. He strives to connect with each one of his patients and create an individual treatment plan that is tailored to their goals. Colton is passionate about education and giving his patients the tools they will need to heal and improve their quality of life.
As a self-described baseball fanatic, Colton enjoys coaching his son’s and nephew’s baseball teams. Family vacation destinations often take place near an MLB ballpark! Outside of baseball, Colton loves playing basketball, golfing, and spending time with his wife and sons.
Valeri Blonquist, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Valeri joined the Mountain Land team in 2011. She graduated from Salt Lake Community College as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 2002 and has been practicing ever since.
Valeri has experience in treating everything from pediatrics to geriatrics, but has spent most of her time in outpatient clinics treating sports and orthopedic injuries. She was led to pursue a career in physical therapy from her time spent need treatment from her various injuries playing soccer.
Outside of the clinic, Valeri enjoys sports, hiking, camping, and being with her husband and two girls.