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Dylan Palmer, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Triathalon Coach

American Ninja Warrior Coach


Dylan grew up on the South Hill of Spokane playing ice hockey and is a Ferris High School graduate. He has a special love for all outdoor activities that are so unique to the Pacific Northwest. Dylan earned his BS at Washington State University in 2010. He then completed the Physical Therapy Assistant program and immediately joined the Physical Therapy Associates team working in aquatic and sports therapy in 2013. Dylan is trained in Ai Chi and is an AquaStretch facilitator. You can expect one on one research based treatments with a focus on improving functional movement and returning clients to enjoying the activities they love.

Dylan is a triathlon coach and has completed three Ironman events and several half Ironman events. He also enjoys Spartan obstacle races, and American Ninja Warrior races. Dylan offers speed and power training in our pool for runners, triathletes, football players, and all athletes.


  • Aquatic therapy for the treatment orthopedic conditions, and sports medicine.

  • Ai Chi

  • AquaStretch

  • Aquatic Sports Rehabilitation

Education and professional certifications

  • Physical Therapist Assistant, Spokane Falls Community College, 2013.

  • Bachelors of Science, Washington State University, 2010.

Professional affliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association

  • Aquatic Therapy Section

  • Washington Physical Therapy Association

  • Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Institute

  • SFMA Level 1

Personal interests

Dylan grew up playing ice hockey but currently enjoys all types of physical races including obstacles races, triathlons, or local running races on top of exploring the Pacific Northwest whether on cross country skis, hiking, climbing, kayaking, or biking with his 2 kids and wife. He is always up for a challenge.