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Meet Elite

Anna-Marie Hammond PT, DPT, ATC and Owner

Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer

Anna-Marie was born and raised in Long Beach, CA, where she grew up in the mecca of volleyball elites. At a young age, Anna-Marie found her niche in playing volleyball.  Her abilities landed her a full athletic scholarship to the University of Idaho where she helped lead the Vandals to their first NCAA tournament appearance since 1995.  Her accolades included All-conference honors twice, All-Region Honors once, and All-American Honors in 2003 as a senior for the Vandals.  Anna-Marie shined both on and off the volleyball court being named Big West Scholar Athlete of the year in 2002.  

 Following her stellar career at U of I she continued her education at Shenandoah University where she pursued her dual-degree, a Masters of Science in Athletic Training and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, which she completed in 2008. Her dual degree training allowed her to pursue and develop a multifaceted Sports Medicine expertise. She has been practicing as a physical therapist and athletic trainer for the past 14 years in the orthopedic setting, treating a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical conditions.  Her treatment techniques include a variety of methods such as neuromuscular re-education, PNF, fuctional and isolated strengthening, muscle energy techniques, dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (DNS), blood flow restriction training (BFR). Manuals interventions include myofascial release, cupping, IASTM with Hawkgrips tools, trigger point dry needling, and spinal/joint manipulations as well as incorpoarting various modalities based off the condition or injury. She believes in treating the whole kinetic chain and not just the focalized injury site. She utilizes the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) to examine functional movements and determine the cause of your condition or injury. She emphasizes the importance to her patients of injury prevention, preseason training and combined cross training. 

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband (Co-Owner Jeff Bailey),two boys, and newborn daughter, reading, gardening, fishing, and covering athletic events with her husband.


Jeff Bailey, PTA, MS, ATC, and Owner

Physical Therapy Assistant/Athletic Trainer

Jeff was born in Warrenton, VA where he grew up in a family of outdoorsmen and athletes.  His grandfather was head of the CCC Baseball organization a youth baseball program for over 35 years.  Jeff grew up playing baseball in the Fauquier, Manassas, and Loudoun County areas. Jeff went on to play collegiate baseball at Bridgewater College, where he received his Bachelor in Health and Exercise Science in 2005. Jeff’s sports experience and education started his strong interest in sports related injuries and treatment.

Jeff continued his education after Bridgewater by completing a certification in Massage Therapy in the spring of 2007.  During his massage therapy training, he also decided to purse a Masters Degree in Athletic Training at Shenandoah University.  He completed his Masters degree in the spring of 2008 shortly after the completion of his massage therapy certification. While attending Shenandoah he was a member of Iota Tau Epsilon Honor Society and received the Most Outstanding Graduate Award.  

After becoming a board certified Athletic Trainer in 2008, he began his career as the Head Athletic Trainer at Briar Woods High School.  He has been the Head Athletic Trainer there for the last 14 years.  During his tenure at the school he has worked with 14 state champinoship teams since 2008. He has also worked with a number of athletes who have continued on to a number of Division I athletic scholarships and two athletes who have continued on to the NFL.  His joy in working with high school athletes in helping them come back from injuries and watching them grow into adults and continue to succeed on and off the field. In 2014, Jeff completed his Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Kent State University - Ashtabula and became a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant in August, 2014 adding to his vast knowledge of sports medicine and injuries associated with active individuals. Jeff has various treatment approaches and incorporates Hawkgrips (IASTM) tools, cupping, blood flow restriction training (BFR), spinal and joint manipulations as well as his SFMA, Straincounter strain, and DNS certifications. 

In his spare time Jeff enjoys tournament bass fishing, hunting, covering athletic events and spending time with his wife, two sons, newborn daughter, and his lab, Jesse.


Taylor Wagoner, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Taylor joined ESMPT in July of 2021. She grew up in Aldie, VA and spent her time spending time with her family and friends. Taylor attended Northern Virginia Community College where she got her Physical Therapist Assistant degree and graduated in May of 2021. Taylor decided to pursue her PTA degree as she fell in love with the profession working as a tech and front desk coordinator a few years prior to applying to school. Taylor completed her clinical rotations within several settings including skilled nursing facilities, orthopedics and sports medicine, and acute care.  Taylor fell in love with orthopedics and sports medicine during her second clinical rotation at Elite Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy where she met Jeff and Anna Marie. This is where she learned a lot of her manual skills, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) interventions, therapeutic interventions, orthopedic protocols, and other interventions. Taylor enjoys furthering her knowledge of DNS interventions and helping her athletes in order to help her patients get back to doing what they love.  

In her spare time Taylor enjoys exploring new places, thrifting, finding the best coffee shops, and spending time with her family, long term boyfriend, and three cats.  


Elizabeth Dillon, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Elizabeth "Liz" joined ESMPT in January of 2023. She grew up in Dallas, PA and moved to Rhode Island to work for 2 years following graduating Physical Therapy school from Quinnipiac University in CT in 2020. Growing up playing a variety of sports, she knew she wanted to go into a health science/fitness related field. Liz completed a variety of clinical rotations along the east coast, primarily in orthopedics and sports medicine. She enjoys working with athletes of all ages as well as the general population to allow them to keep doing what they love. She has recently expanded her skill set with courses such as dry needling, DNS exercise 1, and the barbell rehab method. In her spare time, Liz enjoys CrossFit, playing with her family dog Bailey, trying out new wineries and spending time with her friends/family.

Madison Miller, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Madison started at ESMPT in June of 2023. She grew up in the Outerbanks area of NC and loves to be out on the water! Madison graduated from JMU where she received her Bachelors in Exercise Science and a Coaching minor in 2021. She then decided to pursue a degree to be a Physical Therapist Assistant and graduated from Blue Ridge Community and Technical School in June of 2022. She has always had a passion for exercise and helping people. She loves being in a career that is able to highlight both. During her last clinical rotation at ESMPT, she gained so much knowledge and a love for the sports medicine side of PT. Almost a year later, she was thrilled to return to work for Jeff and Anna-Marie and their team. Madison loves to work with all ages related to sports, orthopedic injuries, neuromuscular education and more! She is excited for what is to come next. In her free time, she loves to coach gymnastics, get crafty with various DYI projects, exercise, and spend time with her family.