Physical therapist Shawn Smith created ARC to address the rigorous demands of the active athlete that our current healthcare model ignores. Through ARC, he has redefined the physical therapy experience for you, helping you be your best in preparation, training and recovery to maximize your potential.

ARC uniquely meets the fitness needs of all athletes — from high performers, to youth, to those seeking a healthier lifestyle. Get training, recovery and rehabilitation services and the expertise of our staff in one place on your terms.

Meet Our Staff

Shawn Smith

Shawn Smith

Physical Therapist & ARC Founder

Profile
Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and ARC founder has 20 years of experience in orthopedic physical therapy. He grew up in Miami, OK and is a proud Wardog. As an active member of the US Army from 1989-1992, he served in the 7th Light Infantry Division in Fort Ord, CA. Shawn’s passion is to serve those who strive to be their best, summit their desired sport, and seek the glory of the podium.
Education
  • Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma, 1997
  • Residency through the Manual Therapy Institute and Fellowship Training at CORE Physical Therapy in Edmond, OK
Credentials
  • Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • Kinetacore Dry Needling Level 1
Awards & Certifications
  • SFG Level 1 (Strong First Level 1)
  • Functional Movement Screen
  • USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach
  • American Physical Therapy Association Emerging Leader Award, 2006
Tyler Eckel

Tyler Eckel

Physical Therapist

Profile
Tyler has worked in inpatient, outpatient and home health settings. He specializes in performance based therapy and fitness for amateur and professional golfers.
Education
  • Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2006
Credentials:
  • Functional Movement System Certification
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certification
  • Y Balance Testing Certification
  • Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling Level 1
  • Titleist Performance Institute Med Professional Level 2
Matt Woodliff

Matt Woodliff

Director of Marketing & Operations

Profile
Matt grew up in Edmond, OK and attended Edmond Memorial High school where he developed his love for sports and fitness as a football and basketball player. He graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a keen insight for performance training and recovery. Matt’s passion is to create an atmosphere where people can come together in one place to achieve their sports, fitness, and overall wellness goals.
Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Fitness Management, University of Central Oklahoma
Specialties
  • Cryoskin Specialist
Lucius Tirey IV

Lucius Tirey IV

Performance Trainer & Green Strength Founder

Profile
Lucius has over 15 years of experience in strength, movement, and nutrition. In March 2013 at the first SFG1 (Strong First Level 1) event in Houston, Luke “tamed the beast” (48kg, 106lb kettlebell) to become one of the few “Beast Tamers” at 193lbs bodyweight. His holistic approach and fitness philosophies address the physical and psychological needs of athletes of every training level. Although Luke coaches world class athletes including Brazilian Jiu-Jutsu black belt world champion Rafael Lovato, Jr. He’s just as passionate about training regular people committed to living longer, healthier and stronger lives as he is about training high performance athletes.
Experience
  • Teacher of Strength and Functional Movement - kettlebells, barbells, club training
  • Nutrition
  • Body Transformation
  • Physical Culturist Sensei
Awards & Certifications
  • Top powerlifting stats in the 181lb weight class: 475lb squat, 315lb bench press, and 575lb deadlift
  • Strong First Kettlebell Instructor
  • Biosignature Modulation Practitioner via Charles Poliquin
  • Training for Warriors Level 1 via Martin Rooney
  • NSCA-CPT, ACSM-CPT, Cooper Institute CPT
  • Westside Special Strengths Coach
  • Gym Jones Level 3

Darryl Knight

Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Profile
Darryl takes pride in helping amateur athletes as young as aged 4 to professional athletes achieve things they never thought possible. He was born and raised in Guthrie, OK. As an all-around high school athlete, he excelled in football becoming an All-State wide receiver. He played football for Kansas State, Oklahoma State, and the University of Central Oklahoma. Darryl helped lead two high school athletes to 100 meter dash records two years in a row. He’s worked with professional athletes including Brad Penny, Roy Williams, Corey Nelson, Gil Roberts, JR Davis, Epke Udoh, Demontre Hurst, Kentrell Brothers, and Dominique Franks.
Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Fitness Management, University of Central Oklahoma
Credentials:
  • National Strength and Conditional Association Certification

Caydee Scheidemantel

Massage Therapist

Profile
Caydee offers individualized treatment and educates her clients about how the body systems are connected to each other and how to relieve tension and pain.
Credentials
  • Licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering and Advisory Board on Massage Therapy
  • Certified by the American Massage Therapy Association