Board of Directors

Dr. Todd McDougle, BS, DC, FICA

Chairman - ICA Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science, 2024-2025

Dr Todd A. McDougle is the current CEO and Educational Director for 3 Companies under the Heading of IN Chiropractic & Wellness, Inc. Which include McDougle Chiropractic Methods and Indiana Scoliosis Specialists. His office serves the public relative to General Chiropractic Care, Sports Chiropractic Applications – both on site and competition locations, and Complex Chiropractic Treatments not limited to Pre & Post Scoliosis Surgeries, Nonsurgical Chiropractic Approaches to Scoliosis Treatments, and Extremity care inclusive of Chronic Conditions and Pre/Post Surgical anatomical replacements. Dr. McDougle has written 2 published texts on his Chiropractic applications; McDougle Chiropractic Methods; CervicoThoracic Concepts & LumboSacroPelvic Concepts , First Edition 2014 and McDougle Chiropractic Methods; Sacral & Pelvic Dynamics, First Edition 2018. He currently is in the development stage of a lecture series and associated textbooks to assist struggling Chiropractic Doctors in post-graduate clinical skill development in adjusting and neurobiomechanical radiographic interpretation. His concepts were developed after several years as the competition provider for the top national and international male & female strength / strongman athletes in the world since 1998 and includes the USPA- Indiana, both National United States Strongman Organizations and major International Strongman Organizations. Additionally, he has been an adviser to athlete's care givers for UCLA Gymnastics – 2008, USC Swimming- 2008, the USOC Swimming in Denver, Colorado- 2014, and the LA Dodgers in Los Angelos, California– 2016. He has been a featured lecturer for the International Chiropractors Association for several years at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Symposium on Natural Health & Fitness – Columbus, Ohio and Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, North Carolina - 2022, for the ChiroAthletica at the Lee Haney Sports Festival – Atlanta, Georgia, and is scheduled as a speaker for the 2022 Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists (SWIS) lecture series for Dr. Ken Kinakin. In 2014 Dr. McDougle was given the Award of Appreciation by the Global Strongman Corporation for Dedication and Years of Chiropractic Service. Dr. McDougle has been involved with Chiropractic State and International Representation as a Member of the Board of Directors for the International Chiropractors Association of Indiana commencing in 1998 with a brief hiatus and eventual service as a two term President for that association. He is credited for the addition of “immunological” as a defined purpose of the Chiropractic Adjustment to Indiana State Law as of 2018 which allowed Chiropractors to serve as a “necessary provider” during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. He continues to serve as the Immediate Past President and liaison to the International Chiropractors Association. He presently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Chiropractors Association; the oldest Chiropractic Trade Organization in the World after serving as the Indiana State Representative Assemblyman from 2014 to 2020. In 2016 he was awarded the ICA State Leadership Award and 2018 the designation of Fellow of the International Chiropractors Association, the State Legislative Leadership Award, and the Prestigious Assembly Representative of the Year Award.

Dr. Jon L. Stucky, DC, CCSP, CCEP, CCST, FICA

Vice Chairman - ICA Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science, 2024-2025

Brant Hulsebus, DC, LCP, CCWP, FICA, FPAC

Commitee Member - ICA Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science, 2024-2025

Brant Hulsebus DC is a third generation chiropractor and Palmer College of Chiropractic alumni. He is 7 of 10 chiropractors in his family. Dr Hulsebus practices in the same building his grandfather built and his father helped found. We are blessed with many lifetime patients, a few who have been patients of Drs Bob, Mike, and Brant Hulsebus. One family themselves have received care for eight generation of their family. Our practice is a subluxation based family focused. Our patients include newborns, pregnancies, young adults, moms and dads, and seniors. Throughout Dr Brant’s career his interest has lead him in various directions. When he became a father he took several pediatric classes and became Webster certified to help pregnant mothers. Later he began to study neck trauma and head injuries. For post graduate work Dr Hulsebus earned his LCP, Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers and his CCWP, Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioners. His whole life he has been a sports fan. In 2004 he became the team Chiropractor for his first team, the UHL Rockford IceHogs. The IceHogs opened a door to several other opportunities. CBA basketball Rockford Lightning then followed since they were in the same arena. Once the Lightning moved on the Rockford Rampage indoor soccer replaced them. During the summers we went from the Rockford Foresters wooden bat league to the Rockford Rivets baseball team. Along the way we have also added several MMA fighters and College athletes. The IceHogs switched to the AHL after Dr Hulsebus first three years. This brought him to work with his first athletic union and their requirements. Dr Hulsebus also volunteered with Rockford East High several years, Dr Hulsebus also enjoys working with students. Every year our clinic host High School students who are thinking about Chiropractic as a career. We have them in to job shadow and we give talks at the local high schools. The students who attend these events are then invented to a field trip to Palmer College of Chiropractic. Dr Hulsebus gets a bus and we do a whole day field trip. Locally Dr Hulsebus met with the community college and designed a pre-chiropractic program to create a pathway from high school to Rock Valley College to Palmer. Upon graduation of this program the student with earn their BS and DC degree. Dr Hulsebus has stayed active in our profession. He has held many positions. In the Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association he has held almost every leadership position and currently sits on the Board of Directors. In the International Chiropractic Association he has severed as the Illinois RA of over three terms, previously has been the Medicare Chairman, Legislative Chairman, one of the founding board members of the Council on Evidence-Based Chiropractic and Lifestyle, and currently is on the Council on Fitness and Sports Health Science. Also Dr Hulsebus did two terms for the Illinois Department of finical and professional licensing board for Athletic Trainers. Lastly Dr Hulsebus is a member of the PHCS ProHockey Chiropractic Society. Many of Dr Hulsebus peers have noticed his work for the profession and he has earned several awards and honors. He has been named a Fellow of the ICA and a Fellow of Palmer College of Chiropractic.Palmer also named him the Bright Beacon award for his promotion of the school and profession. ICA has awarded him the “Bob Hulsebus” Legislation Leadership award. IPSCA has named him Chiropractor of the Year and awarded him the Norris Erickson Bright Beacon Award.

Dr. Kevin J. Jackson, DC, FICA

Commitee Member - ICA Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science, 2024-2025

Dr. Kevin Jackson was educated and graduated from Life College School of Chiropractic in Marietta Georgia, earning his Doctor of Chiropractic in September 1989. That was after earning a BS in Biology from Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario Canada in December 1985. He graduated high School from Centennial High School in Welland, Ontario Canada. After earning his DC degree, he worked as a chiropractor for his brother-in-law in Venice, Florida for a short time before opening his own practice in Sarasota, Florida and practiced there until June 1991. From there he went to work for his sister-in-law’s practice in Thomasville PA, home of the late Sigafoose The Great. In October 1991 Dr. Kevin and his wife opened a practice in York, PA and have practiced there together until present. During his career, Dr. Kevin has obtained National Boards Parts I, II, III, and PT, Pennsylvania State Board, Florida State Board, and got Physiotherapy Certified through National Chiropractic College Lombard, Illinois. He is a member since 1999 and Vice President since 2015 of the Chiropractic Fellowship of Pennsylvania. A member of the International Chiropractors Association since 1995 and became a Fellow of the ICA (FICA) in April 2017. He is an active alumnus of Life University. A regular speaker at New Beginnings since April 2008 till present and has been speaking internationally since 2005. In 2012 he started his invention to reduce angular acceleration for any head impact sport. It is called A3 Xoskeleton. It is patented in US and Cananda since 2014. In January 2024 he became a committee member of the International Chiropractors Association Sports Fitness Council.

Dr. Joe Amunategui, DC

Commitee Member - ICA Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science, 2024-2025

To Whom It May Concern: As a practicing Chiropractic Physician in the City of Hallandale Beach, since December of 1993. I am/ have been involved in many civic organizations, Charities, Professional organizations and community and sporting events. I am involved with the City of Hallandale Beach in so many aspects and endeavors, as such, The Mayor Awarded a Proclamation stating; January 19th, 2008 is “Dr. Joseph Amunategui II Day” on the Official City Calendar! As well, I have written many healthcare articles on a variety of subjects for several organizations. I am a father of Four outstanding children and also a second-generation Chiropractic Physician, practicing in the same location as my father before me, since 1973, continuing a legacy, as a trusted and dependable pillar of our community. Education Life College School of Chiropractic – Marietta, Georgia Graduated December 10, 1993 Internship - Life College Clinic – 1991 through 1993 Awarded “Life College Clinical Excellence Citation” - December 1993 Certified in Physiological Practicum – Brenau University of Georgia - 1993 Externship - Amunategui Chiropractic Center – 1993 through 1994 Certifications National Board Certified – Chiropractor Parts 1 and 2 1993 National Board Certified – Chiropractor Part 3 1994 National Board Certified - X-ray Theory and Practice 1993 National Board Certified –Physiotherapy 1994 Certifications cont. State of Florida License – Chiropractic Physician 1994 to present State Board Certified – X-ray Theory and Practice 1994 to present State Board Certified – Physiotherapy 1994 to present Workman’s Compensation Health Care Provider Certified 1995 Permanent Impairment Disability Evaluation Rating Certified 1995 Professional Affiliations Student International Chiropractic Association member 1989-1993 Member of International Chiropractic Association (ICA) 1993 to present Founding Member of ICA’s Council on Fitness and Sports Health Science 2004-present Council on Fitness Board of Director 2014-2020 Awarded as a ”Fellow” of the ICA 2018 Awarded “Lifetime Member” of the ICA 2019 Member of American Chiropractic Association 1993 to 1998 Member of Florida Chiropractic Association 1994 to present Charter Member of Southern Chiropractic Association 1995 to present Southern Chiropractic Association Vice- President 1995-1997 Contin. Education lecturer / Speaker accredited Professor From Life University West 2013-2018 Community Service Charter Member of Kiwanis Club Hallandale Beach 1994 to present Kiwanis Club President-elect – 1994-1995 Kiwanis Club President (2) terms 1995-1997 Kiwanis Club Treasurer (9) terms 1997 –2006 Kiwanian of the Year – 1998-1999 Kiwanis Club Distinguished Service Award – 1999-2000 Awarded Walter Zeller Fellowship of Kiwanis 2018 Member of Hallandale Beach Area Chamber of Commerce – 1994 to present Chamber - Board of Director 1998-2002 Chamber - Vice-President 2002-2005 Chamber - President 2005-2007 *Broward County Council of Chambers- “Small Business Person of the Year” 2003 Business Member of the Florida Sheriffs Association 2003-present City of Hallandale Beach Police Athletic League (PAL) Charter Board of Director 2004-present Volunteer Physicals Doctor for all kids 2006-present President Elect 2014-2016 President 2016-2020 Baseball Head Coach (2 seasons per yr.) 2009-2015 Sponsor 2 Teams per season (4 per yr.) 2006-present *State of Florida PAL Volunteer of The Year 2013 YMCA of Hallandale Beach Charter Board Member 2019-2020 Sports Chiropractic endeavors American Foundation of Powerlifters of South Florida and Chauks Gym team Doctor of Chiropractic 2015-2019 South Broward MMA Team Chiropractor 2005-2007 Hard Rock Casino of Hollywood Corner Doctor 2002 Florida State Police Olympic Team Chiropractor Hallandale 1998-2001 Angelo Dundee / Tommy Torino Boxing / team Chiropractor 1995- 1998 *Awarded “The International Sports Chiropractor of the Year” 2016 As presented on stage by Arnold Schwarzenegger in Columbus, Ohio on March 3rd

Dr. Ken Kinakin, DC

Commitee Member - ICA Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science, 2024-2025

Dr. Ken Kinakin is a chiropractor, certified strength and conditioning specialist and a certified personal trainer. He has also competed in bodybuilding and powerlifting for 40 years. He regularly lectures across Canada and United States and Europe to doctors and personal trainers on the areas of weight-training, rehabilitation and nutrition. He has lectured at NSCA, was Can-Fit-Pro’s Canadian Presenter of the year and also presents regularly for rehabilitation certification seminars. He works in a chiropractic and rehabilitation in Mississauga, Ontario where he treats everyone from the general public to world champions. Dr. Kinakin is also the author of "Optimal Muscle Training" published by Human Kinetics, He is the founder of the Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists – SWIS that educates and certifies doctors, therapists and personal trainers in the area of exercise muscle testing, rehabilitation and treatment of weight training injuries, Present Position Chiropractor-Health First Group 6981 Millcreek Drive, Unit #9 Mississauga, Ontario L5N 6B8 (905) 812-0644 ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Education Doctor of Chiropractic Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College June 1991 – License #2561 Undergrad Okanagan University June 1986 Qualifications and Certifications Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program through McMaster University Fall 2004 Active Release Techniques® Certified Provider – Spine Fall 2003 Active Release Techniques® Certified Provider – Upper Limb Fall 1997 Active Release Techniques® Certified Provider – Lower Limb Fall 2001 Active Release Techniques® Certified Provider – Full Body Recertification Course September 2004 Certified Kinesio® Taping Practitioner – KT1, KT2

Dr. Kyle Hoeft, BS, DC

Commitee Member - ICA Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science, 2024-2025

Dr. Kyle H. Hoeft has been a licensed chiropractor in the State of Indiana since January of 2001.  He is a 2000 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. During the course of his education, he was trained extensively by sports chiropractors who worked with the athletes training at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.    He began his career working as an associate in a family care practice in Indianapolis, with a focus on athletes of all ages. The 2001 Police and Fire games in Indianapolis was his first major athletic event to treat many athletes of different sports working through injuries and others looking to optimize their performance.     In addition to his family practice, Dr. Hoeft accepted a unique opportunity to serve as the team chiropractor for the Indianapolis Vipers (2002-03) of the Women's Football Association. In 2003, he left the Vipers and took the same position treating the Indiana Speed of the Women's Football Alliance until 2006.   In the summer of 2006, Dr. Hoeft moved his practice to Carmel, Indiana and resumed his focus on chiropractic wellness in his community.  He continued to work extensively with the local grade school and high school athletes of all sports.   In the summer of 2023, Dr. Hoeft moved his practice to Fishers, Indiana and continues to specialize in the treatment and resolution of sports-related injuries of high school, college and professional athletes.   As a board member of the ICA Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science, he is looking to share his knowledge and experience with those looking to understand the importance and benefit of chiropractic in relation to athletic performance.

Dr. Peter Gratale, DC, FICA

Commitee Member - ICA Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science, 2024-2025

Dr. Peter A. Gratale is the Director of Energy Chiropractic & Pilates, a private chiropractic health care practice and exercise studio in Teaneck, NJ since 1986. “Dr. Pete” is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. You’ve seen him as Co­Host of ESPN’s BODYSHAPING and Lee Haney's Championship Workout fitness shows. He was awarded the International Chiropractor’s Association’s Outstanding Sports and Fitness Chiropractor of the Year 1999. Chiropractic license number is: 38MC00301900. Professional Positions Director ­ Energy Chiropractic & Pilates A private Chiropractic health care practice and Pilates studio in Teaneck, NJ since 1986. Licensed Doctor of Chiropractic ­ State of NJ since 1986. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist ­ National Strength and Conditioning Association, Lincoln, NE since 1985. Co­Host ESPN’s BODYSHAPING Fitness show 1993­2004. Developer ­ PowerCentering Core Fitness Training An educational and health seminar group focusing on centered movement, core strength and conditioning since 1990 President ­ International Chiropractor Association’s Council on Fitness and Sports Health Science Chief of Staff of Chiropractic Exercise Unit ­ Preakness Health Care Center 1999­2003. Chairman of Board Northeast Region ­ Association of NJ Chiropractors 2005­2007 Fitness Consultant and Affiliated Chiropractor ­ Numerous local businesses, police departments, fire departments, fitness centers, and spas since 1986 Education New York Chiropractic College ­ Old Brookville, NY ­ Doctor of Chiropractic 1985. Levittown Out Patient Clinic ­ NY Chiropractic College Levittown, NY 1983­1986 Upsala College East Orange, NJ ­ Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry 1982 Numerous Post Graduate Seminars ­Most recent ­ ICA Symposium on Natural Fitness & Sports Health Science, New Beginnings Chiropractic Philosophy, Connecticut Chiropractic Assn.