Taylor Physical Therapy Sports Performance

Program Staff


Jerod Gayer, DPT, ATC

Jerod is a certified athletic trainer and holds a doctoral degree in physical therapy. Jerod serves as a consultant and provider of sports medicine/rehabilitation services for Wartburg College, along with multiple area High Schools. Jerod graduated from the University of Iowa’s athletic training program, obtained his Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in St. Louis, MO and his Doctorate degree from the University of Arizona Health Sciences in Mesa, AZ.






Destry Sperfslage, ATC/L, CSCS

Destry is a certified athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist. Destry serves as the primary provider for the Waverly-Shell Rock High School student-athletes sports medicine needs, as well as helping to provide wellness services to the Cedar Valley area. Destry graduated from the University of Northern Iowa’s Athletic Training program, then obtained his Masters of Science degree in Kinesiology from Southern Illinois University.







Aaron Krejci, MS, L/ATC, CSCS

Aaron is a certified athletic trainer and strength and conditioning specialist. Aaron graduated from Minnesota State University - Mankato in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in Athletic Training, Aaron continued his educaton at the University of Northern Iowa. While completing his Master's degree in Athletic Training, Aaron served as Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Aplington-Parkersburg High School. Aaron now serves as the Head Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach at Aplington-Parkersburg High School.