OUR TEAM

Dr. Daniel Griffin
PT, DPT, CSCS, CF-L3

Dr. Dan Griffin received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Springfield College. He founded Resilience Physical Therapy and Wellness in 2019 to bring a greater awareness to the many aspects of wellness and provide quality 1 on 1 physical therapy care in the area where the patients and their rehabilitation are the primary concern. Dan firmly believes in putting the patient first and truly values the uniqueness in every patient’s plan of care. Dan is active in the physical therapy community attending multiple conferences and continuing education courses every year. Dan’s relationship with the ownership and staff at N.E.X.T Fitness and CrossFit Catch allows for great communication toward a goal of creating healthier lives within the community.

Dan also enjoys helping people live better lives outside of the clinic via coaching. Dan works as a Health and Wellness Instructor for the Western Massachusetts Municipal Police Academy, is a CrossFit Level 3 Coach, and is Precision Nutrition certified. Dan is a board member for the Tactical Athlete SIG,  and frequently gives lectures on Health and Wellness to law enforcement agencies around Massachusetts. Previous experience includes coaching strength and conditioning at Boston College, coaching nutrition remotely around the United States, and personal training and coaching CrossFit in the Boston area. Dan enjoys sharing his passion for fitness/wellness with his athletes, patients, coworkers, friends, and family alike. In his free time, Dan enjoys getting outside, reading and learning new things!

Dr. Devon Dusseault
PT, DPT

Dr. Devon graduated from American International College in 2021. Devon has a 10-year background in personal training and large group strength and conditioning coaching. He is a US Navy veteran and completed two deployments during his four years of active-duty service. Devon completed his bachelor’s degree at Goodwin University graduating with a double major in public safety/security and psychology. His hobbies include walking his three dogs with his wife, coaching fitness classes, and going to his local sportsmen’s association.

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Dr. Jeff Tremblay
DPT, CSCS

Dr. Tremblay graduated from American International College where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Prior to receiving his DPT, he attended UMass Amherst, where he graduated in 2016 with a BS in Kinesiology.  While attending UMass, he worked as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist in West Springfield and Palmer, working with a variety of athletes and performed group-training for adults. He has a total of 8 years working in the field of health and fitness, and is passionate about helping individuals not only decrease their pain, but optimize their physical health and function. His certifications include Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Blood Flow Restriction Specialist, FMS, and ACSM-CPT.  He firmly believes that “movement is medicine”, and his hobbies include golfing, weightlifting, backcountry hiking and camping, and traveling. 

Justin Burchell
LMT, CF-L2

Justin completed his degree as a licensed massage therapist at Asnuntuck College in 2018 with a focus in sports massage. Justin’s passion for health and wellness began in the summer of 2015 when he started  CrossFit and living a healthier lifestyle. Justin later became a Level 1 certified trainer in 2016 and began coaching. With a keen interest in health, and functional fitness, recovering athletes became a top priority for Justin. Since then, Justin has combined his knowledge of functional fitness/ athletics with massage therapy in order to help aid in his clients recovery and promote physical longevity. Justin believes effective massage therapy is about experience, expertise, clear diagnosis and a genuine care to navigate recovery. Justin formerly started NEXT Recovery and is happy to be apart of the Resilience team. In addition to massage therapy, Justin is a CrossFit Level 2 trainer at CrossFit Catch and a competitive CrossFit athlete.

Hannah Goncalves
CF-L1, PN-L1

Hannah received her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant at Springfield Technical Community College in 2021. She has had an extensive background in health and fitness not only as an athlete but as a personal trainer and crossfit coach. She wanted to grow her passion for helping others become the best version of themselves by helping them in and out of the gym, guiding them not only in fitness but recovery and rehabilitation as well. Hannah is also a certified nutrition coach and enjoys seeing her  clients not only perform their best, but feel better about their appearance and learn sustainable healthy habits. In her free time Hannah enjoys competing in local crossfit competitions, hiking with her dog, finding good coffee spots and taking care of her plants.

Ellen Lambert
PT Aide

Ellen is currently a junior at Westfield State University studying Chemistry. She will be entering a Doctoral Physical Therapy program in May 2020, aspiring to do what she loves. Through heavy involvement in sports in high school and the start of CrossFit in 2019, she decided she wants to play a role in assisting people in recovery, progress, and bettering themselves. Although soon to become a doctor of physical therapy, Ellen has a love for science, especially astrophysics. In her free time she enjoys hiking, water sports, and spending time with family.

Gavin McConnel

Gavin received his Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University in May 2020. He is a prospective DPT who will be starting his doctorate program in June 2022. Through his years as a multi-sport athlete, he has always had a passion for health and fitness. Gavin believes everyone should strive to improve themselves mentally and physically and is an advocate for living a healthy and balanced lifestyle. In his free time Gavin enjoys cooking, exercising, and getting outside!  

OFFICE
470 Shoemaker Lane
Agawam, MA 01001

HOURS
M-F 8am-8pm EST
Saturday 8am-12pm
Sunday CLOSED

PHONE
(413) 789-0752

FAX
(413) 789-8140

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