Lizzie received a Master’s of Science in Sports Medicine from the Strength and Conditioning Track at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She also received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science from the Fitness Track with a Concentration in Coaching Competitive Athletes at the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Certified Level 1 Sport Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting, as well as holds two Silver Sneakers certifications through Tivity Health.

Lizzie has a variety of past experiences coaching youth sports; including Soccer, Gymnastics, and Figure Skating. She also has experience working as a wellness intern at the Brookfield, WI YMCA, where she helped develop their youth strength training program. During her time in graduate school, Lizzie performed several practicum positions, to include Colorado State University-Pueblo where she worked with the strength and conditioning coach for football and basketball, and the 365 Performance strength and conditioning coach in Monument, CO working with 7K Figure Skaters and Colorado Rampage Hockey Club members. She previously spent the last 2 years as a fitness instructor for seniors at Brookdale-Village at Skyline in Colorado Springs, CO. Lizzie currently works at the Colorado Center of Orthopedic Excellence as a strength and conditioning coach. She has a passion for fitness, strength training, sports performance, and injury mitigation; and  especially enjoys working with youth athletes providing age-appropriate training to help advance their overall sport performance.

CO Springs Briargate Reviews
Amanda LandiAmanda Landi
14:28 22 Mar 24
This group was recommended to us by our primary care Dr and my daughters coach. We saw Matthew Albrecht and had a great experience. Injuries can make for a very difficult time for an athlete and the compassion and care at this practice is top notch. We finally feel like we are on track to healing and have a solid plan. If you have an athlete in need of care I highly recommend you bring them here.
Louis TimoraLouis Timora
21:04 12 Mar 24
After years of being juggled around about my back and neck pain issues and everyone trying to treat the problem pain pills 💊, following another patients recommendation I set up an appointment with Dr Douglas Crowther and they immediately got to work on my back and got me into surgery and started h my neck surgery. My surgery went very well and just got my collar off yesterday and am already pain free from the areas that were related to the neck area. Everyone on the staff was extremely professional AND friendly. Everything was explained and all questions were answered in a way that was easy to understand. I am already getting set up for my next surgery. Awesome people and I extremely highly recommend everyone.
Lynn SuhrLynn Suhr
22:00 24 Feb 24
I was very scared and apprehensive to go to a doctor for my back. In the past I've been told it's age or wear and tear and didn't really feel heard or that the doctors took me seriously. After meeting Whitney she took the time to show me my images and explained them to me and my husband. She heard me!! She got it!! My concerns were hers and quickly came up with a plan! I literally left In tears to know I was FINALLY listened to and my concerns weren't crazy!! Thanks again!! I'd highly recommend her!!! And the office was so nice from the front office staff to the MA to the Xray tech The surgery scheduler, The DME gentleman and of course Whitney!!
Robert HarderRobert Harder
02:44 08 Feb 24
This was my first time here, and I had a great experience. Check in was easy. Everyone was friendly. Nice lobby. The NP who helped me, Whitney, was wonderful - educated me, listened to my concerns, helped me understand my options. Thanks, Whitney!
Kenny KotcherKenny Kotcher
23:45 02 Feb 24
Dr.Doner has been the best! He is extremely knowledgeable and makes you feel at ease. I heard he was the best with hips and he hasn’t disappointed. I’d refer anyone to him if they have any hip issues. Very personable and cares about his patients. One of a kind doc!
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