2020 - DR. PENS WINS OUTSTANDING PHYSICAL THERAPIST OF THE YEAR
- PT—Licensed Physical Therapist
- DPT—Doctor of Physical Therapy
- OCS—Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist
- ATC—Certified Athletic Trainer
- CSCS—Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
2020 - COAST PHYSICAL THERAPY NOMINATED FOR 2020 BEST PLACES TO WORK!
As a small family business, we always strive to give our best to our employees and to provide our employees with a positive family-oriented work environment. We have been blessed with amazing staff members over the years, and this year we truly have the best staff working with us. Thank you to our amazing staff for always giving us your best. We couldn’t do this without all of you. A virtual awards banquet will be held on Wednesday, September 16. Stay tuned to find out how we do! Go COAST Physical Therapy!
2019 - Best Places to Work
On September 12, 2019, COAST Physical Therapy received an award for The Best Places To Work 2019. This was the second consecutive year that COAST PT has been the honorable recipient of this prestigious award. Owner Dr. Chad M. Pens, his wife Dr. Maria K. Shepherd, VP of Operations Lindsey Lillie, and VP of Public Relations and Marketing Mike Giltner, were all present at the awards ceremony held at Drumlin’s Golf and Country Club in Syracuse. COAST Physical Therapy was one of the top ten recipients in the Small Business category (less than 50 employees). We are very honored to receive this award and thank all of our amazing staff who voted for us. We appreciate your support and loyalty to COAST Physical Therapy. Congratulations, Dr. Pens and COAST PT Staff. You really are the best!
2018 - Family Business Leader
2018 - Best Places to Work
Congratulations to COAST Physical Therapy for being nominated for Central New York’s Best Places to Work Awards 2018! COAST Physical Therapy was voted among the top 40 places to work in Central New York. They were entered into the Small Business category of 25 employees or less, and COAST PT placed 5th in their division! An awards banquet was held in September at Drumlin’s Golf and Country Club in Syracuse, where all 40 businesses were honored and presented with their award. This award means a lot to Owner and President, Dr. Chad M. Pens as it is voted upon by the employees of the company. There are many different aspects of the workplace that employees have to report on, and this information is compiled to determine each business’s overall place. Dr. Pens was truly humbled when COAST Physical Therapy was honored with fifth place in the Small Business category. A big congratulations to owner Dr. Chad M. Pens and his amazing staff at COAST Physical Therapy for all of their hard work. This is a tremendous honor to receive such a distinguished award. Congratulations!
2017 - Small Business of the Year, Cayuga County
2017 - Physical Therapist of the Year
2016 - Educators in HealthCare
The CNY Business Journal honors local businesses and medical professionals with Excellence in Health Care Awards, voted on by the general public within a sixteen-county region of Upstate New York. COAST Physical Therapy received the 2016 Educators in Health Care Award. The staff at COAST PT does so much for our community in terms of educating community members on workplace wellness, injury prevention, and fall prevention, as well as teaching fellow physical therapists on higher-level manual therapy techniques, taping techniques, and advanced orthopedic treatments. We are proud of the work that our COAST PT team does each and every day.