ABOUT - DSC PERFORMANCE
Reach your full potential
through an integrated approach to elite level physical therapy, fitness, and performance training.
• Physical Therapy
Peak performance in sport, at work, or in everyday life; takes a focused work ethic. It does not magically appear, nor does it consistently occur without proper planning and execution. DSC Performance is dedicated to helping everyone execute an evidence-based plan to peak performance.
When you enter DSC Performance, you bring your own specific goals. Our plan is to help you define those personal objectives, then build the most efficient and effective way to reach those goals. Whether you desire is to get back to a desk job, look and feel your best, or if you are a professional athlete looking to take your performance to the next level, a mutually agreed upon plan must be built and followed. Defining your ultimate goal, evaluating current abilities, setting a course of action, and consistently re-evaluating that course to insure consistent progress.
Meet our team:
Kevyn Dean, MSPT, OCS
Kevyn is the owner and creator of DSC Performance. He graduated from UC Davis in 1988 with a degree in psychology, and went on to receive his Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 1991 from the University of the Pacific. He has over 28 years of hands on clinical physical therapy experience, possesses a board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical specialist, and has been treating and training top professional athletes and serious amateur athletes for 20 years. Growing up in Northern California yet spending much of his time in Hawaii where his mother was born and raised. Kevyn relocated to
Southern California in 1991 and was immediately drawn to the ocean and the sport of surfing. Kevyn is the current medical director for USA Surfing, and chairs the performance committee tasked with preparing USA Surfing’s top athletes for their Olympic Debut in 2020.
Kurt Soria, NASM CPT, USAW Certified, Field Strength Specialist
Kurt, he has completed his NASM CPT and USA Weightlifting certifications. In addition, he is recognized as a Field Strength Specialist devoting his work towards performance athletes. Throughout his career at DSC, he has trained professional athletes ranging from soccer athletes, professional surfers, football players, and more. His athletes return to their respective sports performing better than ever. On his spare time, Kurt practices what he teaches his athletes. Kurt has excelled in his own endeavors in USA Weightlifting and has participated in sports throughout his life. Ultimately, Kurt demonstrates his passion through his training methods which help his athletes succeed in their own challenges.
Samantha Soria, B.S.
Samantha has matriculated from Azusa Pacific University with her Bachelors of Science in Applied Exercise Science degree. Throughout her academic career, Sam has been involved with research in performance in addition to being a collegiate athlete; Needless to say, Samantha knows the importance of balance. She has paired her passion and experience in Applied Exercise Science to help other athletes succeed in their goals. Move over, for the past three years, Sam has made it a priority for herself and her athletes to be knowledgeable with current performance research and academies only to share these concepts through her performance training methods. In her free time, Samantha is down to Earth and enjoys playing all sports, weightlifting and overall living an active-life style, and spending time with her family and friends.
ROBIN WARDEN PT, CSCS, CAFS, 3DMAPS, C.W.T., FMSC, STMT-1 .
Robin is a San Diego County native, born and raised in Vista, California. She has always lived an active lifestyle. Robin still holds the 800 meter record (2:12) at Vista High School which she set in 1985. She attended California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo where she was 9th in the Nation for the 800 meter. She then graduated from California State University Long Beach where she received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in 1993.
Robin has worked with Fitness Celebrities and Fitness Professionals. Her experience spans Outpatient Orthopedics,Sports Medicine, Inpatient, ICU, Acute Care and Trauma settings. She has focused her efforts in Outpatient Orthopedics and Sports Medicine providing quality
physical therapy treatment focusing on each patient’s individual functional and athletic goals. She has treated Outpatient Orthopedic, Sports Medicine patients and athletes including youth athletes, collegiate athletes, NFL players, AFL players, Military, Police, adults, and recreational athletes with a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries. In her free time, Robin enjoys lifting weights at the gym, mountain biking, hiking and camping with her family.