Sturdy is a business coach, entrepreneur and business owner who also happens to be a physical therapist and private practice owner. His “Why” is to help people succeed. He has a special place in his heart for physical therapist entrepreneurs and private practice owners.

As a business coach and instructor, Sturdy brings the practical knowledge of owning, operating and growing businesses, combined with extensive training and learning, to clients who want to improve their business operations and achieve their personal and business goals.

Sturdy created and taught “Clinicient University”, a 2 day business crash course for Clinicient client owners and operations executives. Attendees of this 2-day course realized an average increase in revenue of 8.9% in the first 3 months following attending with the top of the range at 22%.

Sturdy has served as an EO Accelerator Mentor, helping business owners define their vision, mission and values, as well as achieve their business goals.

Sturdy finds immense satisfaction in coaching and working with business owners and executives to help them achieve their business and personal goals.

“What I appreciate about Sturdy is his ability to listen.  He listens with a broad scope of experience, not only as a successful clinician, but also as a successful entrepreneur and experienced business coach; who provides both pragmatic and insightful recommendations.  I am impressed with how he outlines the steps needed to build a successful, yet scalable practice.  With Sturdy’s experience, comes a wisdom and calm that will help you establish a solid foundation for your business. Sturdy’s coaching is practical and I appreciate the real-world strategies he shares to help entrepreneurs take their business to the next level.” – Jessica McMurdie OTR/L, Owner, Stepping Stones Occupational Therapy

Sturdy is available to work with you and your organization in a variety of ways, including workshops, talks, training, and individual coaching for you and your business.

He is a Certified Coaching Partner, and is creating online courses that you can do at your own pace.


Sturdy is the father of 3 wonderful children and lives in San Francisco with his wife, Kathy. He is on the board of EO San Francisco, and is the CEO and Co-Founder at San Francisco Sport and Spine Physical Therapy, and Major League Orthopaedics.

Sturdy is also a member of the Private Practice Section (PPS) of the American Physical Therapy Association and serves on the PPS’s Impact Magazine Editorial Board.




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