Dante Leone PT, DPT, CSCS Physical Therapist
New Life Team Member Since: 2016
Dante is a physical therapist practicing at our Portage and Baraboo locations. Dante earned his doctorate in physical therapy in 2015 from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Dante attended the University of Wisconsin Madison for his undergraduate studies, earning a bachelor of science degree in rehabilitation psychology. While at UW, Dante continued his passion for sports as a member of the football team for the 2005-2006 season, before deciding to focus on his academic and professional future. Dante continues to have an affection for sports and working with athletes of all types, be it competitive or recreational sports, or more functional life sports, such as playing with your children or grandchildren. Whatever activity is important to you, he trusts physical therapy can benefit your return to that activity. Dante has completed training to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He also is an ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist (ITPT), giving him advanced knowledge and skills in concussion management and rehabilitation. Dante truly believes in exercise and movement as medicine for the mind, body, and soul.
What Dante likes most about being a physical therapist:
“I love seeing the pure joy and happiness my patients have when all their hard work pays off, and they achieve their goals and are able to do the things that are most important to them.”
Outside of work:Dante loves spending time with his wife, dog, friends and family. He enjoys the outdoors by camping, hiking, canoeing, and biking. He is always rooting for his beloved Badgers; On Wisconsin! Finally, Dante and his wife are excited to be welcoming a new member to their family, with Baby Boy Leone due in September.
Brandon Spoon Director of Marketing and Community Relations New Life Team Member Since 2012
Brandon directs the marketing, community relations, and outreach activities of New Life Physical Therapy. He manages New Life’s website and signage, oversees social media accounts, produces video and photography, and leads events such as our monthly workshops. As our patient experience manager, he communicates directly with patients regarding any questions and concerns to ensure a consistently excellent experience at New Life.
What Brandon likes most about working at New Life Physical Therapy/with patients: “I love getting to know our patients and community partners, and maintaining New Life’s connection with them directly, and through social media and events.”
Outside of work: Brandon likes to bike, play tennis, travel, watch movies, and college football.