Abigail Valdez

Front Office Manager

Abigail joined the team at Vanguard Spine & Sport in 2016. She has 10 years of experience working in the front office. She has a great knowledge of insurance and will gladly help you with any questions you may have. Her computer skills, attention to detail, and the retention and retrieval of a human-post-it note has landed her the lead position at our front desk.

Abigail Valdez

Front Office Manager

Symone Miller

Physical Therapy Tech

Symone Miller

Physical Therapy Tech

Symone works at Vanguard Spine & Sport as a Physical Therapy Tech. She is from Gonzales, LA and has experience in physical therapy care, strength and conditioning, and rehabilitation techniques. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology with a Concentration in Exercise Science from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2015. While attending college, she was also a NCAA Division 1 basketball player. Helping people become the best versions of themselves and reaching their full potential has always been her passion.

Abigail Jones

Weight loss Coach

Abigail Jones is our certified Ideal Protein weight loss coach. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Abigail realized early in life that she wanted to pursue a career in Nutrition. She graduated from Texas State University with her Bachelor’s in Nutrition and Food Science. This has given her a foundation to help her clients transform their lives utilizing the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method. Abigail understands an individual’s weight loss journey is not only a physical battle, but a mental and emotional battle as well. Her mission is to compassionately meet clients where they are at, and get them to where they want to be.

Abigail Jones

Weight loss Coach

Jessika Young

Front Office

Jessika Young

Front Office

Jessika has been on the Vanguard team since 2019. She is originally from Lubbock and moved to California to attend Santa Barbara City College. After two years she moved here to Houston to finish her degree in Health Sciences. When she’s not at work, you can find her binge watching T.V., reading, or spending time with her family and dogs.

Yohana Iglesias

Front Office

Yohana is originally from Miami, FL but has called Houston her home since 2009. She has been with the Vanguard team since April of 2019 and has had 7 years of experience in customer service and as a front desk coordinator, which makes it ideal having her be the first point of contact at our office. She strives to bring positivity with her each and every day. In her free time you can find her spending time in nature, practicing yoga, spending time with her dog, reading, crafting and/or indulging in any and all fruits and veggies she can get her hands on!

Yohana Iglesias

Front Office

Mimi Guzman

Physical Therapy Tech

Mimi Guzman

Physical Therapy Tech

Mimi graduated from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic as a Chiropractor’s assistant in 1998.

My passion for Chiropractic began after seeing her dramatic improvement in her patients health, function, and overall lifestyle!

She enjoys seeing people happy, doing what they love to do, without suffering from pain and discomfort. Coming to work every day and helping people is a wonderful experience!

Myhia Douglas

Front Office

Myhia started working at Vanguard Spine and Sport in 2020. She was born and raised in Dallas, Texas; however, she moved to Houston after earning her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at Xavier University of Louisiana. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from Texas Woman’s University. She has experience working in the front office for an array of different establishments. Her favorite things to do in her free time are shopping and traveling.

Myhia Douglas

Front Office

Lacy Kemp

Physical Therapy Tech

Lacy Kemp

Physical Therapy Tech

Lacy joined the team as a Physical Therapist Technician in 2020.
She is a graduate of THE Prairie View A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. She is currently pursuing her prerequisites for DPT school, where she hopes to specialize in Pediatric Physical Therapy. Her ultimate goal is to work with young college bound athletes and rehabilitate them so they can have the chance she once had.
Her passion is driven by the younger generation and she has a hunger to give her total self to people in order to help them feel better.

When she’s not working, you can find her on the basketball court, reading, eating, or you’ll see her pitbull walking HER.

Anisa Royal

Physical Therapy Tech

Anisa works at Vanguard Spine & Sport as a Physical Therapy Tech. She is from Dallas, TX and a natural Dallas Cowboys fan. She is also a graduate from the University of Houston (Go Coogs!) with a degree in exercise science, and has experience in rehabilitation and athletic training. Her passions include helping others, physical activity, and facilitating wellness. In her spare time she enjoys exploring Houston with her standard poodle Bordeaux, spending time with friends, and traveling.

Anisa Royal

Physical Therapy Tech

Roger Guevara

Physical Therapy Tech

Roger Guevara

Physical Therapy Tech

Roger is a Physical Therapy Tech who attended Texas Health School and also is an Alumni from Houston community college, where he obtained an degree in Associate of Arts. You’re probably asking, “What are you doing in physical therapy?!” As a competitive Weightlifter, Roger has sustained several injuries that have kept him off the competition platform. He is very aware of the struggles and frustrations that injuries can bring to everyday life. This is what drives Rogers passion for helping those that also have sustained chronic injuries. Within the near future, Roger hopes to complete his second degree and becoming a physical therapy assistant.

Kiara Holloway

Physical Therapy Tech

Kiara Holloway is a dedicated student of kinesiology with a passion for exercise and holistic health! With future intentions of becoming a physical therapist, she is working towards gaining experience in the field and Vanguard has been a great aid in this process.

Kiara Holloway

Physical Therapy Tech

Ce’Raven Ceaser

Physical Therapy Tech

Ce’Raven Ceaser

Physical Therapy Tech

Ce’Raven (also known as CeCe), joined the Vanguard Team as a Physical Therapist Technician. She is a graduate from Sam Houston State University where she obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Science (Eat ‘Em Up Kats!) She has ambitions of becoming a Physical Therapist and is currently working towards obtaining her Doctorate degree. She has a sincere compassion and empathy for others that drives her to provide patients with the proper care that they deserve. Her passions include helping others, rehabilitation, and overall health & wellness. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and friends, dancing and eating… A LOT.

Sydney Sweeden

Treatment Coordinator

Sydney started working at Vanguard Spine and Sport in 2021. She was born and raised in Houston, Tx and received her bachelors degree in Allied Health from Texas A&M University (Gig’em!) She is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration from Texas Woman’s University.

When she’s not working, you can find her working out, reading, or hanging out with friends and family.

Sydney Sweeden

Physical Therapy Tech

Jordan Drew

Physical Therapy Tech

Jordan Drew

Front Desk

Jordan has been a part of the Vanguard team since 2021. She grew up in Kentucky and has lived in various parts of the country before finally landing in Texas in 2013. After working in a corporate setting for seven years, she decided a lifestyle change was in order and dove headfirst into the realm of small business administration and customer service.
Jordan is excited to be part of a team that excels in customer care and helping people get back to the activities that mean the most to them.