IMPACT Sports Performance

Advanced Care Physical Therapy is proud to partner with IMPACT Sports Performance at our HARBORCENTER location. The mission of IMPACT Sports Performance is to create an educational and competitive experience within an atmosphere of elite training.   They strive to develop and realize individual and team potential by promoting high standards of competence, character, and courage. To learn more about the IMPACT Sports Performance Experience, please view the video below:

IMPACT presents a rare opportunity for clients to be trained by the same clinicians who train individuals at the highest levels. At IMPACT, their unmatched facility, top coaching staff, state-of-the-art equipment, and movement-specific programming put together a total package for athletic achievement and individual success.While the skill level and specific goals change based on the ability of the athlete, a strong passion and desire to train will remain consistent. Athletes know when they come to IMPACT, they must be focused and committed to getting better and training harder than they have in the past. All of their clients take pride in the professionalism of their approach and work ethic.

academeny of hockey 1The team works closely with The Academy of Hockey also located at HARBORCENTER to create the premier development destination for hockey players and coaches by providing the dedicated hockey player with a structured and specific program that encourages and motivates the individual to reach their highest playing potential. Every player, family and coach has a hockey goal, and it is their belief that the development path for each person is unique.

jason“In addition to ensuring that our customers achieve their highest athletic potential through goal-based fitness training, our facility is now a place where clients can receive top of the line injury rehabilitation.  Advanced Care Physical Therapy  greatly enhances each athlete’s injury recovery through an innovative approach focusing on bettering athletic performance and preventing future injuries.”  Jason Jerome, Director of IMPACT Sports Performance

IMPACT teamed up with Advanced Care Physical Therapy and other collaborative partners to provide post-ride recovery services for the 2015 Ride for Roswell and conducted the fitness tests for the 2015 NHL Combine hosted at HARBORCENTER.

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“We recognize that IMPACT Sports Performance is a premier training facility that can set the standard for improving athletic performance and overall wellness in the region and are excited to work directly with the IMPACT Team, and offer our brand of high quality, evidence-based manual physical therapy in downtown Buffalo, and to everyone entering the HARBORCENTER community.  Collectively, our comprehensive approach ensures all visitors have to the resources required to reach their lifestyle and performance goals.”  Craig Reinstein

Facility & Equipment

  • 3-lane turf track
  • Woodway cardio equipment featuring the Force, Curve & Desmo treadmills, Watt bikes
  • State-of-the-art weight room including USC Olympic Racks & Platforms, Keiser Equipment, Vertimaxes, Slide Boards
  • Sports rehabilitation on-site with professional grade modalities


  • Professional & Collegiate athletes looking for intense, evidence based training
  • High School programs available for athletes looking to take their performance to the next level
  • Youth programs fundamentally based around body weight movements
  • Promoting power, speed, explosiveness & injury prevention on all levels
    • Movement-based, sport-specific training
    • Nutritional evaluation
    • Aerobic / anaerobic energy system development
    • Sports Rehabilitation programs
    • Speed & agility training
    • Fitness & Nutrition Tips

Physical Therapy

zarbo iceMarkOn site Physical Therapy services are provided by Dr. Mark Zarbo who has extensive hockey and athletic training experience, playing Division 1 college hockey at Bentley College in the AHA for 1 season and 3 seasons at RPI (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) in the ECAC.  He graduated in 2010 from RPI with a BS in Business and Managment.  After graduating from RPI Mark attended graduate school at UB where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in May of 2014 prior to joining the clinical team at Advanced Care Physical Therapy in 2015. HARBORCENTER is a one-of-a-kind destination offering performance training, coaching, rehabilitative services and entertainment to create a best-in-class experience for everyone entering the facility.