Meet the Team
Since 2003, our family has grown from a team of three to a team of over 100 people! Our "cRUw" is key to our success and we truly take pride in the family we've built over the years. The Rehab United Difference Begins with Our People.
Kevin Hazel, LPTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Education: University of Cincinnati BA Criminal Justice 2005, San Diego Mesa College AS Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports: Golf, basketball, snowboarding, cycling
Hobbies: Taking my kids to the park/beach, playing with my dog at Fiesta Island, exploring new places to eat ( I’m a foodie for sure)
Favorite Foods: Chicken Wings and Nachos
Whom You Admire / Favorite Mentor: My father, and Jim Brown
Nickname: K Haze or Kev
Fun Fact About You: I was originally recruited to play WR in college, but somehow found myself on the defensive side of the ball
Biography: Kevin was born and raised in Columbus, OH, where he began playing football from a young age. He attended the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, where he played four years as a scholarship wide receiver and linebacker for the Bearcats and completed his BA in Criminal Justice in 2005.
Kevin has spent most of his professional career in recruiting and human resources and most recently, prior to pursuing the field of physical therapy, was a traveling physical therapy recruiter. He moved to San Diego in 2012 from Dallas, Texas, and has since made San Diego his home and established permanent roots.
Kevin recently graduated from San Diego Mesa College’s Physical Therapy Assistant program in 2021 with his associate of science degree. While at Mesa College, Kevin created the L.E.A.D program which is aimed at developing leadership skills while fostering diversity and inclusion. Kevin is a very active member of the California Physical Therapy Association, where he is a member of the Diversity Affairs Committee.
Kevin ultimately decided to join the RU team because of the leadership, culture, and commitment to providing the best Applied Functional Science approach to care for the San Diego community.