Dr. Darren Chase, DC

Dr. Chase pursued his undergraduate studies in Oklahoma on a soccer scholarship. He then went to Life Chiropractic College in Atlanta, GA where he finished his college soccer career. He transferred to world renowned Texas Chiropractic College and completed his Doctorate degree in chiropractic medicine. After finishing school, he began his post graduate studies in soft tissue injuries and sports rehabilitation. His studies have taken him to Germany to study fascia and the effects it has on sports injuries. He has been the team doctor for the Houston Stallions indoor football team, Katy Rugby club, Prodigy cheer, Cypress Gymnastics and many other local teams around the Katy west Houston area.


Brandi Chase, MS, RD

Brandi Chase is a registered and licensed dietitian. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, and her Master’s degree in Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. Brandi enjoys reading, scuba diving, practicing Yoga, and spending time with her family; and has completed two full marathons, and more than a handful of half marathons. Brandi has a passion for helping people reach their goals, and has been employed at The Athlete Stop since November 2008.

Amy Engstrom, Front Desk Coordinator

Amy is a Texas native.


Dr. Ian Veary, DC

Dr. Veary worked as a Physical Therapist for 5 years prior to becoming a Chiropractor. He was working at a Rugby Club in England where the head PT at the club worked in Chiropractic. While watching her work on the athletes, he saw the benefits Chiropractic plus Physical Therapy had on the many different injuries they treated. Dr. Veary attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa. Chiropractic then brought him to Texas. Dr Veary has been with The Athlete Stop since fall of 2017 and is located at our Richmond, Texas location. Outside of Chiropractic, Dr. Veary is the Competitive Director for a local Soccer Club plus coaches 3 teams. He truly has a passion for what he does, and loves getting people back to the activity they love, without pain.

Leah, Financial Coordinator

Leah, originally from Iowa has been a Texan since her teens. She now lives in Missouri City with her Husband Robert. They have 4 daughters and one spoiled yellow Labrador Retriever puppy. Leah enjoys reading, going to the gym, and spending quality time with her family. Prior to joining The Athlete Stop team, she worked as a personal trainer. Making her no stranger to the athletic world. She has always enjoyed meeting all kinds of new people along the way! 


Seth Lawrence, DPT

Rich Doss, DC

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Dr. Rich Doss comes to The Athlete Stop from sunny San Diego, California, where he focused his chiropractic practice on working with the community’s many young families and athletes.


Known for his work with extremities (shoulders, knees, elbows, ankles, etc) and trauma, such as auto accident injuries, Dr. Doss has been recognized for the results he has helped his patients achieve through chiropractic, being honored as a “Best of” chiropractor in San Diego for six straight years.


In practice, Dr. Doss has been fortunate to work with people of all ages, caring for many families, pregnant moms to-be and kids. He has also worked with athletes of all ages and skill sets, including athletes from the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), USA Rugby, Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus, the International Table Tennis Federation and pro skateboarders. With him, Dr. Doss brings to Katy an extensive knowledge of modern chiropractic techniques and a fresh perspective on Chiropractic’s role in injury recovery and athletic performance.


Dr. Rich Doss graduated from Life Chiropractic College West with Magna Cum Laude honors and clinical distinctions and has since pursued post-graduate education with a focus on extremity work, earning the title of CCEP (Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner). While attending Chiropractic College, Dr. Doss also served as Student Body President and Captain of the Men’s softball team.


Dr. Doss continues to serve his community and profession, volunteering with various organizations. Dr. Doss has represented the chiropractic profession as a Board Member of his local California Chiropractic Association chapter and as a Board Member of the Life Chiropractic College West Alumni Association. He is also a mainstay of The Wave Chiropractic Conference, serving as the annual event’s emcee.


As an advocate of small business, Dr. Doss is engaged as a regular participant with his local Chambers of Commerce. He also serves his local community as a volunteer, recently working with the city’s Little League as an umpire and PA announcer and working with the Kappa Sigma International Fraternity as a mentor for young men in colleges throughout the country.

Dr. Doss and his wife recently relocated to Katy with their two young children and small dog. They have enjoyed exploring Katy and the Houston area and are so appreciative of the kind welcome and southern hospitality they’ve received.


In his spare time, Dr. Doss is a family man, an avid softball player, golfer and homebrewer.