Physicians and
Meet our Physicians

Dr.  Jonathan Krichev.  Dr. Krichev grew up in
Guntersville and got his BA in Psychology at Emory
University in Atlanta, GA.  There, he was a four year
varsity swimmer and captain of the team.  He returned
to Alabama for Medical School at UAB, and finished
his training in Family Medicine at the UAB-Huntsville
Family Practice Residency Program, where he was
Chief Resident and Residency President of the
Alabama Academy of Family Physicians.  He has a
strong interest in sports medicine, especially as it
relates to swimmers, cyclists, and runners.  He has
training in biomechanical analysis for runners and
cyclists, and is himself a competitive triathlete and
runner, having completed the Ironman distance.  

Dr. Alicia Krichev.  Dr. Krichev graduated from Palm
Bay High School in central Florida and then went on to
Emory University to play volleyball and basketball.  She
was captain of both teams, and competed as well as
part of the track and field team.  While at Emory, she
was named NCAA Woman of the Year for the state, as
well as Division III Scholar-Athlete of the Year.  She is
now a member of the Emory sports Hall of Fame.  She,
too, relocated to Alabama for medical school and then
to the Huntsville program for residency training.  She
has a special interest in the female athlete and injuries
of volleyball players.  She remains active in her college
sports as a children's coach and recreational player.  In
addition, she is a competitive triathlete and runner, also
having competed at the Ironman distance.

Dr. Amy Carter.  Dr Carter graduated from Randolph
High School here in Huntsville and also went on to
Emory University to play both basketball and soccer,
acting as captain of each team and reaching
All-American status during her time in Georgia.  She,
too, came back home for medical school and residency
at UAB.  Following residency, she completed a
fellowship in sports medicine, and has a special
interest in the non-operative treatment of acute and
chronic sports injuries, as well as an interest in female
athletes.  She is an active ultimate frisbee player and
runner, having competed at the marathon level.  
Recently, she was named to the Emory University
Hall-of-Fame in recognition of her accolades as a
scholar athlete in college.

Meet our Staff

Carolyn Adsit. Carolyn graduated from Grissom High
School and received her B.S. in Exercise and Sports
Science from Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens,
Tennessee.  She was a competitive gymnast from six
years old through high school.  While at Wesleyan, she
received the Exercise and Sports Science Student of
the Year, was a cheerleader, and coached gymnastics.  
She continues to teach gymnastics here in Huntsville
and is a certified personal trainer.  She is also an
active runner and cyclist.  
Cove Family and Sports Medicine
5540 Highway 431 South
Huntsville, AL 35741