BSC (Hon) Kin, Dip AT, CAT(C)
Heather’s passion for the field began at an early age as she was always interested in helping people with their injuries. In high school she began volunteering at the Ottawa Sport Science Center where she was introduced to Athletic Therapy. This experience combined with results she saw from treatments on her own injuries led her to this career.
Heather has been a Certified Athletic Therapist since 2004. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa then, an Advanced Athletic Therapy Diploma at Mount Royal College. Heather is also a certified Active Release Techniques Practitioner; Lower Extremity & Spine, a K-Taping Sport Therapist, a Certified Metrik Functional Capacity Evaluator and is specialized in Custom Knee Bracing.
Heather’s experience includes working in various clinics across the country and sports including basketball, football, rodeo, soccer, figure skating and volleyball. She was Head Therapist for the Red Deer College Kings Volleyball team from 2001-2007 and in 2005, served as the Head Athletic Therapist for the Men’s National ‘B’ Volleyball Team at the FISU (World Inter-University Games).
Heather was a member of the Collegiate Sports Medicine team in 2006-2008 and rejoined in July 2012.