Rebecca’s interest in the area of sports medicine began in her high school sports medicine class in Red Deer. You will be able to see her passion for sports and helping patients when you meet her.
Her more than 20 years of field experience have been mainly in hockey, rugby, football, and soccer. She has worked with Team Alberta in both hockey and rugby as well as Rugby Canada’s senior men’s team. As the Head Athletic Therapist for Roller Hockey Canada’s senior men’s team she has won 2 IIHF World Championships. Rebecca has been able to work at many major sporting events including- Canada Summer Games 2005 and 2009, Alberta Summer Games and many national championships. She was also a part of the medical volunteers for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Rebecca has taken many manual therapy courses throughout her career, including Active Release Techniques, to allow her to be a hands-on therapist and loves the idea of using exercise to heal. Rebecca completed her Bachelor of Physical Education at the UofA (2000) and her Diploma in Sports Injury Management at Sheridan College in Ontario (2003).
Rebecca opened COLLEGIATE SPORTS MEDICINE (OLDS) in 2011 after working at the main COLLEGIATE clinic in Red Deer since inception in 2003.