Rob Manca

Certified Athletic Therapist
Collegiate Sports Medicine (Red Deer Main)

Rob Manca

BPE, CAT(C), ART Practitioner

  • • Running Biomechanics & Gait Analysis
  • • Strength in lower back & pelvic dysfunctions
  • • Active Release Techniques

Rob is from Leduc, AB and received his Bachelor of Physical Education in Athletic Therapy from U of A (’94). He became a Certified Athletic Therapist in 2002 and has over 24 years of field experience, with the majority being in hockey. He also has over 12 years of clinical experience, previously having worked in Edmonton and Medicine Hat.

Rob worked in the Western Hockey League for 6 years and was the Head Therapist for the 2004 WHL Champion Medicine Hat Tigers. He spent 3 years working in the Alberta Junior Hockey League and 5 years in the Alberta Midget Hockey League. Rob has also worked in sports like football, soccer, rugby, volleyball, basketball and fastball. He also has professional sports experience working with the Pro Rodeo Sports Medicine Team for 3 years as well as spending time working with the Edmonton Eskimos and Edmonton Drillers.

As an athlete, Rob played soccer for 13 years and was a member of the RDC Kings men’s team for 2 seasons (’88, ’89). Rob also enjoys slow-pitch, golfing and curling.

Rob joined Collegiate in June 2005