Minimum Qualifications

Diploma of Sport Massage Therapy through CSMTA

  • Must be a registered massage therapist
  • Must be a graduate of a 2200-hour curriculum based massage therapy school
  • Must be licensed to practice in the province of Saskatchewan
  • Should be a member of the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA)
  • Should have experience working with high performance athletes
  • Must have valid liability insurance

Services

  • Sport First Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Injury Recognition and Functional Assessment
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Drug Education and Awareness Workshop
  • Medical Coverage at Sporting Events
  • Exception: Massage Therapists are not required to have their sport designation to provide service in this area. However, priority is always given to those who have their designation.

The following is a list of Registered Massage Therapists who have indicated they wish to be Consultants for the SMSCS.

Non sport certified and certification candidate members / consultants can only provide medical coverage at events and initial injury assessments.

Updated as of June 6, 2018

Diploma Sport Massage Therapy & Diploma Candidates

Geraldine Barrett (Certified)

Sunrise Wellness Spa, Unity


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : Yes
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications:
Sports worked with regularly:
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession:

Al Bodnarchuk (Certified)

Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : Yes
Sport Taping Workshops : Yes
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : Yes
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : Yes
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications: BSPE, BEd, SMTc, Sport First Responder, FMS Level 1
Sports worked with regularly: Athletics, Football, Hockey
Sports worked with occasionally: Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer
Years of sport experience within your profession: 24

Monty Churchman (Certified)

Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshops : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications:
Sports worked with regularly: Basketball, Swimming, Football, Hockey
Sports worked with occasionally: Track & Field, Body Building
Years of sport experience within your profession: 22

Lindsey Bean (Cert. Cand.)

PACE Training Centre, Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications:
Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey, Volleyball, Soccer
Sports worked with occasionally: Lacrosse, Track & Field, Wrestling, Baseball, Curling, Weightlifting, Swimming
Years of sport experience within your profession: 8

Michael Harvey (Cert. Cand.)

Westside Massage Therapy/Michael Harvey Sports Therapy, Regina


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications: BPAS, WC (SpMT), Certified First Aid/CPR instructor with Red Cross
Sports worked with regularly: Gymnastics, Running, Track and Field, Swimming, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Cycling, Mixed Martial Arts
Sports worked with occasionally: Soccer, Football, Curling, Hockey
Years of sport experience within your profession: 27

Wayne Morin (Cert. Cand.)

Westside Massage Therapy, Regina


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : No
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services  : Yes

Additional certifications: WCRMT
Sports worked with regularly: Marathon, Volleyball
Sports worked with occasionally: Martial Arts, Athletics
Years of sport experience within your profession: 11

Tim Rutley (Cert. Cand.)

F.I.T. Training & Wellness Centre, Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications:
Sports worked with regularly:

Sports worked with occasionally:
Hockey, Diving, Body Building, Volleyball
Years of sport experience within your profession:
12

Amanda Setre (Cert. Cand.)

Lead Integrated Health Therapies, Saskatoon


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications:
Sports worked with regularly:
Sports worked with occasionally:
Years of sport experience within your profession: 3

Samantha Becker (Cert. Cand.)

Pilot Butte (Student)


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications: Sport First Responder
Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey
Sports worked with occasionally: Basketball, Cheerleading
Years of sport experience within your profession: 0

Heather Ireland

Heather Ireland Massage Therapy, Regina


Contact the SMSCS office @ (306) 780-9446 to request this Consultant

Medical Coverage at Events : Yes
Sport 1st Aid Workshops : No
Sport Taping Workshops : No
Sport Medicine Education Sessions : No
Concussion Education Workshops : No
Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting : No
Drug Education & Awareness Workshop : No
Assessments & Prevention Services : No

Additional certifications: CPR/First Aid, Muscle Fascia Cupping, Sport First Responder
Sports worked with regularly: Horses & Riding, Rodeo, Gymnastics

Sports worked with occasionally: Kayak, Body Building, Swimming , Baseball, Hockey, Track & Field
Years of sport experience within your profession: 9

NOTE: Massage Therapists can be any of the following practicing professionals. (information taken from the professional’s National web site)

  • SMT (C) – A Registered Massage Therapist who is Certified to be a Sport Massage Therapist through the Canadian Sport Massage Therapy Association. Accomplished ALL that is required of a Certification Candidate and completed the NSMCP©; passed the written and oral/practical certification exam; can work at all levels of sport events; eligible for selection to Major Games and International Competitions as a member of the Canadian Health Care Team; can vote, can have a voice; can work and chair all level of Committees and serve on the Executive; can use the “Certified Sport Massage Therapist” title and the SMT© insignia.
  • SMT (CC) – A Registered Massage Therapist who is a graduate from a government licensed massage therapy school with a 2200-hour curriculum based program, or must be a member of the provincial massage therapy association that is member of the Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance (CMTA) and endorsing its standards; a graduate massage therapist who is pursuing the CSMTA National Sport Massage Certification Program (NSMCP©); can work in provincial and national committees; can vote; may have a voice; can use the “certification candidate” title and the (cc) insignia. Where there is a CSMTA Provincial Chapter, both National and Provincial membership is required.