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 Provided

  • 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

Diploma certified and candidate consultants can only provide medical coverage at events and initial injury assessments.

Updated as of July 2020 

Sport Massage Therapy

         1) Diploma (Certified)

         2) Diploma (Candidates)

Lindsey Bean (Cert. Cand.)

Works at Integrative Therapies, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: Certified Graston Technique

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey, Volleyball, Track & Field, Lacrosse

Years of sport experience within your profession: 10

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events 

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact:

https://www.integrativetherapies.ca/

 

Samantha Becker (Cert. Cand.)

Works at Riverview Health Professionals, Regina


Additional certifications: Sport First Responder, RMT, First Aid CPR/AED-HCP Level

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey, Lacrosse

Years of sport experience within your profession: 1

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Assessments & Prevention Services 

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact:

http://www.riverviewhealth.ca/

Al Bodnarchuk (Certified)

Works at Max Athletic Performance, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: BSPE, BEd, SMTc, Sport First Responder, FMS Level 1, MUTA

Sports worked with regularly: Athletics, Football, Hockey, Gymnastics, Basketball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 35

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Drug Education & Awareness Workshop

Monty Churchman (Certified)

Works at Healthpointe Muscle Therapies Inc, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: Myofascial Cupping Technique Level 1 

Sports worked with regularly: Basketball, ParaSwim, Curling, Softball, Hockey

Years of sport experience within your profession: 23

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions 

 

Gus Giannoutsos (Cert. Cand.)

Works at ARC Orthopaedic & Sport Rehab, Regina


Additional certifications: SMT(cc)

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey, Track & Field, Basketball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 20

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events 

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact:

https://www.arcrehab.ca/

Timothy Rutley (Cert. Cand.)

Saskatoon


Additional certifications: 

Sports worked with regularly: Soccer, Body Building, Swimming

Years of sport experience within your profession: 14

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events 

Courtney Schell-Leavins

Works at Sideline Athletics, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: RMT (Cert. Cand), SMT(cc), CSCS

Sports worked with regularly: Ringette, Diving, Football, Wrestling, Cheerleading

Years of sport experience within your profession: 10

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact:

Sideline Athletics, Saskatoon

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.