Minimum Qualifications

Diploma or Certificate of Sport Physiotherapy

  • Must hold a current license with Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapy (SCPT)
  • Must be a member in good standing of Sport Physiotherapy Canada (SPC) and Sport Physiotherapy Saskatchewan (SPS)
  • Should have experience working with high performance athletes
  • Must have valid liability insurance

OR

Certified Athletic Therapist through CATA

  • Must be a member in good standing of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and Saskatchewan Athletic Therapy Association (SATA)
  • Must be a certified member of the CATA
  • Should have experience working with high performance athletes
  • Must have valid liability insurance

Services Provided

  • Sport First Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Injury Prevention (Warm up/Cool down, Stretching, Flexibility, Biomechanics, Screening)
  • Injury Assessment & Recognition
  • Emergency Action Plan
  • Injury Care of Common Injuries
  • Injury Care of Life Threatening Injuries
  • Return to Sport following an Injury
  • Drug Education and Doping Control workshops
  • Medical Coverage at Sporting Events
  • Drug Education and Awareness Workshop
  • Concussion Education

Updated as of July 2020

Certified Athletic Therapists

Joelle Birkham

Works at Kewatin Yatthe Regional Health Authority, Ile-a-la-Crosse


Additional certifications: BScPT, BScPE

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Curling, Skiing, Canoeing, Running   

Years of sport experience within your profession: 20

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Sessions
  • Drug Education & Awareness Workshop

 

Alexandra Briere

Works at Confederation Chiropractic Clinic, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: Doctor of Chiropractic, ART UE certified, CSEP- CPT, Active Release Technique, McKenzie Method, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Lacrosse

Years of sport experience within your profession: 5

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:

https://www.confedchiro.com/ 

Carmen Chan

Works at Athol Murray College Notre Dame, Wilcox


Additional certifications: Acupuncture

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee, Speed Skating, Basketball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 7

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

Neal Demmans

Works at Pro Sport Rehab & Fitness, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: CSEP- CPT, Certified Ergonomic Specialist

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Lacrosse, Wrestling

Years of sport experience within your profession: 8

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Assessment & Prevention Services

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

http://www.prosportrehab.com/saskatoon/

Emma Galloway

Works at Galloway Athletic Therapy, Nipawin


Additional certifications: First Responder

Sports worked with regularly: Junior A Hockey

Years of sport experience within your profession: 9

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Assessments & Prevention Services

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

Galloway Athletic Therapy, Nipawin

Zachery Hartwick

Works at Melville Millionaires Jr A Hockey Club, Melville


Additional certifications: CAT(C)

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee

Years of sport experience within your profession: 2

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting

Brenden Hope

Works at Saskatoon Blades Hockey Club, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: BSc, Certified First Responder, IASTM, CSCS

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Volleyball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 5

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Drug Education & Awareness Workshops

Andrew Kutnikoff

Works at Swift Current Broncos Hockey Club, Swift Current


Additional certifications: Sports First Responder, Soft Tissue Release

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Softball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 2

Services Provided for the SMSCS

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

 

Trevor Len

Works at TSB Custom Bracing & Orthopaedics, Regina


Additional certifications: MSc, BKin, CSCS, C.Ac, GTS, sEMR

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 14

Services Provided for the SMSCS

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

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services

www.tsbbracing.ca

Racquel Marshall

Works at University of Regina Athletic Therapy Clinic, Regina


Additional certifications: BKIN - Major Athletic Therapy, FMS, Lower Body RAPID, Acupuncture, Massage Therapy Diploma, RAPID Upper Body & Core

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Soccer, Football, Rugby, Basketball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 3

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 Service Contact:

University of Regina Athletic Therapy Clinic

 

Rachelle Matisz

Saskatoon


Additional certifications: BKIN-AT, First Responder, CPR-HCP, PDBSN

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, Rugby 

Years of sport experience within your profession: 3

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

 

Kacey Moffat

Regina


Additional certifications: Acupuncture

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 5

Services Provided for the SMSCS

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

 

Adam O’Neill

Works at O'Neill Sports Therapy, Regina


Additional certifications: NKT Level 1, C.Ac., BSc.HKIN (Hons), PDTR Advanced, MOOC Concussion

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Rugby, Gymnastics, Football, Soccer

Years of sport experience within your profession: 5

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting
  • Drug Education & Awareness Workshop
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

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

http://www.oneillsportstherapy.com/

Erica O’Neill

Works at University of Regina Athletics, Regina


Additional certifications: NSCA-CSCS, Acupunture Certificate, Neurokinetic Therapy Level 2

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer

Years of sport experience within your profession: 5

Services Provided for the SMSCS

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

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

University of Regina Athletic Therapy Clinic

Dale Pitura

Works at Courtside Sports Medicine and Rehab, Regina


Additional certifications: BScPT, BSPE, CAT (C)

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

Years of sport experience within your profession: 20

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:

https://www.courtside.ca/

Nicole Renneberg

Works at University of Regina Athletics, Regina


Additional certifications: BKin, C.Ac. (Acupuncture), FMS Certification, CSCS, Registered Yoga Teacher

Sports worked with regularly: Soccer, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Track and Field, Swimming

Years of sport experience within your profession: 11

Services Provided to SMSCS

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

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

University of Regina Athletic Therapy Clinic

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

Lisa Swallow

Works at ARC Orthopaedic & Sport Rehab, Regina


Additional certifications: MScPT, BPAS, CESP-CEP, SFMA Level 2, Level 2 Lower Canadian PT Orthopedic Division, FMS Level 1 & 2, FDN-Kinetacore Dry Needling, Completed Intermediate Exam of Orthopedic Level System, FCAMPT

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Water Polo

Years of sport experience within your profession: 19

Services Provided for the SMSCS

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

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

https://www.arcrehab.ca/

Rhonda Shishkin (Diploma)

Works at Craven Sport Services, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: BSPE, CAT(C), CAFCI

Sports worked with regularly: Wrestling, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Track 

Years of sport experience within your profession: 25-30

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting

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

https://cravensportservices.ca/

Sport Physiotherapists (Diploma & Certificate)

Trevor Adamus (Certificate)

Works at Martensville Collective Health and Wellness, Martensville


Additional certifications: MCISc(MANIP), FCAMPT, Biomedical Dry Needling

Sports worked with regularly: Track and Field, Volleyball, Hockey, Tennis, Gymnastics

Years of sport experience within your profession: 12

Services Provided for the SMSCS

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

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

www.martensvillecollectivehealthandwellness.ca 

 

Scott Anderson (Diploma)

Works at Anderson Physiotherapy, Regina


Additional certifications: MPT

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

Years of sport experience within your profession: 32

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Drug Education & Awareness Workshop
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact

https://www.andersonphysiotherapysask.ca/

Louise Ashcroft (Diploma)

Works at CBI Health- Regina Scarth, Regina


Additional certifications: FCAMPT, Diploma Manual & Manipulative Therapy, CSCSI

Sports worked with regularly: Volleyball, Running, Waterpolo, Football, Tennis

Years of sport experience within your profession: 36

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting
  • Drug Education & Awareness Workshop
  • Assessments & Prevention Services 

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

https://www.cbi.ca/fr/web/physiotherapy-regina-park

 

Bruce Craven (Diploma)

Works at Craven Sport Services, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: M.Sc., BSPE, CSCS

Sports worked with regularly: Basketball, Cycling, Diving, Volleyball, Gymnastics

Years of sport experience within your profession: 30

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

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

https://cravensportservices.ca/

 

Mitch Dahl (Diploma)

Works at ZONE Sports Physiotherapy, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: Sport First Responder, FMS, NPA

Sports worked with regularly: Baseball, Football, Basketball, Running, Softball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 26

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact

https://www.zonesportspt.com/

Jason Flaman (Certificate)

Works at Flaman Physiotherapy, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: Diploma of Advanced Manual Manipulative PT, FCAMT, GunnIMS

Sports worked with regularly: Gymnastics, Wrestling, Hockey, Football, Soccer

Years of sport experience within your profession: 22

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

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

http://flamanphysiotherapy.com/

Leandre Gallais (Certificate)

Works at MOST Physiotherapy, Lumsden


Additional certifications: BScPE, SPD II, CAFCI, CSCS

Sports worked with regularly: Rugby, Hockey, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 26

Services Provided for the SMSCS

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

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact

M.O.S.T. Physiotherapy, Lumsden

 

Kelsi Hilderman (Certificate)

Works at Huskie Athletics, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: BSc. Kin, MPT, CSCS

Sports worked with regularly: Volleyball, Hockey, Soccer, Track & Field

Years of sport experience within your profession: 5

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events

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

https://huskies.usask.ca/sports/health

Michelle Keene (Certificate)

Works at Craven Sport Services, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: BScKin, MPT, CEP, Functional Dry Needling- Level 2, Ortho Div - Level 1

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Soccer, Basketball, Wrestling, Hockey

Years of sport experience within your profession: 5

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting
  • Providing Injury Assessments Service

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact

cravensportservices.ca

Monique Marshall (Certificate)

Works at Kinetik Rehabilitation Services, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: M.HS, CLT-LANA, Sport First Responder

Sports worked with regularly: Flag Football, Soccer, Track & Field, Volleyball, Basketball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 29

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact

http://kinetikrehab.com/

Kristie Mueller (Diploma)

Works at University of Regina Dr. Paul Schwann Centre, Regina


Additional certifications: B.Kin (Hon.), MPT, CAFCI, Vestibular Rehab, UBC- Graduate certificate in Manual Physical Therapy, UBC- Masters in Rehabilitative Science

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Rugby, Volleyball, Hockey, Athletics

Years of sport experience within your profession: 9

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting
  • Drug Education & Awareness Workshop
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact

https://www.uregina.ca/kinesiology/dpsc/

 

Jessica Pawlik (Diploma)

Works at Huskie Health - University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: CSCS, TPI Certified

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Soccer, Hockey, Wrestling, Basketball, Athletics

Years of sport experience within your profession: 17

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contac

https://huskies.usask.ca/sports/health

 

Rhonda Shishkin (Diploma)

Works at Craven Sport Services, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: BSPE, CAT(C), CAFCI

Sports worked with regularly: Wrestling, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Track 

Years of sport experience within your profession: 25-30

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting

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

https://cravensportservices.ca/

Daysha Shuya (Diploma)

Works at Brownstone Health, Regina


Additional certifications: PhD, Yoga Instruction, Dry Needling, Acupuncture
Sports worked with regularly: Football, Dance, Cheer, Baseball
Years of sport experience within your profession: 15-20

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting

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

http://www.brownstonehealth.ca/ 

Lee Stevens (Certificate)

Works at Craven Sport Services, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: MPT, BScKin, CSCS

Sports worked with regularly: Hockey, Football, Baseball, Running, Volleyball

Years of sport experience within your profession: 9

Services Provided by the SMSCS

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

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact

https://cravensportservices.ca/

 

Charlene Storey (Certificate)

Works at Nomad Therapies, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: CAFCI, GunnIMS

Sports worked with regularly: Football, Hockey, Dance, Soccer

Years of sport experience within your profession: 12

Services Provided for SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events
  • Sport 1st Aid Workshops
  • Sport Taping Workshops
  • Sport Medicine Education Sessions
  • Concussion Education Workshops
  • Concussion Management Guidelines Consulting
  • Drug Education & Awareness Workshop
  • Assessments & Prevention Services

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

https://nomadtherapies.ca/

 

AJ Tabin (Certificate)

Works at Alliance Wellness, Moose Jaw


Additional certifications: BSc.HEd, Dip. ATM

Sports worked with regularly: Endurance Sport, Contact Sport, Team Sport

Years of sport experience within your profession: 20+

Services Provided for the SMSCS

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

For Fee-for-Service Assessments & Treatment Services Contact

Alliance Wellness & Rehabilitation, Moose Jaw

 

Melanie Weimer (Certificate)

Works at School of Rehabilitation Science, Saskatoon


Additional certifications: 

Sports worked with regularly: Flag Football, Soccer

Years of sport experience within your profession: 16

Services Provided for the SMSCS

  • Medical Coverage at Events 

 

NOTE: Therapists can be any of the following practicing professionals.
(information taken from their National web sites)

  • Athletic Therapist – A Certified Athletic Therapist with a Scope of Practice including the assessment, prevention, immediate care, and reconditioning of musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Diploma Sport Physio – A licensed Physical Therapist that can assist in the development of conditioning and flexibility programs, acute injury care, and complete rehabilitation of the athlete back to competitive level. Expert at taping and strong manual therapy skills.
  • Certificate Sport Physio – A licensed Physical Therapist trained in care of critically injured athlete, taping skills, knowledge of equipment, field care and sideline care of athletes, massage and some manual therapy skills.
  • Level 1 Physio – A licensed Physical Therapist who has been trained as an athletic first aider.

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

Note: Level 1 Physiotherapists can only provide the following services: Medical Coverage at Events and Initial Injury Assessments.

POLICY REGARDING – INITIAL INJURY ASSESSMENTS

The SMSCS may cover the cost of an initial injury assessment for Saskatchewan High Performance Athletes with any of the certified athletic therapists, diploma sport physio’s, and certificate sport physio’s. Contact the SMSCS at (s.jule@sasktel.net or 306-780-9446 ) prior to the appointment to discuss payment/coverage options. Any additional treatments will be at the cost of the athlete paid directly to the clinic/therapist.

The SMSCS will not cover the cost of initial assessments with therapists with only a level 1 sport physio designation.