Fraser River Delta

Garret Kusch

Played professional soccer with the Vancouver 86ers (now the Whitecaps)
Canadian Olympic Team, World Cup team, and teams in Belgium, Norway and Sweden.
Travelled with Women's Olympic Soccer Team to 2008 Beijing Olympics as member of team medical staff
Member of medical staff of Senior Men's Canadian National Soccer Team
ART Provider for the Ironman World Championships.

Jamie Burr

Jamie completed his PhD at York University in Toronto ON. He has extensive experience working with elite athletes (NHL, Olympians) and fitness testing for physically demanding occupations such as corrections and structural fire fighting. Jamie's research focus is shared between elite athletics and the interaction between exercise and the risk of cardiovascular and metabolic disease.

Elizabeth Thirsk

Elizabeth graduated from UBC with a BSc in Dietetics and has over 15 years experience as a Registered Dietitian. She currently works for the Fraser North Eating Disorders program, providing both group-based counselling and individual counselling to adult clients with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa. She has a special interest in prevention and treatment of eating disorders in athletes and sports enthusiasts.

Alicia Bell

Alicia has attended multiple High School, Provincial, Canadian National, Canada Games and Canadian University levels in Track and field as an elite athlete. Alicia has a passion for health and fitness and has over 7 years of practical and educational experience in the track and field training and fitness industry.

Melissa LeBlanc

Originally from Montreal, Melissa has visited and lived in a number of cities from coast to coast and is proud to call Vancouver, BC her home, where she currently resides. Melissa works as a clinical dietitian at Richmond General Hospital where she specializes in inpatient care as well as outpatient education in the Healthy Heart Program. Melissa has a special interest in supporting individuals and families balancing busy lives and the challenges of eating well. She has counseled hundreds of individuals, helping them achieve their goals and find solutions to


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As of April 8, 2022, proof of vaccine will no longer be required.

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