Fraser River Delta

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

Aaron Ashe

I am a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) within the practitioner team of the Fortius Institute (www.fortiussport.com). I have been practicing for over a decade and have worked with a variety of athletes which has given me extensive experience in treating individuals for sport specific injuries.  I have also provided recovery and regeneration massage for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer.

Daniel Kenzie

Dan graduated from the University of Calgary in 2009 with his bachelor in Kinesiology. He returned back to his home town in Kelowna to train out of Pinnacle Elite Athlete. Over the last few years as a practicing Kinesiologist and Strength Coach, Dan has worked with a variety of sporting athletes around the Okanagan. Dan has consulted for Pacific Sport's Ignite and Athlete Academy Programs, UBCO varsity teams, Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy, Okanagan Sun Football, and many more. Recently, he was given the opportunity to coach a few athletes competing at the NFL and NHL levels.

Sun 25th -
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
This eight-hour workshop serves as an introduction to injury prevention and on-site management of sports related injuries. Topics covered include recognition and control of potentially hazardous situations, injury assessment and the handling of life-threatening situations, management of common injuries, referral patterns and the development of a sports first-aid kit. A certificate of completion is issued. *This course is approved for 7 PE/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education Credits $90.00 + GST REGISTER NOW
Sat 24th -
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
This eight-hour course covers many of the taping techniques used in a sport setting through a combination of lecture and practical sessions. The course is designed as an introduction to taping. Safety considerations relating to taping as well as the theory of athletic taping will be covered. The taping techniques covered in the course include regional techniques for the ankle, foot, knee, elbow, wrist, thumb and finger. Procedures for injury prevention, minimizing the chance of further damage when injury occurs and for aiding the healing process are also discussed. A certificate of completion...
Wed 23rd -
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This concussion management workshop is led by a certified sports medicine professional and shares the latest news and protocols on preventing, identifying and managing concussions. This is a necessary workshop for any coach, parent, athlete or recreation worker. *This course qualifies for 2.0 BCRPA, and 2.0 PD/A2CMTBC Continuing Education Credits $20.00 + GST
Mon 17th -
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This 1.5 - 2 hour workshop is led by an experienced Athletic Therapist and focusses on sharing the latest medical and scientific information about brain injury, sport risk factors, prevention techniques, and concussion management guidelines. Participants will review on-field assessment techniques, including the use of the Pocket SCAT2 tool and a review of red flags. Finally, the grey area surrounding return-to-play decisions will be explored, providing ample time for specific questions from the audience. Continuing education/professional development credits are offered for: College of Massage...

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