Clare is a Certified Athletic Therapist, Registered Kinesiologist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, as well as a Canadian Red Cross First Responder. As someone who has always been passionate about sports, dance and fitness, she naturally started her post-secondary journey at the University of Toronto completing her Bachelor of Physical and Health Education. From there she was exposed to the field of athletic therapy after completing a third and fourth year placement with the national champion women’s field hockey teams. Upon graduation from U of T, Clare completed her two year Athletic Therapy Certificate program with York University. Upon completion of her certificate, Clare went on to McMaster University to complete her professional Masters of Rehabilitation Science. Since certifying in 2013, Clare has had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including: private practice, with professional dance companies (Ballet Jorgen and Heartbeat of Home), AAA hockey, Junior A hockey, and with the George Brown Huskies varsity program. Most notably, Clare has been one of Karate Canada’s therapists, traveling the world and supporting the team!
Clare is passionate about continuing education, and has completed additional courses in muscle energy, concussion assessment and treatment, TRX training, hip and knee advanced assessment, as well as attendance at multiple national conferences with both the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).