Athletic Therapy Certification Candidate
Samantha received her Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College where she also competed for the Sheridan Bruins Varsity Women’s Basketball team. Samantha is currently completing continual education at the Canadian College of Osteopathy to eventually achieve the qualifications of her Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice (D.O.M.P) and her Diploma in Osteopathic Science (D.O.Sc).
Sam has experience working in a wide variety of settings within the Athletic Therapy realm and is a Certified First Responder to ensure the highest quality of treatment for sideline athletes. She has worked with many athletic teams including Ontario provincial basketball girls U14 and U15 teams, Ryerson University’s Women’s Basketball program, external coverage with lacrosse, hockey, track and field, OFSSA volleyball, and our local North Bay Bulldogs football program. Samantha was also the recipient of the Canadian National Basketball Scholarship and worked at the National Training Centre in Toronto Ontario working with Canada’s most elite level U16, U19, and Senior Men’s basketball athletes. Gaining further experience in a professional environment with Canadas NBA and Professional players providing Athletic Therapy coverage at external contracts such as OVO basketball tournament, FIBA World Cup Qualifiers (vs. Nigeria), and FIBA AmeriCup Qualifiers (vs. the Dominican Republic).
Samantha specializes in on-field emergency care, sideline and clinical return to play, clinical assessment and rehabilitation, manual therapy, and exercise prescription. Samantha was born and raised in North Bay and is thrilled to be returning back home to rejoin the community. Sam will ensure to continuously provide the most thorough and patient specific treatments for all clients of Therapy for Motion as well as provide field coverage for sporting events in the city.
- Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences in Athletic Therapy – Sheridan College
- Certified First Responder – Red Cross
- Ontario Athletic Therapists Association – Member in good standing
- Canadian Athletic Therapists Association - Member in good standing