Welcome to the Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association!

We are a non-profit organization mandated to govern the profession of Athletic Therapy in Manitoba.

Subscribe to the MATA Email Newsletter

Never miss another headline, job posting or event!

When Should You See An Athletic Therapist?

Long waiting times for health care may cause challenges when timely treatment is crucial to recovery. Athletic Therapists offer prevention and care when it’s needed.

Find An Athletic Therapist

Search our extensive database of all Certified Athletic Therapists in Manitoba!

Athletic Therapy Job Postings

Read the latest postings for Athletic Therapy jobs in Manitoba!

Balmoral Hall Blazers - Athletic Therapy Student 2017-2018

Balmoral Hall Blazers Female Prep Hockey Program is looking for an athletic therapy student to provide coverage for their practices and games for the upcoming 2017-2018 season.  Female Midget hockey team (agest 15-18). 

Practices are 3 times per week (Tuesday 3:30-5:00 Wednesday 3:30-4:40, Thursday 3:30-4:40) one weekend of home games (5 games over the thu-sun) with ~5-10 exhibition games throughout the season. ~ 70 practices in the season and minimum 5 games.  If available to travel on bus trips, our team travels to Minnesota Oct 5-8 and Saskatchewan Dec 6-10, all travel expenses are covered by team.

Season is from mid August to mid March.

All AT supplies are provided for by the team, we have an on-site room with AT massage table and supplies for AT's located at the MTS Iceplex (where all games and practices occur). AT's can go to Diamond Athletic to stock up on supplies as needed throughout the season.

Honorarium provided up to $5000 depending on availability. We log hours and pay monthly honorarium based off of hours spent with the team.

Contact person – Sarah Zacharias, Head Coach, 204-451-1583 or szacharias@balmoralhall.ca

Manitoba Marathon - Volunteers Wanted

Manitoba Marathon - Athletic Therapists & Certification Candidates

The Manitoba Marathon is again asking for Therapy volunteers. Athletic Therapy has taken a vital role in the organization, coordination and event coverage over the past number of years. Our Members have consistently demonstrated professionalism and a high quality of service at this international event, and your continued support would be greatly appreciated.

Points of interest:
- Marathon Date: Sunday, June 18th, 2017 (Father's Day)
- Pre -Marathon meeting: Saturday June 17th, 2017 @ 11:00 am at investors group field
- Online registration only @ http://manitobamarathon.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=21153 click on SUPPORT US, then VOLUNTEER, scroll down to Medical - AT, PT, massage. Fill in all required information
- Any questions, concerns or placement requests can be dealt with contacting Don Miller @ (204) 791-6765 or donmillercatc@gmail.com
- Early registration is strongly recommended

Clinic Space for Rent

Beautiful 63 sq ft room for rent at Pilates Manitoba, with online booking services too. Located at 390 Academy Road.  We partner with the best instructors, trainers, physios and therapists in the city so come join our growing team! Please pass on this great opportunity.

Call us 204-487-2287
Annabel Scott

Manitoba Marathon - Athletic Therapy Volunteers Requested

Manitoba Marathon - Athletic Therapists & Certification Candidates




The Manitoba Marathon is again asking for Therapy volunteers. Athletic Therapy has taken a vital role in the organization, coordination and event coverage over the past number of years. Our Members have consistently demonstrated professionalism and a high quality of service at this international event, and your continued support would be greatly appreciated.

Points of interest:
- Marathon Date: Sunday, June 18th, 2017 (Father's Day)
- Pre -Marathon meeting: Saturday June 17th, 2017 @ 11:00 am at investors group field
- Online registration only @ http://manitobamarathon.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=21153 click on SUPPORT US, then VOLUNTEER, scroll down to Medical - AT, PT, massage. Fill in all required information
- Any questions, concerns or placement requests can be dealt with contacting Don Miller @ (204) 791-6765 or donmillercatc@gmail.com
- Early registration is strongly recommended

Mens Premier Soccer Team - Looking for Athletic Therapy Student

Premier Mens Soccer Team looking for students


Hellas Soccer Club (senior men 18-35 years old)
Premier division with Manitoba Major Soccer League

Regular Season starts May 10th

Practice once a week at Grant Park beside Pan Am Pool and the most if not all of our games are usually once a week on Waverly Soccer Complex.

Honorarium and further details to be discussed.

Gus Vailas (coach Hellas S.C.) 204-899-6887
kostasvailas@gmail.com

2017 Morris Stampede Scholarship - Applications Open

The Morris Stampede provides a $500 scholarship.  To be eligible for consideration for this award, a certification candidate:

1.    Must be returning to school at one of the two CATA accredited athletic therapy programs in the province of Manitoba in the next ensuing regular academic session as a full time student.

2.    Must be a member in good standing with the MATA and the CATA.

3.    Must currently have a minimum 3.0 GPA

4.    Must demonstrate an active commitment to the MATA via its Athletic Therapy Services program.

To apply, please send supporting documentation outlined in the attached application Click HERE for application  to the MATA office via email mata@sportmanitoba.ca or mail to MATA 145 Pacifc Ave, Wpg MB R3B 2Z6

Brandon University - Head Athletic Therapist

Brandon University - Head Athletic Therapist
Tenure-Track Position


Applications are invited for a tenure-track position as the Head Athletic Therapist. The Head Athletic Therapist provides direction to varsity student-athletes and coaches based on an assessment of student-athletes’ readiness to participate, with a focus on prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The incumbent recruits and trains a team of student assistants who will aid in providing appropriate medical coverage during practices and competitions. The Head Athletic Therapist will provide leadership in the Sports Medicine Clinic including supervision of additional professional staff, budget management, revenue generation and purchasing of supplies and equipment. The incumbent will develop, review and update policies and procedures related to all medical aspects of collegiate athletics and play a leadership role in overall risk management for the Athletics unit. The incumbent will be assigned teaching workload in the Physical Education Department.

Qualifications
• Certified Athletic Therapist Credential or equivalent;
• Minimum of a Master’s degree or equivalent;
• Strong leadership and communication skills;
• A record of at least five years of relevant service in the professional specialty;
• Strong organizational skills to manage all program components;
• Experience working in a private medical clinic would be an asset;
• Relevant teaching experience would be an asset;
• Experience at the college, university or professional level would be an asset;
• Ability to effectively work with coaches and various medical professionals;

Starting Date: August 1, 2017

Rank and salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Deadline for Applications: May 24, 2017

Applicants must submit, by email, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references to:
Mr. Scott Lamont, Vice-President Administration & Finance
Brandon University
270-18th Street Brandon, MB R7A 6A9
email: lamont@brandonu.ca

Hiring is conditional upon and subject to a satisfactory security clearance check through the Provincial Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Record Check. Fees associated with obtaining these initial security checks are the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information, contact the Athletic Director at paddockr@brandonu.ca
Click HERE for official job posting

Red River College Rebels - Certified Athletic Therapist

Certified Athletic Therapist(s) for Varsity Sport Program

The Red River College Rebels are seeking applications for a Certified Athletic Therapist(s). This is a paid contract position.  The Athletic Therapist(s) are responsible for the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries for the RRC Rebels Varsity Sport teams.

The RRC Rebels compete in basketball, futsal, soccer and volleyball in the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) and Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC).   The season starts in early September and finishes in the middle of March.

There is an opportunity for this to be a shared position. 

There is an opportunity for additional clinical hours to service RRC staff and students.

Qualifications for the position are:

•    Must be a member in good standing with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association (MATA)
•    Previous experience treating post-secondary soccer, basketball, volleyball athletes.
•    Must be able to work evenings and weekends
•    Must be have a valid Manitoba drivers license
•    For therapist(s) who work with basketball must be able to cross the US/Canadian border
•   
Skills and Attributes
•    Well organized with good communication skills
•    Self motivated with the ability to work independently
•    Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
•    Ability to oversee and supervise student athletic therapists

For additional information or questions please contact Stephanie Smith at rrcathletictherapy@outlook.com

Interested applicants must submit a detailed resume with appropriate references. 

Please forward your resume to:
Shane Ray
Manager, Athletics & Recreation Services
Ph: (204) 632-3030
Email: shray@rrc.ca

Closing Date: Open until position is filled.