Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association

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

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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.

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Athletic Therapy Job Postings

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UM Today - Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management - Spotlights Member

UM Today - University of Manitoba's News Magazine spotlights alumni and informative articles for everyone including research done at the university.  U of M Faculty of Kinesiology has spotlighted MATA member, Melissa Deonaraine, of Academy Athletic Therapy Inc. in the the following article. 

UM Today - MATA Member Spotlight

If you know of a member that has been spotlighted in the community, province or abroad, please share with us the details to forward to the membership.

Cupping Massage Course - Winnipeg, MB

Cupping Massage Course

Date:  Saturday, October 13th, 2018
Location:  Winnipeg, MB
Cost: $225.00 including cupping set


Labour Day Weekend Office Closure

MATA office will be closed Monday, September 3rd, 2018.  The Sport for Life Center and Qualico Training Facility will also be observing the civic holiday.  Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 4th, 2018.

VoxxLife Seminar - Winnipeg, MB

VoxxLife Seminar

Wearable Human Performance Technology (HPT)

  •     Reduce soreness
  •     Increase strength
  •     Improve balance
  •     Enhance range of motion
  •     Increase stability
  •     Improve reaction time
  •     Enhance mobility
  •     Increase energy and focus

VoxxLife is drug, chemical and electrical-free; clinically tested; scientifically proven

FREE Information Seminars

Sport for Life Centre
Monday, September 10th, 2018
6:00pm & 7:30pm

Click here for further details and registration

Disclaimer:  Please note that Sport Manitoba and Manitoba Athletic Therapists' Association do not endorse the product being featured, the presentation is being offered by VoxxLife while renting the space in the facility

Vestibular Rehabilitation Course - Winnipeg

Introductory Vestibular Rehab course

Canada Games Sport for Life Medicine Clinic.
145 Pacific Avenue / 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, MB

Saturday November 17th 2018
From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday November 18th 2018
From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Course fee: $525  (plus GST $26.25)
          Total $551.25

Register early as spaces are limited. This course is open all health care disciplines


For further information contact
Bernard Tonks

Introductory Vestibular Rehab course

A comprehensive, evidence based introductory course.

Course Content:

•    General anatomy of the vestibular system
•    Pathophysiology of vestibular disorders
     o    Etiology
     o    Signs & symptoms of unilateral vestibular lesions (UVL), bilateral vestibular lesions (BVL), and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
•    Differential diagnosis of the dizzy patient
     o    Cervicogenic dizziness
     o    Whiplash & the dizzy patient
     o    VR and concussion
•    Critical Elements of the clinical examination:
     o    Oculomotor exam
     o    Motion sensitivity testing
     o    Balance and gait assessment
•    BPPV assessment and treatment
•    Treatment of UVL and BVL
•    Case studies and practical time, lots of video

Bernard Tonks

Bernard is a Physiotherapist who graduated from the University of
Toronto in 1986.  He has extensive experience in neurological rehab and
orthopaedics.  Since 1993, he has worked in private practice and in 1997 became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists.

He has completed numerous courses in Vestibular Rehabilitation and in 2001, completed a competency based certification course in Atlanta, Georgia.  He has been treating clients with vestibular dysfunctions since 1995.  Since 2000, he has instructed courses in vestibular rehabilitation throughout Canada as well as internationally.

Brandon Wheat Kings Summer Hockey School - Athletic Therapists & Certification Candidates

The Brandon Wheat Kings are looking for volunteer coverage for their upcoming summer hockey school working with Novice to Atom aged hockey players from July 30- August 3. CPR and First Aid is required for the position. Minor stretching and taping skills. Food and accommodation will be provided daily. All supplies needed will be provided by the Brandon Wheat Kings. You will also receive team apparel. 

Please contact for more information.

NRG Athletes Therapy Fitness - Athletic Therapist

About us: NRG Athletes Therapy Fitness Inc. is a high performance training and rehabilitation centre located at 745 Kingsbury Avenue in the new Seven Oaks Sports-Plex in Winnipeg.  Our team is comprised of motivated and focused individuals who bring out the best in each other and our clients.

Mission: The NRG Team trains, motivates, prepares, rehabilitates, and mentors our athletes to deliver their absolute best.


Do you love working with sports teams? Do you want to put your on-field skills to work and collaborate with Sports Medicine Physicians? We are looking for Athletic Therapists to join our team of dynamic practitioners who work directly with high school student athletes. As a part of the NRG Team you will work with football, hockey, soccer, rugby, and lacrosse high school teams.

Job Description: This is a part time position that includes afternoon, evening, and occasional weekend game coverage. All med bags and supplies are provided for the Athletic Therapist. Therapists will be paid mileage for any out of town games. NRG provides competitive hourly pay.

Certified Athletic Therapist with current First Responder Certification
Experience working with high school aged athletes is an asset
Comfortable in a fast paced work environment
Strong communication skills
Must have reliable mode of transportation
Newly certified therapists will be considered and are encouraged to apply

Start date:  September 1, 2018
Submission deadline: August 12, 2018

Please email a cover letter and resume to Lisa Smyrichinsky at

NRG thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Total Rehabilitation and Sports Injury Clinic - Athletic Therapist

Total Rehabilitation is opening its third medical rehabilitation clinic based out of the trendy Corydon area.  Our clinic appeals to the active population in the surrounding community and city-wide offering injury prevention, treatments and improved performance in sport and work life.

For further details and qualifications, CLICK HERE for the official posting

Manitoba High School Hockey Team - Job Opportunity - AT or certification candidate

Athletic Therapist or Certification Candidate

Vincent Massey Boys Hockey Team
High School

19 player high school boys team
Season:  September to March
               - 24 regular game season
               - 3 tournaments
               - Playoffs 
               - Rookie tournament in April

               - One tournament will be in either Tampa Bay, Miami or Denver

Med kit and supplies provided

Compensation: - Hockey brand clothing provided
                         - Mileage to all games will be paid by the division.
                         - All tournament expenses will be covered (just have to pay for your own food)
                         - One tournament will be in either Tampa Bay, Miami or Denver Colorado
                         - Honorarium to be discussed with individual

For more information or inquiries, please contact Matthew Tamblyn below.

Matthew Tamblyn
Vincent Massey Boys Hockey
Staff Supervisor/Manager