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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Sport First Responder Recertification - Winnipeg - April 2018

Sport First Responder Recertification Course

Date:        April 6th  5:00-9:30pm &
                April 7th   8:30am-4:30pm
Location:  U of W Duckworth Centre
Instructor:  Ben Trunzo
Cost:         $300.00 (MATA member); $350.00 (non- MATA members)

As a part of MATA Continuing Education program, MATA subsizes the member rate by $100.
Course cost for members is only $200.  Now is the time to recertify!

NB: Confirm registration with payment by March 30, 2018.

NB: All Recertification registration must include a copy of current card (valid).

There are limited openings available for this course. Registration is on a first come basis.

See attached form on how to register

Option 1  Interac e-Transfer

This year MATA will be accepting Interac E-transfers as payment.  If you choose to utilize our new payment method, please follow the steps below:

   a.  Complete recertification form
   b.  Upon completion, open a new window to further submit payment through your on-line banking
   c.  Email address for payment
d.  Password:  firstresponder
   e.  Type in under comments section:  - name of participant    

   f.  Payment amounts:   MATA Member - $200.00 (subsidized)
                                         Non-Member    - $350.00
g.  A receipt will be issued by the instructor, Ben Trunzo, at the completion of the course.

Option 2  PayPal


Name of Participant

First Responder Recert - Athletic Therapists

A last minute First Responder Recert course has been set up by a member:

Date:                  Saturday February 24, 2018
Time:                  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:            University of Manitoba, Frank Kennedy Centre - room 130


Members can RSVP to

DEADLINE to register is Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Soft Tissue Release Workshop - Winnipeg

Workshop Details
This practical hands-on workshop is delivered in a unique, learner-centered way. A brief review of the anatomy and physiology of soft tissue, and the changes in tissue resulting from injury, is followed by an explanation of how the application of soft tissue release techniques can achieve positive results quickly and permanently. The two basic movements of STR are taught and then participants move into practical sessions, applying STR techniques to different body areas.

After completing the workshop participants will have the confidence and skills to properly apply the techniques to their clients immediately.

Hundreds of Athletic Therapists across Canada have taken this workshop and have recommended it to their colleagues!

Who should take this workshop?
This 2-day practical hands on workshop is extremely beneficial for health care professionals dealing with injuries to soft tissue. Health care providers such as athletic therapists, massage therapists, physiotherapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and students of the above professions can benefit from this workshop.

When:  Saturday April 21 and Sunday April 22, 2018, (9:00 – 5:00)
Where:  University of Winnipeg - Winnipeg, MB
Cost:   Professional: $425.00
           Students: $265.00
Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association (6.0)
Massage Therapists Association of Manitoba
16 credits

Instructor – Jim Bilotta CAT(C), M.Ed, Dip SIM, B.PhEd


Athletic Therapist - Job Posting

Norfolk Chiropractic Island Lakes - Athletic Therapist Posting

Looking for an enthusiastic, positive Athletic Therapist to join our team. Our office is located in Island Lakes, South Winnipeg.

Specifically looking for assistance with providing Level 4 Laser Therapy and Athletic Therapy and Rehab to our patients.

Independent Contractor position with immediate start date.  Part-time hours transitioning to Full-time hours. 

To apply for this position, please:

email your resume to:
call us at 204-256-0062 between 12pm-2pm Monday-Friday

Member Engagment Submission

Athletic Therapy Student Opportunity

Are you an athletic therapy certification candidate looking for great experience with excellent compensation for your work and a great working environment?

Whether it is working with the RHA, Rifles Football or one-off event coverage, you will be able to have access to our Team Leader, Izzadmaher Satoudian CAT(C) every step of the way.

With (paid) round table discussions held monthly that focus on today’s most pressing Therapy, Training and Health Issues, we understand that your journey to be the best you can be has to consist of more than standing on a sideline, or behind the bench… you need to be part of a growing and dynamic TEAM.

All remuneration is provided per event and exceeds MATA minimums. Food allowance for games/travel over 4 hours is also included.

All interested students or Certified Athletic Therapists are to contact Lisa McFarland at for more information on how to join our winning TEAM.

Holiday Office Closure

The Manitoba Athletic Therapists' Association office will be closed for the holidays December 16th - January 9th.  Emails will be checked periodically starting January 3rd, 2018.  Any concerns or emails will be responded to in a timely matter.

Manitoba Athletic Therapists' Association

MMMJHL Team - Athletic Therapist Immediately

Who are the Pembina Valley Twisters? 
The Twisters are a hockey team in the MMJHL. The Pembina Valley Twister’s home rink is the Morris MultiPlex. The MMJHL was developed to provide a place for young men aged 17-21 to play the most competitive hockey possible while continuing their education or commitment to full time work. The MMJHL is a 10 team league. There are eight city teams plus one in Stonewall and one in Morris. We have a 45 game season starting in late September. Playoffs end in late April. Typical weekly schedule during the season would have 2 games per week.

Requirements: Be present at our games-23 home games (in Morris) and 22 away games (in Winnipeg).

Pay: Open to discussion.

If you would like to apply for this position please contact us at:

Or call Tyler Reiner (GM) at: