Our Staff

  • Chief Executive Officer

    Debbie is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario ( CSIO ), and has...

  • Director, Business Development

    John is the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario’s Director of Business Development. In his role, John defines and develops strategic goals...

  • Director, Performance Services

    With over 19 years of professional experience, Pierre’s career has evolved from a technical role in sport physiotherapy, to becoming...

  • Director, High Performance Sport

    Tommy is the Director of High Performance Sport at the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario. In this role, he manages the...

  • Director, Business Operations & Planning

    Bringing 20 years of experience working with non-profits and in the public sectors, Robin began working with CSIO in 2008...

  • Manager, Performance Services

    Sheldon has been coaching for over 30 years and started training national team athletes in 1991. His initial involvement with...

  • Lead, Biomechanics & Performance Analysis

    Ryan Atkison is the Lead, Biomechanics & Performance Analysis at CSIO . He completed both his BS c. (2008) and...

  • Lead, Coach Development

    Wendy oversees the Coaching Education and Professional Development Program at the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario. She is responsible for the...

  • Lead, Physiotherapy

    Kylie is actively engaged in national and international therapy coverage. Her experience in sport therapy involves a Masters of Science...

  • Lead, Strength & Conditioning

    Ed McNeely received his Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Ottawa in 1994 and has been involved...

  • Heather Sprenger
    Lead, Sport Physiology

    Heather received her PhD degree from the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Guelph. The...

  • Lead, Sport Nutrition

    Nicole Springle is a Registered Dietitian who holds both a Bachelor of Honours Degree and a Masters in Applied Nutrition...

  • Senior Communications Coordinator

    Laura is a graduate of the Schulich School of Business at York University. Combining her business background with a passion...

  • IT Administrator & Support Technician

    Mark has worked in the IT industry for various companies in the private sector, prior to joining CSIO . Most...

  • Sport Physiologist

    David has been involved in sports science and coaching for 20 years in Australia and Europe. David worked with the...

  • Registered Massage Therapist

    Remo has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 1995, a Certified Sport Massage Therapist since 2000, Certification Chair since 2009...

  • ​Sport Scientist/IST Manager Women’s Basketball

    Lauren completed her BS c. in Exercise and Movement Science at the University of Vermont. While completing her undergraduate degree...

  • Physiotherapist

    Meghan graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 2005. She completed...

  • Sport Scientist

    While completing his undergraduate degree at McMaster University, Jordan began his career as a strength and conditioning coach for the...

  • Andrew Cochran
    Strength & Conditioning

    Andrew completed his BS c. (Hon.) in Human Kinetics at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, followed by his...

  • James Cunningham
    High Performance Athlete Development Advisor

    James brings a diverse experience to CSIO as an advisor, coach, athlete and BPHE graduate (of the University of Toronto)...

  • Sport Medicine Physician

    Dr. Dilkas practices sports medicine at the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario and is a staff physician at an Amputee and...

  • Christine D
    Sport Nutritionist

    Christine is a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) and Advanced Sports Dietitian...

  • Senior Coordinator, Sport Systems and Excellence

    Pippa is responsible for assisting in the delivery of the two-year Advanced Coaching Diploma plus ongoing professional development for high...

  • Strength and Conditioning

    After completing her Honours Co-op Undergraduate Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, Sam graduated with her Master’s Degree...

  • Sport Scientist

    Elton completed his Bachelor Degree at Western Illinois University, where he was also a member of their varsity soccer team...

  • Medical Coordinator

    Jess is a graduate of Brock University’s Sport Management program. Before coming to work at CSIO , Jess spent a...

  • Sport Biomechanist

    Will George is a Sport Biomechanist for the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario. Originally from Great Britain, Will completed his BS...

  • Senior Coordinator, Business Operations

    Trevor is a graduate of Durham College’s three-year Sport Management Program. Since graduation, Trevor has gained work experience in both...

  • Colby
    Strength & Conditioning

    Colby joined CSIO in 2013, and has since worked exclusively with athletes of the National Wheelchair Basketball Academy. Prior to...

  • Physiotherapist

    Aly has a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University as well as her Sports Physiotherapy Certificate and certification...

  • Physiotherapist

    Laura has a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy as well as a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy and...

  • High Performance Athlete Development Advisor

    Stephanie has a passion for amateur sport. She has been involved as an athlete, coach, volunteer, and professional for programs...

  • Strength & Conditioning / Athletic Therapist

    Shawn earned his Bachelors of Physical Education degree from Brock University and went on to further his knowledge in Athletic...

  • Manger, Business Operations

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  • Strength & Conditioning

    Dale Lablans is a Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario. Dale is responsible for the testing...

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach – Apprenticeship

    Kiri is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist ( CSCS ). After finishing her Honours B.Sc. specializing in Kinesiology and...

  • Sport Lab Manager

    Jeff was born and raised in North Vancouver, BC , and pursued his BS c degree in Kinesiology at Queen’s...

  • Strength & Conditioning

    Ryan received his BA Honours in Kinesiology & Physical Education from Wilfrid Laurier University and is in process of completing...

  • High Performance Athlete Development Advisor

    Recognizing his passion for sport, Murray enrolled into the Kinesiology program at the University of Western Ontario and later obtained...

  • Athletic Trainer

    Krista joined CSIO in September 2013. She works primarily with Wheelchair Basketball Canada’s National Academy. Her previous experience includes work...

  • Brendan Murphy
    Strength & Conditioning

    Brendan is a Strength and Conditioning Coach at CSIO currently involved with Cycling Canada providing strength and conditioning support to...

  • Sport Biomechanist

    During her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto, Lindsay began working at the then...

  • Sport Physiologist

    Mike is an applied sport physiologist with a focus on performance modelling and monitoring. He earned a Bachelor of Science...

  • Diane Pinchak
    HR Administrator / Executive Assistant

    Diane is a Certified Human Resource Professional with over 20 years in the not-for-profit sector and provincial government. As CSIO...

  • Doug Richards
    Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Richards is a clinical sport and exercise medicine physician and biomechanist. He has worked with high performance athletes for...

  • Sport Nutrition Mentorship

    Erik graduated from Western University, London in foods and nutrition and from the Grand River Hospital Dietetic Internship Program, Kitchener...

  • Finance Officer

    Nilo has worked with various sport organizations such as the Ontario Water Polo Association, Ontario Blind Sports Association, Ontario Boxing...

  • Christine St.Clair
    Sport Nutritionist

    Christine St. Clair is a Registered Dietitian who received her Bachelor of Science in Human Nutritional Sciences from the University...

  • Senior Coordinator, Performance Services

    Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Business from the University of Waterloo, and also worked as a registered...

  • Game Plan Advisor

    During his time as a National Team athlete, Rolf represented Canada at the 1999 World University Games and 2002 World...

  • Emily Wood
    Performance Scientist

    Emily is passionate for applied sport science and enjoys working as a performance scientist at CSIO , particularly within high...