For Immediate Release
TORONTO (August 2, 2016) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) through its staff of expert practitioners provides world-class support to Olympic and Paralympic athletes in Ontario. The majority of Ontario athletes who will be representing Canada at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio have benefited from CSIO’s services and support during various stages of their career development pathway.
During the Games, several CSIO experts will be available to members of the media who wish to supplement their Olympic coverage with pieces related to CSIO’s service categories: Sport Nutrition, Biomechanics & Performance Analysis, Physiology, Mental Preparation, Sport Medicine & Therapy, Strength & Conditioning, and Coaching & Technical Leadership.
Any interested media are to contact Senior Communications Coordinator, Laura Albright at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416.596.1240 Ext. 238 to arrange interviews with all CSIO staff.
|Sport Nutrition||Nicole Springle, MAN, RD
Lead, Sport Nutrition
|Biomechanics & Performance Analysis||Ryan Atkison, MSc, CSCS
Lead, Biomechanics & Performance
|Physiology||Heather Sprenger, PhD, CSCS
Lead, Physiology, Research & Innovation
|Mental Performance & Career Transition||
Judy Goss, PhD
Rolf Wagschal, PhD
|Sport Medicine & Sport Therapy||
Dr. Doug Richards, Dip Sport Med
Dr. Steven Dilkas, FRCPC, Dip Sport Med
|Strength & Conditioning||Ed McNeely, MExPhys
Lead, Strength & Conditioning
|Performace Service (General)||
Pierre McCout, EMBA, M.Sports Physiotherapy
Sheldon Persad, MSc, CSCS, CPTN-CPT.M, SWCC
|Coaching & Technical Leaderipship||Wendy Dobbin ChPC
Lead, Coach Development
About Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is a non-profit organization committed to the pursuit of excellence by providing world-class programs, services, and leadership to high performance athletes and coaches to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances. CSIO offers athletes a range of sport science and sport medicine services including nutrition, physiology, biomechanics, strength & conditioning, mental performance, sport therapy and life services. CSIO also delivers programming and services to National and Provincial Sport Organizations and coaches to work towards building a stronger sport system in Ontario and Canada.
CSIO services approximately 700 high performance athletes and 250 coaches, at its main facility at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, its satellite location at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, and in daily training environments across Ontario. CSIO is part of a larger network of 4 institutes and 3 multi-sport centres across the country known as the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, working in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee. CSIO is further supported by the Ministry of
Tourism, Culture and Sport, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, and the Coaching Association of Canada, along with the National and Provincial Sport Organizations within the sector. www.csiontario.ca