2024 Award Winners



Distinguished Educator

Recognizes academic or clinical educators who have made outstanding contributions to the Athletic Therapy profession.


Kerri Downer



George Borden Exchange Bursary

Supports members collaborating with Athletic Therapists outside of Canada and promoting international exchange of ideas.

 

The Bursary prize is funded by Mr. George Borden, a retired Athletic Trainer and long-time friend of the CATA who's passion is the promotion of international exchange of ideas and skill sets between Athletic Trainers and Athletic Therapists around the world.


Stephanie Lowther



Hall of Fame


John Boulay


Khatija Westbrook

Recognizes 25 or more years of dedication to supporting CATA and advancement of the Athletic Therapy profession.


John Boulay

Khatija Westbrook



Honorary Member

Recognizes non members who have made a significant contribution to the Association and the advancement of the Athletic Therapy profession.


Helena De Fazio



Memorial

Recognizes an active living member who has demonstrated humility, empathy, and commitment to the Athletic Therapy profession.

Also honours the memory of deceased members who passed away while working as a Certified Athletic Therapist.  Please visit the In Memorian page for a list of members.


Ernesto Marrocco



Merit Award





Recognizes members that have saved a life or performed an outstanding emergency service. Read their stories here.

Nicole Smith

Kelsie Studen

Research Grant

Recognizes and funds CATA members that want to pursue research that will have direct benefit to the field of Athletic Therapy.


Jaclyn Arduini



Scholarship Award

Recognizes Candidate Members athletic therapy skills, academic success, and commitment to the profession of Athletic Therapy.


Dariana Al-Salam



Special Recognition

Recognizes members who have made an outstanding contribution to the Association.


Trisha Scribbans



Student Leadership Awards

Recognizes Candidate Members enrolled in an accredited institution who have demonstrated excellence and leadership skills.



Acadia University

Kristen Hardy



Camosun College

Aoi Hashimoto



Concordia University

Nicholas Danopoulos



Mount Royal University

Dariana Al-Salam



Sheridan Collage

Riley Fleming



University of Winnipeg

Miguel Babao



University of Manitoba

Debbie Fung



Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Audrey Lemieux




York University


Ashley Scott



Writing Award

Recognizes unpublished, original articles in either of two categories:

  • Review Article
  • Research Article


Candidate Member Winner: Jordan Rogers

Topic: Treadmill Training to Decrease Gait Variability in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease. 

Certified Member Winner: Jacqueline Vandertuin

Topic: Sport health care providers knowledge of pain-relieving medications including opioids.

Long Time Member Recognition Award

Recognizes members with 25 and 50 years of membership.

25 Years

Paul Ayotte
Melanie Banina
Leanne Bell-Devries
Melanie Bonin
Michele Brown
Chris Davie
Nadia De Santis
Lana DeBeer
Tanya Dei Tigli
Lindsay Dixon
Mai-Linh Dovan
Genevieve Duval
Takashi Fukuda
Carolyn Glavacevic
Michel Goyette
Rebecca Henderson

50 Years

Barry Bartlett
Glen Bergeron
Dale Butterwick
Anne Hartley
Dexter Nelson
Joe Piccininni


Matthew Heron
Tyna Holder
Scott Hoyer
Jeff Kelly
Heather Lewis
Carmelo Lobue
Lee MacKenzie
Tanis Malkoske
Dale McVicar
Jason Mihalik
Rob Milette
Jason Moniz
Jennifer Morneau
Brian Olney
Jason Paquette
Djiny Petit-Frere


Owen Picton
John Pradier
Isabelle Routhier
Karen Shatford
Karla Skog
Tina Szeto
Nicola Tartaglia
Darryl Thorvaldson
Susan Thorvaldson
Adam Trimble
Stephanie Troscinski
Jason Turnbull
Kevin Wagner
Alistair Wilson
Corey Young
David Zarn

Volunteer Appreciation Award

Recognizes members who have dedicated their time and energy to the association as a volunteer.

Johnson, Jamie

Board of Directors

Kidd, Kirsten

Board of Directors

Morissette, Marc

Board of Directors

Richea, Schad

Board of Directors

Bissell, Tara

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Bolliger, Kristen

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Gaudreau, Brent

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Gow, Jennifer

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Grant, Reginald

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Grenier-Denis, Eric

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Massingham, Jennifer

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Miller, Eleanor

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Parodi, Claudine

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Roumanis, Melissa

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Saade, Nour

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Schwantz, Jacqueline

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

White, Jason

Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy

Huynh, Adrian

Diversity Committee

Shockness, Chellaine

Diversity Committee

Visram, Aisha

Diversity Committee

Bell, Jennifer

Education and Research Committee

Black, Amanda

Education and Research Committee

Mitchell, Katie

Education and Research Committee

Scribbans, Trisha

Education and Research Committee

Benisty, Nina

Ethics Committee

Blakley, Savannah

Ethics Committee

Deneweth, Alison

Ethics Committee

Dunn, Jennifer

Ethics Committee

Eidt, Drew

Ethics Committee

Hrynkow, Paul

Ethics Committee

Macleod, Heather

Ethics Committee

Maynard, Meaghan

Ethics Committee

Melick, Amber

Ethics Committee

Mullaly-Dobbin, Krista

Ethics Committee

Patchell, Kelly

Ethics Committee

Raftis, Ryan

Ethics Committee

Shannon, Paige

Ethics Committee

Smith, Brent

Ethics Committee

Crelinsten, Alicia

High Performance Providers Committee

Smith, Nadine

High Performance Providers Committee

Salvo, Cathy

Member Services Committee

Stunden, Kelsie

Member Services Committee

Swan, Rebecca

Member Services Committee

Camley, Jacqueline

Program Accreditation Committee

Cournoyer, Janie

Program Accreditation Committee

McKenzie, Kirsty

Program Accreditation Committee