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About us

OUR VISION

Bridging the gap between rehab and performance to keep people doing what they love!

OUR MISSION

We are challenging the status quo in injury prevention and redefining rehab to support an active community and keep people doing what they love. As a team of dedicated and passionate therapists we take the time to understand your unique goals, and provide an individualized plan that supports you every step of the way, while educating you on the how and why. Through manual therapy, exercise and nutrition, our therapists provide an elite level of excellence that meets the needs of every body. We use our experience in working with Olympic and Paralympic athletes to provide an integrated, collaborative approach which will inspire active individuals to realize their potential. The Athlete Centre is a committed part of your life team to empower you to move better, and gives you the tools you need to achieve your goals.

OUR CORE VALUES

Our 5 core values are the foundation of what we do. We believe strongly in leading through values and strive everyday to achieve them.

INTEGRITY

You can count on us. Our team is professional, dependable and work to achieve mutual respect and trust with every one that we work with.

COMMUNITY

We value human connection and opportunities for collaboration. We strive to make a difference by being leaders and supporting a healthy active community.

EDUCATION

Our therapists take an evidence-informed approach to your care. We value both personal and professional development and are committed to being lifelong learners.

PERSON-CENTRED

We take the time to listen and understand each individual’s unique experience. You can expect our therapists to be compassionate, to provide autonomy in your journey and empower you to take action.

EXCELLENCE

We value growth and see challenges as opportunities. We are dedicated to bringing our best to TAC every day. We are committed to providing quality care and going above and beyond to help you achieve your goals.

MEET THE TEAM

Michelle Meckling

 (She/Her/Hers)

Owner
Certified Athletic Therapist
Strength Coach

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Sarah Black

(She/Her/Hers)

Owner
Certified Athletic Therapist
Strength Coach

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Alex Derksen

(He/His/Him)

Physiotherapist
Strength Coach

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Colin Wright

 (He/Him/His)

Certified Athletic Therapist (Provisional) 

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Holly Ouellette

(She/Her/Hers)

Registered Massage Therapist

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Janine Kondas

Certified Athletic Therapist
Strength Coach

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Josh Toohill

(He/His/Him)

Registered Massage Therapist

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Julia MacLeod-Pharand

(She/Her/Hers)

Certified Athletic Therapist
Yoga Instructor
Strength Coach

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Kavan Yu

(He/His/Him)

Doctor of Chiropractic

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Rachelle Little

(She/Her/Hers)

Certified Athletic Therapist
Strength Coach

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Sean Richardson

(He/Him/His)

Office Administrator

Sydney Chapman

Certified Athletic Therapist
Strength Coach

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Samantha Dacey

(She/Her/Hers)

Certified Athletic Therapist
Strength Coach

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Kaisha Scofield

(She/Her/Hers)

Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner

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Ellie Shortt

Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner

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Client Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

I highly recommend the Athlete Centre. The staff/ practitioners are top notch in their fields. They are extremely knowledgable and care deeply for the clients they see. Whether you want to feel better, move better or get back to doing what you love the Athlete Centre is your place!

Kehly S.

The Athlete Centre and their staff are not only professional, courteus and friendly, they are leaders in the Victoria community. If you need any professional care and want to be treated like a top level athlete, GO SEE THEM!

Warren R.

Nothing but great things to say about The Athlete Centre! Highly qualified people who helped me with athletic therapy, personal training, massage therapy and physio. One-stop shopping for all your athletic needs. Great location and up to date equipment too!

Tim C.

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