Isabel Grondin Instructor, Athletic & Exercise Therapy
BSc., DSA, MSc., BSc.P.T., CAT(C)
- Isabel is a Certified Athletic Therapist and a Physiotherapist with a Certificate in Sport Physiotherapy. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a Masters of Science researching muscle trauma and healing.
- Isabel has been a consultant with Brentwood College, Shawinigan Lake School, Startline physiotherapy and Rugby Canada for many years.
- Isabel’s involvement in High Performance Pitch Side Care as well as Education in the health sciences has lead her to become a Medical Education Manager for World Rugby.
- She has had many opportunities to work on the international multi-sport event scene. Her involvement includes the 1999 and 2011 Pan-Am Games, the 2002 Winter Olympics as part of the Canadian Olympic Association's health team and as the Chief Therapist for the Canadian contingent at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi as well as a team therapist at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
- Isabel is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Athletic Therapist Association of British Columbia (ATABC) , the Sport Medicine Council of British Columbia (SMBC) and the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA)
- She has held positions with the CATA as the Ombudsperson, sat on the Financial Advisory Committee, the High Performance Provider Committee and the Program Accreditation Committee.
- She has chaired both the CATA Conference and the World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy Congress.
- She has been an invited speaker at CATA conferences, Brian Injury of BC talks, National Coaching Institute seminars, Women in Player Welfare webinars by Rugby America North and the World Rugby Medical Commission Conference in Dublin, London and Tokyo.
- She joined the Center for Sport and Exercise Education in 2008 as a faculty in the BAET program
- Isabel is married to her wonderful husband Dave and has amazing twin boys: Brendan and Zachary.