Connie Klassen

Faculty/staff profile

Chair Athletic & Exercise Therapy

Connie Klassen bio

250-370-4728

klassenc@camosun.ca

PISE

PISE 212D

MSc, CAT(C)

Athletic and Exercise Therapy

Centre for Sport and Exercise Education

  • Chair of the Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy Program.
  • Camosun College Committees - Integrated Curriculum Committee (Chair), Academic Appeals Panel, Education Approvals Renewal Steering Committee, Policy & Standards Steering Committee, Quality Assurance Process Audit Steering Committee                                                    
  • Past Program Leader of the Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy Program.
  • Past research includes "Supervised hamstring flexibility programs in elite female athletes."
  • Past Instructor – Athletic Therapy Programs - University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba and Mount Royal University.
  • Canadian Red Cross Professional Responder (First Responder) Instructor.
  • Executive Director, Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association (2000 – 2008).
  • Ringette Canada's High-Performance Program - Head Athletic Therapist (2000 – Present).
  • Olympic Games (Summer) – Core Therapist (Tokyo, Japan – 2020* - weightlifting, karate, Clinical)
  • FISU Winter Games – Chief Therapist (Krasnoyarsk, Siberia - 2019)
  • FISU Summer Games – Core Therapist (Napoli, Italy – 2019 - Artistic & Rhythmic gymnastics, Clinical)
  • FISU Winter Games – Core Therapist (Almaty, Kazakhstan – 2017 - Biathlon, Cross-country ski, Curling, Snowboarding, Clinical)
  • FISU Winter Games (Osrblie, Slovakia & Granada, Spain – 2015 - Biathlon, Cross-country ski, Curling, Clinical)
  • Ringette Canada Senior National Team Challenge Cups (2018, 2019)
  • World Ringette Championships (2000, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
  • Canadian Ringette Championships (2018)
  • Junior World Ringette Championships (2015, 2017, 2019)
  • U19 World Ringette Championships (2009, 2012)
  • Canada Summer Games (1997, 2005, 2013)
  • Canada Winter Games (2003, 2007)
  • Skate Canada National Figure Skating Championships (2010)
  • Canada Winter Games – Manitoba Mission Staff (2007)
  • Canada Summer Games – Manitoba Mission Staff (2005)
  • CIS Track and Field Championships (2005)
  • Manitoba Stampede (2004)
  • NORCECA Continental Junior Volleyball Championships (2004 – Chief Therapist)
  • Western Canada Summer Games (2003)
  • Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) – Past President (2010 – 2013), Board of Directors, International Relations Committee, Canadian Board of Certification for Athletic Therapy, Chair of Marketing, Sponsorship and Insurance Committee, and Co-chair of National Conference Operations Committee.
  • External Reviewer for the University of Manitoba Athletic Therapy Program.
  • Co-chair for 2009 and 2010 CATA Conferences (Vancouver, BC & Kingston, ON)
  • Member of the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT).