Awards and Honours

There are recognition awards presented each year to deserving certified members of our organization. Some are administered and delivered by the Corporation des thérapeutes du sport du Québec. These are as follows:

 

 

Other awards are presented to our candidates members by the Concordia University Exercise Science Department, which is the only CATA accredited institution for Athletic Therapy curriculum in the province of Quebec. The descriptions of the awards are as follows:

 

 

 

CTSQ Recognition Awards for Members

Hall of Fame Award – Member Category

This award is given to veteran CTSQ members who have throughout their career been trailblazers, role models and continued supporters of the field of athletic therapy and its growth throughout Quebec.

The recipient is chosen by a selection committee consisting of previous recipients of the award and it not open to application or nomination. Suggestions may be sent to the CTSQ office to be relayed to the selection committee.

Requirements:

  • Have been a member in good standing of the CTSQ for at least 10 years
  • Have been a standing committee member or Board of Director of the CTSQ or CATA
  • Have displayed community involvement either in, or outside the profession of athletic therapy.
  • Represented the field of Athletic therapy as a positive role model throughout their career

Recipients:

  • 2004 – Charlen Berry & Gary Cummings
  • 2005 – Ron Rappel
  • 2010 – Dave Campbell & John Boulay
  • 2012 – Scott Livingston
  • 2015 – David H. Jones

Hall of Fame Award – Builder Category

This award recognizes an individual who has had a significant impact on the growth and development of Athletic Therapy profession in Quebec. Be it through breaking down barriers, developing new career paths, professional guidelines or best practices for the profession on a grand scale.

The recipient is chosen by a selection committee consisting of previous recipients of the award and is not open to application or nomination. Suggestions may be sent to the CTSQ office to be relayed to the selection committee.

Requirements:

  • Does not have to have been, or currently be, a member of the CTSQ or CATA
  • Directly contributed to the foundation and continuing development of the field of Athletic Therapy
  • It can be demonstrated that the profession has been impacted specifically due to their efforts and contributions.

Recipients:

  • 2011 – Donna Koussaya

CTSQ Special Recognition Award

This award is given to deserving members of the Quebec community, who are not members of the CTSQ, that have supported, promoted and assisted the growth and proliferation of the field of Athletic Therapy in Quebec.  The board of the directors of the CTSQ is responsible for selecting the recipient. Nominations may be sent to the CTSQ, admin@ctsq.qc.ca. Deadline is March 15th.

Nominations must include a short summary detailing the specific requirements listed below for the nominee, with the nominator’s full name and contact info (phone number and email).

Requirements:

  • Must not be a member of the CTSQ or CATA
  • Have steadily supported the efforts of the CTSQ and the profession of Athletic Therapy in Quebec

Recipients:

  • 2005 – Dr. Robert Kilgour & Liz Fradette
  • 2009 – J.D. Miller
  • 2010 – Stew Creagh
  • 2011 – John Davidson
  • 2012 – Pierre Lizotte
  • 2013 – David Wiseman

CTSQ Outstanding Internship Supervisor Award

This award is given to a CTSQ member who, as an SAT or Concordia University curriculum internship provider has given tirelessly of themselves to provide time, support, and guidance to CTSQ certification members on their quest to becoming successful Certified Athletic Therapists.  Their efforts provide a strong professional base and future for the field of Athletic Therapy in Quebec.  This monetary award of $500.00 is meant to acknowledge their efforts.  The board of the directors of the CTSQ is responsible for selecting the recipient.  Nominations may be sent to the CTSQ, admin@ctsq.qc.ca. Deadline is March 15th.

Nominations must include a short summary detailing the specific requirements listed below for the nominee, with the nominator’s full name and contact info (phone number and email).

Requirements:

  • Must be a member in good standing of the CTSQ and SAT
  • Must have supervised at least 5 students
  • Demonstrates a extraordinary dedication to help their candidates become best prepared for the certification exams
  • Exhibits great integrity in carrying out the responsibilities of an SAT

Recipients:

  • 2009 – Scott Livingston
  • 2010 – Christina Grace
  • 2011 – Michelle Beckles
  • 2012 – Maxim Hanna
  • 2013 – Jaime Sochasky-Livingston
  • 2015 – Michelle Beckles
  • 2016 – Mariann Onofrio

CTSQ Merit Award

This award will be given to a member of the CTSQ that exemplifies leadership in the AT community and/or performed exceptionally well in outstanding circumstances.  The board of the directors of the CTSQ is responsible for selecting the recipient.  Nominations may be sent to the CTSQ, admin@ctsq.qc.ca.  Deadline is March 15th.

Nominations must include a short summary detailing the specific requirements listed below for the nominee, with the nominator’s full name and contact info (phone number and email).

Requirements:

  • Must be a member in good standing with the CTSQ
  • Must have demonstrated leadership and actions that went above and beyond the call of duty OR represents highest ideals in the professional practice of Athletic Therapy in Quebec.

Recipients:

  •  2012 – Jennifer Langlois & Heather McCoy

 

 

Concordia University Awards for Certification Candidates

Athletic Therapy Award of Excellence

The Athletic Therapy Award of Excellence was created in 2002 in order to recognize and reward excellence in athletic therapy at Concordia University. This award is open to outstanding full-time students studying in the Athletic Therapy specialization, who have completed at least two years of full-time studies.

Recipients:

  • 2000 – Martin Poirier
  • 2001 – Jennifer Greenlay & Sommer Christie
  • 2002 – Tara Jackson & Christy Nichol
  • 2003 – Katie Green & Patricia Demey
  • 2004 – Cindy Ryder & Diane Ouimet
  • 2008 – Kenny Spracklin
  • 2009 – Gabrielle Adam
  • 2010 – Gabrielle Gour-Provençal & Jessy Laroche
  • 2011 – Fernando Fiscina
  • 2012 – Sara Rose
  • 2013 – Safa Asif, Sebastian Buna & Amy Fortin-Barette
  • 2015 – Romell Almagro
  • 2016 – Samantha Halfyard

Dave Campbell Athletic Therapy Award of Distinction

This award, established in 2011 by J.D. and Andrea Miller, and named in honour of Concordia alumnus and Concordia Physio Sport co-founder Dave Campbell, is intended to recognise all around student excellence in Athletic Therapy at Concordia University. Dave Campbell, a Certified Athletic Therapist and Osteopath, is widely recognized for his leadership over the past 25 years in the clinical pursuit of athletic therapy excellence and the professional development of young athletic therapists.

  • 2011 – Julie Morin
  • 2012 – Sara Rose
  • 2013 – Alexandrine Massé-Bombardier
  • 2015 – Jonathan Smith
  • 2016 – Daniel Chammas

Gary Cummings Athletic Therapy Award of Distinction

Following an injury in 2005, Danny Minogue experienced first-hand the benefits of athletic therapy. In recognition and appreciation of the professional treatment that he received in the course of his recovery, in 2011 he established this award in honour of Gary Cummings, Concordia Physio Sport co-founder, Certified Athletic Therapist, Osteopath, and trainer of the 2008 Concordia University Sports Hall of Fame Inductee 1973-74 Sir George Williams University Mens’ Basketball Team.

  • 2011 – Serge Savoie
  • 2012 – Damiano Savoca
  • 2013 – Arielle Rousseau
  • 2015 – Daytona Gilroy-Briand
  • 2016 – Philippe Hage-Moussa

David H. Jones Memorial Award

David H. Jones was an Athletic Therapy Laboratory Instructor in the Department of Exercise Science at Concordia University for more than 20 years who passed away suddenly in 2014. He was a steadfast supporter of the discipline of Athletic Therapy and, over the period of many years, was heavily involved in the national certification of hundreds of students. David worked as an Athletic Therapist with various professional sports teams, and at numerous international and national sporting games and events. David was an integral part of the team that launched the PERFORM Centre at the University, and at the time he passed away was in the final stages of his Ph.D. dissertation. He was extremely dedicated to his students and was a beloved husband, father, colleague and friend. This award was established in 2015 by his family and friends in honour and tribute to David’s heartfelt commitment and contribution to the discipline of Athletic Therapy, the Department of Exercise Science, and its graduates.

The David H. Jones Memorial Scholarship in Athletic Therapy is intended to encourage and reward students currently enrolled in the Specialization in Athletic Therapy at the University, who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the discipline and who are actively pursuing a career in the field.

Recipients:

  • 2015 – Christopher Diktakis
  • 2016 – Cory Wener