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Atlético Ottawa

Atlético Ottawa

Lead Athletic Therapist


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Jan 3, 2024


About the job
JOB POSTING - Atlético Ottawa, Canadian Premier League

Position title: Athletic Therapist
Department: Soccer
Immediate Supervisor: Head of Strength and Conditioning
Start date: February 1st, 2024
Term: Full time
Location: Ottawa, Ontario


The Athletic Therapist is a key role in the Atlético Ottawa team. You will take the lead role in assessing injuries and conditions of players, promoting an environment conducive to achieve an optimal physical condition and performance in the players preparation for training sessions and competition.


Lead go-to assess physical function and treat any dysfunction caused by the pain/injury/condition to develop, maintain, maximize independence, and prevent re-injury of players.
Responsibility of executing rehab sessions and training plans to bring impact and differentiation for the team. Understanding best practices in the team and emerging strategies that will ensure Atlético Ottawa a competitive edge.
Reporting to insurance companies/referring physicians.
Ordering medical equipment from suppliers needed to perform the job.
Great interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills; a builder of bridges and relationships with players, technical staff and external partners to enable collaborations.
Ability to prioritize for the team and drive efficiency in workstreams.
Highly organized/detail oriented; a soccer club is a very dynamic environment so this individual must be able to juggle and stay on top of various players while leading this area of the team.
Love of youth culture & sport —with a strong passion for Soccer.


Education: Bachelor’s degree and master’s degree will be recommended for advancement
CATA certified and CPR/1st responder certified.
A minimum of 2 years of work experience as a AT or comparable role in a soccer team.
Excellent people skills, with an ability to work closely and cooperatively with internal and external partners at all levels.
Equipped with Sport First Responder skills.
Comfortable with CPR, AED, oxygen, emergency C-spine procedure, on-field emergency management, injury assessment & treatment, and taping.
Experience working in a soccer team - strategic direction, focusing effort, and driving passion and motivation towards the realization of goals and objectives.
Highly organized and detail-oriented on players with outstanding time management skills.
Experience compiling medical reports and giving feedback to Lead Physician and Immediate Supervisors.


Live in Ottawa - Gatineau region.
Have a valid driver’s license in Ontario.
Will be required to travel and work evenings and weekends when necessary.


Please apply with a cover letter and CV and submit your application to the attention of: John Ulanowski, Director of Football Operations -- We’ll hire the right candidate when we meet them. Atlético Ottawa is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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