Glen is Professor and Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health at The University of Winnipeg. He graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Physical Education in 1973 and a Masters of Science from the University of Alberta in 1978. Glen completed his PhD in the ...
Glen is Professor and Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Health at The University of Winnipeg. He graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Physical Education in 1973 and a Masters of Science from the University of Alberta in 1978. Glen completed his PhD in the Department of Anatomy at the University of Manitoba in 1992.
He certified with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) in 1975. He served as an executive member of the CATA for eight years, four of those as President. He was also a founding member of the Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association and was the first President of the Sport Medicine Council of Manitoba. His contribution to the CATA has been acknowledged by way of a Special recognition award in 1984; The Outstanding Educator Award in 1993 and his induction into the CATA Hall of Fame in 1997. In 2006, Glen once again assumed the duties of the President of the CATA and is currently the Past President on the Board of Directors.
Glen was the Head Athletic Therapist at the University of Winnipeg for ten years prior to accepting the position at the University of Manitoba in 1987. He returned to The University of Winnipeg in 1996 to implement the athletic therapy curriculum.
Glen brings with him a wealth of clinical skills and experiences at the university, professional, national and international levels including his selection to the Canadian Medical Team for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Chief Therapist for the 1990 Western Canada Summer Games, the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, the 1995 World Cross Country Running Championships in Durham England and the Chief Therapist for the 1995 World University Games in Japan. He worked as the coordinator of Athletic Therapy Services at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg and the Chief Therapist for Canadian medical team at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. He was awarded the 2000 Premier’s Volunteer award in Manitoba. He received the Clarence Atchison Award for community service as part of convocation ceremonies at The University of Winnipeg in 2003.
Glen was the Director of The University of Winnipeg Global College Institute of Health, Security and Human Potential 2004 – 2006.
Glen was also on the Board of Directors of Sport Manitoba from 1996 - 2001, Chairperson of the National Sport Centre - Manitoba 1996 –2001; President of the Manitoba Brain Injury Association (MBIA) from 1996 – 2000 and the President of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association, 2006, the Vice – President of the Sport Medicine Council of Manitoba 2004- 2006, Chairman of the St Raphael Wellness Center 2006 – 2010, President - Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association 2010 -11. He is currently the Chair of the MBIA “Heads Up” Dinner and Helmet Auction, and a member of the Board of Directors for the ClearingHouse and Services Committees with the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities, a Board member of the Winners Foundation, Member of the Board of the St Raphael Wellness Center and a member of the Manitoba Physical Education Supervisors Association.
Glen served as a member of the Canadian Medical team for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China working specifically with the four cycling disciplines.