Athletic Therapists

Karen Tran

Athletic Therapist BHK, CAT(C)

Karen has always been passionate about studying the anatomy and physiology of the human body. It was this interest that drove her to pursue her education at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, where she completed her Bachelor of Human Kinetics, majoring in Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2016. During Karen’s undergrad, she worked with high level varsity athletes as a student Athletic Therapist.

Paola Romeo

Athletic Therapist BHPE, CAT(C)

Paola Romeo has always had a passion for understanding how the human body functions. She grew up playing multiple sports but truly became an elite athlete through ringette. Her passion for high-level sport and the human body performance led her to pursue a career in Athletic Therapy. Paola completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Physical Education majoring in Athletic Therapy at Mount Royal University, after transferring from the University of Victoria where she was working towards a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.

Heidi Spencer

Coach | Athletic Therapist 

Heidi is from Summerland, B.C. where she grew up playing hockey and fastball as her two main sports. Since moving to the foothills, she has picked up snowboarding and sport climbing as two of her favorite outdoor activities. Most recently she has competed in several triathlons, progressing from a sprint race to a full Ironman in 2019.

Having worked as a group fitness coach, personal trainer, and strength & conditioning coach with varsity and club athletes, Heidi’s clientele is vast and varied. Through the observation of movement patterns and identification of imbalances, she is able to educate and empower clients on how to correct and control their movement. No matter the activity, Heidi is guided by the principle of “quality over quantity”.