Nov 25, 2019 | Lynda Carusi | 948 views
Welcome Jen Mark - NMHA's Head Trainer
The NMHA is pleased to announce that Jen Mark will be taking on the role of Head Trainer with the Association moving forward.
Jen joins the NMHA with an extensive background in the sports medicine field, most recently with the Newmarket Hurricanes. We look forward to Jen taking a lead role for all of our trainers in providing leadership and guidance with injury prevention, maintenance and recovery, as well as workshops with industry experts.
Please see Jen's bio below:
Jen Mark is a Registered Kinesiologist, Certified Athletic Therapist, and Certified Strength and Conditioning coach. Jen is currently the head Athletic Therapist with the Markham Majors Bantams. Jen is also the head therapist and holistic director for the Junior Development Squad with the Men’s program under Field Hockey Canada.Jen has worked with all levels of athletes including professional and national teams such as the Toronto Argonauts and the Men’s National Field Hockey team, and other Olympians. Jen also worked with the York University Track and Field team, and with them won 3 national team bronze medals and 1 national championship in 2014. With Field Hockey Canada, she has won numerous international medals and took the Men’s Junior team to the Junior World Cup held in Lucknow, India in 2016. She also represented Canada with Field Hockey Canada at the 2013 and 2017 Pan Am Cup, placing silver both times.Jen worked with the Stouffville Spirit winning the Ontario Junior Hockey League Championship in 2012, and recently with the Newmarket Hurricanes. With the York Simcoe Express 2000’s she won the International Silver Stick, OMHA, and OHL Cup. Jen has travelled all over North America and throughout the Pan Americas working with teams and has worked with many Canadian and International championships for various sports in the GTA. She was a medical manager at the Pan Am Games held in Toronto 2015.Jen’s style focuses on getting the body to work in unison, re-patterning, while working the whole body, utilizing functional training, and a big focus on balance and core. Jen also uses her athletic therapy for manual treatments including soft tissue massage, joint mobilizations, and muscle energy. Jen has added teaching yoga to her tool belt. The link between flexibility, core, and mindfulness is a key pillar to working with Jen!