Chris graduated from McGill University with her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 2007 and from Queen's with a Master of Science in Physical Rehabilitation in 2008. She also holds certificates in high performance counselling and peer coaching from UBC. Chris is an accomplished speed skater and coach in Ontario, Quebec and the Okanagan, with a NCCP competition development certification and advanced coaching diploma. She currently divides her physiotherapy time between Connect communities, BC Speed Skating, and Stride. Chris has worked as a physiotherapist for over a decade in the areas of rehabilitation, inpatient services, cast clinic, and geriatric convalesence. When she is not busy doing these things, Chris loves to spend time on her bike, adventuring, and spending time with her familiy, which includes two wonderful little girls.