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Aug. 09, 2017
Kimberly is currently a teacher and avid coach at Mother Teresa High School in Barrhaven where she has had much success with the track and field team as well as the varsity girls basketball team. Her previous coaching experience includes 6 straight OFSAA appearances in track and field, and 4 straight OFSAA appearances with the Girls Soccer team. Kimberly has been highly involved in the school community providing students with the opportunity for experiential learning, organizing trips for students and student-athletes to Victoria B.C., Honolulu Hawaii and Paris France.
Kimberly was a member of the University of Ottawa basketball team for 3 years, followed by 1 season as a member of the Lakehead University Soccer team. She has been an assistant coach at the University of Ottawa for the Women’s Basketball program since the 2006 season where the Gee-Gees have won 2 OUA silver medals and one gold and collected a bronze medal at the 2011-2012 CIS Championships.
Her interest in Ottawa sport began when she was in high school at Notre Dame in Ottawa, but her passion for health and fitness began when she was very young having two very active and well balanced parents who have always encouraged healthy, active living. Kimberly made several appearances as a OFSAA sprinter and had city championships in Basketball, Soccer, and Volleyball.
Academically, she has most recently pursued her interest in research studying psychological effects of athletic injuries while completing her Masters of Science at the Lakehead University, and other research using movement screening to predict injury in athletics.