Leave Your Mark

A Dugout, to Bahama Sand, and Now the Side of a Pitch with James Gardiner

January 11, 2022 Scott Livingston Season 4 Episode 247
Leave Your Mark
A Dugout, to Bahama Sand, and Now the Side of a Pitch with James Gardiner
Show Notes

James is an Athletic Therapist, and Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and holds a Master’s degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, and is a Hatha Yoga practitioner.  He held positions as a Head Athletic Trainer in the Blue Jays system, as well as a Rehab Coordinator role at York University and various therapy, conditioning, and sports injury rehab roles, including working within the York University Athletic Therapy program. Most recently he acted as a performance consultant with the University of the Bahamas and created wellness/lifestyle programming for professionals and students during his time there. His private venture, FIRSTAR Therapy sheds light on Performance Wellness, encompassing personal growth and coaching athletes to access more of themselves for what they do whether it be sport, daily life, or vocation. He has also developed his own podcast under the same banner and regularly interviews Athletic Therapists to shed light on their accomplishments. He most recently took the role as the Head AT with the Vancouver Whitecaps of the MLS.  Above all his accomplishments, he is also a husband and a father.