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Chris Broadhurst

Chris Broadhurst

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies
Year of Graduation: 1985
Program: Sports Injury Management

In the Big League

Chris Broadhurst is one of the best ambassadors for Sheridan’s highly respected Athletic Therapy programs. He is the Director of The Toronto Athletic Club Sport Medicine Clinic which specializes in the treatment and care of athletes of all levels. He has a particular passion for clinical work with all levels of athletes, including the “weekend warrior.” A certified member of the Canadian Athletic Therapist Association, Chris is continually upgrading his skills with post-graduate work to remain on top of the field.

Involved in the National Hockey League for over 20 years, Chris served as Head Athletic Therapist for the Toronto Maple Leafs (1989 to 2005) and the Phoenix Coyotes (2005-2008).

The Oakville native received his start in Athletic Therapy in 1986 with the Championship Toronto Blue Jays’ Class A minor league affiliate in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Widely respected in Canada and internationally, Chris was Athletic Therapist at the 1998 and 2002 NHL All-Star Games and with the Canadian Men’s Hockey Team at the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan. Broadhurst also represented Canada at the 1997, 2006, 2007 World Championships, 1991 Canada Cup and in 2010 was with the Canadian Spengler Cup Team in Davos, Switzerland.

A past Convocation speaker, Chris was honoured with a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2007, in celebration of Sheridan’s 40th anniversary.

Chris and his wife Kelly have five children.

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