Welcome to Ottawa's newest multidisciplinary sports injuries and rehab clinic. With over 20 years of experience in the field of sports medicine, founder Tony Carbonette brings Ottawa a new and exciting vision.

CapitalATR Team

Ottawa’s Premiere Sports Therapy Clinic

Meet our skilled Certified Athletic Therapists and healthcare professionals

Our therapists are trained in the latest and best techniques to help injured athletes get back to active lifestyles.

Caroline Assaf

Certified Athletic Therapist

Caroline is a graduate of the Athletic Therapy Program at Concordia University. If you ask her why she became an Athletic Therapist, she’ll tell you that she loves the reward of helping her patients and athletes reach their goals, whatever they may be. Her approach is based on a combination of manual therapies and exercise. She uses tools such as myofascial release, massage and muscle energy to break through layers of muscle tension, realign and reset the body following an injury. She then implements exercise and breathing techniques to solidify these changes to promote long term progress and pain free living. She looks to empower her clients by providing them with the education and tools needed to help themselves outside the clinic environment.

Caroline has worked with a wide variety of active individuals, both athletes and active people alike. Whether you’re a football or rugby player, an engineer who loves bike rides, or a mom who loves long walks with her kids, Caroline wants to get you out there doing the activities you love. As someone who danced for over a decade, she’s experienced the pain of injury and understands the desire to get back out doing what you enjoy most. She herself now weight trains, practices yoga, and just loves to get out there and move! Her goal is to get you out and back to your activities in a way that’s fun, and friendly to your body. Whether your goal is to get back to work or play, Caroline is here to help you.

Caroline est aussi fièrement bilingue. Ayant complété tous ses stages en Thérapie du Sport à Montréal, elle est très à l’aise à travailler avec une clientèle francophone. Si vous cherchez une thérapeute qui peut vous servir en français, cela lui fera plaisir de vous aider!

Dan Brazeau

Massage Therapist

Daniel has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2011 and uses his passion for fitness and his coaching background to inform the treatments of his clients. He is a passionate and energetic therapist seeking to treat the root of peoples injuries, as well as maximizing his clients range of motion and mobility to be able to perform at their highest abilities pain free. Daniel has worked with many high performance athletes including current and retired NHL and CFL players as well as professional bodybuilders and triathletes.

Daniel is certified in Graston Technique which incorporates the use of stainless steel tools to break down scar tissue, helps to increase range of motion and can help speed up healing. Daniel is also trained in MyoFascial therapy and Acupressure therapy.

Kelly Brazeau

Certified Athletic Therapist

Kelly is a Certified Athletic Therapist and is working toward the goal of a second designation in Massage Therapy.

Kelly’s focus is not only treating the current conditions people face, but to educate to prevent reinjury and future complications, focusing on biomechanical efficiency and alignment, along with other manual skills; soft tissue techniques, mobilization, exercise prescription and other hands-on approaches. Kelly believes that everyone at any age is an athlete, whether that means you compete at the Olympics or you are trying to maintain your garden. You need your body to work efficiently to achieve your goals.

Kelly brings experience from many athletic levels from woman’s soccer and volleyball in the Ontario College Athletic Association, Junior A hockey, and entry level beginners in rugby and football. She has experience with assessment and treatment of all ages ranging from 10 to 90 years of age. To add to her Athletic Therapy knowledge, she possesses a First Responder Emergency Care Certificate.

Kelly grew up playing competitive soccer and participating in other sports recreationally. When not in the office, Kelly can be found enjoying adult league sports or experiencing the outdoors on a hike, at the cottage for a beautiful kayak or enjoying a relaxing day on the dock.

Tony Carbonette

Certified Athletic Therapist

As owner of the CapitalATR, Tony is very proud to work along side the amazing team at Ottawa’s Premier Sports Therapy Clinic.

Tony’s therapy focus is on correcting mechanical alignment issues that cause sports injuries and chronic pain. Using techniques such as Muscle Energy, soft tissues release, myofascial release and other proactive strategies, Tony’s goal is to restore balance and mechanical function.  One of Tony’s strengths is to help his clients understand their condition so together he and the client can plan and execute a sound recovery.

Tony brings a vast experience to the CapitalATR team.  Prior to spending 11 years with Hockey Canada’s Sledge Hockey Program as the team’s Head Athletic Therapist and High Performance Coordinator, Tony spent some time working in the CFL, Canadian Professional Soccer League, NCAA div2 basketball and the Canadian College Hockey League.  Tony has along represented Canada at the international level by being part of the medical team at the 2006 Torino Paralympics, 2010 Vancouver Paralympics and 2014 Sochi Paralympics.

Along with his therapy experience, Tony has had the fortune to be a guest speaker at various international conferences speaking on a multitude of topics such as hockey injuries, core training specificity, and Paralympic Disability in sport. Tony has also authored a core training manual for athletes with disabilities.

When not working, Tony can be found playing soccer, trail running, stand up paddling, hiking with his dog. As a certified Level 1 High Performance hockey coach, he also dedicates some his spare time coaching competitive youth hockey.

Connor Elliot

Massage Therapist

Connor has recently earned an advanced diploma of massage therapy at Algonquin College and has completed a degree in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa.

Born and raised in Ottawa, he has been involved in sports his entire life and played competitive soccer at the provincial level. He then moved on to the therapy side of sports working with the Ottawa Sooners Football club, the University of Ottawa Varsity Therapy team and the Algonquin thunder Varsity Therapy team.

Connor is a very high energy person and extremely passionate about maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. His greatest strength as a therapist is understanding his patients to properly shape a treatment plan that the client will adhere to and result in success. He believes the most important aspect of treatment is education because the more someone understands their body and its movement the better information they have on where their pain or discomfort could be stemming from.

Jamie Hatheway

Osteopathic Manual Practitioner

Jamie’s goal as an osteopathic manual practitioner is to educate her clients and provide exceptional care. She is an avid athlete and was chosen to be a member of the Under 18 Ontario Women’s Hockey Team competing at the U18 National Championships. Upon graduating from high school she accepted a Division 1 NCAA Hockey Scholarship in Minnesota,where she completed a Bachelor of Science. She fell in love withOsteopathy near the end of her university career as she saw an osteopath as part of her treatment plan for a hockey injury. Jamie recently graduated from The National Academy of Osteopathy in Toronto and has a true passion for helping people. Some of her techniques include therapeutic exercises, joint mobilization, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release, soft tissue therapy, visceral manipulation, trigger point therapy and cranial sacral therapy. During her free time, Jamie can be found touring Prince Edward County tasting exceptional food and wine, hiking and travelling.

Cassie Hay

Registered Massage Therapist

Cassie has an Advanced Diploma from Algonquin College in Massage Therapy. Born and raised in Ottawa, ON, she has been involved in the athletic industry for several years. Cassie’s involvement has been multifaceted; as an athlete, a coach, a personal trainer, a medic and as a therapist. Her most recent and highest achievement as an athlete was to compete for Team Canada at the 2017 UCI BMX World Championships held in South Carolina. Her knowledge and experience in several sports include soccer, volleyball, cheerleading, gymnastics, cycling, football, rugby, basketball, swimming, and baseball, to name a few. She has acted as an assistant to the athletic therapist for the Algonquin College Thunder and as a medic for the St. Mark High School Athletic Department.

Cassie’s philosophy is in discovering the underlying impairment to the presented injuries, as well as preventive measures and proper rehabilitation. She has a very strong passion for athletics and athletic rehabilitation. Her primary goal is to help the athlete become stronger than before the injury occurred, by not only using her extensive knowledge in trigger point therapy and fascial manipulations but also her ability to relate with the athletes on a personal level. Cassie hopes to continue her passion in athletics for several years to follow and wishes to further her knowledge and experience on concussion and post-concussion syndrome recovery.

Corey Hazell

Personal Trainer

Corey’s dedication to fitness and health began at a young age. As a competitive hockey player for most of his youth, he was introduced to the importance of off-ice training and proper nutrition for player development. This love of sport, fitness and nutrition led him to pursue personal training as a career with the desire to help people achieve their health and fitness goals. Since becoming a certified personal trainer six years ago, Corey has enjoyed working with a diverse clientele. Regardless of your fitness level or goals, Corey is driven to help you live a healthier and happier life through personalized programming, education, coaching and motivation.

Corey is a certified personal trainer through CanFit Pro and a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, having graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition’s comprehensive Natural Nutrition Program.

Areas of focus include but are not limited to: weight loss, injury prevention, mobility, sport-specific performance, rehabilitation and general fitness.

Jelle Kooijman

Mental Performance Consultant

Jelle’s goal as a mental performance consultant is to help his clients better understand themselves and how they can train their minds. Growing up in the Netherlands, he became interested in the psychology of sport and exercise through his own observations as an advanced youth soccer player and later as a competitive volleyball athlete and coach. After completing his undergraduate degree in Human Movement Science at the VU University Amsterdam, he moved to Greece to pursue the European Master in Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of Thessaly. He has experience working with a Canadian varsity women’s soccer team as well as a foundation in scientific research. When he is not occupied with sport-related activities, Jelle enjoys playing his saxophone, cooking and board games. Having recently moved to Canada, he is enthusiastic and driven to start working with all types of clients, ranging from high-level athletes to beginning exercisers.

Jelle is trained to provide a wide variety of services such as mental skills training, stress and coping techniques, exercise motivation and relaxation, as well as injury rehabilitation, coaching and team counselling. Jelle’s philosophy revolves around accepting people the way they are, but always working hard in order to keep growing. In his practice, he focuses on fully understanding the client in order to make sure he can offer a tailored program that fits his or her needs in the best way.

Katherine Krivanek

Holistic Nutritionist

Katherine is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and graduate of the Natural Nutrition program from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition here in Ottawa. Previously, she graduated from Fitness and Health Promotion program from Algonquin College and is also a certified personal trainer from the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology.

With her knowledge of physical fitness and nutritional wellness she now strives to provide her clients with whole body wellness through optimal nutrition.

Katherines areas of focus are, but not limited to: lifestyle nutrition using a non-diet approach to weight and health concerns, sports nutrition, hormonal balancing and digestive issues. Katherine looks for nutritional imbalances in the diet as well as contributing factors from lifestyle, stress levels, emotional and environmental influences. Each coaching plan she creates is tailored to suit client-specific needs and goals. Katherine welcomes clients of all ages.

In her spare time Katherine loves being outdoors, working out, spin and yoga classes, cooking and travelling as often as she can.

  • Registered Holistic Nutritionist – 2018
  • Graduate of the Natural Nutrition Program – Canadian School of Natural Nutrition – 2018
  • CSEP – Certified Personal Trainer – 2015
  • Graduate of the Fitness and Health Promotion program – Algonquin College – 2015
  • First Aid and CPR Certified
Joanne Merrett

Personal Training

I started running 5k & 10k races and then I needed more of a challenge. I started training and racing 21km and marathon distances. I also raced sprint and Ironman 70.3 distances as a Duathlete. I loved it so much I wanted to make it my career choice. I decided to go back to school and graduated from Algonquin College with my certification has a Fitness and Lifestyle Professional. I also worked towards my Master’s Levels in Personal Training from Sports Performance Institute. I pursued my NCCP Multi Sports Coaching certification and started to coach running and Triathlon. My forte is nutrition and optimal health training. I like to train individuals in functional training and to to help them achieve their fitness, rehabilitation and nutrition goals.

Shayne Morin

Personal Trainer

Shayne has worked as a personal trainer and fitness instructor in the Ottawa area since 2015. He has been working in the fitness industry for the better part of the last decade as the head track and field coach for Holy Trinity Catholic High School, as well as a competitive community coach with the Ottawa Lions. He created Six One Three Fitness in 2015 to fill a need he noticed in Ottawa for functional training that encompasses greater awareness around injury prevention and rehabilitation. This allows him to train clients of various athletic backgrounds and promote greater mobility, flexibility and strength, which in turn reduces the risk of injury. As a personal trainer he has worked with numerous clients of varying fitness levels over the years. More importantly, he has worked with clients who suffer from chronic pain, autoimmune diseases, various physical ailments and nagging sports related injuries. Shayne hosts regular weekly boot camp classes, kettlebell training, 1 on 1 and group personal training and elite athletic development.

Shayne’s education background:

  • Can-Fit Pro Personal Training Specialist
  • Can-Fit Pro Healthy Weight Loss Coach
  • Agatsu Kettlebell Level 1 Instructor
  • First Aid and CPR (Level C) and AED
  • Holy Trinity High School Track and Field Coach 2011-2017
  • Ottawa Lions Track and Field Coach 2017-Present
Sophia Park


I am a licensed health care professional in three different countries: Canada, the U.S.A and South Korea. I believe that my broad range of experience and knowledge gained within the fields of Physiotherapy and Athletic Training in Sports Medicine both in the hospital and clinic settings and on-the-field athletic settings will provide optimal patient care for the client. I have treated many different clients in different settings, both orthopedic and neurological cases. I graduated from Yonsei University in Physical Education and then earned my 2nd degree from Yonsei University in Physical Therapy. To pursue a career in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine, I decided to continue my education at the University of Miami in Florida. Miami is a private university known for sports and athletes especially the Miami football Hurricanes. I had a great experience working with the athletes in many different sports such as football, men’s and women’s track and field, cross country, men’s and women’s tennis, swimming, diving, basketball and women’s soccer. I successfully completed the U.S National Board Exam administered by NATA and worked at a private physiotherapy clinic in Boynton Beach after getting certified. While working at the clinic, I continued to expand my knowledge, focusing on Evidence Based Practice by attending a post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy program at ATSU’s School of Health Science. I also worked at a sports medicine centre at a general hospital for nearly 5 years. I focused on orthopedic manual therapy, sling therapy, Isokinetic assessment and exercise along with balance assessment before moving to the Spine and Joint Rehab Centre, where I mostly treated post operative patients.

I strongly believe that personalized and client-centered treatment is the key to a successful patient outcome. The multidisciplinary team approach is vital to provide an optimal patient care experience. I enjoy being active and living a healthy lifestyle. I enjoy ballet, yoga, pilates, and hiking.

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1701 Woodward Ave., Suite LL-20, Ottawa, ON

145 Iber Road Stittsville ON