The Gatineau Olympiques have announced on Wednesday the hiring of Noemie Chartier-Lefrancois as one of the team’s Athletic Therapist. She will start in her new role with the team today.
A Montreal native, Noemie will be in her second stint in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey after working as a trainee with the Shawinigan Cataractes in 2017-18. During the past year, she held the position of head athletic therapist with a few organizations, notably the Princeville Titan Junior AAA, the University of Montreal’s Carabins (soccer), at Letendre College, and with Hockey Laval. She had to evaluate and take charge of all the musculoskeletal injuries and craniocerebral traumas, as well as to elaborate all of the different emergency protocols during games and practices.
A graduate in Kinesiology and owner of a Specialized Graduate Diploma in sports therapy at the Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, she also has experience in physical training after working in this field at the UQTR, at College de Levis, and at the Seminaire Sainte-Marie.
To go with her impressive resume in sports therapy, Noemie has distinguished herself as an athlete after completing Tremblant’s Half Ironman in 2016, Tremblant’s 5i50 Triathlon in 2015, as well as Montreal’s and Ottawa’s half marathon on many occaisons.