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Meet The Team

When Lisa joined the Great Lakes Physiotherapy team, she brought with her a bundle of energy, an always cheery disposition, and a vast knowledge to keep the gym and exercise programs for our clients running smoothly

Lisa Rollo -  Personal Trainer

Don started his career in physiotherapy and fitness first with his personal experience of coaching his son Ben, who by the way is currently taking Kinesiology at Brock University.  Don obtained is certification in Personal  Training prior to returning to school at the ripe old age of 40.  Don's physio experiences led him to Brantwood Development Centre working with adults with physical and mental disabilities and to London Health Science Hospitals where Don worked in almost every department but was primarily in Neurology and Stroke. Don is driven to be the best, augmented with a great love of others and life.

Don Sylvester - C.P.T.A.  Physiotherapist Assistant

It Takes A Dedicated Team To Succeed

Jay graduated from Sheridan College with a Diploma in Sports Injury Management and worked with the Mississauga Ice Dogs hockey team as their trainer.  Since then, he has been involved in the clinical setting, not only treating injuries but developing various sports related training programs for athletes.  He also runs a successful custom bracing and orthotic business called "The Next Season" out of the clinic.

Jay MacDonald - Athletic Therapy and Custom Bracing/Orthotics - DIP. S.I.M

Chris joined our team in 2014.  She brings with her extensive medical office experience.  Although you will find her hard at work behind the scenes,  she is very approachable and is always willing to face a challenge or address issues that patients or staff may have.

Chris Awrey- Office Manager

Lori joined our staff in September of 2004, and has been a valuable asset to our team.  She has extensive experience in office work and keeps our front desk organized and the clinic functioning in a timely manner.

Lori Reimer - Receptionist

Hayley graduated from Lakehead University with a bachelors degree in Kinesiology and worked at a local outdoor store sizing and fitting expedition gear through her studies. Hayley shortly after began her career as a cardiac technician in Thunder Bay at a COPD and sleep apnea clinic. After moving to Australia for a year, she spent her time traveling and volunteering for athletic organizations such as The Special Olympics and local marathons around Brisbane. Upon her return, she has settled in Simcoe, ON and thrilled to be apart of the team at GLP.

Hayley Patterson - Kin

Julie Tower - C.P.T.A. - Physiotherapist Assistant

Julie grew up in the Ottawa Valley, Renfrew, ON. , before moving to Hamilton, ON where she finished her high school years. Julie then completed her Radio-Broadcasting diploma at Mohawk College in Hamilton and became a Copy-writer. Julie also continued to go back to Mohawk College and receive her Personal Trainers certificate and is am certified with CPTN.

After realizing that copy-writing was not her calling and she much preferred personal training and working with people, Julie went back to Everest College for physiotherapy where she graduated as a PTA with honors. Julie joined Ontario Spinal Institute in Oct of 2008

Julie enjoy’s boxing, which she does with her daughter and being her son’s quiet hockey mom. Julie currently resides in York with her family