Matthew Arnett BAET, CAT(C), CSCS, Dip PHED.
MNBC Registered Citizen
Certifications and Professional Expertise:
- Certified Athletic Therapist
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
- Certified First Responder
Matt is infused with a passion, extensive experience and applied expertise in teaching youth and adults proper positioning, movement and body awareness in all areas of life with a goal to help individuals and athletes to perform and function to the best of their unique ability.
His focus demonstrated success is on preventative care addressing the vast majority of pain syndromes & physical dysfunction which can be attributed to improper or compensatory movement patterns. In heavy industry this is paramount as many jobs require repetitive movements or postures.
Educating and training recreational and industrial athletes to move smart helps reduce and ultimately eliminate repetitive stress musculoskeletal injuries in the playfield and workplace is his goal.
Matt is also known for his skill in promoting, developing and helping ‘Special Populations such as the Elderly,’ with psycho-social aspects and benefits of regular physical activity.
Private Practice 2018
ErgoRisk Management – Lead Consultant and MoveSafe Specialist– 2015-2017
Greater Victoria School Board –Reynolds Center for Soccer Excellence 2011 -2015
-Athletic Therapy services and management of 120+ Victoria high school students enrolled in the program
West Shore Parks & Recreation Society – Juan De Fuca Rec Center – Athletic Therapist and Personal Trainer Strength Coach for Rec Center clients – 2013 -2015
PDL Victoria Highlanders FC – First Team Player Athletic Therapy and Training services – 2009-2011
Founded in 2008 the Highlander First team squad played in the Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the Canadian Soccer Pyramid. Highlander’s organization included a U-21 Reserve Team, a Women’s program and coordinated a U-21 Vancouver Island Soccer League teams as a development pool for players ages 16 to 21. Highlanders FC players were Canadian CIS and NCAA Division I University and College players, Canadian U20 National Team Players, local Vancouver Island players, as well as imports from around the world
- 2017 George Pearkes Challenge Cup Champion Gold Medalist
- Mid Island Mariners Division 2 Men’s Soccer team 2016-2018
- 2012 Jackson Cup Champion Gold Medalist
- 2011 Jackson Cup Champion Gold Medalist
- Cowichan Division 1 Men’s Soccer Team 2010 -2015
- BCAA Malaspina-University College Men’s Soccer Team Bronze Medalist 2005
- BCAA Malaspina-University College Men’s Soccer Team 2002 -2005