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I am PRO ATHLETE
I am PRO ATHLETE

The PRO ATHLETE team

Elyse Jobin

Creator and owner of PRO ATHLETE, I am passionate about sports, health and well-being. My background as an athlete and professional career as a physiotherapist inspired me to have a positive impact on athlete’s health and performance in the short and long term and to contribute in fulfilling their passion in sport.

Professional career:

  • Physiotherapist at PCN Physiothérapie et Médecine du sport, Québec City, QC, Canada (2014-present)
  • Physiotherapist of the Junior Women’s National basketball team (2015-present)
    • FIBA Americas Valdivia, Chile 2016
    • FIBA U19 World Cup Udine, Italy 2017
    • FIBA Americas Mexico City, Mexico 2018
    • FIBA U19 World Cup Bangkok, Thailand 2019
  • Masters of Physical Therapy, Université Laval, 2013

Basketball athletic career:

  • University: Rouge et Or de l’Université Laval, 2008-2013
  • Canadian Junior Women’s national team
    • FIBA Americas Buenos Aires, Argentina 2008
    • FIBA U19 World Cup Bangkok, Thailand 2009
  • Canadian development women’s national team
    • Universiade Shenzhen, China 2011

Other:

  • Hometown: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Current city: Québec City, Québec, Canada
  • Bilingual: French, English

Participants

Athletes

Sarah-Jane Marois: Former Rouge et Or (2014-2019) and CÉGEP Sainte-Foy (2011-2014) basketball athlete

  • RSEQ and USport Athlete of the year 2018-2019
  • RSEQ and USport 1st team all-star 2018-2019
  • Athlete of the year Rouge et Or de l'Université Laval and RSEQ 2018-2019
  • Academic All-Canadian CÉGEP and University, 2011 to 2019
  • Member of the Canadian national team programs: Development team 2019 (Universiades, Naples, Italy), Junior (2012, 2013)
  • RSEQ's Determination, courage and perseverance award 2016

Jane Gagné: Former Rouge et Or (2014-2019) and CÉGEP Sainte-Foy (2011-2014) basketball athlete

  • USport 1st team all-star 2017
  • RSEQ Athlete of the year 2017
  • RSEQ's Determination, courage and perseverance award 2017
  • RSEQ Rookie of the year and USport all-rookie team 2014

Yve Nsanzinshuti: College Champlain St-Lambert basketball athlete; Former école secondaire Jean-de-Brébeuf athlete (2014-2019)

  • RSEQ All-Star 2018-2019
  • Student-athlete who demonstrated perseverance in academics and sports RSEQ 2018-2019
  • Team Québec U17 2017-2018 (silver medalist at national championships)

Yannice Nlend: Vanier college athlete; Former école secondaire Jean-de-Brébeuf basketball athlete 2014-2019

  • RSEQ league MVP in his respective category (2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019)
  • RSEQ All-Star in his category (2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019)
  • Team Québec U17 2017-2018 (silver medalist at national championships)

Professionals

  • Jessica Mongrain: Dietician certified in sports nutrition
  • Louis-Michel Lechasseur: Physiotherapist at PCN Physiothérapie et Médecine du Sport, kinesiologist and former basketball player

Acknowledgements

Sincere thank yous to the people and establishments who made this project happen: