Niagara, ON – The Niagara IceDogs have named Chris Trivieri as the teams Head Athletic Therapist.
The Welland, ON native has previously worked with Hockey Canada at the U17 level at their Development Camp in 2017-2018. While in school, he was a Student Athletic Therapist with the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies from 2014 – 2016. After completing his second season with the Marlies, in 2016, he joined the Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings as their Head Athletic Therapist, Strength Coach and Equipment Manager. In 2018, he was named the Kingston Frontenacs Head Athletic Therapist and Strength Coach.
“Being a native of the Niagara region, I am honoured to be joining the IceDogs family.” said Trivieri. “The IceDogs are a great junior organization, with a NHL mentality. They are dedicated to winning, and preparing their players for the next level. Year in and year out, they are a competitive club that always seem to be in the mix come playoff time. I hope to bring my past experience from the AHL, WHL, OHL, Hockey Canada and off-season programming with professional, college and junior players to the organization, and help the IceDogs continue their winning tradition.”
Trivieri earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Health and Physical Education/Fitness from Brock University in 2012, and an Honours BASC in Athletic Therapy, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation from Sheridan College in 2016. He is a Canadian Certified Athletic Therapist – CAT(C) from the Canadian Athletics Therapists Association and is licensed in Facial Stretch Therapy (2016) and Muscle Energy of the Lumbar Spine & Pelvis (2015).
“We are thrilled to be adding Chris to our staff.” said General Manager, Joey Burke. “He brings a familiarity with the league that can’t be taught, and will fit in great with our group. Chris brings a passion to the role that we are excited to bring in, and I can’t wait to get going at camp!”
He will arrive in Niagara in time for training camp scheduled for later this month.