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Mission & Philosophy

The Kinesiology Association of Saskatchewan (KAS) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to develop, train and promote kinesiology professionals in the exercise science industry – to advocate fitness, performance and health promotion throughout the province of Saskatchewan.

KAS currently has 220 members in the province, and the association is growing every year.  Members primarily work as Kinesiology Professionals in the province.

KAS is a rcognized provincial association under the Canadian Kinesiology Association (CKA), meaning that KAS and the CKA work collaboratively to serve the kinesiologists in Saskatchewan, representing and promoting the profession and protecting the best interests of its members.


Board of Directors


Blair Healey: Blair convocated from the University of Saskatchewan obtaining his B.Sc. Kin in 2006 and later went on to complete a M.Sc. Kin in 2010. From 2005-2010 Blair worked as a Personal and Team Trainer with a wide variety of population groups. Finding a strong intrinsic reward working with those who needed help from a health perspective, Blair began working as an Exercise Therapist for CBI Health Group in 2010 and has been loving it ever since


Jonathan Shiplack: Jonathan graduated from the U of R in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, majoring in Human Kinetics. He had been working as a manager and personal trainer at a local fitness facility with a focus on helping people prevent and manage chronic disease. It was this experience that made him work towards his Clinical Exercise Physiologist designation and in 2018 had successfully obtained that certification through the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiologist. From there Jonathan has shared his passion utilizing exercise as medicine. Working in a doctor’s office and physiotherapy clinic he was able to work with clinical populations as an Exercise Therapist, as well as developed the Healthy Kids Initiative – a free program to teach kids the importance of a healthy lifestyle through physical activity and behaviour change. Currently Jonathan works as the main Clinical Exercise Physiologist at the LIVE WELL Exercise Clinic Regina North Location. Here he is able to use all his previous skills and knowledge to help his members through the company’s core values – Being All In – Finding the Joy & to Champion Potential.

High Performance Director

Ricky Shier: Ricky graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2010 with a degree in Kinesiology. While at the U of S, he was a wrestler for the huskies before transitioning to being a student trainer for the huskies. Since graduating he has worked at CBI Health center focusing on rehabilitation on complex care files. Ricky has 2 young kids and enjoys watching them grow and introducing them to as much sport and activity as possible. 

Health & Fitness Director

Shannon Doyle- Kenny: 

Rehabilitation Director

Dean Hoscheit: Dean Graduated from the University of Alberta. He started working in the rehabilitation field in 1984, at the WCB of Alberta clinic in Edmonton. In 1993 he became the first Kinesiologist to work in private practice in Saskatchewan. Current employment is at Bourassa and Associates Rehabilitation Center in Saskatoon. Over the years, Dean has been a volunteer Athletic Trainer and Coach with various Men’s and Women’s sports teams including football, ice hockey, and field lacrosse, and continues living an active lifestyle after having both hips replaced. Dean enjoys developing stronger connections with his family.

Marketing Director:

Chris Prychak: Chris convocated from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Kinesiology in 2017 and obtained his B.SC. Kin with both Honours and Great Distinction. Chris has worked with a wide range of clients from high performance athletes to rehab patients in a clinical setting.  He currently works as the Fitness Manager at GoodLife Fitness Preston Crossing where he continues to train clients requiring both performance and health focused interventions. 

Membership Director

Nissa Oliver: 

Continuing Education Director

Chelsey Logan: Chelsey convocated from the University of Regina in 2014 with a degree in Kinesiology, majoring in Human Kinetics. She also completed a business certificate from SIAST in 2009. Chelsey holds a CEP and high performance certification from CSEP. She currently works as a kinesiologist focusing mainly on exercise therapy. 

University of Saskatchewan Rep:

Kelsey Parsons: Kelsey is a third year Kinesiology student at the University of Saskatchewan. After completing her degree she plans to complete her Master’s in Occupational Therapy.

University of Regina Rep:


Members at Large 

Allie Atter

Larissa Rettger

Executive Director 

Shana McLean

Executive Director

Saskatoon, SK

Ph: 306 540-4190

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