Human Kinetics Graduates

What Past Graduates Are Doing Now

Human Kinetics is a Launching Pad

Given the flexible course options within each of our six specialized degree programs, an undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics provides an excellent foundation for a wide breadth of rewording careers. Here are some examples of careers that our HKIN grads have pursued


Name and Grad Year Career
Gerry Dee (1994) Physed teacher—comedian—star/creator of Mr. D
Carla van den Berg (2011) Exercise physiologist-- sport injury prevention
Breanna Sampson (2011) Optometrist
Jess Tasker (2007) Realtor
Sarah Timleck (2007) OT/owner at Sarah Timleck Occupational Therapy Services
Krista Mckenna (1997)  Manager of varsity athletics STFX
Melissa McKay (2011)  International human rights lawyer
Chad Fraser (2001) Head performance medicine therapist for Cirque de Soleil
Catie Gavin (2011)  Chiropractor and owner of Knotical Chiropractic
Jeff Carron (2009)  Kin prof at U de Montreal (leading concussion researcher)
Patrick Grandmaitre (2005)  Head coach University of Ottawa men’s hockey team
Jess Macy (2007)  Personal trainer
Sean Fraser (2006)  Member of Parliament
Kassandra Thompson (2012)  Youth activities coordinator for Carnival Cruises
Kwami Osei (2010)  Physed teacher, created non-profit, & participant Amazing Race 2019.
Ghislaine Landry (2010) Bronze medalist rugby 7s 2016 Brazil Olympics
Paige Grandbois (2013) Canadian Olympic Academy
Laura Nickelo &   
Nathan Giroux (2012) physios and co-owners of Xcel Physio
Luke Ranelli (2006) Family Physician
PJ Rasmussen (2006) Plastic Surgeon
NOTE: on average, 2 HKIN graduates/year get into Medicine