The Robert McCutchen Athletic Therapy Clinic is located on the first floor of the Bedard Athletic Complex, across from the Bedard Gymnasium (room 109).
The mission of the Athletic Therapy Clinic at St. Andrew’s College is a rapid and safe return to participation. Our objective is to provide athletic therapy services for all St. Andrew’s College students athletes and those visiting us, including the prevention, assessment, and coordinated rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
The Athletic Therapy Clinic is devoted to the safety and total well-being of our students. The clinic is a safe environment where individual dignity and confidentiality is honoured. The certified therapists and student therapists work closely with the Health Centre, strength and conditioning staff, the Athletics Department, and other health care professionals to meet student needs.
Heather Tugnett, R.Kin, CAT(C), MSc
Head Athletic Therapist
Heather Tugnett became a full-time Athletic Therapist at St. Andrew’s College in September, 2011. As a Certified Athletic Therapist and Registered Kinesiologist, Heather enjoys providing field and clinical care to the students of St. Andrew’s College as well as mentoring athletic therapy students as they prepare for certification in the profession of Athletic Therapy. Heather holds a BA degree in Kinesiology from Wilfrid Laurier University (2008), a Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Athletic Therapy) degree from Sheridan College (2011), and a master’s of science degree from McMaster University (2016). In 2013, Heather travelled to Madagascar, Africa with a group of students as a medical chaperone for the St. Andrew’s Society for Service Around the World (SASSAW). Outside of her work at St. Andrew’s, Heather volunteers with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association and recently served as a Lead Medical Practitioner for the 2015 Pan Am Games.
Drew Eidt, BScHK, R.Kin, CAT(C), CSCS
Associate Head Athletic Therapy
Drew Eidt became a full-time Athletic Therapist at St. Andrew’s College in May 2015. Prior to joining the staff at St. Andrew’s College, Drew spent two and a half years as an athletic therapist and strength and conditioning coach working with Toronto FC's Academy program and six years on a contract basis with Durham College and UOIT while also teaching human anatomy labs at the university. He spends his summers as head athletic therapist at Olympia Sports Camp in Huntsville, ON.Drew is a Certified Athletic Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and holds an Honours BSc in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph (2007) and an Advanced Diploma in Sport Injury Management from Sheridan College (2007).