Athletic Services and Medical Staff Placement Services

As Certified Emergency Care Instructors, SportSide Medical trains and certifies Emergency First Responders (EFRs) through the Canadian Red Cross. Certified trainers are then placed with teams for a season or contracted on a game-by-game basis. SportSide Medical only places medical personnel and trainers that complete the certification process outlined below:



Certification Process:


  • Prerequisite: Standard First Aid & CPR/AED or Health Care Professional designation

  • Successful Completion: 40 hour Emergency First Responder course (see our “Courses Page” for more detailed information) 

  • Successful Completion: standardized written & practical exam

  • Vulnerable Sector Screening completion

  • Shadowing and experience with an experienced EFR/EMR

  • Athletic & clinical taping training



SportSide Medical Services offers exceptional hands-on training and only places certified medical personnel meeting a predetermined standard of care.


If your team or organization requires a trainer/therapist, please feel free to send us your information and we will call or email you to discuss your team’s unique needs.










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90 Woodbine Downs Blvd


Westwood Arena,


Above Rink 5

Etobicoke, ON, M9W 5S6

T: 416-674-7877

F: 416-674-4655

Monday: 10:00am - 8:00pm


Tuesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm


Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm


Thursday: 10:00am - 8:00pm


Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm


Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm


Sunday: Closed

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