Clinic Staff

Athletic Therapy Centre

Jeff Billeck

Jeff Billeck B.P.E., MsC., CAT(C)
Head Athletic Therapist

Jeff certified as an Athletic Therapist in 1999 and prior to that, graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education in 1996.  Jeff also completed a Master's degree from the University of Manitoba in 2016, with the focus of his thesis being the reliability of concussion assessments in children.

Jeff came to the University of Winnipeg in 2008 after spending nine years at the University of Manitoba.  Athletic Therapy has given him the opportunity to be involved in a number of high-level sporting environments from Team Canada Volleyball, the Canadian Olympic Wrestling Trials, the Pan-Am Games, the Canada Summer Games and inter-university sport; as well as giving him the opportunity to work clinically helping all individuals return to their active lifestyles.

Jeff's current responsibilities include being the Head Athletic Therapist for the Wesmen Athletics program, managing the day to day operations of the Athletic Therapy Centre, as well as being an instructor within the Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health here at the University of Winnipeg.  Jeff also volunteers within the local sport medicine community as the Vice-President of the Sport Medicine and Science Council of Manitoba.

Dr. Glen Bergeron

Glen Bergeron PhD, CAT(C)
Professor, Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health

Glen is a distinguished faculty member in the Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health at the University of Winnipeg.  He has a BPE from University of Manitoba in 1973, an MSc from the University of Alberta in 1978 and a PhD from the University of Manitoba in 1992.  He certified with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) in 1975.  He has worked at many national and international events including five Olympic games; two World University Games, one Pan Am Games and a variety of world championships. Glen was most recently the Medical Lead for the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Manitoba.  He was inducted into the CATA Hall of Fame in 1997.  He is a member of the International Relations Committee of the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association and a Board Member of the Manitoba Medical Services Foundation and a member of the Manitoba Adult Concussion Network.   He currently serves internationally as the President of the World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy.  

Glen's PhD research was on Patellofemoral pain of the knee.  He is experienced with the treatment of back and neck pain, he also focuses on the treatment of concussions and post-concussion syndrome.

Sarah Goold

Sarah Gingera BAHSc, CAT(C), HBKin
Assistant Athletic Therapist

Sarah has been a member of the University of Winnipeg Athletic Therapy staff since September 2015.  Originally from Kenora, Ontario- she is a Certified Athletic Therapist in both Canada and the US. She has an Honors Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Lakehead University and a Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy) from Sheridan College.  She comes with work experience in Athletic Therapy at Lakehead University, Ryerson University, Rugby Ontario and in the SPHL.  Sarah has worked with a wide variety of athletes as well as the general public.  She finds satisfaction in returning all patients back to abilities greater than prior to their injury.

She has taken courses such as Soft Tissue Release, Mulligans Mobilizations with Movement and Cupping Massage Techniques to enhance her treatment techniques.

Carlo Dungca

Carlo Dungca BSc, CAT(C)
Certified Athletic Therapist

Carlo graduated from the University of Winnipeg in June 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology; specializing in Athletic Therapy.  He became a Certified Athletic Therapist under the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association in January 2017. 

During his University career, Carlo has worked with a wide range of clients of all ages; including high level athletes in clinic and field settings.  He enjoys working with people to reach their goals to live a better and more functional way of life.

He has worked with many different teams and associations as a student, including but not limited to the Manitoba Moose Hockey Club, AAA Winnipeg Hockey League, Manitoba Football Provincial Program, Manitoba Hockey Provincial Program, Winnipeg High School Football League and Manitoba Major Junior Hockey Club.

Carlo is very passionate in helping people move and feel better.  He wants to see his clients and athletes be the best they can be on their field of play and in their everyday lives.

Danielle Zelazny

Danielle graduated from The Massage Therapy College of Manitoba in June 2016.  She is in the clinic on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:45am - 3:15pm.
Direct-billing is available for Green Shield Canada and Manitoba Blue Cross, a prescription for Massage Therapy may be required by your insurance provider.

Dr. Oliver Leslie MD, CCFP, Dip. Sport Med

Dr. Leslie is an alumnus of The University of Winnipeg, where he received his Bachelor of Science before moving on to study medicine at the University of Manitoba.  He completed a Family Medicine Residency at the University of British Columbia, followed by a Musculoskeletal Fellowship through the University of Manitoba.  He holds active certification from the Canadian College of Family Physicians (CCFP) and Canadian Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (CASEM), and is also an active member in the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM).  He has both clinical and sideline experience working with professional, national team, and college/university level athletes, in addition to clinical practice in musculoskeletal medicine in non-athletes.  Dr. Leslie has also authored and co-authored publications in the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine and Current Sports Medicine Reports, and holds a faculty appointment as a Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba.  He is involved in teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, providing both didactic and practical teaching to medical trainees.

A Winnipeg native, he is a former member of the Wesmen Men's Basketball team, and remains active in the basketball community, both playing recreationally and as a coach at the high school level. 

Melissa McGrath
Office Assistant

Melissa graduated from the Winnipeg Technical College in 2010 from the Medical Administrative Assistant program and has been Office Assistant for the Athletic Therapy Centre for the past nine years. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call Melissa at 204.786.9250 or email