Dr. Kelly Lockwood - Associate Professor & Sport Scientist
Kathy Sutherland - Bachelor of Physical & Health Education, Diploma in High Performance Coaching

Each member of our staff has attained a bachelor's degree in kinesiology or a related field. Whether your goal is to improve your technique, rehabilitate, or learn to skate, our staff are there to provide you with the knowledge and direction you require to insure that your training or rehabilitation is done in a safe and effective manner.

However, it's not just expertise and professionalism that set our staff apart. All of our staff are or have been intimately involved in the game of hockey. Their enthusiasm makes training in our facility a personally rewarding experience. Not only will you be physically prepared, you will also be confident in your abilities when it comes time to use them.

Please read more about our team members in their individual staff biographies.

Kelly Lockwood - Associate Professor & Sport Scientist

Kelly Lockwood

Dr. Kelly Lockwood is the President and Lead Scientist of The Skating Lab Inc. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Education & Kinesiology at Brock University. Dr. Lockwood has been working with athletes for over 25 years. Her extensive experience in Sport Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology and High Performance Athletic Development has been blended into the proprietary training programs offered by The Skating Lab. This experience and expertise provides each Skating Lab participant with optimal assessment utilities and training methodologies for any on-ice sport.

Kathy Sutherland - Bachelor of Physical & Health Education, Diploma in High Performance Coaching

Kathy Sutherland

Kathy Sutherland has a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education from the University of Toronto and a Diploma in High Performance Coaching from the National Coaching Institute at the University of Calgary. She is a NCCP level 4 Coach and a certified Skate Canada Power skating instructor. Kathy has been coaching professionally for 25 years including AA and AAA hockey players and provincial level figure skaters. Kathy is known for her energetic off-ice warm ups and on-ice conditioning programs, as well as her ability to coach toddlers and young children and instil the fun of skating. She believes in the importance of strong fundamental skating skills. Kathy and her husband, Gord, have been involved in Cochrane Minor Hockey for many years. Both of her children have played hockey for the CMHA and her daughter is now one of the top scorers for the Midget AAA female JWHL champion Warner Warriors.

We've got training down to a science.