fbpx skip to Main Content

Owners

Karen Snyder

CEO and Co-Founder

Karen Snyder was born to bring a unique facility like LiquidGym from vision to reality. She has a strong background in physical education, entrepreneurship and adapted aquatics, plus a passion for sports and wellness. Karen’s skills and interests combine to…

Find out more

Irene Hammerich

Co-Founder
Coach and Personal Trainer

LiquidGym co-founder Irene, has always been on the move! In high school, she was a “gym and water rat,” which has followed her through her entire life. At the University of Toronto, she focused on competitive volleyball. On the side,…

Find out more

Rehab Team

Physiotherapy

Lindsay Jonkman

Physiotherapist

Lindsay completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at D’Youville University in Buffalo, NY after obtaining her Bachelor of Science with an Honors in Human Kinetics at the University of Guelph. Upon graduating, Lindsay spent a year in the USA doing…

Find out more
liquidgym physio staff

Drew Murray

Physiotherapist

Drew obtained his Masters degree in Physiotherapy at University College Dublin and his Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology at Wilfrid Laurier University. Drew strongly believes in treating the whole body and not just a single injury/pain. Drew has worked…

Find out more

Gavin Parsons

Physiotherapist

Gavin is from Ottawa and completed his Master's in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. He also holds a Bachelors of Science degree (Hon.) in Biomedical Science from the University of Ottawa. Gavin believes strongly in helping his patients…

Find out more

Jessica Buffam

Physiotherapist

Jess completed her Master in Science in Physiotherapy at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland after attending Queen's University where she obtained a Bachelor in Science specializing in Biology and Psychology. Jess is a Physiotherapist who believes it is important to…

Find out more

Alya Jaffer

Physiotherapy Resident

Alya is a physiotherapy resident who completed her Masters in Physiotherapy at the University of Ottawa. She received her Bachelors of Science degree (Hon.) in Human Kinetics at St. Francis Xavier University where she was a member of her university’s…

Find out more

Kinesiology

Samuel Dick

Registered Kinesiologist

Samuel Dick HBK, R.Kin Sam is a Registered Kinesiologist with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario. He completed his Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Sam has a passion for travel and spent 3 years…

Find out more

Kristen Sarlo

Athletic Therapist
Registered Kinesiologist

Kristen Sarlo B.A.H.Sc (Athletic Therapy), CAT (C), R.Kin Kristen earned her degree in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College where she gained valuable experience working with a wide range of individuals. From young athletes to the weekend warriors, she has the…

Find out more

Athletic Therapy

Kristen Sarlo

Athletic Therapist
Registered Kinesiologist

Kristen Sarlo B.A.H.Sc (Athletic Therapy), CAT (C), R.Kin Kristen earned her degree in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College where she gained valuable experience working with a wide range of individuals. From young athletes to the weekend warriors, she has the…

Find out more

Training/Coaching Team

Irene Hammerich

Co-Founder
Coach and Personal Trainer

LiquidGym co-founder Irene, has always been on the move! In high school, she was a “gym and water rat,” which has followed her through her entire life. At the University of Toronto, she focused on competitive volleyball. On the side,…

Find out more

Simon Jones

Coach
Personal Trainer
Instructor
IT Specialist

Simon gained his degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering and spent many years working in the IT field as both a systems administrator and customer service manager. Throughout his life he has always had a passion for sports with many…

Find out more

Front Office Team

Lynette O’Brien

Reception

Lynette is a Health Services Administration student at Algonquin College. As a mother of 2 teens, she continues to work on her own fitness goals while walking in the Greenbelt and renewing her love of photography. She is proud to service…

Find out more

Catherine Yurack

Reception

Catherine is a recent graduate from the University of Ottawa with a BSc (Hon.) in Health Sciences. She has played competitive soccer since a young age and has spent the past few summers coaching children the various soccer skills and…

Find out more

Jaydon Sheridan

Reception

Jaydon is a second year BSc Human Kinetics student at the University of Ottawa. She has been playing rugby with the Ottawa Ospreys Women's team for the last 3 years. She enjoys camping and kayaking with her friends and family.

Find out more

Christy Zavitske

Reception
Insurance Specialist

Christy has a diploma in Recreation from Loyalist College. She has been working in the high tech sector for the past 20 years in finance and administration. Christy is a busy mom of 4 kids. She enjoys horseback riding, walks…

Find out more

Specialists

Simon Jones

Coach
Personal Trainer
Instructor
IT Specialist

Simon gained his degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering and spent many years working in the IT field as both a systems administrator and customer service manager. Throughout his life he has always had a passion for sports with many…

Find out more

Christy Zavitske

Reception
Insurance Specialist

Christy has a diploma in Recreation from Loyalist College. She has been working in the high tech sector for the past 20 years in finance and administration. Christy is a busy mom of 4 kids. She enjoys horseback riding, walks…

Find out more

Sherry Carson

Special Projects

Sherry graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. Sherry is a CanFitPro Certified Personal Trainer as well as having her Functional Movement System Certification and Heart Wise Exercise Training Certification. She has obtained her Level 1…

Find out more

Join Our Team

We are always looking for good talent with energy and passion, so feel free to send us your resume.

Back To Top