ISHP PERFORMANCE TEAM
The ISHP Team passionate about health, the proven science behind human performance and the role of technology in the future of medicine.
Dr. Lauren Karatanevski
Prior to becoming a Chiropractor, Lauren received a full athletic scholarship to the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in springboard and platform diving.
Over two decades as a high performance athlete, she reached performance levels and athletic achievements that include: 4-time National Springboard and Platform Championship Medalist, 2007 FINA World Aquatic Championship participant (Melbourne, Australia) and 2008 FINA World Cup/Olympic Trials participant (Beijing, China).
After suffering from numerous injuries throughout her career and reflecting back on how they could have all been prevented, Lauren wanted to change the course of the health, sport performance and the fitness industry by fostering proactive and preventative healthcare solutions that would allow people to perform at their highest level for the rest of their lives and not be restricted by injury.
With this vision in mind, the Institute of Sport and High Performance was created.
Chief Science Officer
Dr. Scott Christie
Over the past 30 years, Scott has functioned in a variety of roles that include Chiropractor, Sport Scientist, Coach, Certified Kinesiologist, Personal Trainer, Teacher and Athlete.
He spent several years as an educational instructor for the Sport Performance Institute and was responsible for teaching, educating and certifying many of today’s personal trainers. His high professional standards and determination to constantly help others has afforded him the opportunity to work with several elite teams such as the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Marlies, Canadian National Rowing Team, and the Canadian National Sledge Hockey Team. In 1998 he was named the Special Olympics Coach of the Year.
Over the past 3 years, Scott is regarded internationally as the leading expert in perfecting strength and conditioning program designs for competitive World-class Cheerleaders.
Brianne is a multidisciplinary entrepreneur, she is passionate about sport, leadership, business development and mental health advocacy. Brianne is a 2X World Cheerleading Championship participant and multi-national championship title winner throughout her 20 years in cheerleading in high school, collegiate and all star divisions.
Her various passions and life lessons learned in sport have contributed to Brianne's success in founding & owning various businesses including; Cheer District Corp., CheerCore Inc., & the Institute of Sport and High Performance.
Whether she is in the gym working with athletes, or working alongside her team at ISHP, Brianne is always finding ways to better build and support those around her.
Sports Scientist & Lead Performance Coach
With a degree in Biology, Kinesiology, Psychology and a Holistic Nutrition Diploma, Briana is ISHP's lead Sport Scientist and Performance Consultant.
Managing the lab and performance tests in Collingwood, she takes a deep dive in analyzing your data in a way that’s applicable to you as an individual.
Briana values making a difference in the lives of both competitive athletes and simply the “Athletes of life” who make wellness a priority.
She loves that she gets to merge her passion for sport, fitness and science, and is SO excited to be part of a movement that is taking both wellness and performance to the next level!
Performance Coach by day, Athlete by heart!
Three years ago Samm joined the ISHP Team with a passion for helping others reach their goals through the use of technology.
Formally a Worlds-Level competitive Cheerleader, and Provincial-Level Kayaker she’s constantly looking for new ways to improve her health and well-being.
Samm has learned the importance of understanding the body and how to get it to function at its optimal level.
Samm works alongside Dr. Scott & Briana to deliver innovative solutions that help athletes of all ages and levels to improve their performance while reducing their risk of injury!
To live in a world where people can perform the activities they love for the rest of their life and not be hindered by injury or varied industry standards.