Student-athletes develop from both a physical and personal standpoint. We strive to foster a culture of excellence both on and off the playing surface.
We believe that creating a positive relationship with physical activity leads to a lifelong healthy and active lifestyle.
Our performance coaches are actively monitoring, assessing and providing feedback in order to guide the student athletes in achieving their goals.
Student athletes are immersed in an environment where they are encouraged to push their boundaries, strive for excellence, develop problem solving skills and reflect on the process.
Drazen Glisic - BPEH, MSc- Sports Science and Athlete Performance
Drazen graduated from the University of Toronto in 2011, where he obtained his Bachelor of Physical Education. He continued his academics at the University of Toronto and obtained his Master of Science degree from the Department of Exercise Sciences. His graduate research examined the loads basketball and volleyball players placed on their knees during one- and two-foot landings.
Since graduating Drazen has worked as an instructor for the Practica courses in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education; which are courses designed to prepare students to be leaders as movement specialists; teach fundamental movement principles and skills, and to apply them to individuals of all ages and backgrounds across various settings.
As an athlete, Dre was a member of the University of Toronto Varsity Men’s Basketball Team.
Jennifer Bell, M.HKR (in progress), CAT(C)- Head Athletic Therapist
Jennifer is a graduate from Laurentian University Human Kinetics specializing in Health Promotions. Upon graduation Jennifer attended the Athletic Therapy program at York University and has been a Certified Athletic Therapist for the past 15 years. Jennifer has numerous continuing education courses that she implements in her practice and is currently pursuing her Masters in Human Kinetics. On top of her work as an Athletic Therapist, Jennifer also sits on several committees both Provincially and Nationally.
Prior to starting at The Hill Academy, Jennifer was the Head Athletic Therapist at Humber College for 14 years. She has also had the honour of working with our National U-19 Lacrosse programs, including winning the World Championship in 2015, and our National Artistic Swimming program. Away from work, Jennifer is a busy Mom to three young children who enjoy participating in sports and activities themselves.