The physiotherapy team at Corio Bay Health Group has a long history of being involved with sport at all levels, keeping both our professional heroes and our weekend warriors fit and able to compete in and enjoy their sport.
Our current staff continue that tradition, helping out numerous teams as well as all of our valued clients in the clinic who form part of the Geelong community.
We are extremely proud of our team’s professional achievements and are pleased to provide a summary of their involvement in sporting organisations in and around the Geelong area, in addition to continuing to provide outstanding care to clients at our Clinics:
Adam Walters continues to serve Williamstown Football Club as team physio, having done so for more than 20 years. Through VFL/AFL alignments, Adam has also been involved with Collingwood and the Western Bulldogs at AFL level.
Luke Johnson has served as both the Geelong Falcons and the Geelong VFL and AFL physiotherapist throughout his career.
Justin Edwards has been the longest serving Geelong Falcons physiotherapist in the club’s history. Justin continues to work as the convener of the medical program for the Barwon Sports Academy who look after and develop some of Geelong best budding athletes in a variety of sports, including track and field in which Justin has also worked at international events. Justin is also currently involved as Team Physiotherapist for the Geelong Supercats in the NBL One competition.
Sathya Sankarasubramanian has filled many sporting roles in his time with us including the Geelong Supercats physiotherapist, working with St. Mary’s football club through their current very successful period, as well as holding roles with Basketball Australia with touring sides and in elite cricket.
Jarrad King has been with us for over five years now and we are very proud to see Jarrad progress in his sporting physiotherapy career, now a part of the Geelong Football Club physiotherapy team. Jarrad has also served as physiotherapist for the Port Melbourne FC in the past.
Chris Stewart, holds the prestigious title of APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist and continues his role as physiotherapist with the Geelong Falcons.
Recently returned Ash Cannan has played basketball at high levels internationally and is very much involved in his professional capacity in both basketball and in his ongoing role as the physiotherapist at South Barwon FC in the GFL.
Very accomplished local, Erica Schippers, who, as well as playing her netball very keenly with Barwon Heads, is the chief physio for the Geelong Flyers who continue to be the development point for our best young netballers.
Continuing to provide the best of care to clients in Corio and Norlane, Bill Dixon, has spent many years as Melbourne based team physio for Port Power and been involved in numerous clubs locally as team physio.
Peter Biskup at our Bannockburn clinic has spent some time as physiotherapist at the Geelong Falcons and has worked closely with Bannockburn FNC in the GDFL.
Nic Scheelings, working out of Geelong and Bannockburn Clinics is currently involved with the YMCA Elite gymnastics program, providing physiotherapy and strength and conditioning training to these extremely talented athletes, many of whom have national and international experience with dreams of Olympic glory.
At Corio Bay Health Group, we view our role as therapists and rehabilitation providers for the people of Geelong with great pride. Through professional development and our broad and ongoing involvement with all areas of the sporting community, we continue to be the best we can be so that all clients, whether they be in the clinic or on the sporting grounds of a weekend, are able to receive the most genuine, current and individualized care possible.