DR. MARGO MOUNTJOY, Sport Medicine One of the country’s most highly regarded sports medical physicians, Dr. Mountjoy is an expert in elite athletics and anti-doping. In 2015 Mountjoy was named to the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) most Influential Women. 

BRENDA SCOTT-THOMAS, Physiotherapist & Paramdeical Lead Scott-Thomas is one of the country’s leading physiotherapists for track and field athletes and is the owner of Speed River Physiotherapy in Guelph. 

MARCELL MERESZ, Massage Therapist Meresz is one of the country’s most seasoned massage therapists when it comes to work with elite distance runners. He has worked with the Speed River group since 2001 and brings a unique blend of knowledge and personality to the team. He owns and operates his own massage clinic in Guelph.

LISA VELOCE, Mental Performance Lisa joined Speed River in 2014 to oversee the club’s mental performance programming


DR. CARLA EDWARDS , Dr. Carla Edwards is a Psychiatrist whose practice focuses on the treatment of mental illness and psychological struggles in athletes. Hailing from Newfoundland and Labrador, she completed her Bachelor of Science and Masters’ degrees in Chemistry at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. While completing her degrees, she also competed on their varsity volleyball team in the Atlantic University conference, accumulating such awards as Conference Rookie of the Year and First Team All Star for each of her five years of competition.  She obtained her medical degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland before completing a psychiatry residency at McMaster University. She has been an Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at McMaster University since 2005