CSMTA Membership Benefits

Professional Development

  • Opportunities to work at high levels of sport.
  • Notification of relevant upcoming practical courses around the country.
  • Invitation to the annual Provincial and National Conferences.
  • Take our signature course; Advanced Sport Massage Therapy.
  • Notification of Chapter Symposiums or Special Events.
  • Access to recommended reading resources and programs, relevant to a sport massage therapy career.


  • Exposure to other sport healthcare professionals such as: sport massage therapists, athletic therapists, sport physiotherapists, sport chiropractors and sport medicine doctors.
  • Notification of event opportunities to work and learn alongside other sport healthcare professionals.
  • Access to members only social media for real time Q & A's and support.


  • Get partnered with a current Sport Fellow (mentor).
  • Your mentor guides you through the certification process
  • Improve and add to your knowledge and skill set.
  • Learn in a supportive environment.

    National Recognition

    • Opportunity to be selected for the core medical team for major games such as the Olympics & Paralympics, Major International Games and other Championships in Canada and abroad.
    • Opportunity to obtain the nationally recognized designation of Sport Fellow - CSMTA (SF)

    Giving Back

    • Volunteer with Chapter or National levels as a committee member, Chair or Executive.
    • Take part in the shaping and growth of the CSMTA by attending AGM’s.
    • Help drive the CSMTA forward and increase our reach by promoting awareness of our vision and mission.
    • Volunteer at sport events to ensure proper care of athletes.
    • Promote the validity, knowledge and need for Sport Massage Therapist within the sporting community.
    • Advocate for the Sport Massage Therapists’ rightful position alongside other sport specialized healthcare professionals.


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