Kristina moved to Newport Beach, California in 2015 from her hometown in Montreal, Canada. She has always been involved in physical activity as per her extensive background in ballet, contemporary & tap dancing; she excelled in tennis during her childhood; became a passionate soccer player reaching varsity-level competitions; and recently discovered the art of MMA fighting.
Kristina is an Athletic Trainer Certified through the National Athletic Trainers’ Association since 2016. She graduated from Concordia University, Montreal in 2015 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Science specialization in Athletic Therapy. As a student-therapist Kristina worked with the Montreal Impact Academy team treating current professional soccer players such as Karl Ouimette (NY Red Bulls) and Wandrille Lefèvre (Montreal Impact & Canada’s National Men’s Soccer Team). She also acquired extensive clinical experience at Concordia University’s Perform Center Educational Clinic where she treated a diverse array of injuries including cases of fibromyalgia, chronic degeneration diseases and post-concussion syndrome. By the end of 2015, she became a certified Athletic Therapist through the CATA and covered Tennis Canada’s National Championships as the head athletic therapist.
She is currently involved in many sporting events as a Sport First Responder and just recently completed her RockTape and FMS certifications. She is a member at the Newport Beach Tennis Club and looking to improve her tennis game. She enjoys cooking, staying active and travelling but most importantly she prioritizes spending quality time with her family.