RINK and Testify Performance adds to its expansion into the Okanagan with the hiring of Head of Clinic Services, Jennifer Andrews. Jennifer has been working for over a decade as a physiotherapist in several locations across Canada as well as Australia. She is an outstanding Physiotherapist who is incredibly dedicated to the health and wellness of her clients and our student-athletes. She has taken courses in rehabilitation pilates with the APPI, has her level 1 certification with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada and has additional training in inter-muscular and trigger point dry needling. Jennifer is also a certified sports first responder. 

“I’m excited to work with Testify Performance and be part of a great team at RINK,” said Jennifer. “As a physiotherapist, I care about helping people be their best by moving well, feeling good and working hard at what they love to do. It has stood out to me that RINK Testify Performance really is about providing the best possible experience to athletes and clients, which aligns well with my own values.”

Maco Balkovec, RINK Kelowna’s Executive Director had this to say about the hiring of Jennifer, “We are excited to have Jennifer lead our Clinical Department at RINK Testify Performance. To expand our hiring of dedicated staff is immensely beneficial to RHA, RINK and Testify Performance.” 

Dr. Jeff Leiter, Director of Sports Science and Performance of RINK Testify Performance had this to say about the hiring of Jennifer, “Jennifer has a wealth of experience and knowledge and is well-respected by our athletes, coaches and parents. I am extremely excited to work with her and continue to expand the services we can provide our athletes to support them in achieving optimal performance every day, and in every way!” 


Kelowna is focused on delivering skill development in Kelowna and aims to provide camps, programs, and more to athletes in the Okanagan region. RINK Kelowna will also serve as the skill development team for all 6 of the RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna teams. 


The RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna, formerly the POE Hockey Academy, is a world-class hockey experience focused on developing 360-degree Student Athletes through unrivalled training, coaching, programs, and resources. The RINK Hockey Academy is designed to build skills for hockey and values for life. RHA Kelowna is a proud member of the Canadian Sports School Hockey League, CSSHL. RHA Kelowna currently has teams in the U15, U15 prep, U16 Prep, U17 Prep, U18 Prep and U18 Female Division.