Run it like a girl with Sarah Ditmars, Season 2, Episode 11


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Sarah Ditmars has combined two of her passions into a career that continues to evolve. Her first love was sports. Sarah says she played every sport growing up, and recalls when her parents, fed up with her incessant use of the recycling bins as targets, broke down and bought her a basketball net.

Sarah’s other love was science, a passion that would direct her down the road of athletic part of her kinesiology studies at Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario.

Following graduation, Sarah was hired as the athletic therapist and trainer for the Trenton Golden Hawks of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. Sarah says there were challenges being a woman in a male-dominated field, but they were put to rest quickly….and culminated in 2017 when Sarah was named the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s trainer of the year, the first-ever for a woman.
Never afraid of a challenge Sarah has more recently transitioned into a new role, coaching coaches who are looking to break into the online world. You can check out for more information. To check out what other things Sarah is up to you can follow her on Instagram @sarahditmars.

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