Glen is a Professor in the Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health at the University of Winnipeg. He graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Physical Education in 1973 and a Masters of Science from the University of Alberta in 1978. Glen completed his PhD in the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba in 1992. A certified athletic therapist since 1975, Glen served as an executive member of the CATA for 10 years, five as president. His contribution to the CATA has been acknowledged by way of a Special Recognition award in 1984; Outstanding Educator Award in 1993 and his induction into the CATA Hall of Fame in 1997, the Province of Manitoba Premier’s Volunteer Service Award, April 2000; Sport Medicine Council Volunteer Award, June 2001; Sport Medicine Council Special Recognition Award, June 2001; and the Clarence Atchison Award for Excellence in Community Service – awarded at The University of Winnipeg Convocation, 2003. He was awarded the Chuck Badcock Award by the Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association in 2016. Glen was elected as President of the World Federation of Athletic Training at the 2017 World Congress in Madrid Spain.
Glen brings with him a wealth of clinical skills and sport experiences at the university, professional, national and international levels including his selection to the Canadian Medical Team for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Chief Therapist for the 1990 Western Canada Summer Games, the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, the 1995 World Cross-Country Running Championships in Durham England and the Chief Therapist for the 1995 World University Games in Japan. He worked as the coordinator of Athletic Therapy services at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg and the Chief Therapist for the Canadian medical team at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. He was a member of the Canadian Medical Team responsible for the cycling disciplines at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China and most recently the Medical Lead for the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg.
Glen continues to teach in the Athletic Therapy program at the University of Winnipeg and is open to seeing patients from the public in the Athletic Therapy Clinic at the University of Winnipeg.