Our Team //

Dana Mills | Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist


CTRS, BRec, BCS, Therapeutic Recreation Association of Atlantic Canada, President 2016

Private Practice

Dana has over 19 years experience working in the field of therapeutic recreation as a dedicated health and human services practitioner. She has worked with various populations across the life span in a variety of service areas across Canada. Her primary focus as a certified therapeutic recreation specialist, has been using life skills facilitation/coaching as an intervention process for enhancing the potential of individuals. She enjoys contributing to the field as an advocate and has been actively engaged in various professional associations, currently serving as President of the Therapeutic Recreation Association of Atlantic Canada.  Dana is passionate about the importance of recreation, play and leisure in enhancing the health and wellbeing of individuals and our communities.  She is passionate about enhancing the quality of life of others and contributing to building healthier and better communities.  Most recently, Dana has taken that passion and has taught with the therapeutic recreation program as a faculty member at the Nova Scotia Community College.  She has extensive awareness and interest in physical activity and it’s benefits on health and wellness in particular with the senior aged population. Her own leisure lifestyle focuses on building connections with others, via sports, volunteering, and being in nature with family and friends.


Nicole Simmons | Program Director


​Sports Director, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist


Nicole Simmons is a Mount Saint Vincent Univeristy graduate from the Bachelor of Public Relations program with a double minor in Marketing and Communication Technologies. During her co-op positions working with the Capital Inter-District Soccer League (CISL), she developed the Walking Soccer Nova Scotia program as a CISL initiative and continues to carry it through term each year.

Jack Hutchison | Technical Director, Dunbrack Soccer


Manuel Escobar | Technical Director/Soccer Coach, Dunbrack Soccer


Our Board //

Alex Mielnik | Chairman



Kathleen Folland | Vice Chair



Mike Spurr | Secretary/Treasurer


Jane Greenlaw | Director 



Jennifer Kelly | Director