Laurel Schafer played Huskie Athletics Volleyball at the U of S while she studied for her BSc in Physical Therapy. Following convocation, Laurel worked at the Regina General Hospital and U of R Physical Therapy Centre. She then moved to Swift Current and continued to work in private orthopaedics until founding STRIDE Physio & Performance with her business partner, Jodi. Laurel has received many other certifications such as acupuncture, concussion management and much more. She has always been involved with sports and enjoys spending time at the lake, reading and chasing after her kids.