Owner - BKIN, CSCS
Ilan's love for sport and fitness started early. As a former professional athlete, he has experienced the rigors of sport from both an athlete’s and a coach’s perspective, enabling him to understand the commitment and dedication necessary to attain one’s full potential.
Who's in the gym with Ilan?
What to expect with Ilan:
Ilan's continuous thirst for knowledge and current knowledge base allow him to program and coach his clients to the same level he would a professional athlete.His scientifically based training philosophy coupled with his genuine passion and contagious energy make training sessions a desirable component of everybody's lifestyle. Designing and implementing periodized training systems with focuses on mobility, strength, power, speed and/or endurance training utilizing a broad range of training methodologies, Ilan is able to meet and exceed your training objectives.
General manager, Strength & Conditioning Coach - BKIN, CSCS
Sam has been working as an athlete and coach in the strength and conditioning industry since 2008. As an athlete Sam has participated at both the collegiate and university level, representing his country on the international stage during that time.
Who's in the gym with Sam?
What to expect with Sam:
During his years at UBC completing a Bachelor of Health Science Degree, Sam had the opportunity to work, as well as train, with the varsity strength and conditioning program. It was through this experience that Sam found his passion for exercise prescription and athletic development. Sam places great value on continuing education and is constantly improving his own knowledge base in order to maximize individualized programming.
Strength & Conditioning Coach BS, CPT, PN1
Torin's passion for fitness is celebrated in all forms of movement. Whether it’s a multi-day hike, or a group fitness class, he loves to find new ways to challenge both his body and mind. Torin's academic interests lie within the role exercise plays as a form of therapy; specifically in neurodegenerative diseases.
Who's in the gym with Torin?
What to expect with Torin:
Whether you're an avid gym goer, or just starting your fitness journey, Torin will make you feel right at home. His workouts are rooted in the fundamentals but he loves to put his own spin on things. Think full body workout with a balance between strength training and intensive conditioning. Torin’s supportive attitude is sure to help you excel in your own personal fitness endeavours.
Strength & Conditioning Coach - BA HSCI, PTS
An active lifestyle and athletics have always been a part of Luke’s life. A former collegiate quarterback, Luke was forced to end his football career due to injury. This setback became his catalyst for change and Luke became focused on maximizing his physical potential through training. His understanding of the human body and the power of the mind became the focal point in his training regimen and daily life.
Who's in the gym with Luke?
Anyone who wants to improve their health, fitness and mental edge.
What to expect with Luke:
An empowering, inclusive and supportive workout. Luke has had the opportunity to work with athletes at all levels ranging from high school to the pros. Working with 2 NFL teams (Raiders & Steelers), Luke has gained a wealth of knowledge and an understanding of the dedication and training required to reach peak performance and mental focus. Luke’s passion is helping everyone achieve their individual potential-body & mind.
Outside the gym you can find Luke cycling, hiking, paddle boarding and practicing yoga.
Director of Performance, Strength & Conditioning Coach - BA, DPLM, CSCS, PN1
Growing up, Jeff was always very physically active. Jeff excelled and played competitively in hockey, rugby, football, and basketball. Other activities such as hiking and waterskiing are among his passions. Jeff is also furthering his knowledge and experience as an intern Strength and Conditioning Coach at Simon Fraser University.
Who's in the gym with Jeff?
What to expect with Jeff
Jeff has a constant drive to learn and help others to make the best version of themselves. Utilizing his vast knowledge base and experience, Jeff is a chameleon in the gym. If you bring the intent, he will provide the art of coaching to help you achieve your goals. Let's get after it!
From a young age, training and sport have been at the forefront of Bronwyn's life. During grade school she competed and excelled in both track and field and cross country. Bronwyn also played, and achieved success in youth soccer at a provincial level. She has continued her passion for athletics through helping her clients accomplish their fitness goals. Bronwyn knows what it takes to become a great athlete and, more importantly, be the best version of yourself.
Who’s in the gym with Bronwyn?
Anyone who wants to find their inner athlete, in whatever form that might look like to them.
What to expect with Bronwyn?
Bronwyn's goal as a coach is to positively impact her clients' lives by helping them improve their fitness and overall wellness. Bronwyn excels at tailoring her training approaches to her clientele and has experience training everyone from 16-year-old’s looking to improve their endurance, to 90-year-old’s looking to improve their stability.
As a former professional dancer and an active individual, Richelle automatically found herself drawn to the gym. Through navigating her own injuries and identifying gaps in the dance industry, Richelle delved into strength and conditioning and active rehabilitation, where she developed an appreciation for the body as a whole and how strength training can benefit everyone in and out of the gym. Outside of training, Richelle is passionate about dancing, hiking, and pursuing educational opportunities.
Who’s in the gym with Richelle:
What to Expect with Richelle:
As an experienced personal trainer with an extensive background in dance, Richelle aims to encourage and empower her clients in and out of the gym by using a client-centered approach. Whether you are new to the gym, working towards sport-specific goals, or recovering from an injury, Richelle is committed to providing the tools and support you need to build momentum towards your goals and find long-term success. Richelle creates an inclusive and empowering environment with her contagious energy while infusing her core values of honesty, accountability, and fun into every session.
Strength & conditioning coach, MSc BSc CSCS
From an early age, performance and exercise have been important components of Michael's life. The exposure to a variety of sports and experiences lead him to pursue his career as a Strength and Conditioning coach. This led to opportunities for Michael to work with various teams and individuals of all experiences. Possessing the ability to help people achieve their goals and become the strongest versions of themselves is what drives his passion for the industry.
Who’s in the gym with Michael?
Anyone who's looking to make the first step of their fitness journey to anyone looking to fine tune their performance as an athlete. Michael is here to coach you every step of the way and ensure you work hard to achieve your fitness goals.
What to expect from Michael:
He's an experienced personal trainer who is willing to go the extra mile to assist you in achieving your goals and becoming the strongest version of yourself. Wherever you are on your fitness journey, Michael will provide a workout that’s functional, enjoyable and challenging. Micheal has experience from training 16 year old rugby players to a 70 year old woman just starting their journey, he has the adaptability to cater to all. Outside of the gym, you can find Michael playing Gaelic football, hiking, scuba diving & surfing