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Experience & Background

Conan enjoyed a successful career for ten years in research at the Faculty of Medicine in Calgary. He completed a  Doctoral degree in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Science, then followed his passion in sport and exercise. That experience still drives the exercise, rehabilitation, and sport programs he writes now every day. His current achievements include

 

  • Practicing Kinesiologist (BC Association of Kinesiologists)

  • Chartered Professional Coach (Coaching Association of Canada)

  • Certified in Functional Movement Screening (FMS Level 1)

  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)

  • Registered Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance International)

  • Trained Olympic Weightlifting Coach (NCCP Level 2)

  • Certified Coach Rugby and Cycling (NCCP & World Rugby Level 3)

  • Coach Educator for NCCP and World Rugby

  • Primary Care Paramedic working in Calgary and Southern AB

  • Naval Warfare Officer (Royal Canadian Naval Reserves)

 Past achievements

  • 4 yr Canadian Rugby National Age-Grade Strength & Conditioning Coach

  • 5 yr BC Rugby Provincial Team Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

  • 4yr BC Rugby Provincial Age-Grade Head Coach

  • 3yr Rugby Alberta Provincial Age-Grade Head & Assistant Coach

  • 5 yr Admin Lead for Provincial Coach and Athlete Development

  • Adjunct Professor in Biochemistry (St. Mary's) 

  • Faculty Instructor in sport Science (Mount Royal and Douglas)

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in Kinesiology (UBC)

As a long time member of the sport community, and a Personal Trainer and Strength Coach for over 17 years, Conan has applied a consistent approach with a broad clientele. He has coached both development youth and elite high performance athletes in different sports. He has recently expanded on yoga practice as a certified teacher and continues to develop the yoga career. He works on a casual basis in Calgary EMS. Conan specialises in movement & rehabilitation, fitness and physical preparation, season performance planning, skill acquisition, and performance analytics. 

 

He models fitness by living an active  lifestyle as a first responder, rugby referee, weightlifter, yacht sailng.race crew, and maintains a regular yoga practice.

Conan is a Leader in the fitness industry Rehabilitation | weight loss | strength | Sport

Simply put, Conan has a passion for working with people to heal, get fit, stay fit, and reach goals.

 

It takes commitment to run a successful company in the industry for more than 18 years. Conan has worked in Toronto, BC Lowermainland, and Calgary. He takes pride in providing elevated service standards and maintaining a reputation for success. With a background in medical research Conan practices with a keen knowledge and sense of the body for alignment, movement, and balance. Clients benefit from a learned and expert approach to wellness. There are few other examples of trainers in the industry who apply the breadth of modalities and background to each and every client.

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