Education & Experience
Steve received his Bachelors in Kinesiology from the University of Victoria in 2004. He is a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) through the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP). Steve has also held certifications from the NSCA as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, from CSEP as a Certified Personal Trainer, has taken the Precision Nutrition Level 1 course, has taken 2 Life Coaching workshops, and recently completed a Permaculture Design course.
He has over 10 years of experience in the health and fitness industry including working as a rehabilitation assistant at a physiotherapy clinic, a personal trainer, a personal training team manager, and a corporate fitness & wellness manager.
Steve began working with clients towards their health and fitness goals in 2005, and has done over 8,000 one on one and group training sessions in his career. He is constantly researching and learning more on how to improve his clients fitness, nutrition, and health. Steve combines balanced exercise programming with goal setting, life coaching, and nutrition education for his clients and has had many successes training clients for weight loss, diabetes management, muscular imbalances, athletics & sport, and many more
Training isn’t about working out as hard as possible as often as possible. A balanced program that works on mobility, stability, balance, agility, strength, and cardiovascular fitness is what you will get when working with Steve. Achieving your fitness goals isn’t only about exercise either. Steve believes that eating healthy, managing stress, getting enough sleep, and having a positive mindset will play a role in achieving your goals.
Personal & Interests
Steve grew up in Campbell River, and after 10 years in Calgary, is excited to be back in his hometown. Steve and his family (partner Helena and son Calvin) spent the summer of 2016 travelling, visiting family and friends, relaxing and re-connecting with Vancouver Island. Steve’s interests include surfing, hiking, spending time in nature, and growing food.