Stephanie Joanne

Stephanie Joanne is a serial entrepreneur best known as the founder of an eponymous mulit-national fitness brand. Her passion for peak performance is realized as a renowned Personal Branding expert and business consultant. Stephanie is amongst Toronto’s most respected and in demand entrepreneurs.

Mark Regan

Mark Regan has a passion for helping people reach their full potential. He has worked as an Elite Certified Fitness Coach and Nutritionist for over 20 years. Mark has helped countless people improve their nutrition, fitness and athleticism, including children, families, adults who are overcoming health issues, and those just looking to feel more energetic.

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Jay Zuccato

Jay Zuccato is a 23 year old international cover model and fitness personality, with a passion for everything fitness related. He especially enjoys training, doing photo shoots, competing, and helping others reach their fitness goals!

Gary Roberts

Gary Roberts together with the Fitness Institute is now offering youth, junior and professional athletes an exclusive High Performance Training facility. The Gary Roberts High Performance Centre is for people who want to improve their health, productivity, performance, and most importantly their overall quality of life.

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Jonathan Chaimberg

Jonathan Chaimberg is one of the most dedicated and respected trainers/strength coaches in North America. While only 34 years old, he has been training both elite athletes and the general public for over 12 years. A former national wrestler, he is now the strength coach for many athletes on Canada’s National Wrestling team.

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Mark Fitzgerald

Mark Fitzgerald Elite Training Systems

“Our mission is to build the complete athlete through training, nutrition and recovery.”

“We arm our athletes with the strength, speed and knowledge in order for them to reach their peak potential in their given sport. Success can be measured by how far you take this training and how much you are willing to sacrifice to become a professional.”

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Dean Brandt

Dean is an elite trainer in the fitness industry, and owner of BodyByBrandt studio. He has worked with thousands of clients, and specializes in body recomposition & contest prep training. He has also owned and operated a sports supplement store for over 11 years.

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Canada’s First IFBB Bikini Pro, 6 x international cover model and Owner of BodyByBrandt Personal training, sponsored by TotalBody Health, Ingrid Romero bikinis & Fitmark bags.

Carmen Shawn

I am currently a Tier 3 personal Trainer for Equinox in Toronto. I also have my own business as an online fitness coach and Lifestyle coach. I decided years ago to share my passion and love for health and fitness via social media. I believe my honesty and passion helps inspire people of all ages and fitness levels become more healthy and more aware!

Tanya West

Tanya is a fitness model and bikini fitness competitor who is passionate about holistic nutrition. Her holistic background began years ago after battling lymphoma herself and losing her mother to breast cancer as well as her father to heart failure. She realized life was way too short and her lifestyle needed to change. She now has her Certificate in Holistic Nutrition, is a Registered Nutritional Product Advisor and is now completing a Nutritional Consultant Diploma.

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Nichelle Laus

Fitness Model & Competitor, Coach, Athlete, Kickboxer, Mother of 4

Aside from a career as a police officer, Nichelle is also a fitness model, figure and bikini competitor for the Ontario Physique Association, competition prep and transformation coach at, certified personal trainer, kickboxing instructor, a motivational speaker, and a proud mother of 4 young boys.


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Kasia Sitarz

Kasia has been in the fitness and health industry for over 10 years, and holds a collection of fitness DVD’s, videos, and published articles on health and wellness, nutrition, strength training, and motivation. Within only a few years, Kasia became a Registered Sports Massage Therapist (RMT), Personal Trainer Specialist (PTS), and president of two successful companies; True Mentality™ Inc. and Body Movement Therapeutics.

Mia Nikolajev

Mia Nikolajev has been an athlete for over two decades, and a personal trainer/coach for nearly ten years.

Aside from holding BSc in Kines and Psych-Sociology (honors), Mia implements the knowledge gained through many years involved in Competitive Athletics (Many sports, but Primarily Swimming, Soccer, Cycling), her vast knowledge of sports and their required skill elements help her in her daily work as a Strength & Conditioning Trainer/Coach, and fitness and nutritional advisor.

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Eric Daw

Eric Daw is an active aging specialist and the owner of Omni Fitt. Omni Fitt is dedicated to the wellbeing, health and quality of life of people aged 65 and over. Eric motivates and empowers the older adult population to take responsibility for their independence, health and fitness through motivating and positive coaching experiences.

Ryan Caicco

Former Pro Hockey Player | @WindsorLancers Alumni | AMB @VegaTeam @Ascenta_Health | Athlete/Elite Trainer & Fitness Entrepreneur | Co-Founder @Strive_Life

Martin Reader

2012 Olympian | Experience seeker | Rhodesian Ridgebacks | Freestyle chef | Health activist – A rising tide raises all boats | Co-founder @Strive_Life

Gena Govas

I am an OPA National level athlete, six time marathoner and life long fitness enthusiast. My passion for exercise is the added force behind the success of my clients.

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Victor Paletta

At the young age of 6, Victor jumped head first into the world of martial arts. At the age of 17, he won the National Championship title for the martial arts style TaeKwonDo and become a member of Team Canada. Throughout the years he has achieved two black belts in two different styles. TaeKwonDo – 2nd degree black belt & 1st degree black belt in Wushu (Kung Fu – the style Jet li has been trained in) – and has been trained in other styles such as Muai Thai, Hapkido and Aikido.

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Dayna Stoddart

Dayna Stoddart is a renowned Active Aging Expert, Health, Fitness and Wellness Professional. Dayna received her BSc in Physical Therapy from the University of Western Ontario. Working in Canada and then the U.S. for 10+ yrs as a Physical Therapist , she was becoming more and more discouraged at how “healthcare” in reality is more “sick care”.

Tina Salicco

I carry a background working in recreation and with special needs adults and children and than moved on to the world of education at the high school level. Since my career in education began I have become very interested in health, wellness and an active lifestyle. I am now the owner of The Diet Doc Toronto franchise and enjoy applying this system with clients who seek to better understand their bodies and food. This love of fitness and nutrition stems from my own competitive background in physique competitions as well as positions in the customer service world at a number of sport supplementation stores.

Trina Medves

Trina Medves is a Women’s Fitness and Post Natal Expert, Mom of 3, Owner of Fit4Females & Online Fitness Coach.  She was recently awarded Canada’s 2015 Top 3 Fitness Instructor Finalist for canfitpro and #1 Fitness Trainer in the City of Hamilton.  

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Alicia Bell

Alicia Bell is a Toronto based Kinesiologist, Strength Coach and Track and Field Coach who has devoted her life to helping people reach their goals in fitness and sport. She is a nationally recognized track and field coach who coached team Canada at the Maccabi games in Israel in July of 2013. She lead the team to 13 medals.

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Lindsey Plummer

Lindsey Plummer is a Certified Personal Trainer with a Degree in Health Science and a passion for Holistic Nutrition.  She has competed at the Provincial level as a Bikini Fitness Competitor. Lindsey utilizes her knowledge and experience from years as a competitive athlete to help her clients perform optimally.

Alongside working with her clients to reach their goals she also enjoys being a positive role model for her young twin daughters.

Michael Whiteley

Michael Whiteley is an internationally recognized fitness guru and world class athlete with a client base that stretches through many countries. In addition to this, he is an well recognized health expert and researcher with over 17 years of experience in fitness, integrative health and orthomolecular therapy.

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Suzanne Terpstra

Suzanne is a girl on the move who likes to be organized, live healthy and find balance in this “on the go world”.

Move + Prove = IMPROVE is her MOTO

She encourages men and women of ALL ages to live healthy, live to achieve the unexpected and live to fulfill ones dreams/goals that produce results and enjoyment.

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Andrew Hopf

Andrew attended the University of Waterloo and obtained both a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology (2007) and a Master’s of Science degree in Exercise Physiology (2009). During his Master’s program, Andrew founded Next Level Performance Training and quickly established himself as one of the region’s premier strength and conditioning coaches of young athletes.

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Sally Leung

Sally is a sought-after fitness professional who specializes in helping women gain confidence through fitness and lifestyle changes. She is a certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and a nutrition & wellness specialist. She has been featured in the pages and on the covers of various magazines around the world and is the face of Hard Candy Fitness advertising campaign.

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Jesse Cook

Jesse is the Director of Athlete Development for Total Performance Athletics (TPA Sports). After earning his BSc Honors in Kinesiology at York University, Jesse entered the Strength and Conditioning field specializing in elite athlete development, working with a wide discipline of sports ranging from National level athletes, Major League Baseball, and the National Hockey League. Jesse also specializes in on-ice skill development working with hockey players of all ages and levels from minor hockey to the professional ranks.

Crystal Kenny

Crystal Kenny has recently completed her Undergraduate Degree in Physical Education specializing in Health Promotion. Passionate about disease prevention she is continuing her studies in Homeopathic medicine at the Ontario College of Homeopathy.

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