Director of Canada and Northern United States
Gary is a certified personal trainer, educator, high performance sport-specific training consultant and an approved accredited Can-Fit-Pro PTS CEC course provider. As the Canadian Director of the Tudor Bompa Institute, Gary is responsible for overseeing the training program and curriculum design for the managing and implementation of certification programs for personal trainers, coaches, elite athletes, Athletic Therapists and other sports training practitioners; seminars, workshops and administration of exams. He is certified by the Tudor Bompa Institute as a Strength and Conditioning Expert (SCE), Periodization-Planning Specialist (P-PS), Junior Athletic Training Specialist (JATS) and Conditioning Specialist for Ice Hockey (CSIH). Gary is a Level 1 and Level 2 TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, is certified by the American Council on Exercise and is a Resist-A-Ball Advanced CORE Instructor. He is the author of the self-published book Weight Loss, Fitness and Health Made Easy. A published writer, Gary’s articles have appeared in publications and websites such as Performance Conditioning Inc., guruoftraining.com and CityBites magazine. As well, his stretching program for athletes has been incorporated into the USA Volleyball’s National Federation Coaches Course.
Gary played one season of professional hockey in Europe for the Olympia Heist hockey team. Olympia Heist plays in the Belgium First Division and the Dutch Second Division. Gary was a hockey coach in the Greater Toronto Hockey League for a number of years.