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  • Andrea Savard

    Owner/Head Boxing Trainer
    CLICK HERE TO GET TO KNOW COACH ANDREA

    Certifications: Level 2 Boxing Coach; CrossFit Level 1; CrossFit Nutrition; CrossFit Running & Endurance; CrossFit Kids; CrossFit Striking; trained in mobility and movement mechanics through "The Movement Fix".

    Important stuff: CEO of FirePower Training Inc; Co-founder of Canadian Firefighter Appreciation Day charity event supporting Canadian Fallen FireFighters Foundation; Nominated for RBC Canadian Entrepreneur Award 2015; Awarded 2013 "Business of the Year" from Milton Chamber of Commerce for RCFP; mom of 11-year old twins;

    Stuff you might not know
    : Began FirePower as a hobby in 2005 when twins were 6-months old. Former corporate junkie for Fortune 500 companies (escaped the rat race to join entrepreneurial life), project management trainer & consultant to Waterloo Police Service; international equestrian competitor (3-day eventing & dressage) and coach, avid fox-hunter. Tally-ho! Former Ontario provincial boxing champion & national bronze medalist; closet computer nerd

    To contact Andrea, email andrea@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com
  • Annie Gordon

    Assistant Head Coach / CRM Manager

    CLICK HERE TO GET TO KNOW COACH ANNIE

    Certifications: CrossFit Level 2, CrossFit Kids, trained in mobility/movement through "The Movement Fix"

    Important stuff: Annie leads coaching development and training for all RCFP coaching staff and interns. She is a former member of RCFP’s international competitive team for 5+ years.

    Annie's role also includes statistical analysis of RCFP operations and client communications for RCFP’s marketing team.

    Stuff you might not know: Annie holds an MBA in International Economics and Finance. She is a former national level equestrian rider living on her family farm in rural Milton/Burlington.

    She has a full CrossFit gym on her farm, holds RCFP's annual StrongMan competitions with Coach Mitch. Together they brew Milton’s best maple syrup and grows award-winning veggies in her garden!

    To contact Annie, email annie@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com

  • Brian Kay

    CrossFit Coach

    Certifications: CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Olympic Lifting, CrossFit Striking, CrossFit Defense

    Important stuff: , Brian, a original member of the FP coaching staff since 2008, is FirePower’s strength training guru. He leads the Strength Training specialty program and teaches CrossFit, CrossFit Lite, CrossFit Striking and personal training.

    Brian has run both Toronto 1/2 and full marathon but his true love is trail running. He is also trained in Muay Thai and is a nutrition guru.

    Stuff you might not know: Brian is a Staff Sergeant with Toronto Police Service (close to 30 years on the force). He is former Junior middleweight Mr. Nova Scotia @ 17yrs old! Now, at 50 years old, Brian is the fittest and strongest version of himself, and mentors others to maintain a lifelong love of health, fitness and nutrition.

    To contact Brian, email info@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com



  • Brian Koekebakker

    CrossFit Coach / CrossFit Foundations Trainer

    CLICK HERE TO GET TO KNOW COACH BRIAN (Jr)

    Certifications: CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Kids, trained in mobility/movement through "The Movement Fix".

    Important stuff: Nickname is “Junior”. Brian is a full time FirePower coach of CrossFit, CrossFit Lite, CrossFit Foundations, varsity, and personal training for all levels of athletes. He has a gymnastics specialty and is a member of RCFP's competitive team.

    Stuff you might not know: Former competitive basketball and rugby. Brian was a basketball player and coach for most of his life before finding CrossFit as his true passion.

    He lives in Acton with his wife and their rescue-dog. He is obsessed with Rich Froning & cooks a mean steak.

    To contact Brian Jr, email briankoe@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com


  • Dan Albergaria

    CrossFit Coach

    Certifications:
    CrossFit Level 2, CrossFit Kids, 3m coaching certified

    Important stuff: Dan has been a member of FirePower's Coaching Team since 2008 shortly after the gym began. He has a specialty in helping people seeking a career in police or fire preparing for the fitness testing. Dan's in-depth knowledge, experience and patience with athletes in rehab or significant deconditioned-state helps them make a successful return to fitness.

    Dan coaches CrossFit & CrossFit Lite Classes and is just an all-round awesome guy!

    Stuff you might not know: Dan is a full time Toronto Firefighter with 15 years of service. He's a former competitive amateur tennis player and coach, ran the Toronto Marathon and ran a shelter for homeless youth in Rexdale. He lives in Milton with his 2 boys.

    To contact Dan email info@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com



  • Dave Pinkerton

    CrossFit Coach / Assistant Marketing Manager

    CLICK HERE TO GET TO KNOW COACH DAVE

    Certifications: CrossFit Level 2, CrossFit Kids, trained in mobility/movement through "The Movement Fix".

    Important stuff: Nickname is “Pinky”. Full time FirePower coach of CrossFit classes, summer hockey training, varsity program, and personal trainer for all levels of athletes. Assistant marketing manager leading SEO, social media, and community events. Member of RCFP international competitive team including representing Canada East at the 2015 Regionals.

    Stuff you might not know: Dave grew up in Espanola, ON and has a BA in Marketing & Sport Management. A former hockey player and competitive golfer he played in the Canadian Amateur Golf Championships. Dave wasn’t always in good shape and lost a significant amount of weight after high school. Dave lives in Cambridge with his fiancee Jodi and their giant dog Steve.

    To contact Dave, email dave@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com

    • George Savard

      Owner/Head Trainer
      CLICK HERE TO GET TO KNOW COACH GEO

      Certifications: CrossFit Level 1 & Level 2; CrossFit Olympic Lifting; CrossFit Running & Endurance; CrossFit Kids; CrossFit Striking; CrossFit Gymnastics; Level 1 Boxing

      Important stuff: Olympic Lifting specialty; Trained in mobility progressions and movement through 'The Movement Fix'; Head coach of FirePower's International Competitive CrossFit team - qualified for Canada East Regionals 2011 thru 2015; Dad of 11-year old twins; Full time Toronto Fire Fighter, Co-founder of Canadian Firefighter Appreciation Day charity event supporting Canadian Fallen FireFighters Foundation.

      Stuff you might not know: He’s a giant at 6'8". Former offensive lineman with Ottawa Roughriders CFL team, invited to try out for 13 NFL teams; George also won a bronze medal in boxing at the World Police & Fire Games in Barcelona, 2003. Has a not-so-secret love of 80's love ballads.

      Email george@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com for training, special programs or fire-related.
    • Jen Young

      CrossFit Coach / CrossFit Foundations Trainer

      CLICK HERE TO GET TO KNOW COACH JEN

      Certifications: CrossFit Level 2, Pendlay Level 1 Weightlifting Seminar, NCCP Level 1 - Figure Skating

      Important stuff: Nickname is “Turtle”- a self-imposed name based on how slow she was in workouts when she first started! How times have changed! She is now a top level athlete and former member of RCFP's Competitive team earning a spot at Canada East Regional’s (2012/2013).

      Jenn coaches CrossFit, CrossFIt Lite, CrossFit Foundations, personal training, and current lead of “Barbell Betty’s” women’s only lifting program.

      Stuff you might not know: Jenny was born and raised in Sioux Lookout, ON. She is a new member of the Milton Fire Department and also works part-time for The Darling Home for Kids, a local children’s charity. Former competitive figure skater/coach and owner/shower of Quarter horses.

      To contact Jen email turtle@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com


    • Joyce Findlay

      Boxing Coach

      Certifications:
      Level 3 Boxing Official (Referee), Level 3 Boxing Coach (CABA)

      Important stuff: 2008 Provincial champion & National bronze medalist in Boxing. She has completed a half marathon, the Tough Mudder and a try-a tri.

      Joyce coaches boxing classes, private trainings, and is an Assistant Manages of Customer Service.

      Stuff you might not know: A graduate of York University with a BSc in Kinesiology and Health Sciences who worked as a personal trainer before switching to Disability Insurance. She has many secret talents including making balloon animals and sewing.

      To contact Joyce email joyce@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com





    • Justin Darbyson-Billingham

      Boxing Coach

      Certifications:
      CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Striking, CrossFit Defense, Level 1 Wrestling, Level 1 Boxing

      Important stuff: Justin holds a Provincial Title/National silver medalist in wrestling, and is a former MMA competitor.

      He coaches Boxing, CrossFit Lite, CrossFit Striking, and is available for private sessions in defensive training or fitness training.

      Stuff you might not know: 2010 champion of World Team Trials and Hungarian World Open for Grappling.

      He is a cartoon artist working on broadcast productions such as Arthur, The Magic School Bus, and more!

      To contact Justin email info@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com



    • Kim Turley-Smith

      Crossfit Coach

      Certifications:
      CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Striking

      Important stuff: Kim has been part of the FirePower coaching staff since 2008. Leading the growth and development of the CrossFIt Foundations program, Kim has a keen passion for helping new people find a new life journey through CrossFit. She teaches CrossFit, CrossFit Lite, specialty programs and is experienced in half and full marathons, triathlons, and half irons.

      Stuff you might not know: Kim is a mom of 3 kids and lives in Milton with her husband Randy. In 2010, Kim initiated the first CrossFit Camp for FirePower members, and grew it into the wildly successful "Fall Fit Womens Weekend" and beyond!

      She is an inspirational speaker (available for hire!), an entrepreneur and has always wanted to be a mascot!!

      To contact Kim email info@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com



    • Kingsley Alexander

      Boxing Coach

      Certifications: Level 1 Boxing, CrossFit L1, CrossFit Kids

      Important stuff: Kingsley is a decorated boxing athlete including 2015 Presidents Cup Award, 2016 Canadian Olympic Qualifiers Silver Medalist, 2016 Provincial Champion, 2016 National Champion, Youth Nationals Silver Medalist 2010, Canadian Winter Games Silver Medalist 2011 and many more!

      He coaches boxing classes, personal trainings, FirePower Varsity, and various programs with FirePower Kids.

      Stuff you might not know: Former Triple A hockey player. He has a gift for working with young athletes including special needs/autistic/LD children. He runs the best Ninja birthday parties in town with FirePower Kids!

      To contact Kingsley email info@crossfitfirepower.com

    • Kristine Kazias

      Bio coming soon
    • Mitch Creasey

      CrossFit Coach

      CLICK HERE TO GET TO KNOW COACH MITCH

      Certifications: CrossFit Level 2

      Important stuff: Mitch is a 7 year veteran of FirePower coaching staff. Initially coaching for FirePower Kids, he easily transitioned to leading adult classes. Today he coaches CrossFit, CrossFit Lite, CrossFit Foundations, and specialty programs. He is the former manager and Asst. Coach of RCFP’s International Competitive team.

      Mitch's talent as a broadcast producer has created numerous FirePower commercials including “Follow Your Fire”, "Vacation", "Alone Time", "Happy Thanksgiving", and "Greatest Living Room Ever".

      Stuff you might not know: His nickname is Father Christmas. Mitch grew up playing hockey in the GTHL and studied both Communication at Ryerson University and improv at Second City. He lives in rural Milton/Burlington on a farm with Coach Annie.
    • Patrick Corrado

      CrossFit Trainer


      Certifications: Level 1 CrossFit, Level 4 (soon to be 5) Ice Hockey Official

      Important Stuff: Played Jr A and C hockey, Jr. level hockey Official, College diploma in Health and Fitness, BSc in Kinesiology

      Stuff you might not know: from a large family, oldest of 7 children, youngest brother being 10

      To contact Patrick, email info@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com

    • Shane Lloyd

      CrossFit Coach

      Certifications:
      CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Kids, CrossFit Weightlifting

      Important stuff: Shane coaches CrossFit, CrossFit Lite, CrossFit Foundations, personal training, and young athletes in FirePower Kids. Shane is FP's resident OCR expert and coach. He's run adventure races & 1/2 marathons and is a member of RCFP's competitive team.

      Stuff you might not know: Shane is a former rugby, baseball & soccer player. He met his wife when he was 2 days old, and she's been his training partner for over 12 years. He is also a closet nerd & gamer and a auto-cad designer. He designed the entire layout for the current FirePower facility. Shane lives in Milton with his wife Julia and their 2 children.

      To contact Shane, email Shane@reebokcrossfitfirepower.com

    • Ryan Devries

      Bio coming soon
    • Tonya Link

      Bio coming soon