OWNER // STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH
BASMIN, CSCS, FMS, PN2, CSAC
Joel grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan. He loved to play a variety of sports, but his fondest memory is playing catch with his dad on the street in front of his house. After high school Joel played post-secondary football with the U of R Rams and St. Mary's Huskies. He was named an All-Canadian at both Schools and the team MVP at St. Mary's. After University Joel became a two-time national team player and CFL player alumnus having played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Edmonton Eskimos.
Joel attributes his success in football to his work ethic and the many coaches and mentors that provided leadership and direction throughout his career. He understands first-hand the impact that a tailored strength and conditioning training program has on increasing personal performance.
Joel has been a coach in the strength and conditioning field for over 9 years. He believes in a holistic approach to coaching, understanding that you need to work on movement, recovery, nutrition and mindset in order to have optimal success. Joel loves working with professionals and young athletes, helping them build confidence and achieve their goals. Joel and his team have achieved much success as a result of the fun and safe atmosphere they have created at IGNITE ATHLETICS.
Football Canada Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (2016 - Current )
University of Saskatchewan Football Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (2017 to Present)
University of Ottawa Football Strength and Conditioning Coach (2012)
BAdmin - University of Regina
CSCS (Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist - NSCA)
Precision Nutrition Level 2
FMS Level 1
Canadian Olympic Lifting Level 1
Certified Speed and Agility Coach (AA)
Consultant for the Sport Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan - Strength and Conditioning