ABOUT US:

Director of Human Performance:

JORDAN TAYLOR

M.Ed Coaching & Exercise Science - University of Victoria
B.Kin - University of Alberta

NCCP - Indoor Performance Coach⁣

 

Jordan, a sports kinesiologist, is the director of human performance for Goliath and founder of The Arena: Sports Performance Institute. With Goliath, he has worked with athletes all over the globe at the Olympic, professional, international, NCAA, University, and collegiate levels respectively. Jordan completed his Masters degree in Coaching and Exercise Science from the University of Victoria, and also holds an Bachelors of Kinesiology degree from the University of Alberta Augustana Campus, where he was a member of the Augustana Vikings men's volleyball team during that time.⁣

Head coaching club volleyball in Alberta since 2012, Jordan has seen his teams succeed, including four straight provincial finals appearances, two back to back provincial championship golds, two top 4 finishes in Division 1 Canadian National Championships, as well as having over 90% of his graduating athletes receive scholarships to play post-secondary volleyball at either the CCAA or U-Sport levels. Jordan has also been involved with Volleyball Alberta's provincial team programs, coaching on the men's side on 5 separate summer campaigns, earning 2 National Championship silver medals (2014 & 2015), 1 National Championship bronze medal (2016), and competed in the USA High Performance Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2017).⁣

At the post-secondary level, Jordan has served as an assistant coach for NAIT OOKS MVB from 2014 to 2019, and acted as the head strength and conditioning coach for NAIT Athletics since 2019. Jordan is now currently with the U-Sport Macewan Griffins MVB as a full-time assistant coach.

 

CHIROPRACTOR:

DR. KRYSTLE KREWAY

Dr. Krystle Kreway was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. Growing up she loved spending her time at the rink figure skating. Before completing her Bachelor's of Science degree in Kinesiology at the University of Alberta, she spent time at one of Edmonton's most highly respected sports multidisciplinary clinics. With great mentorship, she went on to study Chiropractic at Palmer West in San Jose, California. During her time in school, she studied many soft tissue techniques including : Active Release Technique, Graston & RockTape. After graduation, she spent her first years of practice working with multiple demographics. 

Dr. Krystle spends her time looking for the root of the problem and approaching care with a multifaceted approach. She believes healing is a process that requires treatment, exercise, and recovery. 

When she is not treating, you can find her in a yoga class, or out for a long run. 

Book in to see Krystle online here:

Performance Trainer

JACO LABUSHAGNE

Jaco's training philosophy has an educational approach, ensuring that his athletes and clients learn and understand their training, rather than mundanely going through it.This is especially predominant in youth training as he found a passion in inspiring and influencing his clients so that they are well equipped to train for life.  He also specializes in injury prevention and rehabilitation training, with a mix of both certified educational experience as well as practical hands on experience related to injuries.

 

Jaco is a graduate of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) with a Diploma in the Personal Fitness Trainer program. At NAIT, he learn principles around Human Anatomy and Physiology, Human Biomechanics and Movement Patterns, Sports Performance Training and Athletic Development as well as Training for Special Populations such as youth, seniors and individuals with chronic conditions. Jaco also spent time with the NAIT Ooks Men's Volleyball Team as a Student Athletic Therapist where he received clinical and in game experience with taping and strapping joints, dealing with sports related injuries and administering first aid when needed. 

 

Certifications:

 

  • NAIT PFT Diploma

  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology - Certified Personal Trainer

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Corrective Exercise Specialist 

  • First Aid Level C  CPR + AED

 

Contact Jaco today to get started!

 

Email: jaco@goliathhighperformance.com

Phone: 780-245-6515

Instagram: @labfit.pt 

Website www.goliathhighperformancetraining.com

 
 

Sarah McNeill

Yoga Instructor

Jaco Labushagne

Performance Trainer

Performance Trainer

KIERA LYONS

Kiera’s fitness background stems from both educational and practical experiences. Kiera played high-level basketball at both Augustana College in the ACAC and was the captain of a Canada West championship roster at the University of Saskatchewan. She played many high-level sports growing up including AAA hockey, provincial team baseball and softball, she was a high school provincial medalist in track and field and badminton and in 2018 she represented Canada as a member of the women’s national slo pitch team. She has a passion for coaching, working with youth and instilling confidence in young athletes; especially young women. 

 

Kiera took Physical Education at Augustana and completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Biology at the U of S. Through her university education she studied Human Anatomy and Physiology, Human Biomechanics, Movement Patterns and the importance psychology plays within sport and exercise. She went on to certify herself through the International Sports Sciences Association as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with specializations in Youth Fitness, Corrective Exercise, DNA-Based Coaching and Sports Nutrition. 

 

Kiera is also a high-risk youth worker with many years of experience coaching and working with all types of youth. She wants to use fitness and coaching as a way to help athletes not only fulfill their potential but build positive leaders and promote healthy and balanced lifestyles. She is also a graduate of NAIT’s television media program; another tool she plans to use to help create exposure for female athletes and shine a light on positive role models for young women.

Certifications:

 

The University of Alberta Augustana Campus- Physical Education 2009-2011

The University of Saskatchewan- Bachelor’s Degree; Psychology/Biology 2011- 2014

International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA): 

 

  • Certified Personal Trainer

  • Youth Fitness 

  • Corrective Exercise 

  • DNA-Based Coaching 

  • Sports Nutrition

 

St John’s Ambulance- First Aid Level C  CPR + AED

 

"The method is simple. Maximize the bodies ability to do what it was designed to do. This is only possible by developing proper kinetic movement patterns, AND maintaining them. GHPT provides a structured training regiment by building and challenging an athlete’s individual foundation via the basic human movement patterns of: push, pull, squat, lunge, twist, hinge, and gait. Training hard is one thing, but training smart is better. At GHPT we don’t just build athletes, we build GOLIATHS."

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