Director of Human Performance:
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.
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
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