OUR TEAM

JASON TREMBLAY

President | Co-founder | Coach
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    • Bachelor of Physical Education (Year 3 - In Progress), Mount Royal University
    • Mount Royal University PFT Certificate
    • Mentorship under Brett Bartholomew
    • Practicum student at The Hill Academy with Dan Noble
    • Personal Trainer, XLR8 Fitness, Calgary, AB
    • Writing Published in Alan Aragon's Research Review, BretContreras.com, Schwarzenegger.com, Gym Magazine
    • Presenter at 2015 EPIC Fitness Summit (UK), 2015 Online Fitness Summit, 2014 Elite Fitness Mentoring
    • Coach of 2016 74 kg Classic Men's Open IPF World Championship Silver Medalist, Gold Medalist in Bench Press
    • Coach of 2016 83 kg Jr. Classic Men's IPF World Championship 4th Place Finisher, Silver Medalist in Squat
    • Coach of 2016 59 kg Classic Men's Open IPF North American Gold Medalist, Canadian National Record Holder in Deadlift
    • Coach of 2015 83 kg Jr. Classic Men's IPF Asia/Oceania Champion & Best Lifter, Asian Record Holder in Squat
    • Coach of 2014 & 2015 74 kg Classic Men's Open USAPL National Champion, National Record Holder in Squat & Total
    • Coach of Multiple 2013, 2014, and 2015 Canadian Powerlifting Silver & Bronze Medalists, Previous National Record Holder in 63 kg Jr. Women's Deadlift
    • NASCAR Driver S&C
    • Developmental Pit Crew Strength & Conditioning (Online) for Stewart Haas Racing

NICOLA PAVIGLIANITI

Community Relations & Marketing Director
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    • Masters of Science Degree in International Humanitarian Action, University College Dublin (Ireland)
    • Master of Arts Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies, Uppsala University (Sweden)
    • BSc Honours Specialization in Health Sciences, Western University
    • Passionate about female powerlifting and the accessibility of sport, and conducted thesis research on powerlifting in Zimbabwe
    • World traveler (50+ countries)
    • Canadian 52kg Jr National Champion 2016 & 2017
    • IPF Worlds 52kg Jr Silver Medalist 2017 (gold in the squat, silver in the deadlift)
    • Commonwealth Powerlifting Gold Medalist 2017
    • Commonwealth Powerlifting Best Female Junior Lifter 2017
    • Recognized as a 2018 top 30 under 30 in Alberta for International Development Read more

DEBBI TREMBLAY

Finance Director
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    • Retired IT Professional
    • Career as application programmer and project manager supporting financial, credit card, inventory, HR systems
    • Acquired nickname: "TSG Mom"

ALFRED JONG

Operations Director | Coach
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    • Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology, minor in Nutrition
    • Passionate about empowering and leading individuals through coaching
    • 2017 59kg Canadian national champion
    • 2016 NAPF (North American Powerlifting Federation) 59 kg Men Open Gold metalist 
    • 2015 Commonwealth Powerlifting Federation 59 kg Men Open Gold metalist (bench only)  
    • 2nd place 2016 Canadian National Championships
    • 3rd place 2015 Canadian National Championships 
    • Co-founder of Rising Strength Team, powerlifting club for athletes  
    • Internationally ranked TaeKwonDo athlete, backup for Team Canada fin weight in the 2008 Beijing Olympics
    • Certified 4th degree black belt
    • Coach for junior and open Takewondo Athletes in Provincial, National and International level competition
    • Coach of 2016 47 kg Classic Women’s Open IPF World Championships
    • Coach of 2016 47 kg Classic Women’s Open 47 kg National Bench Record

     

TAYLOR ATWOOD

General Manager | Coach
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    • Bachelors Degree of Science in Finance
    • Lengthy sporting and leadership background
    • 2x USAPL National Champion
    • 2nd at the IPF World Championship, earning a Gold in Bench Press and Silver overall
    • National Record Holder in Squat, Bench Press, and Total
    • Silver Medalist at the 2017 IPF World Championship
    • Silver Medalist at the 2016 IPF World Championship
    • Financial Analyst, IBM

DR. BRANDON ROBERTS

Director of Research & Education | Coach
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    • Bachelors in Molecular Biology
    • Masters in Human Performance
    • PhD in Muscle Biology
    • Postdoctoral Fellow studying Muscular Hypertrophy
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
    • USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach
    • Natural Bodybuilder
    • Founder & 1st President of the University of Florida Weightlifting team
    • Fitness writer published in Alan Aragon's Research Review, Strengtheory, Muscle & Strength, STACK, and Sci-fit.net
    • Scientific Author in peer-reviewed journals

JOHN DOWNING

Coach
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    • Undergraduate Degree in History from the Ohio State University
    • Masters in Education at the Ohio State University
    • Three High School Women's State team Championships in Ohio 2016, 2015, 2014
    • Coach of The Ohio State University Powerlifting team (2014 to present)
    • Coach of the First ever Men's IPF College World Championship team 2016
      (One Gold Medal, Two Silver, One Bronze)
    • Coach of the First raw college men's team National Champions 2016
    • Former American Record Squat holder 83kg class  Junior 83kg class winner 2013
    • Professional Strength and Conditioning internship The Spot Athletics Summer 2014

KEDRIC KWAN

Coach
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    • Masters in Sports and Exercise Nutrition
    • Pg. Dip in Sports and Exercise Nutrition
    • Certified Sports Nutrition of the International society of sports nutrition
    • Director of Education for Revelation Republic Strength and Conditioning facility
    • Assistant coach of the 2017 74kg Classic Men’s Open IPF world championship Silver Medalist
    • Coach of the 2017 67.5kg Men’s Open GPA Malaysian Powerlifting Championship silver medalist
    • Coach of the 2017 82.5kg Men’s Open GPA Malaysian Powerlifting Championship bronze medalist
    • Coach of the 2017 48kg Women’s Open GPA Malaysian Powerlifting Championship gold medalist and best overall women lifter
    • Coach of the 2016 60kg Men’s Open GPA world Championship gold medalist and deadlift world record holder
    • Coach of the 2016 42kg Women’s Open GPA Strength Alliance Meet gold medalist world record holder in squat, bench, deadlift and total and runner up for best overall women lifter
    • Coach of the 2016 90kg Men’s Open GPA Malaysian Powerlifting Championship gold medalist and national record holder in squat, bench press and deadlift
    • 2015 Sports Nutritionist Intern at Cardiff City Football Club
    • 2015 PhD research assistant in Middlesex University focusing on recovery modalities for endurance runners

BEN ESGRO

Coach
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    • EDUCATION:  M.S.(c) Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Florida,  M.S. Sports Nutrition & Exercise Science, Marywood University.  B.S. Nutrition & Dietetics, West Chester University
    • EXPERIENCE:  6+ years, working with individuals ranging from general population to world champions
    • CREDENTIALS:  Registered/Licensed Dietitian, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
    • SPECIALIZATIONS:  Exercise Programming, Nutrition Intervention (General & Special Populations/Clinical), Contest Preparation (Powerlifting or Physique), Exercise Technique
    • RELATED ACTIVITIES:  USAPL Powerlifter, USBF Pro Qualified Natural Bodybuilder
    • Founder & COO of De Novo Nutrition

CHAD DOLAN

Coach
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    • B.S. Exercise Science and Health Promotion, Florida Atlantic University
      • Division 1 Strength and Conditioning Intern Strength Coach
      • 21 teams, 400+ hours
    • M.S. Exercise Physiology, Florida Atlantic University
      • Thesis: The Influence of Time-Equated Training Programs on Muscle Performance and Body Composition
    • PhD Student
    • Continued research:
      • 2 years: cellular immunology in response to exercise and nutrition
    • Exercise performance and body composition testing specialist
    • 5 years of teaching experience in a university kinesiology department
    • Owner and Founder of Myogenic Training Systems LLC
      • De Novo Nutrition Technique/Biomechanics Coach
      • Shredded by Science Head of Research
      • Flex Level Fitness Personal Trainer Development Consultant
    • USAPL Club Coach and State Level Referee
    • Published Scientific Author
    • Fitness writer and content creator
      • De Novo Nutrition Elements, Shredded by Science Study School, Renaissance Periodization, Flex Level Fitness
    • Public speaker, presenter, and coach at fitness industry seminars
      • Reactive Training Systems (2015), Biolayne Natural Bodybuilding and figure VIP Camps (2014, 2015, 2016), Shredded By Science Conference (2017), Flex Level Fitness Seminars (2017, 2018