Our Team

Mike Bozek

13-years of professional training experience, Mike earned a Kinesiology degree from the University of Winnipeg in 2006 and has been personal training ever since. He has trained professional athletes, post-car accident ICBC clients, and everyone in between.  He was a nationally ranked junior tennis player and a provincial level soccer player.

 

Certifications and Credentials:

 

Bachelor’s of Kinesiology (University of Winnipeg)
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
TRX-Suspension Training (TRX)
RIP-Training (TRX)
Bulgarian Bag Training (SUPLES)
Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM)
Fitness Nutrition Specialist (NASM)
6-Time Provincial Champion (Tennis)

 

Favorite Obstacle: Wing-nut
Favorite Superhero: Spider-Man
Favourite Food: Pizza

Kevin Van Aert

Kevin has had a passion for being a Ninja since he started training parkour in 2011. Martial arts tricking and parkour has become a part of Kevin’s life over the years since. Through these sports, Kevin has found a strong desire to encourage others to have fun while living an active lifestyle.  Since 2013, Kevin has been involved in working with young people, and wants to use these skills to make them into Ninja Warriors.  No mater what skill or fitness level, pushing your physical and mental limits in the gym is what Kevin wants to do.

 

Certifications and Credentials:

 

Certiifed Personal Trainer (NASM)
Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM)
Certified KettleBell Instructor (Agatsu)
Certified Bulgarian Bag Instructor (SUPLES)
Nutritionist Certificate (ISSA –In Progress)

 

Favorite Obstacle: Salmon Ladder
Favorite Superhero: Batman
Favorite Food: Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Elana Baldin

Elana started her fitness journey 15 years ago as a receptionist and slowly moved through the ranks and roles, learning and loving all things health and fitness. She found a love for teaching spin and group fitness classes, which soon became a passion of hers. From planning out the classes, to making wicked playlists she is known for her high energy, fun, and challenging classes that are geared for all fitness levels. Elana enjoys attending classes and sweating alongside the rest of the NSC family, she will conquer that warp wall one day! Fun fact her son was the very first member at ninja sports club. She looks forward to challenging you in a future class.

 

Certifications and Credentials:

 

Certified Personal Trainer (BCRPA)
Certified Spin Instructor (BCRPA)

 

Favorite Obstacle: Warped Wall
Favorite Superhero: Wonder Woman
Favorite Food: Steak & Prawns

Jeremy  Pham

Jeremy found his love of fitness just out of high school. Growing up, he did not regularly participate in anything athletic, and was often chosen “last” in PE. Jeremy is now grateful for how much fitness has changed him and wants to help others in the same way. Besides weightlifting, Jeremy loves to challenge himself Kettlebells, Calisthenics, Bulgarian Bags, and of course, Ninja Warrior!

 

Certifications and Credentials:

 

Certified Personal Trainer (NASM)
Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM)
Certified Kettlebell Instructor (Agatsu)
Certified Bulgarian Bag Instructor (SUPLES)
Nutritionist Certificate (ISSA –In Progress)

 

Favorite Obstacle: Salmon Ladder
Favorite Superhero: Batman
Favorite Food: Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Jay Ninalga

Throughout his childhood and teen years, Jay suffered chronic asthma and subsequently became overweight. Conquering this debilitating condition motivated him to pursue fitness, where he found his true passion. His specialty is in strength and conditioning. Switching majors from nursing to kinesiology, Jay understands the importance of fitness and uses his knowledge to promote others to live a healthy active lifestyle.

 

Certifications and Credentials:

 

Certified Personal Trainer (ACE)
4th Year Kinesiology Student at SFU

 

Favorite ninja obstacle: Salmon ladder
Favorite Superhero: Superman
Favorite food: Eggs (scrambled, poached, sunny side up, hard or soft boiled!)

Ryan  Ly

Ryan’s passion for fitness began at an early age. He was often the shortest player on his basketball team and unathletic, but through consistent training he learned that it doesn’t matter where you start as long as you continue to try your best. Ryan hopes people will come out of each workout feeling proud of their effort and happier!

 

Certifications and Credentials:

 

Certified Personal Trainer (ACE)
2nd Year Kinesiology Student at UBC

 

Favorite Obstacle: Laches from rings to rope
Favorite Superhero: Thor
Favorite Food: Spicy ramen

Liam Sullivan

Liam was physically bullied during his early childhood. But after beginning training in Taekwondo at the age of 8, he found a new confidence that lead to his passion in Mixed Martial Arts. Having spent nearly a decade of his life training from Boxing to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and achieving two black belts, Liam wants to spread his love of fitness and a healthy life style to all kids around him.

 

Certifications and Credentials:

 

Trained in Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Karate Kickboxing, and Boxing
Black Belt in Taekwondo
Black Belt in Karate Kickboxing

 

Favorite Obstacle: Warped Wall
Favorite Superhero: Deadpool
Favorite Food: Grilled Cheese