Coaches

 

All of our coaches are certified by some of the world’s biggest leaders in fitness education. Each unique in their own way from specialization to personality, we guarantee that we can find the right fit for you.

 
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Mike Franco Owner

Specializations
ACE (American Council on Exercise)
Sport specific programming and nutrition

Certifications:

Anatomy & Kinesiology for stability and mobility

Stability & Movement Training

Aerobic Efficiency Training

Anaerobic Power Training

H.I.T.T. & Steady State Training

TRX Suspension Training

TRX Rip Training

Mike has been in the fitness business for over 15 years working with clients of all fitness levels to achieve their athletic goals. raised in ottawa by first generations italians, sport and fitness were always a huge part of his family’s life. mike began training because of his passion to help others transform themselves through fitness and improve mood, attitude and confidence for his clients. mike welcomes everyone to come take the next step with him at his training studio in north burnaby

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Chris Dahan (ISSA)
Director of Group Fitness

Specializations
Strength Training
Sports Conditioning
Calisthenics
Boxing

Chris has been a fitness advocate for most of his life having played competitive soccer, as well as lacrosse and other sports for 14 years. An Iron Addicts athlete, Chris excels at high intensity style training likely due to his history and interest in boxing, and his years training in that atmosphere.

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Sarah Ma (NASM)

Specializations
Kinesiology
Sports Specific Training
Functional Fitness
Youth Strength & Conditioning

Sarah is a former netball, basketball, and volleyball athlete currently in the Human Kinetics program at Capilano University. She specializes in functional training to help assist with rehabilitation from past and current injuries. Sarah excels and has experience working with athletes as young as 11 and seniors suffering chronic disease.

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Samantha Head (ISSA)

Specializations
Sports/ Athletic Based Training
Active Rehab
Youth Training
Team Based Training

Samantha Head is a young but seasoned hockey player having played competitively in both BC’s Native Hockey Team as well as U18 teams for Canada and B.C. She draws her training style and experience from her self storied history of injury and recovery as an upper level athlete. Samantha excels in athletic based training, and rehab.

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Tanessa Shears (BCAK)

Specializations
Precision Nutrition
Healthy Habits
Women’s Weight Loss


Tanessa helps women build confidence and feel amazing in their skinny jeans – all without counting a single calorie! With over 10 years showing her clients exactly how to drop their unwanted weight, she teaches her clients how to develop sustainable, easy to follow systems. She gets her clients EXACTLY what they want – results.