We are extremely excited to announce that Chad Benson, one of the most respected personal trainers and educators in the industry, will be joining our corporate team.
Chad will be spearheading the launch of our education platform that will include entry level certifications (certifying personal trainers) as well as high level continuing education opportunities for experienced industry professionals. Our goal is to develop a cutting edge academy of learning while providing further educational support to our trainers, thereby ensuring the highest quality of training sessions and programming to our clientele.
Chad Benson: MSc, BSc, BPE, CSCS, CanFitPro PTS
Educated at the University of Victoria and Memorial University of NL, Chad holds degrees in Psychology, Physical Education and Kinesiology. He is a published book author, keynote speaker, fitness presenter & blogger. Chad specializes in corrective exercises and athletic performance and has been a strength and conditioning consultant for Nike, the National Woman’s Basketball Team, the National Sailing Team, the Vancouver Canucks, and the BC Lions.
Prior to joining the IF Team, Chad was the Director of Education for Steve Nash Fitness Clubs where he developed the nashFIT and Prepair2Perform functional platforms and ran certifications through the BC Personal Training Institute. He is a graduate of the IRHSA Business Institute and holds current certifications in Kickboxing, Muay Thai Striking, Kettlebell, Bulgarian Bag, Fascial Mobility and Trigger Point Therapies, Functional Performance, Preventive Injury, and movement assessments such as FMS and SFMA.
Educationally, Chad is a member of the JCC & CanFitPro Advisory Boards and has delivered educational content throughout North America.
Chad spends his spare time creating cancer awareness, climbing mountains, training for adventure races, exploring scientific journals, sipping red wine, and exploring warm weather destinations.
Welcome to the IF Team, Chad!