Train With Us

We offer customized programs with support from a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Check out the bios below to learn about our Team Members.

Specialties include:
  • Injury prevention
  • Hockey training and development
  • Weightlifting — form and technique
  • Exercise rehabilitation and musculoskeletal assessments
  • Dynamic stability and endurance
  • Pre and post-rehabilitation
  • Joint friendly programs
WinSport TeamMember Brett

Brett Walker,BSc., Kin.

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Brett is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for WinSport’s Performance Training Centre. After retiring from his junior hockey and lacrosse career, the northern Alberta native made the move to Calgary. In his new home base, he completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Calgary.

For the past few years, Brett has served as Calgary’s off-ice strength specialist with Hockey Canada. He’s responsible for both NWCAA in-season programming and off-season hockey development. Brett assists with the Calgary Flames development and main camp testing procedures. He was proud to present at the 2018 National Hockey Canada Skills Seminar. Brett works with various athletes — from minor to NHL hockey athletes, to Canada’s bobsled and skeleton program, and even slopestyle ski and snowboard.

WinSport TeamMember Chase

Chase Wetherell, BKin., CSCS, FMS

Strength and Conditioning Coach
Chase is a graduate of the University of Calgary and has always had an affinity for fitness and sports. He grew up playing soccer, before discovering his passion for kickboxing and Muay Thai. Chase received his black belt in 2014, with the International Kickboxing Federation. He’s gone on to train at the UFC Performance Institute, with former K-1 Grand-Prix champions Ernesto Hoost and Remy Bonjasky.

In recent years, Chase has revisited his soccer roots. He’s currently working part-time as a coach for a major soccer club in Calgary. Throughout his training years, Chase has worked with many different athletes —from MMA, soccer, figure skating, volleyball, hockey, and gymnastics.

WinSport TeamMember Magnus

Magnus Lobo, MSc, ATC, FMT

Strength & Conditioning Coach
Magnus is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University, in Pennsylvania. Here, he gained both his Master of Science and Bachelor of Science with a focus on Athletic Training. His pursuits are impressive, from serving as an Instructor focused on Anatomy & Physiology at Wingate University, in North Carolina. To prior stints with the NFL—Seasonal Athletic Trainer with the New York Jets and Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Player Safety in China. He’s even overseen injury prevention, along with strength and conditioning programs for athletes at every level.

Magnus brings over seven years of athletic training experience, with a focus on exercise rehabilitation and musculoskeletal assessments. He’s trained various athletes from — basketball, tennis, football, and soccer. He's a certified Athletic Trainer and Fascial Mobility Specialist, promoting engaging and pain-free movements.


WinSport TeamMember Erik

Erik Bullanoff, B.Sc., Kin., (EXHP)

Strength & Conditioning Coach
From the ‘Home of Champions’, Trail, British Columbia, Erik is a graduate from the University of Calgary. Growing up in a small-town, Erik was a multi-sport athlete involved in hockey, baseball, lacrosse, golf, skiing, and rugby. During his university days, he discovered weightlifting and has since competed at Junior Canadian Weightlifting Nationals, 3x Senior Canadian Weightlifting Nationals, and was a Bronze medalist and 3x participant at the Western Canadian Weightlifting Championships.

Erik’s coaching experience includes practicum positions at Peak Power Sports Development and Crash Conditioning. Erik has a strong foundation of strength and power movements, as well as sport-specific training for hockey, baseball, and lacrosse. Erik is working towards his CSCS and NCCP Weightlifting Level 1, while also competing in weightlifting.

WinSport TeamMember Jermaine

Jermaine Bucknor, NCCP 3

Strength & Conditioning Coach
Jermaine is a retired Team Canada athlete and has worked with top coaches in our nation. His areas of expertise are —increasing dynamic stability for greater speed, endurance skill acquisition, and expression through various sports.

 Jermaine has trained athletes in track and field, gymnastics, and bobsled. His athletes have reached both provincial and national championships, along with achieving scholarships. His goal as a coach, is to teach athletes the tools they need to reach their highest potential.

WinSport TeamMember Erin

Erin Ashbacher, BKin.

Strength & Conditioning Coach
Erin is a graduate of the University of Calgary, with a Bachelor of Kinesiology focused on Exercise and Health Physiology. Erin began her career in cardiac rehabilitation at the University of Regina. Her practice includes over a decade of strength and conditioning, with expertise in pre- and post-rehabilitation. These clients have gone through various replacement surgeries, from partial to full hip replacement, partial knee replacement, and shoulder reconstruction.

After a back injury, Erin began powerlifting and found a new calling in heavy lifting. Since then, she has represented Canada at the Commonwealth Championships — winning gold. Erin is a stickler for proper form and technique, especially before lifting heavier weight. She is passionate about helping her clients achieve what they didn’t think was possible. Her belief is that time spent in the gym, should supplement your time outside of the gym.

WinSport TeamMember Adrian

Adrian Nizzero, M.HK, B.Sc Kin, CSCS

Strength & Conditioning Coach
Adrian is a graduate of Laurentian University, from Sudbury, Ontario. His graduate research examined the biomechanics of the lower back and hip complex. This knowledge helps him today to create efficient and joint-friendly training programs.

He’s helped develop athletes in various sports, from high school to professional level. Recently, Adrian was a Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Laurentian University Voyageurs. He specializes in creating strong joints, to optimize movement —so you feel great and perform at your highest level