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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

 Our Team

Amanda Jones

​​​​Amanda Jones joins Fortius Sport & Health shortly after completing her Bachelor of Kinesiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. She made the move out West to complete her Masters of Kinesiology, specializing in Coaching Science at the University of British Columbia. Amanda has experience working as a Strength and Conditioning coach in a collegiate setting and in youth development. She looks forward to working as part of the integrated practitioner team at Fortius. She is passionate about helping her athletes perform optimally and keeping them injury free. Amanda, a former Varsity soccer and rugby player, looks forward to taking up skiing and various water sports while in the west coast.


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Education

  • Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology), McMaster University

  • Master of Kinesiology (Coaching Science), University of British Columbia (In progress)

 

Roots

  • Varsity Soccer & Rugby (OUA & CIS Champion)

  • Volleyball, dance, yoga

 

Client CV

  • Athletes of all ages and abilities

 

Professional Highlights

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach, McMaster University

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach, The Athletes Edge

  • Hockey Canada NWT (S&C Camp)

  • Basketball Canada (TAS)

 

Research Interests

  • Protein Metabolism

  • Exercise Physiology

  • Athlete Development

 

Professional Affiliations

  • NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

  • Functional Movement Screen (FMS Level 1)

  • Precision Nutrition

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