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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 joins Fortius Sport & Health while she completes her Master of Kinesiology in coaching science at the University of British Columbia. Having rooted down in Vancouver just over a year ago Amanda has since taken a role at Fortius working primarily with our KidsMOVE, SportSTRONG, and Small Group Training programs. She is interested in the development of youth athletes and promoting exercise as medicine. Amanda has experience working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach in a collegiate setting, private setting, and youth programs. Amanda, a former Varsity soccer and rugby player, is passionate about helping athletes perform optimally and remain healthy. She is excited to help support people in leading a healthy active lifestyle.




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, University of British Columbia

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach, McMaster University


  • Strength and Conditioning Coach, The Athletes Edge


  • Hockey Canada NWT (S&C Camp)


  • Basketball Canada (TAS)
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Research Interests

  • Load Monitoring

  • Protein Metabolism


  • Women in sport

  • Youth Athlete Development



 ​Professional Affiliations

  • NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)


  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA Level 1 & 2)

  • Functional Movement Screen (FMS Level 1)


  • Personalized Blood Flow Restriction (PBFR)

  • Precision Nutrition
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