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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

Jerrad Guenther

​Jerrad is the Lifelong Wellness Manager and a Strength & Conditioning Coach at Fortius Sport & Health.

He earned his Master of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of British Columbia, followed by years of experience training clients of all ages and abilities. Prior to Fortius, he spent three years in the research environment attaining skills to better help design and implement evidence-based exercise programs.

Jerrad's diverse experience combined with his passion for improving client health and performance led him to his role in lifelong wellness at Fortius. In addition to private coaching, he manages and is involved in a number of programs including: Small Group Training, BackSTRONG, Healthy Heart, KidsMove and our Health Performance Optimization program (HPO).

When he is not working, Jerrad loves competing in team sports. He is an avid soccer player and competed at the Men's Premier level in Canada, yet enjoys trying new activities.

 

Education

  • Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science), University of Winnipeg

  • Master of Science (Rehabilitation Science), University of British Columbia

Roots

  • Soccer (competed nationally & provincially)

  • Hockey, Football, Volleyball, Ultimate, Parkour

Client CV

  • Lifelong Wellness

  • Rehabilitation

  • Aspiring professional athletes

  • Youth athlete development

  • Return to Work

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT)