Entering university, Michelle knew that she wanted to help individuals improve and recover through exercise. Throughout strength & conditioning internships and volunteering, she found her passion for training individuals to achieve their goals. She believes that training can improve self-confidence, physical capabilities and daily living.
Along with her formal education and personal experiences, Michelle has worked as a coach and trainer in various settings on the field, with teams, and in running clinics. She has worked with a large variety of individuals including; athletes, youth, the clinical, and general population. Michelle is currently completing her Masters in Kinesiology. She is also a graduate strength coach with the women's volleyball, men’s soccer, javelin and rugby teams. This experience has enriched her coaching to be adaptable to individuals with different physical demands, as well as programming long term and for injured athletes getting back into their sports. She believes in an interactive process, with conversations moving in both directions and developing a positive and fun training environment to work toward self-improvement. As an athlete Michelle plays striker on the UBC Women’s Varsity soccer team.
Master of Kinesiology (C)
UBC Bachelors of Kinesiology
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
Varsity Soccer Player