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Strength and Conditioning Specialists

Rich Hasketh

Rich Hasketh
- Athletic Development Coach

Rich Hesketh is on the leading edge of Athletic Development and Strength & Conditioning. He has worked for 25 years with elite hockey players, 19 of which were with the Calgary Flames Hockey Club. His Athlete Development model has been employed to help produce Stanley Cup, Olympic and World Champions.

He has been working in the fitness industry since graduating from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Physical Education degree in 1987 and has been involved in coaching at all levels in track and field since 1984. Rich represented Canada on eleven national track and field teams in the Decathlon. He competed at the Commonwealth Games on two occasions, represented Canada at the Pan American Games and is a 5-time Canadian Champion in Combined Events

In his stable of athletes are professional golfers Kelly Tan (LPGA and Olympian 2016), Louise Stahle, Swedish Symetra tour pro and local professional Daniel Pow.

Also, Rich works with The University of Calgary Dino National Champion Men’s as well as the Women’s Basketball teams as their Head Athletic Development coach. He has worked with high level athletes in sports from Professional Baseball, Tennis and Golf through to Amateur Track and Field, Badminton, Volleyball, Figure Skating and even Body Building 

He is a member of the Under Armour Training team and is a brand ambassador for their product.

Rich has coached thousands of high performance athletes and combines his degree knowledge along with experience as an elite combined events athlete and 19 year career in the NHL to create one of the most comprehensive and results oriented athletic training programs in the world.

Adam Wasylyshyn

Adam Wasylyshyn
- Strength and Conditioning Specialist
BSc, MKin, CSEP-CEP, CSCS, All-Canadian (track and field)

After moving from North Vancouver to Calgary in 2007, Adam studied at the University of Calgary’s Human Performance Lab, obtaining undergraduate and graduate degrees in exercise physiology. Highlights of his time at the U of C included being named an All-Canadian while competing for the Dinos track and field team and interning with the Calgary Flames as a strength and conditioning coach. Following graduation, Adam worked as an Applied Sport Scientist in Vancouver, where he designed and implemented training programs for hockey, soccer, bobsleigh, road cycling, masters track and field and Red Bull athletes.  Adam began working with tactical athletes from the Burnaby and Coquitlam Fire Departments in 2017, and returned to Calgary to complete a year working in the Wellness Clinic of the Calgary Fire Department.

Adam joins us with an enthusiasm for building strength in endurance athletes, and helping answer the question “how much should I be training?”. With a strong background in the science of strength and conditioning coaching, Adam is excited to expand the scope of care offered at Innovative and is looking forward to helping you reach your wellness and fitness goals. When not in the clinic, you can find Adam on the ski hill or in the kitchen trying to perfect his pad thai recipe (the secret is in the tamarind sauce).

Request an appointment with Adam (Mayfair Place only)

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