Trainer Profiles

Chris Osmond

Chris Osmond has extensive experience as a High Performance Strength and Conditioning coach including stops with the Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins baseball clubs. Additionally, he has also worked with several collegiate programs in both Canada and the United States. Chris is currently serving as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Calgary Roughnecks of the National Lacrosse League, Strength Conditioning Coordinator (Player Development Team) for the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League and is contracted to provide strength and conditioning services for the NWCAA through Hockey Canada. Chris holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Science Sports Nutrition form North Dakota State University. Chris is also a Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength Conditioning Association and has completed a mentorship program through Athletes’ Performance.


Mike Lane

Education:

  • Masters of Science in Kinesiology, University of Calgary

Certifications:

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP)
  • Level one Anthropometrist (ISAK)

Experience:

  • Luge Canada
    • Developed yearly training plans and supervised strength and conditioning programs for development level athletes
  • 2 years at CSI Calgary
    • Worked with athletes from the following sports: hockey, freestyle ski and snowboard, luge, water ski, figure skating, ringette

Graeme Challis

Education:

  • Masters of Science in Exercise Physiology, University of Calgary

Certifications:

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist (CSEP)
  • Level one anthropometrist (ISAK)
  • Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach (NCCP)

Experience:

  • Graeme has been coaching since 2007 and has worked with athletes of various levels and across a multitude of sports.

Bryan Yu

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Alberta

Certifications:

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)

Experience:

  • Strength & Conditioning services for the U of A varsity teams and provincially recognized athletes from a number of sports including: hockey, archery, basketball, diving, figure-skating, football, skiing, golf, half-pipe skiing, handball, mogul skiing, lacrosse, para-swimming, powerlifting, rugby, sitting volleyball, ski cross, ski racing, soccer, swimming, synchronize swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.
  • Current role with CSI-Calgary: Supporting development athletes in multiple sports and assisting national team men’s alpine ski racing