Trainer Profiles

James Gattinger

Director of Sport Training
Canadian Sport Centre (Calgary)

James Gattinger has been in the  sports training field for over  25 yrs  and has trained over  5000 athletes from  amateur to professional.   Having worked as both  a sport therapist and strength  coach for  the  Olympic Hockey Team  and the Calgary Flames, he has amassed a wealth of knowledge and the  experience  required to  provide the very  best in program prescription.    A  unique skill set that blends   both rehab and sport performance components,  provides  individualized programs that both enhance performance and maximize injury prevention.     This professional approach along with a personalized touch has gained James a reputation of providing high quality programs and results.     As Director for Youth Sport Development for the Canadian Sport Centre,  he oversees all aspects of program delivery, including  working in concert  with  the CSC  Sport  Performance Lab and sport science  team to  provide the  most effective  scienctific sport training programs

Past teams and clients include:

  • 1992 Canadian Men's Olympic Hockey Team
  • 1991 and 1992 Candian IIHF World Championship Hokcey Team
  • Calgary Flames (NHL)
  • Calgary Stampeders (CFL)
  • Martin Gelinas (NHL)
  • Henry Burris (CFL)
  • Pierre Lueders (Canadian Olympic Team)
  • Cassie Campbell,  Hayley Wickenhiser (National Women's Hockey Team)

Accreditation:

  • Bachelor of Science of  Physical Therapy (BSPT)
  • Bachelor of Physical Education (BSPE)
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Licensed Physical Therapist (College of Alberta Physical Therapists)
  • Canadian Association of Physical Therapists (Member)

 


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.