About JAY

Coach, Personal Trainer, B.Eng, NSCA-CSCS, CCC, SFG, RKC, PRI


Jay spent the better part of a decade studying and working in the field of Structural Engineering before deciding to follow his true passion and become a Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Jay takes a scientific and evidence-based approach to strength and conditioning, always endeavoring to train smarter not harder. His specialties are in performance enhancement, injury mitigation and optimizing human movement potential.


    Bachelor Of Engineering (B.Eng)


    Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS)


    Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms)


    Functional Range Assessment (FRA)


    Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach (CCC)


    Strongfirst (SFG) & (RKC) Kettlebell Instructor


    Postural Restoration - Myokinematic Restoration (PRI)


    Functional Movement Systems (FMS-2)


    Art of Breath




    Real People. Real Results

    Our Practitioners


    Joel Harwood

    Joel’s ongoing endeavors as a student, athlete, coach, and educator have led him to create a universal, athlete-centered approach to long-term development and human performance.

    Adam Luu

    I graduated with an honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree (BSc(H)Kin) from the University of Waterloo in 2007 and followed this with a Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy (MScPT) from McMaster University in 2010. 

    Jay Chiasson

    Jay spent the better part of a decade studying and working in the field of Structural Engineering before deciding to follow his true passion and become a Strength and Conditioning Coach.

    Chris Cosby

    Chris Has been practicing Physiotherapy since Graduating from Western University in 2016 with a Masters in Physical Therapy. After graduating he quickly began furthering his skills through the Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Division obtaining levels 2 and 3 within 1 year. 

    Derek Kyle

    Derek’s primary goal is to get you back to moving comfortably so you can rebuild and get back to the activities you love. The sea to sky is a playground for people who love to move, and when injuries or pain get in the way of being active, it’s a little crazy-making. Let’s work together and get you back moving and loving life again.

    Jon Israelson

    Jon Israelson is a graduate from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapists in December of 2014. Growing up in Jasper AB, Jon started competing in freestyle skiing at an early age. This translated into Halfpipe and Big Mountain skiing, competing on the world tour and traveling all over North America. Doing so, Jon is no stranger to injury and has a great passion for resolving pain and dysfunction with a variety of modalities.

    Mackenzie Kemps

    Mackenzie Kemps BSc(H)PT, I am a certified physiotherapist with special interest and training with runners and the foot / ankle complex.

    I graduated in 2017 from Brunel University London in the UK with my Bachelors of Science in Physiotherapy degree and immediately jumped into working in the musculoskeletal world.

    Chris Kennedy

    Chris has always enjoyed helping people achieve greater health and reach their goals, which made his journey to a career in Physiotherapy a natural fit.

    Lauren Lozinsky

    Lauren is a Certified Pelvic Health Physiotherapist and owner of Glow Pelvic Wellness. She gets to the root cause of her clients’ pelvic health and abdominal issues using a warm, holistic approach that looks beyond the pelvis.

    Dylan Wheeler

    With a university education in human kinetics, exercise physiology and 8 years of fitness training experience, Dylan is a personal trainer that is dedicated to helping you succeed.

    Alex Ackerley

    Alex is a Strength & Conditioning Coach from Hampshire, England. He played high-level Rugby in his teens and 20s and specializes in Injury Rehabilitation and Sports Performance. He is the owner of two successful Personal Training Companies and is happy to joining the Union team.

    Optimize health, Maximize performance