NSCA has a network of volunteer leaders who direct NSCA’s efforts at the state and provincial level. NSCA’s Northwest Regional Coordinator provides oversight and training to local state and provincial directors. Members in the Northwest Region can connect to other professionals in this area at local and regional events as well as on Facebook.
The NSCA hosts state, regional, and provincial events throughout the year.
The Northwest Region has its own facebook page where you can join the conversation and learn what is happening in your area.
The Canadian Community also has its own facebook page where you can join the conversation and learn what is happening in your area.
Regional Coordinator: Catherine King, MSc, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D
Catherine King has worked in the fitness industry since 2003. In 2015, she graduated with a Master of Science – Strength and Conditioning from the University of Edinburgh. Currently, Catherine operates a personal training business and is an instructor for a personal training diploma program.
State Director: Vacant
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about becoming a State/Provincial Director.
State Director: Dana Jaconi, CSCS
Dana Jaconi is currently a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist®(CSCS®) with a focus on youth athletics and the proper education in physical education programs. Her coaching career spans three decades in figure skating, power skating, off-ice conditioning for figure skating and hockey, and overall fitness of both youth and adults. Her passion is the advancement of research in athletes with autoimmune spondyloarthritis.
State Director: Izzi McKinney, MS, CSCS
Izzi McKinney works as a Sports Medicine Associate for the Billings Clinic. She spends time working with middle school athletes to build a foundation and healthy relationship with strength and conditioning. She also works in the secondary school setting where she focuses on injury prevention, power development, and concussion management specifically with returning athletes to sport. She enjoys what the world has to offer, embraces challenges, and finds comfort thinking outside of the box.
State Director: Nick Hagen, DPT,PT, CSCS
Nick Hagen has been a licensed physical therapist since 2009. He is a faculty member of the Institute of Physical Art. He completed his undergraduate training at The University of Colorado in Boulder and physical therapy school at the University of California San Francisco. After PT school, he completed a sports physical therapy residency in Vail, CO at the Howard Head Sports Medicine Center.
State Director: David Suprak, PhD, CSCS
David N. Suprak is a Professor of Kinesiology at Western Washington University. His research focuses on neuromuscular control and injury rehabilitation in the upper extremity, as well as power development methods.
State Director: Logan Gehlhausen, CSCS, TSAC-F
Logan Gehlhausen is a law enforcement officer in western Wyoming. He also operates a private facility where he works with youth athletes and adults to reach their strength and conditioning goals.
Provincial Director: Jeff Aker, MEd, CSCS
Jeff Aker is a Personal Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach based in Calgary, Alberta. He is currently in his fifth season as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the University of Calgary Men’s Baseball Program. Aker also serves as an instructor for a Personal Training Diploma program.
Provincial Director: Guy Demong, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Guy Demong is a fitness, strength and conditioning consultant that has worked extensively with both the general population as well as a variety of teams. Additionally, he worked with PacificSport of the Fraser Valley to help expand their Junior Strength and Conditioning program. Currently, he is one of the owner/operators of True North Strength and Fitness in Langley, British Columbia.
Provincial Director: Hayley Legg, MS, CSCS
Hayley Legg is a strength and conditioning coach and consultant in Saskatoon. She has worked with a range of athletes and clients in Canada and the United Kingdom. She is currently completing a PhD at the University of Saskatchewan, focusing on upper body strength capacity in an ageing population. In addition, she is a lecturer at St Mary’s University in London, contributing to the strength and conditioning science and sport science degree programs.