Coach Benj Heinrichs
Masters of Kinesiology in Coaching || Certified Personal Trainer || Precision Nutrition Certified || Fitness, Nutrition & Mindset Coach
Masters of Kinesiology in Coaching
Certified Personal Trainer
Precision Nutrition Certified
Fitness, Nutrition, & Mindset Coach Coach
Coach Benj earned his Masters in Kinesiology from the University of Calgary in 1997 and began teaching Kinesiology classes and coaching volleyball at Medicine Hat College in 1998. He spent 23 years working at the post-secondary level, honing his coaching skills, and specializing in teaching fitness, nutrition, & mindset, and is now focused on coaching people to become strong, fit, and healthy for life!
Coach Benj has been an athlete his whole life. Prior to coaching and teaching, he played volleyball for Red Deer College, the University of Calgary, Team Canada, and professionally in France. At 49 years young, Coach Benj is still an athlete at heart, and loves helping people over 35 (re)discover their inner athlete to get the most out of life. He is a canfitpro Personal Trainer Specialist, and has his Precision Nutrition Certification.
For over two decades and counting, Coach Benj has been obsessed with optimal wellness. He has researched and implemented many fitness, nutrition, and mindset programs, and continues to learn all he can. Coach Benj now focuses on the few essential skills and habits that have the biggest impact on people’s health and happiness. Throughout his journey, he has delivered keynotes, seminars, workshops, and retreats.
After leaving Medicine Hat College and working at NAIT in Edmonton for 8 years, Benj and his wife, Jolene, are excited about being back home in Medicine Hat. Benj loves working out, great food, coffee, reading, and doing anything outdoors, especially mountain biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, and camping.
For additional information on how Coach Benj can help you, visit www.ownitwellness.ca