meet the team

MEET THE TEAM

founder

Sascha King

Sascha King

Founder & Fitness Manager

ATA Adaptive & Inclusive Trainer (AIT)
Burgener Strength Weightlifting Coach L2
Brand X Youth Strength Coach
Sascha is a sunseeker, loves travelling and always looking for the next outdoor adventure with her family and dogs.
 

COACHES

Scott Simpson

Scott Simpson

Director of Programming

Adaptive & Inclusive Trainer (AIT)
Burgener Strength Weightlifting Coach L2
Scott loves being outdoors, biking trails, travelling and spending time with his family and dogs.

Morgan Bates

Morgan Bates

Group Fitness Coach

Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology – Wilfred Laurier
ATA Adaptive & Inclusive Trainer (AIT)
Burgener Strength Weightlifting Coach – L1
Morgan loves to teach and currently enrolled in Teachers College to pursue a Bachelors of Education post undergraduate degree. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, baking, and getting outdoors.

Sammie Gwozdz

Sammie Gwozdz

Lead Yoga Instructor

ATA Adaptive & Inclusive Trainer (AIT)
200H Registered Yoga Teacher
LoveYourBrain Yoga Teacher Training Certified
Bachelor in Psychology and Social Development – UofW
Autism and Behavioral Sciences Graduate Certificate – Conestoga College
Sammie is a UofW & Conestoga College varsity volleyball alumni. She loves hiking with her dog, the great outdoors, yoga and pilates.

Fernando Henriquez Pichardo

Fernando Henriquez Pichardo

Group Fitness Coach

Diploma in Physiotherapy
CrossFit Level 1 & 2 Trainer
Functional Training Instructor Certification
Fernando is passionate about health and fitness, and helping others reach their goals. He has a wide variety of skills that range from CrossFit, personal training, functional fitness, indoor cycling, swimming and much more!

PERSONAL TRAINING COACHES

Tanita Siladi

Tanita Siladi

Personal Trainer

ATA Adaptive & Inclusive Trainer (AIT)
Bachelor of Arts : Kinesiology and Health Science (Honours)
NSCA Personal Trainer
Restorative Pilates Instructor
Tanita loves to learn, you will find her deep in a book expanding her plethora of knowledge or doing something artsy such as painting and drawing.

Jordan Heard

Jordan Heard

Maintenance

Jordan graduated in 2019 from the Specialized Individual Program with W. Ross MacDonald School for the Blind. He was a 3x bronze medal winner at the 2017 Special Olympic Provincial games participating in long distance running – 1500m, 3000m and 5000m. Jordan is also a member of the Special Olympics Powerlifting team at NorthXFitness. In the past, he has participated in Nordic skiing with Special Olympics and played hockey for the KW Pirates.
Jordan enjoys being outdoors, gardening, watching Disney movies, listening to music, playing his keyboard and creating his own lyrics to songs.

Tom Pilarski

Tom Pilarski

Maintenance

Tom has been with NorthXFitness since 2016 in Maintenance. From an early age Tom has been passionate about sports of all kinds. He is a competitive athlete with Ontario Special Olympics, accomplishing many goals and medals throughout the years. Tom loves dancing, exercising and hanging out with friends & family.

Josh Freiburger

Josh Freiburger

Maintenance

Josh has a Diploma in General Business, a certificate in Construction Techniques, where he went on to build a school in Mexico, and a certificate in Culinary Arts.

He loves to spend his free time playing hockey, snowboarding, and learning to play guitar

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