If you missed out attending, you can get the Okanagan Strength & Conditioning Conference Videos here.




The 2017 Okanagan Strength & Conditioning Conference will take place at
the University of British Columbia - Okanagan.
Sessions will take place in the Fipke Lecture Theatre and UCC Ballroom.
Please see the following link for a map of the campus: Click Here.


For onsite accommodations: Click Here!







Dr. Bryan Mann

Bryan Mann started his career at the University of Missouri Department of Physical Therapy in 2012. Before this, he served as a strength & conditioning coach at the University of Missouri since 2004, and before that at Arizona State University, University of Tulsa, and Missouri State University. Mann is internationally renowned for his work in autoregulation of strength training, specifically with Velocity Based Training and the Autoregulatory Progressive Resistance Exercise method (APRE).

Mann splits his time between teaching, researching in sports performance enhancement, working as the Research Director for the Human Performance Institute, and working as the Director for Performance Research with the Department of Athletics.

Anthony Donskov

Anthony Donskov is the owner and operator of Donskov Strength and Conditioning, Inc. (www.donskovsc.com). DSC is a leader in strength and conditioning services catered to the hockey population.

Donskov hold's a Masters Degree in Exercise Science from The California University of PA and an undergraduate degree from Miami (OH) University. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (C.S.C.S.) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (N.A.S.M.).

Anthony played four years of college hockey at Miami (OH) University and two years of minor-pro hockey with the Lubbock Cotton Kings in the Central Hockey League (CHL). He, along with his family own/operate Donskov Hockey Development (www.donskovhockey.com), which services over 200 youth/adult athletes each summer and has been recognized throughout the world as a leader in hockey training and instruction.

Anthony has years of experience both as a player, Strength Coach and business owner. Donskov is a frequent contributor/writer for Michael Boyle's www.strengthcoach.com, the best source for performance enhancement information on the Internet, and has lectured for the NSCA and USA Hockey respectively. He continues to work with athletes of all levels including minor hockey, junior hockey, college hockey, NHL, and assisting with the USA Women's' National Hockey Team. He currently resides in Columbus, Ohio

 

Dr. Gerry Ramogida

A practitioner within the Fortius Institute and Chiropractor for Fortius Sport & Health, Dr. Gerry Ramogida is an internationally recognized chiropractor and performance therapist. He has served on many Canadian national teams and across a wide range of sports from football, soccer, ice hockey and athletics. Moreover, he has the privilege of working for the Canadian Women’s Soccer Team​​. ​Dr. Ramogida has been a chiropractic consultant with the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL since 2002. He was also brought on by the UK Athletics team as “their Lead” Performance Therapist for the 2012 London Olympics where they won six medals including four gold medals. He has been a practicing chiropractor since 1997 and has worked with dozens of high-profile professional and Olympic athletes. His research interests include how manual therapy influences performance and motor learning, particularly as it relates to the teaching and acquisition of sprint technique and speed development.

Dr. Jeremy Sheppard

Dr. Sheppard is a graduate of the Canadian National Coaching Institute diploma program (Strength and Conditioning) and has an undergraduate degree (Human Movement), Masters (Sport Science) and PhD (Strength Science). He is certified by the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) as a Level 3 coach, while being recognized by the ASCA as a Master Coach and by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Coach Emeritus.

Dr. Sheppard is also certified as a Level 2 Olympic Weightlifting coach, Medical Exercise Specialist, Specialist in Performance Nutrition, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He has authored 10 book chapters and over 50 scientific and coach abstracts and manuscripts.

James Krieger

James Krieger is the founder of Weightology. He has a Master's degree in Nutrition from the University of Florida and a second Master's degree in Exercise Science from Washington State University. He is the former research director for a corporate weight management program that treated over 400 people per year, with an average weight loss of 40 pounds in 3 months. His former clients include the founder of Sylvan Learning Centers and The Little Gym, the vice president of Costco, and a former vice president of MSN.

James is a published scientist, author, and speaker in the field of exercise and nutrition. He has published research in prestigious scientific journals, including the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and the Journal of Applied Physiology. In his previous lay publication, Weightology Weekly, he wrote over 70 articles per year covering the latest science in a manner that was friendly and easy to understand. James is also the former science editor for Pure Power Magazine, and the former editor for Journal of Pure Power, both publications that delivered scientific, but lay-friendly, information on training and nutrition to athletes and coaches. In addition, James has given over 75 lectures on fitness-related topics to physicians, dietitians, and other professionals, and has been a speaker at major events such as the AFPT Conference and NSCA Personal Training Conference. In fact, James has been involved in the health, nutrition, and fitness field for over 20 years, and has written over 500 articles. He is a strong believer in an evidence-based, scientific approach to body transformation and health.







  Before May 1 Before June 1 June 1 & after
VIP* (only 30) $497 $597 $697
Facility of 3 $997 $1297 $1597
Individual $397 $497 $597
+5% GST
VIP* includes pre-conference sessions on July 6


VIP Package includes standard conference attendance:

  • 2 days of industry leading presenters
  • Lecture & hands-on experiences
  • 2017 OSCC performance T-shirt
  • Continental breakfast and coffee on Friday & Saturday
  • Lunch on Friday & Saturday
  • The famous BBQ dinner on Friday night

In addition, the VIP Package includes:

  • Attendance to a limited space pre-conference featuring Bryan Mann (University of Missouri) and a top-flight business coach (value $600)
  • Coffee & lunch on Thursday (value $30)
  • Reserved seating (front & center) within UBC Lecture Theatre
  • Bound notes package (value $25)
  • 2016 OSCC conference videos (value $147)
  • ***Fast action bonus*** First 5 to register may select one high-performance physiological appraisal at UBC Health & Exercise Sciences Human Performance Laboratory (VO2max testing, Wingate anaerobic power test, DEXA body composition- all industry gold standard tests (value $200)

VIP registration only $497 + GST (only 30 spots available)





  Before May 1 Before June 1 June 1 & after
VIP* (only 30) $497 $597 $697
Facility of 3 $997 $1297 $1597
Individual $397 $497 $597
+5% GST
VIP* includes pre-conference sessions on July 6


See what last year's attendees had to say about the OSCC...

'It was excellent.'
'Great value, awesome speakers and I enjoyed the dinner which allowed me to meet the speakers and other attendees. I will be there next time.'
'Conference was excellent...Yes, I’ll be back. Solid line up with an unmatched ability to talk to the presenters.'
'Amazing!!! Definitely will be back!'
'This was an incredible conference. The variety of topics and quality of presenters was a treat. Everything ran smoothly. It was ‘bang for the buck’ for sure from the swag to the meals everything was first class. I will be on the ready to register for next year as soon as it becomes available and am already looking forward to it. Thanks again for hosting such a great event!'






  Before May 1 Before June 1 June 1 & after
VIP* (only 30) $497 $597 $697
Facility of 3 $997 $1297 $1597
Individual $397 $497 $597
+5% GST
VIP* includes pre-conference sessions on July 6


If you missed out attending, you can get the Okanagan Strength & Conditioning Conference Videos here.