Our Team

David Swagar

Clinical Director

David comes from a high-level athletic background. David was a 4-year starter and 3-year Defensive Captain with one of the nation’s top varsity football teams, the University of Calgary Dinos. He moved from playing football to fixing people and has been a manual therapist for over 17 years.

David has treated a wide variety of conditions including Back pain, motor vehicle accident injuries, neck and shoulder dysfunctions, sports-related sprains and strains as well as chronic conditions; his clinical work. His patient base is wide and diverse: From professional athletes to weekend warriors.

Jenn Swagar

Coaching Director

Jenn Swagar is the Coaching Director of MOST Physical Preparation. She has dedicated her entire life to the study and practice of coaching, functional fitness and corrective exercise. At MOST she is the head coach, Programmer and in-house corrective exercise specialist. Jenn Swagar is available to COACH her athletes in any area of life that they require.

MOST has firsthand knowledge of treatment and training practices administered to high-performance athletes. Jenn’s goal is to bring this level of support and knowledge to the general population. With her experience, she is able to use a large network of experts developed over 27 years as a coach.

Jenn Swagar

Coaching Director

Jenn Swagar is the Coaching Director of MOST Physical Preparation. She has dedicated her entire life to the study and practice of coaching, functional fitness and corrective exercise. At MOST she is the head coach, Programmer and in-house corrective exercise specialist. Jenn Swagar is available to COACH her athletes in any area of life that they require.

MOST has firsthand knowledge of treatment and training practices administered to high-performance athletes. Jenn’s goal is to bring this level of support and knowledge to the general population. With her experience, she is able to use a large network of experts developed over 27 years as a coach.

Concetta D’Amato

Functional Neurologist, Osteopath, Coach

Concetta has been involved in the study of human movement and exercise science her whole life. She takes an evolutionary approach to movement and health, optimizing human performance and well being while combating the negative effects of our modern world. She began her pursuit of excellence by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology specializing in Exercise Science with a minor in Psychology at the University of the Fraser Valley, British Columbia. Shortly after, Concetta continued her education and became an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner at the National Academy of Osteopathy in Toronto. She strategically combines movement and manual therapy to guide the human body to proper function.

Adam Postmus

Chiropractor

Dr. Adam Postmus was born in Fruitvale, British Columbia and moved to Abbotsford at age 20. He attended University of the Fraser Valley, where he studied kinesiology and human kinetics. He went on to study at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA, and completed his chiropractic training and internships..

Karen Tran

Athletic Therapist  BHK, CAT(C)

Karen has always been passionate about studying the anatomy and physiology of the human body. It was this interest that drove her to pursue her education at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, where she completed her Bachelor of Human Kinetics, majoring in Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2016. During Karen’s undergrad, she worked with high level varsity athletes as a student Athletic Therapist.

Jeff Kubik

Coach

The first time I walked through the doors at Most was out of principle and respect for both Jenn and David. Soon after being here, I realized that these two are on a similar mission to the one I’ve set out on. I became a Coach at Most much for the same reason I am an athlete here. I wanted to be under the most knowledgeable and experienced individuals in the Calgary Crossfit and strength and conditioning communities. As a coach and athlete, I am constantly under the watchful eye of Head Coach Jenn Swagar. This structure and model helps me bring my A-game every day, and show up with integrity, whether it be to coach,  or as an athlete, or as a student, at MOST we strive for excellence, not mediocrity.

Jeff Kubik

Coach

The first time I walked through the doors at Most was out of principle and respect for both Jenn and David. Soon after being here, I realized that these two are on a similar mission to the one I’ve set out on. I became a Coach at Most much for the same reason I am an athlete here. I wanted to be under the most knowledgeable and experienced individuals in the Calgary Crossfit and strength and conditioning communities. As a coach and athlete, I am constantly under the watchful eye of Head Coach Jenn Swagar. This structure and model helps me bring my A-game every day, and show up with integrity, whether it be to coach,  or as an athlete, or as a student, at MOST we strive for excellence, not mediocrity.

Travis Steinke

Team Training Coordinator, Coach

Prior to becoming a coach, Travis played many sports in high school, but narrowed his focus to baseball in Grade 12 when he joined The Prospects Academy and began training at Athletes Nation. “From there, I went on to be an all-conference player both years at PBA, winning championships both years,” he says. He played five years for the Lethbridge Bulls, winning a championship in 2015, as well as three years at The University of Arkansas at Monticello. He was an all-conference selection once, all-tournament team selection twice, and an all-regional tournament selection once. Coach Travis graduated from UAM in the spring of 2016 on the Dean’s list. “I love sports and competition,” he says. “Helping athletes work towards a rewarding athletic career has always been my goal.”

Gina Perez

BPE, RMT, NSCA Strength Coach

Gina Perez graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education (with Honors).  During this time, her dedication and drive as an athlete earned her a spot as a member of the Canadian Women’s Olympic Weightlifting Team. 

With experience as an athlete and education in hand,  Gina worked at the Ottawa Sport Science Centre testing some of Canada’s professional and National level athletes, as well as creating and implementing rehabilitation protocols for the clients.  She also worked as a program facilitator at Nortel’s Fitness Centre in Ottawa, where she was in charge of designing Lunch and Learns, as well as fitness programming for Nortel employees. In 1997, Gina received certification with the NSCA as a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

Gina Perez

BPE, RMT, NSCA Strength Coach

Gina Perez graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education (with Honors).  During this time, her dedication and drive as an athlete earned her a spot as a member of the Canadian Women’s Olympic Weightlifting Team. 

With experience as an athlete and education in hand,  Gina worked at the Ottawa Sport Science Centre testing some of Canada’s professional and National level athletes, as well as creating and implementing rehabilitation protocols for the clients.  She also worked as a program facilitator at Nortel’s Fitness Centre in Ottawa, where she was in charge of designing Lunch and Learns, as well as fitness programming for Nortel employees. In 1997, Gina received certification with the NSCA as a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

Kelsey Miller

Massage Therapist

Kelsey believes that leading a healthy lifestyle includes regularly taking care of your body through various manual therapies. Kelsey Graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology, and she went on to working as a kinesiologist in a physiotherapy clinic and personal trainer for several years. Kelsey enjoys working with people to rehabilitate their body to recover from injuries, get back to sport and to live pain-free. To do this she wanted to be able to provide more hands-on techniques to complement the exercises. Kelsey has since graduated from the Alberta College of Massage therapy as registered 2200 hour massage therapist and has joined Most Physical Preparation to offer her years of knowledge and massage skills.

Lindsay Bell

Nutrition and Lifestyle Specialist

Lindsay began CrossFitting in 2007, instantly finding the passion as an athlete and now Coach. She has been coaching CrossFit since 2008, completing her Level 1, Level 2, Endurance, and Gymnastics certificates. She strives to produce a caring and knowledgeable environment at MOST Lindsay has competed in local competitions as well as at the 2012 Regions on the Team level. She is looking to excel with MOST and the fantastic team it encompasses as a Professional Coach and Nutrition and Lifestyle Expert.

Lindsay completed her Degree in Kinesiology with a major in Athletic Therapy in 2013. This stream of education has allowed her to become more knowledgeable about the human body, its intricate processes, as well as injury prevention.

Lindsay Bell

Nutrition and Lifestyle Specialist

Lindsay began CrossFitting in 2007, instantly finding the passion as an athlete and now Coach. She has been coaching CrossFit since 2008, completing her Level 1, Level 2, Endurance, and Gymnastics certificates. She strives to produce a caring and knowledgeable environment at MOST Lindsay has competed in local competitions as well as at the 2012 Regions on the Team level. She is looking to excel with MOST and the fantastic team it encompasses as a Professional Coach and Nutrition and Lifestyle Expert.

Lindsay completed her Degree in Kinesiology with a major in Athletic Therapy in 2013. This stream of education has allowed her to become more knowledgeable about the human body, its intricate processes, as well as injury prevention.

Rachelle Gulka

Massage Therapist  RMT, BSC Kin.

Rachelle Gulka, born and raised in Saskatoon, SK, has always had aspirations to work in the athletic field; being a high level athlete herself. She attended the University of Saskatchewan for 4 years, while studying towards her degree in sport sciences. While at the U of S she was a member of the Student Trainer program and worked with the Huskie Wrestling team for 2 years. Working on the sidelines with the athletes and the physiotherapists she gained a lot of insight into the different modalities used for rehabilitation.

Arissa Martin

BSc. Kin, Osteopathy student, Coach

Arissa has always had a passion for learning about the human body and mind-body connection. From a young age she was involved in sports and played varsity basketball for two years at the University of Sherbrooke. Arissa’s area of study is as a result of the injuries during her playing career. It led her to complete her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. During her degree, she worked as a strength and conditioning coach for the university varsity teams, as well as the Olympic Alpine ski and luge teams. Additionally, she spent 4 years coaching club basketball.