What's the most important thing today? 'Having fun?' 'No!' In the words of Patrick himself, 'Making weight' Primarily helping people move better, build strength, and become more Kanye-er (whatever that means), Patrick is a leader in the fitness industry on advancing the education of Olympic Weightlifting.
A nationally qualified athlete in Olympic Weightlifting, Richard is the co-owner of Dynasty Gym, and is certainly not your average meathead. A self-professed whisky connoisseur and race car enthusiast, Richard helps men and women build not only their strength through Olympic Weightlifting, but their trophy case as well.
Andy 'Taiters' Tait
Originally hailing from England, Taiters dabbles in CrossFit, Olympic Weightlifting, and Boxing. With a doctorate in British Vernacular, Andy also specializes in geriatric fitness helping his athletes take their game up a notch.
Andy 'Smitty' Smyth
Andy joined the Dynasty coaching staff back in February 2017 and specializes in CrossFit, weightlifting, gymnastics and mobility. Andy made the move over to Vancouver from Dublin, Ireland, where he worked as strength and conditioning coach for over 5 years. He possesses a wealth and knowledge in fitness and health. Andy's talents lie in his ability work with a wide range of clients, from those new to fitness to top athletes, and everything in between.
If you want to expand your exercise repertoire, learn how to throw a frisbee, or not be able to walk for 4 days after one of Andy’s sessions, you need pay attention to Andy. One of the quiet leaders in educating the strength and functional fitness world, Andy knows what he’s talking about, and has the chops to back it up.
Katrina (Kat) Smith
Kat takes a realist’s approach to fitness. As a competitive weightlifter and a Nutritionist, she will show you what it takes to get in awesome shape and look your best – whatever that may be for your individual body type and lifestyle. She’ll help you lose fat, get a six pack, and find the joy that comes in training for the pure sake of training
Sherine is a fascial stretch therapist, a strength coach and the only certified Kinstretch instructor in Vancouver lower mainland. She uses methodologies based on Functional Range Conditioning principles to help her clients increase usable, controlled ranges of motion. Her clients love her for her deeply passionate care for them and for her craft.
James graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology, with a Kinesiology Minor and a Health and Fitness Studies Certificate concentration. James then went on to attend the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. James is a 3-time national level Olympic weightlifter, where he has represented Team B.C. at the Western Canadian Weightlifting Championships and the Canadian Senior Weightlifting Championships. He incorporates vigorous training as well as coaching into his schedule.