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John Abreu
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  • Whistler, BC
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Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
Job Title
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Past Job Experience
- Strength & Conditioning Coach - Canadian Sport Institute Calgary
- Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach - Simon Fraser University (NCAA Div. 2)
- Head Strength & Conditioning Coach - Kwantlen Polytechnic University (PacWest/CCAA)
- Student Intern - Simon Fraser University (NCAA Div. 2)
B.Sc. (Kinesiology), Certificate in Health & Fitness Studies - Simon Fraser University

John Abreu's Blog

Monitoring, Technology, and Coaching

In episode 008 of SPS Performance Concepts Chat, I get the opportunity to speak with Dana Agar-Newman, a Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Canadian Rugby Sevens Women's National Team.  In our conversation, we delve into Dana's robust athlete monitoring system, and talk technology, as well as the art of coaching.…


Posted on December 9, 2015 at 12:06pm

Building a Winning Culture - featuring Al Vermeil

In the newest episode of's Performance Concepts Chat, Derek Hansen has the pleasure of speaking with legendary strength coach, Al Vermeil, on his experience with creating a winning environment. Coach Vermeil speaks about how he used positive reinforcement and visualization, particularly as a football coach, to help athletes under his charge to achieve their full potential, despite the odds. He also discusses his strategies as a young athlete to achieve success,…


Posted on December 2, 2015 at 12:44pm

Training, Recovery, and Injury Prevention

Adapted slides from my presentation at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific's 2015 Athlete Advance, an event designed to help educate and inspire British Columbia’s future and current Olympic, Paralympic, and World Championship athletes in their quest for podium performances. This presentation introduces some general concepts to an audience made up of athletes from winter and summer, individual and team, as well as adaptive sports.…


Posted on November 25, 2015 at 5:49pm

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At 4:00pm on March 27, 2015, Nathan Randall said…

Hey can you send me a text or call im over in Victoria. I may need some help with a small basketball team that I started a few years back. 778.676.9473


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