Our Coaches

Jesse Bruce

Co-founder & Program Director

“The harder the struggle, the more it changes us, and the stronger we’ll be at the finish line.”

Coach Jesse has competed in over 50 obstacle course races, and crushed podium finishes in ultra trails, Ironman Triathlons, road races, and more. His passion for fitness and community comes from a lifetime of struggle and defeat. After successfully turning his life around, Jesse now pushes people to be the best version of themselves. 

Specializing in program design, exercise correction, and sport performance, Jesse designs remarkably effective and inspiring workouts for both large and small groups

  • HBASc, Kinesiology
  • Fitness & Health Promotion Diploma
  • Poliquin PICP Level 2 Strength Coach
  • Jack Daniels VDOT O2 Certified Running Coach
  • Starrett System - Movement & Mobility Specialist

LEO VITELLI

Coach & Assistant Program Director

“You don’t inspire people by showing them what you can do. You inspire people by showing them what can do”

Coach Leo’s decade-long background in physical labour eventually transferred to his skill in OCR and endurance racing. After competing in over 100 events, he has brought his knowledge of grit and goal crushing to One Academy since its inception.

His experience in racing and training for both life and competition shines through in his classes and one-on-one coaching, as he helps members overcome their own obstacles and achieve their goals. 

  • CanFitPro CPT
  • DTS Level 1
  • DTS Hypertrophy
  • DTS Kettlebell Coach
  • Spartan SGX Coach
  • Spartan SGX Obstacle Specialist

Mike Ma

Coach & Personal Trainer

“Follow the process and the results will follow.” 

As an ultra endurance athlete who embarked on his fitness journey later in life, Mike firmly believes that it’s never too late to make positive changes and create a new beginning. 

Mike’s specialties include sport-specific strength and conditioning programming for injury prevention and performance with a focus on endurance events. He also focuses on helping athletes with pain or mobility restrictions to rediscover their strength and ideal movement batters

  • Canfit FIS
  • Runners Academy Building Better Runners certified
  • TrainingPeaks University Cycling Power certified
  • Spartan SGX Coach
  • Barbell Rehab Method Certification

Robby Moss

Coach & Personal Trainer

“Respect all. Fear none.”  

Robby’s entry into the fitness world started as a 6 year old in Taekwondo. Since then, he’s earned his black belt, discovered MMA, and competed in a number of OCR, Muay Thai, and kickboxing competitions. 

Robby loves connecting with people through personal training and group fitness, providing tips and advice to help people achieve their goals. With every client, he aims to help build positive habits, get the best workout possible, and have a great time along the way.

  • Fitness & Health Promotion Diploma
  • CSEP-CPT
  • BioForce Certified Conditioning Coach
  • ISSA Certified Nutritionist

Greer McClean

Coach

“The magic starts happening, when you give it everything you got."

Greer’s love for training stems from her background in sport, and love for all forms of movement. From a young age, Greer played team sports including hockey, softball, volleyball, and elite level soccer. Greer believes that movement is medicine.

As a highly motivated individual, Greer has a passion for helping others reach their personal health and fitness goals. She is dedicated to helping clients transform their daily habits into fuel for healthy minds and bodies.

  • American Council of Exercise ACE
  • DTS Level One
  • DTS  Strength and Conditioning coach
  • CPR and AED

Hayley James

Coach, Personal Trainer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist 

“See the vision, trust the process.”

Haley’s passion for helping others overcome personal obstacles stems from her own struggles with body image and disordered eating. She discovered her confidence through strength training and how helps others find confidence in similar ways.

Haley takes a holistic approach to her coaching, focusing on the importance of keeping a positive mindset to create meaningful change.

  • BSc Kinesiology
  • Canfitpro CPT
  • DUTCH Hormone Test Provider
  • Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN)
  • Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • DTS Strength & Conditioning Coach

Nariko Chaffe

Coach

“See every challenge as a step towards becoming the strongest, most resilient version of yourself.”

Born and raised in Toronto, Nariko grew up playing any sport she could. However, after suffering multiple concussions, she discovered her love for working out and used the gym as an outlet to satisfy her competitive nature. Over the last 5 years, she has immersed herself in the fitness world and has developed a deep passion for not only improving her own physical fitness, but for helping others do the same. 

With over 3 years of experience working in group fitness as a spin and HIIT instructor, she is ready to push you to your limits both physically and mentally. For Nariko, the best part of working in group fitness is the sense of community that is created when individuals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities come together to support one another to achieve things they never thought they could.

  • Canfitpro Personal Training Specialist 
  • CPR and AED 
  • Precision Nutrition L1 Certification

Neil Babcock

Coach & Personal Trainer

“Always Can”

Neil approaches all his sessions with a special level of intensity and inspiration that will bring the best out of everyone. Having gone through a weight loss journey himself and discovering his passion for fitness education, Neil decided to step into the industry to further his knowledge and help others achieve their goals.

Neil is no stranger to many of the barriers, challenges, and setbacks life can throw at you. This is why he approaches every situation with kindness and respect, ensuring his clients are always comfortable enough to communicate their needs so they can continuously move towards their goals. His expertise lies in strength and conditioning, movement pattern mastery, injury recovery and athletic preparation.

  • CanFitPro Personal Training Specialist
  • Clean Health Institute Nutrition Specialist
  • Active Aging Specialist
  • Adolescent Athlete Specialist
  • Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt 

ADDISON FORRET

Coach & Personal Trainer

“See the vision, trust the process."

Addison is a certified Personal Trainer & Coach that wants to help you become the strongest version of yourself - both physically and mentally. His empathetic training style creates a personable environment, and his use of positive reinforcement helps to push you in a way that feels great. His experience in powerlifting has made him well equipped to apply core lifting techniques to clients of all abilities to help them excel in their training. 

He fell in love with fitness while studying advertising, but made a few pit-stops as a barista and pastry chef before moving into the professional coaching space. His background in hospitality lends to his ability to build communities with mutual respect and advocacy. 

After realizing his call to the fitness space, Addison became certified through Canfitpro and DTS. With over 5 years of experience in one-on-one coaching and group training, Addison is equipped to push you that extra bit to see the change and personal reward that is available to you.

Outside of the gym, Addison has a passion for all things travel, music, food and craft beer. And oh - he has a twin brother… you’re not just seeing double!

  • Canfitpro CPT
  • DTS Level 1

James Kitts

OA Endurance Coach

James’ love of sport was born in his rural Ontario hometown, where he lived and breathed hockey. His love of hockey continued into law school, where he captained his varsity hockey team. Following an Achilles tendon rupture, James’ focus turned to competing in a half-Ironman as a goal during his recovery. His drive to achieve physical and mental fitness elevated him to a highly competitive level. James completed three full distance Ironman races in less than a year and qualified for the 2022 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.

He is a husband and a father and knows the benefits and challenges associated with the balance of family life, professional life, and the life of an athlete.

  • NCCP Qualified Coach
  • Endurance Athlete
  • Ironman World Championship 2022 Qualifier
  • 3 x Ironman Finisher
  • 4 x Ironman 70.3 Finisher

Angel Doucet

Personal Trainer

“See the vision, trust the process."

Angel started her career a decade ago and has since completed a number of certifications in nutrition and resistance training. First an aspiring police officer, her experience and success in the world of athletics made her fall in love with changing and saving lives the fitness way. Her goal is to challenge your inner strength so you can go above and beyond your goals.

  • ISSA-CPT
  • DTS-Assessment & Exercise Programming
  • AGATSU Kettlebell Certified
  • Olympic Weightlifting Certified
  • Darby Training Powerlifting
  • Fascial Stretch Therapy Certified Lvl1/2
  • TRX Suspension Training Certified
  • Pre/Post Natal Certified
  • Precision Nutrition
  • Matt Lalondes Nutrition Course
  • Kin Physio Taping Certified

Our Wellness Practitioners

Katie Hauck

Physiotherapist and Pelvic Health Specialist

Katie’s interest in anatomy and problem solving started early in her education, and has continued to gain momentum. She graduated from University of Guelph with a Bachelor’s Degree in Bio-Medical Science, and completed her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto.

Through continued post graduate training, Katie has received certification in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture and advanced manual therapy coursework in both orthopaedics and pelvic floor physiotherapy. Katie’s treatment philosophy focuses on remaining active during recovery to adapt the body towards achieving its next goal.

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Johnny Lo

Registered Massage Therapist

Johnny (Tsun Yip) Lo is a registered massage therapist (RMT) with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Supplementing his massage therapy skills, he has worked as a personal trainer and is also a registered holistic nutritionist (RHN). His education and clinical experience allows him to treat a great spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions, ranging from sports related injuries or muscle imbalances to wear and tear of daily life and work. During his free time Johnny loves to train outdoors for strength and injury prevention. When at home, he loves to read.

Johnny graduated from the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy with cum laude.

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Maddie Kirton

Registered Massage Therapist

Maddie Kirton graduated in 2016 from the University of Guelph Humber with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Kinesiology in the Honours Program, and a Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion. Maddie is also a Certified Personal Trainer and graduated from The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2019.

Madeline comes from a competitive dance background and values the ability to live a pain free and mobile lifestyle. Dance has also taught her the importance of a safe and optimal recovery. Madeline is passionate about high performance living and invests much of her time into her clients, health and fitness. Maddie is experienced in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Relaxation Massage, Pregnancy Massage, and Sports Injury Massage. She is excited to assist her clients in decreasing their pain, recovering from injury, optimizing mobility & reducing stress.

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Julia Marshall

Doctor of Chiropractic 

With a love for sports, in particular softball and curling, Julia understands the importance of movement for physical and mental health.

Driven by a functional movement assessment, Julia tailors treatment plans to each individual using a mix of Contemporary Neurofunctional Acupuncture, cupping, kinesiotaping, soft tissue therapy, and spinal manipulation.

From working with elite-level NHL, OHL, and AHL athletes, to pregnant and postnatal patients, and weekend Warriors - Julia is passionate about empowering others to become active participants in their own health and wellbeing.

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