Calgary’s Top Personal Trainers
Shantelle Meaney – Fitness Supervisor & Clinical Specialist
Kinesiologist B.Kin, CSEP-CPT, CSEP-CEP candidate, Coaching level 1
Shantelle works with a diverse clientele base, from athletes to those with special conditions. She performs fitness assessments to determine cardio-respiratory stamina, musculo-skeletal strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
With this information, she is able to design and prescribe a tailored fitness and lifestyle plan geared toward helping clients reach their individual fitness-related needs and goals. Her focus is on the prevention and management of disease and injury through improved movement efficiency, balance, and sport-specific training.
Shantelle grew up in Chilliwack, British Columbia and came to Calgary in 2002 on an academic scholarship to play varsity basketball at the University of Calgary. Her love for sports led her to pursue an education in the science of human movement and she graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree.
During her university years, Shantelle honed practical field experience in weight lifting and elite-level training and testing. She also worked at the U of C Health and Wellness Fitness Centre as a fitness consultant and instructed core-focused fitness classes.
Shantelle is knowledgeable in Community Rehabilitation and Disability studies and has experience with special populations through volunteer work at the U of C Rehabilitation Centre. In addition to her post-secondary education and certifications she is trained in Foam Roller techniques and is a designated TRX instructor.
Shantelle is a Certified Personal Trainer through the Society of Exercise Physiology and in the process of obtaining her certification as an Exercise Physiologist. She is continually taking courses and certifications, as well as attending workshops and conferences, to keep up on the latest research and training techniques. This enables her to provide clients with the highest level of care.
Helping others reach their goals and improve their quality and longevity of life by adopting healthier lifestyles is the most rewarding part of Shantelle’s job. She believes that everyone can achieve success given the right tools and motivation.
Shantelle is actively involved in the health and wellness community as a member of the SAIT Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyle Program Advisory Committee. She has also presented on various fitness topics for local fitness groups, business corporations, and fitness facilities.
Shantelle brings her passion for health and fitness to Preventous and keeps active by participating in fitness classes and recreational sports league throughout Calgary.
Kavan Allison – Personal Trainer,
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Kinesiologist B.Kin, CSEP-CPT
Kavan is passionate about helping people become as healthy as possible and supporting them in the journey to a new level of physical fitness. His specialties include strength and conditioning, functional training, weight loss, muscle gain, core conditioning, and sport-specific training.
From Moncton, New Brunswick, Kavan graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Kinesiology, a thirst for knowledge and a desire to help others. Consequently, he went on to become a certified personal trainer (CSEP – CPT). He moved to Calgary in 2003.
Kavan has trained people from all walks of life, including the general population, elite athletes, kids and older adults. Regardless of your fitness level, Kavan helps you determine your needs and develops the right program for achieving your goals.
Kavan enjoys learning and continually reads books and articles to stay on top of what’s new in the world of training. He is active in flag and touch football as well as skeleton and believes training is important for anyone who wants to compete at a higher level.
Colin Davis – Certified Personal Trainer
BSc Hons, CSEP-CPT
Colin graduated top of his class from the University of Calgary in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science First Class Honours in Exercise and Health Physiology and is also recognized as a Certified Personal Trainer through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology.
With a wealth of experience as a Personal Trainer and Health and Lifestyle Appraiser, he has helped over 100 clients, one-on-one, from 12 to 80+ years of age achieve results in areas such as fat loss, strength/muscle gain, rehabilitation and athletic competition.
Colin believes that the keys to achieving one’s goals involve consistency and discipline as well as hard work. Colin also believes working out should be fun and enjoyable so that it can become a life-long habit. Colin is passionate about motivating his clients to adopt life-long health and lifestyle habits that provide lasting positive change.
“You are just one positive decision away from changing your life forever!”
Mike Greene - Personal Trainer
and Clinical Exercise Specialist
Kinesiologist M.Kin, CSEP-CEP
Mike’s career in the health and fitness industry began over 10 years ago. Originally from Newfoundland, Mike’s thirst for knowledge eventually led him west where he completed his Master’s in Kinesiology (specializing in exercise physiology and functional training) at the University of Calgary in 2007. Along the way he’s worn many hats including Physical Training Instructor and Testing Specialist for the Calgary Police and Fire Departments, Graduate Professor at the UofC and Kinesiologist at a busy collaborative healthcare centre.
A life-long student, Mike is constantly trying to expand his knowledge base. He’s certified by the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology as a Certified Exercise Physiologist. Mike is always researching the latest and greatest exercise and diet regimes and updating his own certifications and professional development. Most recently, Mike has completed courses on the Functional Movement Screening, TRX Suspension System training and kettlebell training.
Mike has always been passionate about working one-on-one with clients to help them achieve their health, fitness and lifestyle goals. He currently works with clients with a wide variety of objectives including sport-specific training, injury rehabilitation, medical condition management as well as weight loss – while taking an individualized approach to each person. The foundation of Mike’s training plan for all of his clients is that they have a clear understanding of the process and they are given the tools to achieve the desired results.