Jenn Swagar is the Coaching Director of CrossFit MOST. She has dedicated her entire life to the study and practice of coaching, functional fitness and corrective exercise. At CrossFit MOST she is the head coach, a competitive athlete and in-house corrective exercise specialist. Jenn Swagar is available to COACH her athletes in any area of life that they require. Coaching is an art, where education, experience and application all play equal part in the overall message and success.
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. She is able to tap a large network of experts developed over 27 years as a coach.
This network ranges from nutritionists to sports psychologists, to Canada’s top athlete strength and conditioning specialists and treatment providers. She is known for her holistic coaching style and her ability to bring out the best in her clients.
Athletic & Coaching Background:
While completing her Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology, Jenn was a starter and captain for the University of Calgary Dinos women’s field hockey team. She continued in the world of Field Hockey, becoming the team’s Head Coach in 2007. Jenn turned the program around dramatically, taking the team from a winless season prior to her arrival, to national finals.
She has been given the distinction of CIS Coach of the Year multiple times, most recently in 2012’s Canada West Conference.
Jenn entered the world of CrossFit in 2010 and fell in love with the sport.
She has competed at national and international levels.
2010 – World CrossFit Games: Affiliate (team) Competition
2011 – Canada West CrossFit Regionals: Individual (11th)
2012 – Canada West CrossFit Regionals: Affiliate (team) Competition
Education and Certifications:
Master’s in Coaching Education: With Honours and Distinction from Ohio University
University of Calgary: Bachelor of Kinesiology
Charterd Perfessional Coach
CrossFit: Level 1 Trainer
CrossFit: Level 2
National Academy of Sports Medicine: Youth Specialist
National Academy of Sports Medicine: Corrective Exercise Specialist
National Academy of Sports Medicine: Strength and Conditioning Specialist (in progress)
National Coaching Certification Program: Level 3 Coach
Jenn is able to consult and develop personalized programs for athletes who wish to address dysfunction and weaknesses. Her corrective program includes:
1) Identifying the program through in-house functional and clinical assessment.
2) Solving the problem through corrective exercise and in-house manual sports therapy.
3) Implementing the solution and strategies to prevent regression / return of dysfunction.
Corrective exercise is an excellent program for people of all backgrounds. If you are looking to address weaknesses, resolve injuries or enhance performance, contact Jenn for a corrective consultation ( firstname.lastname@example.org) or chat with her after class.
Jenn also provides individual programming and coaching for youth, open and master level athletes with any sport speciality, from power lifting, Olympic Lifting and CrossFit to football and swimming, or running, she can help you reach your individual goals