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Owner & Head Coach


  • NCCP/BCWA Olympic Weightlifting Club Coach​

  • CrossFit Level 2 Certified Coach 

  • CrossFit Kettlebell 

  • CrossFit Powerlifting 

  • CrossFit Gymnastics 

  • CrossFit Football Training


Coach Rob has devoted his time and career to his own personal health & fitness and in doing so makes every effort to bring others up alongside him and beyond. Since Rob first came across CrossFit, Weightlifting, Powerlifting,  and functional fitness training, he has tirelessly studied and practiced many training methods. With a background in Architecture, Rob knows the importance of a strong foundation especially when it comes to you and your training.

From the basics to competition, Coach Rob and the community at Burnaby Athletics will help guide and motivate you to achieve your fitness goals to make certain you become a better you inside and outside the gym.


Coach & Training Programmer


  • CrossFit Level 1

  • RAW Provincial Powerlifting Champion 2016

  • Stones & Strength Strongman Division Champion 2015

  • Biomechanic Forensics Engineer 


A biomechanical engineer by trade, Mark offers his technical expertise and great passion as an athlete and a coach to all members of Burnaby Athletics. As one of the very first members here in 2013, Coach Mark has been competing since 2013 and coaching since 2015. Mark also created the Confederation Cup team competition held in 2014 and 2015 as well as is a perennial event organizer here at Burnaby Athletics


Caledonia Weightlifting Club President & Head Coach


  • 33 years National Olympic Weightlifting Coaching

  • Certified NCCP Club Coach for Olympic Lifting Level 3

  • Instructor of the Technical and Practical Level 1 & 2 of NCCP Certifications

  • Competed at the National Level in the United Kingdom and Internationally in Olympic Weightlifting.

  • Head coach BC Junior Team at 6 National Championships

  • Head coach BC Senior Team at 3 National Championships

  • Coached 4 Junior Athletes to World Junior Competitions


Coach Andy is the President of the BCWA and head of the Caledonia Weighlifting Club. With Andy's personal experience as a high level athlete and his countless years of experience on the national and international weightlifting scene, Coach Andy is a key member of the Burnaby Athletics coaching staff and one of very few coaches in the country with his level of qualifications and experience.