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Fitness & Recreation

Meet our Team

Meet our team of passionate, capable personal trainers, instructors, and support staff.

Personal Trainers

Brent Hall

Interurban Hours

  • Mon-Fri 7-10:45am

Brent Hall

As a Certified Athletic Therapist and a Certified Exercise Physiologist, Brent is passionate about working with people who value their body and are willing to overcome their limitations and work toward a high level of performance. To him, performance means being able to do what you love and do it well.

In addition to working at Camosun College Brent works as an athletic therapist in a clinical setting, helping active people overcome injuries. He works with a variety of amateur sports programs in Victoria; among them are the Camosun College Men's Volleyball Team and the Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence national team development program. He has also worked with the Canadian Men's Volleyball Team, and the BC Lions Football Team.

Brent believes his greatest power is the ability to educate his clients. He endeavours to give each client a thorough understanding of how to achieve their goals and a plan to do so.

Danny Harris

Lansdowne Hours

  • Mon & Wed 11am-3pm
  • Tue & Thu 3-8pm
  • Fri 10am-3pm

Danny Harris

Danny was born in Victoria BC, and has been in the fitness industry for five years helping people achieve their personal fitness goals. He is very passionate about helping people improve their health!

His education and professional background has provided him with extensive knowledge and experience. Danny is a certified personal trainer, has a degree in Recreation & Health, and has experience working as a fitness trainer for the Canadian Forces. In addition, Danny has trained at the Pacific Institute of Sports Excellence and has been a consultant to various television shows. Through these opportunities he has been able to excel in a broad range of fitness disciplines.

Danny believes first and foremost exercise should be safe. A close second is that exercise should bring results, and last but certainly not least; exercise should be fun... well... fun-ish. "The most common reasons for people to give up on exercising are injury, lack of results, and boring workouts."

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts – Recreation & Health Education
  • CSEP – Certified Personal Trainer
  • The Canadian Forces – Certified Fitness, Sports, and Recreation Instructor
  • Standard First Aid – OFA 1 & CPR

Jenna Howe

Lansdowne Hours

  • Mon & Wed 4-8pm
  • Tue & 9am-1pm

Jenna Howe

Originally from Ontario, Jenna relocated to Victoria in 2011 and joined the Camosun Fitness & Recreation team shortly thereafter. After years of working with Police Foundations students and teaching a variety of fitness classes, Jenna's primary focus is physical rehabilitation and concussion therapy. Currently, you can find Jenna personal training and teaching fitness classes at Camosun and working in private practice providing chronic pain, concussion, and injury rehabilitation within the Greater Victoria area.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Psychology
  • Fitness and Lifestyle Management
  • NSCA - Certified Personal Trainer
  • Bowen Therapist
  • Neurokinetic Therapist
  • Yoga Therapist
  • Manual Osteopathic Practitioner student - class of 2017

Meghan Kelly

Lansdowne Hours

  • Fri 3-7pm

Meghan Kelly

Meghan was born and raised in Nova Scotia where she completed her Bachelor in Human Kinetics at Saint Francis Xavier University. During her time there she was a university athlete on the women's soccer team. Her adventurous personality led her to move to the west coast where she worked for the Canadian Forces as a Sports and Fitness Instructor for 8 years. In 2017 Meghan completed her diploma for Massage Therapy after wanting to learn more about injury-prevention, rehabilitation and hands on therapeutic body work.

Meghan has a very holistic approach to her training and work. As a Certified Yoga Instructor she incorporates the importance of being mindful and present with your training while supporting you to be the best version of yourself. She has an authentic ability to meet you where you are at to achieve your health and wellness goals.

Education:

  • Bachelor in Human Kinetics
  • Registered Massage Therapist
  • Yoga Teacher : Yoga Alliance certified
  • Yoga Tune Up Ball Practioner
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

Lansdowne Hours

  • Sat 11am-6pm

Andrew Lai

Andrew was born and raised in Victoria, BC. He loved playing sports while growing up, and still enjoys a pick up game here and there. What got Andrew into personal training was his love for sport. He knew he had to start lifting weights to overcome injuries and to compete. As he progressed from different personal trainers and coaches, he decided to learn proper lifting himself. He graduated with a Diploma in Exercise & Wellness and is now certified by the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology as a Certified Personal Trainer. He specializes in building strength and fixing poor posture. He has worked with a wide range of individuals including wheelchair athletes, children, youth, elderly, and everything in between. He usually works Saturdays but you may seem him lifting weights and filling shifts throughout the week! If you have questions please ask him as he will always try to help or will refer you to the right place.

Education:

  • Diploma in Exercise & Wellness
  • Certified Personal Trainer: CSEP & Can Fit Pro
  • NCCP - Fundamental Movement Skills, Nutrition, Weightlifting Competition Introduction, Basketball Fundamentals Workshop
  • Diploma in Business Administration

Beth Miller

 

 

Joel Swets

Lansdowne Hours

  • Mon-Fri 7-9am

Joel Swets

Joel has been professionally involved in fitness for over 12 years.Helping others achieve their fitness goals has motivated him into the exciting field of exercise and health. Joel is a YM-YWCA Certified Strength/Personal Trainer. He is also a health educational instructor and Third Age Group Fitness Leader.

Joel is a dedicated professional with a track record of exceeding goals and standards. He has exceptional interpersonal skills, and works well with diverse individuals. He offers a high level of dependability and enthusiasm, and brings health and fitness to new levels to those around him.

Education:

  • YM-YWCA/BCRPA Certified Strength Trainer
  • YM-YWCA/ Certified Personal Trainer
  • YM-YWCA/ Certified Spin Bike Instructor
  • Body Wise International Nutritional Mastery Program
  • Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C

Specializations:

Postural Assessment & Realignment, Pre/Post-Operative Rehabilitation for Hip, Knee, and Shoulder, Third Age Group Fitness, High Intensity Interval Training, Boot camp, Weight Loss & Strength Training Programs.

Fitness Instructors

Danny Harris

Danny Harris

Danny was born in Victoria BC, and has been in the fitness industry for over 5 years helping people achieve their personal fitness goals. He is very passionate about helping people improve their health!

His education and professional background has provided him with extensive knowledge and experience. Danny is a certified personal trainer, has a degree in Recreation & Health, and has experience working as a fitness trainer for the Canadian Forces. In addition, Danny has trained at the Pacific Institute of Sports Excellence and has been a consultant to various television shows. Through these opportunities he has been able to excel in a broad range of fitness disciplines.

Danny believes first and foremost exercise should be safe. A close second is that exercise should bring results, and last but certainly not least, exercise should be fun... well... fun-ish. "The most common reasons for people giving up on exercising are injury, lack of results, and boring workouts."

Joel Swets

Emily Heayn-Moore

Emily's background in dance and musical theatre led her into the world of teaching fitness where she loves helping her class find the flow and musicality in a workout. She previously taught a popular mind-body class called Group Centergy at VI Fitness Oak Bay. Emily is excited to get back into teaching after the birth of her son, Quinn. 

Joel Swets

Joel Swets

Joel has been professionally involved in fitness for over 12 years. Helping others achieve their fitness goals has motivated him into the exciting field of exercise and health. Joel is a YM-YWCA Certified Strength/ Personal Trainer. He is also a health educational instructor, and Third Age Group Fitness Leader. Joel is a dedicated professional with a track record of exceeding goals and standards. He possesses exceptional interpersonal skills, and works well with diverse individuals. He offers a high level of dependability and enthusiasm, and brings health and fitness to new levels to those around him.

Support Staff

Meghan Lambeth

Meghan Lambeth Recreation & Fitness Coordinator

Meghan has spent the past 30 years working in the fitness business. It is a career born out of a true love of fitness and the benefits of a healthy life style. Over this time she has worked as a personal trainer, group instructor, business owner of rehabilitation clinic, and administrator in fitness clubs and for the last number of years as Coordinator of Rec & Fitness at Camosun College.

Meghan's greatest job satisfaction comes playing a part in helping others achieve their fitness goals and realizing a healthier life style.

Fitness based education includes:

  • MA Kinesiology
  • BA Human Performance
  • Strength Trainer
  • Fitness Appraiser
  • Certified in the Back Power Program
  • Post Rehab Medical Exercise Specialist
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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