Our Vision is Athletic Performance and Achievement
At Saltus, our vision is for you to live life to the fullest through athletic performance and achievement. Our role is to help you develop the physical literacy, athleticism, and mindset to achieve your goals. Using science-driven training methods, we’ll help you remain injury-free and perform to your fullest potential. Confidence, autonomy, and greater life enjoyment are the benefits of discovering what your body & mind are capable of. Our culture of discipline, excellence, and hard work will get you there while having fun along the way.
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Meet the Coaches
SEAN DEL BEN
MKIN | CSCS | FMS 2 | FRCMS | RMP 2
With a passion for helping athletes achieve their athletic performance goals, Sean founded Saltus Performance. Our vision is to develop physically and mentally well-rounded, fundamentally sound athletes via scientifically proven strength & conditioning training.
Sean has experience working with athletes from the elite youth athletes to the NCAA Division 1, CIS, National and Professional Level athletes in sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, rugby, hockey, swimming, track & field, rowing, karate, and triathlon.
He has also had the opportunity of participating in the annual fitness testing for the Vancouver Canucks. Sean has been a contributing writer for NorthPoleHoops, and is the strength & conditioning coach for West Point Grey Academy.
- Functional Movement Screen Lvl. 2
- Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist
- Running Mechanics Professional Lvl. 2
Leo Gonzalez Ando
BKIN | NSCA-CSCS
Leo graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS). Leo’s extensive competitive background in soccer and track and field has inspired him to pursue his passion for athletic development and injury prevention.
Leo looks forward to helping Saltus Performance athletes achieve their highest sporting potential via fundamental and specific training principles. Leo has completed and internship with the Simon Fraser University Varsity S&C program where he helped to monitor and train athletes, and has worked as an athletic trainer with the student-athletes from St. George’s Senior School. His experience there has taught him that good trainers and coaches play a significant role in paving a sustainable path for athletic success and healthy lives.
MSc | NSCA-CSCS
Tom attended the University of Gloucestershire in the UK and graduated with a Master of Science in Applied Sport and Exercise Science. While completing his Master’s, he worked with elite and professional athletes from various sports, including Bobsleigh, Skeleton and Soccer.
After graduating, Tom desired to explore the world, experience different cultures and work internationally within the industry. His travels have led him to spend time in Australia, Singapore, and Calgary. Tom worked with various athletes and sports, ranging from Professional Rugby Union and League players in Australia to Ice Hockey athletes in Calgary.
Over the years, Toms’ coaching philosophy and principles have developed into helping to maximize athletic potential and improve results in the sporting arena where it counts, including working with athletes to increase their acceleration and speed. With attention to the specific details and movement patterns required, Toms’ philosophy focuses on addressing imbalances, preventing injury and improving acceleration and change of direction.