Co-Founder of the Pursuit Athletic Centre
Wayne Burke has been a Strength and Conditioning professional for 16 years and has an Honours Degree in Sport and Exercise Management from Brock University. As the Co-Founder, Wayne has helped build the programming and culture here at Pursuit drawing on his education and his experience as the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Shift, along with his role as the Sports Performance Director at Velocity Sport Performance and as a Senior Strength Coach at Twist Conditioning to create the philosophy, programming and training methodology here at Pursuit. Over the years Wayne has worked with thousands of clients ranging from general populations, youth amateur athletes, OHL, NHL, NLL, NCAA, CFL, NFL, Olympic and world record holders. His training programs and athletes have been featured on many media outlets including the Toronto Star, CBC, CHCH news and Yahoo Sports to name a few. Wayne is currently the Head Strength Coach for the Guelph Storm of the OHL.
“I’ve been working with Wayne for 6 years.. there is no coincidence that I have been injury free, and also achieved the highest goals of my 15 year career during this time. He understands HOW TO TRAIN any individual; any age, ability, or level, up to the elite professional. I look forward to every single training session with Wayne, which is no easy task. That’s elite coaching performance!”
-Josh Cassidy, Canadian Paralympian, Marathon World Record Holder