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Our Team

Jonathan Nederend

Jonathan Nederend, PT, Strength Coach

  • Hons. BA, MSc S&C, MScPT (Merit), CSCS USA W
  • Registered Physiotherapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) – National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Sports Performance Coach – USA Weightlifting Association

Jonathan graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Biological Anthropology from the University of Western Ontario. He went on to complete an MSc in Strength and Conditioning from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland – graduating in 2014. During this time, he worked as a Strength coach at Heriot Watt University with the rugby and volleyball teams. In addition, he was Lead Sport Scientist to Livingston Football Club in Scottish Championship Football League.

Jonathan completed an internship at NCAA Division 1 Eastern Illinois Univeristy in 2014, working as an intern Strength and Conditioning coach with the football and basketball programs. In conjuction with this work, he was the head Strength coach for the University track and cheer teams.

In 2015, Jonathan returned to the UK to complete a Masters degree in Physiotherapy from Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England. He co-led a large 120 patient research study on dynamic standing balance outcome measures in hip and knee arthroplasty patients in the renowned Nuffiled Orthopaedic Centre. Jonathan worked as a sport scientist with Oxford United Football Club within RTC 1 Academy – the highest level of female football in the UK, providing strength and conditioning to the 14 and under 16 women’s teams. Three players went on to represent England in international competition during his stay with the club.

Jonathan grew up in the Collingwood area and enjoys powerlifting, cycling, soccer, badminton and running.