Elite Athlete Training – Hockey Athletes

VO2Max offers Athlete training to Hockey Athletes


For the third year in a row, VO2Max will be offering it’s prestigious, private, customized hockey training for elite level athletes. Beginning in May and running through to the end of August 2015. VO2Max will provide small, private dryland training sessions three or five times per week, along with 12 ice sessions. Individualized groups are limited to a maximum of six Athletes. This program is open to all hockey levels and both male and female athletes.

Total Conditioning

  • Focus
  • Power
  • Conditioning
  • Core Strengthening
  • Balance
  • Stride Development Agility
  • Flexibility
  • Position Specific Instructions

 Trainer Bio’s

Brett Shillington – Co-owner of VO2Max, 2012/13 CrossFit Canada Regional West competitor, National Powerlifting Record Holder, former Junior Football player.

Mark Malekoff – 2000-04 GP Storm, 2004 AJHL Champion, 2004-08 NCAA Division 1, 2010-12 GPAC Midget AAA Coach, GPAC Director of Player Development

Ernie Stewart—Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Coach through Hockey Alberta, a former collegiate and professional hockey player and current CrossFit competitor

Success Stories

Paycen Bjorklund – was drafted by the tri city Americans in the 2nd round of the WHL bantam draft this week (2015). He was taken 25th overall, in the draft. Paycen played for the bantam AAA team in Grande Prairie and trained at VO2Max summer 2014 and his team did in season workouts 2014/2015. Paycen is currently personal training at Vo2Max.

Logan Moon – was drafted by the Edmonton oil kings in the 10th round 187th overall. He’s from Beaverlodge and played on the same Bantam AAA team as Paycen and did workouts at VO2Max during the 2014/2015 hockey season.

Reece Harsch – after his first year of hockey programming at VO2Max, Reece was awarded top defenseman of the bantam AAA storm and bantam AAA team MVP. Reece was drafted 8th round, 170th overall in the bantam draft to the Seattle Thunderbirds. After his second year of hockey programming at VO2Max, Reece signed his first contract with the Seattle Thunderbirds.