FirePower Kids – youth fitness and training
Our mission is to Build a Community of Fitness through fun and unique programming. Check out our exciting programs: CrossFit (age group and Junior Varsity), Fun Fit Girlz, Youth Boxing, Mighty Minis and Fit Boyz. We also offer Homeschool Physical Education, Camps, Birthday Parties, Facility Rentals and Private Group Sessions – call us for details.
The FirePower Kids space features a reception area and cubby zone, and our mezzanine lounge has a parent viewing area and space for siblings to do homework, read or play quietly. On the gym floor, we’re equipped with top-notch gear to bring out the best in our CrossFit Kids and athletes of all levels!
GENERAL MANAGER & HEAD COACH
Jackie worked and traveled within the corporate world for over ten years. She is an active mother of two very energetic young boys, and started CrossFitting when her youngest was a mere two months old. While on maternity leave, Jackie created two grassroots fitness groups for moms and their babies. Before kids, Jackie was a university varsity cheerleader and Ultimate Frisbee player, and has completed numerous 5K, 10K and half-marathon races. Jackie is an avid CrossFitter, and hopes to one day become a competitive Masters athlete.
Jackie is the guru of fitness for kids and teens! She is a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer and CrossFit Kids certified, and has her CrossFit Gymnastics, CrossFit Scaling and CrossFit Judges certifications. Jackie is also a Personal Training Specialist, certified through the Canadian Fitness Professionals organization. She has also completed Principles of Healthy Child Development and High Five Sport through High Five Canada, and Fundamental Movement Skills through the Coaches Association of Ontario.
Jackie holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is an Honours Post-Graduate in Sport and Event Marketing. In 2015, Jackie was a Mompreneur Award Nominee and in 2016 won Champion of Youth at Milton’s Youth Awards.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR & COACH, CIRCUS
A former gymnast and professional circus performer, Stacy worked in marketing and communications before leaving it all behind to perform and teach circus around the world on stage, at festivals and on screen.
In 2007 Stacy joined Cirque du Soleil’s Casting department where as a Talent Scout, she recruited athletes and circus artists for the company’s shows worldwide. In 2011 Stacy became Acrobatic Coach with Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna, touring North America. She returned to the Casting department in the fall of 2013, and is now Director of Casting, headquartered in Montreal.
Stacy holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts, and also teaches fitness and Spinning. Stacy is a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist (National Academy of Sports Medicine) and is a CrossFit Level 1 and CrossFit Kids trainer.
MARKETING DIRECTOR & COACH
When not active at the gym, Stewart is VP of Marketing – North America for Canada Goose. He previously held the positon of Director of Marketing at Reebok Canada and has over 14 years of senior marketing experience. He is a former professional basketball player, having played in Europe after his varsity career at Bishop’s University. In his final year of university, Stew captained his team to the CIAU Championship.
Stewart has coached youth basketball camps and teams, and dreams of one day coaching his two young sons. He is a CrossFit Level 1 and CrossFit Kids trainer and dedicated CrossFitter who enjoys a milkshake once in a while.
George and Andrea Savard
OWNERS, REEBOK CROSSFIT FIREPOWER
George and Andrea Savard own and operate Reebok CrossFit FirePower. George is a CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Olympic Lifting, CrossFit Gymnastics, CrossFit Kids, Strongman, and CrossFit Endurance trainer, and Level 1 Boxing Instructor. As Head Coach he oversees all training and programming components of Reebok CrossFit FirePower. George is a long-time veteran of Toronto Fire Services. George was a professional football player in the CFL and won a bronze medal in boxing at the World Police & FireFighter Games in Barcelona.
Andrea is a former corporate marketing executive turned entrepreneur. She earned her BComm at the University of Guelph, specializing in marketing management with a minor in advertising and communications. Andrea is a national bronze level boxing competitor representing Boxing Ontario, and an international equestrian athlete & trainer, representing Canada in the USA, UK, and Japan. She is a Level 2 Boxing Coach with the Canadian Amateur Boxing Association, and a CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Nutrition, CrossFit Kids and CrossFit Endurance trainer.
George and Andrea have twins, Charly and Sam, who are FirePower Kids athletes!
CROSSFIT KIDS COACH
Shane has been an avid CrossFitter for over five years, having joined RCFP when his wife Julia was pregnant with Logan, now a FirePower Kid! Shane’s journey helped him to lose 50 lbs; he is now an RCFP competitive team member and embraces a fit lifestyle. He began coaching in 2015 to pass it forward: he left the corporate world to spend more time with his kids and is dedicated to showing kids just how important it is to take of oneself. His entire family works out together at the gym and at home!
Shane grew up playing soccer and baseball, played rugby in college and in a men’s league for several years after that. He is a CrossFit Level 1 and CrossFit Olympic Lifting trainer. When not at the gym, Shane challenges himself by participating in adventure and long-distance runs.
A former recreational gymnast and competitive swimmer, Maria started CrossFit in 2012 and has been hooked ever since. She is passionate about helping kids achieve their fitness goals and loves teaching them how to have fun while staying active. Maria is also an avid tennis player and yogi – you will usually find her upside down! Now a McGill Martlet, Maria is looking forward to linking her love of fitness with a formal education in nutritional sciences.