Alex Gardiner

Alex Gardiner

-Lead Bison Sports Speed and Power Coach; currently working with Bison Track and Field, Football, Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Hockey.
-Professional and International Sport; CFL, NFL, NHL and Olympic athletes.
-Head Coach, Olympic Program Athletics Canada 2004-2012.
-Sr. Director Competitive Intelligence, Canadian Olympic Committee (2006 Turin, 2008 Beijing)

Adam Penner

-Current assistant coach with Bison Cross Country and Track & Field.
-Speed Development coach for athletes in CIS/USPORT Nationals, FISU games, World U19, various provincial and club teams. These athletes come from a wide range of sport backgrounds including Ultimate, basketball, soccer, track, rugby, badminton, volleyball, hockey, baseball, biathlon, triathlon, and football.

Kelsi McGonigal

Kelsi holds a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Manitoba. Prior to completing her Masters, she completed a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Toronto where she played for the Varsity Blues Women’s Hockey Team. She is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist and a High Performance female hockey coach in Manitoba.


From a young age, Kelsi was exposed to physiotherapy, as it was a vital component to her athletic pursuits. She has a very good understanding of what it’s like to live an active lifestyle and the importance of being able to stay healthy to enjoy every minute of it.  With each of her patients, she takes great pride in getting to know them and help them meet their goals using a holistic, evidence-based approach. Kelsi believes you should be able to pursue your passion without being limited in any way, whether you’re a recreational or high performance athlete!