Trainer Biographies

Ron Jarrett

Owner & Personal Trainer

Ron is a personal fitness coach and medical exercise specialist with over 15 years’ experience. He has supported a wide variety of clients, young and old, ranging from professional and Olympic-level athletes to post-rehab clients (including hip and knee replacements).

He believes that true strength and progress can only be made from a solid foundation. That foundation includes alignment, mobility and stability, and must address any muscular imbalances, weaknesses and lack of connection. Achieving this level means the body is able to progress safely without fear of injury.

Ron also believes the food we eat can either support or sabotage our lives. He provides nutritional information and support in a way that allows his clients to enjoy life to the fullest and realize lasting improvement.

In his 47 years, Ron has accrued a wide range of athletic, rehab, life and training experiences. He uses these to empathize with and guide clients toward their objectives safely and effectively. As a black belt in martial arts, winner of the Toughest Calgarian Alive title and a lifelong athlete, Ron appreciates the importance of getting in shape and developing excellent core strength and muscular balance.

Don Jerricke

Personal Trainer

Don lives life with the belief that keeping our bodies strong, through exercise and nutrition, leads to a more energetic and healthy lifestyle. A strong body sharpens the mind. That body-mind connection is vital in helping us to remain positive, reduce stress and enjoy life to the fullest. And Don helps his clients nurture that connection.

With more than 15 years’ experience in fitness and nutrition, combined with a background in nutritional supplementation, Don’s knowledge is extensive. He has a strong athletic background, including track and field, swimming, competitive hockey, and bodybuilding. He also enjoys hiking, camping and off-road adventures. His wife, family, and friends all add to his appreciation of life.

Don believes that working hard, having fun, and being dedicated to maintaining a healthy body will improve your quality of life and make you feel fantastic. No matter what your age, it’s time to fully enjoy the freedom a strong body and spirit will give you. Step by step, Don will help you accomplish your wellness goals.

Marnie Johnston

Success Coach

Marnie is a success coach specializing in personal and corporate wellness, stress reduction, communication and team building. A seasoned facilitator with over 13 years’ experience, Marnie has been an instructor at Mount Royal University for four years.

Marnie is a communication specialist, certified life skills coach, Biodfeedback technician and Belief Re-patterning® practitioner/facilitator. She draws on this extensive variety of tools and techniques to support individuals as they develop their personal and/or professional successes.

In a Biofeedback session with Marnie, the client gains insight into areas of their body and mind that need stress reduction and re-education.

With use of the Belief Re-patterning® learning technique, clients are supported as they release self-limiting beliefs. Marnie then helps them to develop and strengthen empowering and enlivening beliefs. The results are profound, effective and immediate.

Marnie also facilitates workshops that support team building, communication, self development and wellness. Her enthusiasm and compassion are great assets to the Mission Fitness team.

Wade Stevenson

Personal Trainer

As a personal trainer, Wade helps his clients to achieve a balanced lifestyle that encompasses every aspect of health and wellness. He believes that the most important motivation comes from inside his clients, which is why he focuses on empowering them to keep challenging themselves in fun and rewarding ways.

The greatest progress is made on a solid foundation, which is why Wade tailors sessions to each client’s specific needs. This may include specialized instruction to assist recovery from previous injuries, or restoring natural movement and function. No matter who you are, what you do, or what shape you’re in, Wade can help you on your path to becoming as fit as your body was meant to be.