Luke’s thirst for knowledge and pursuit of his best-self continually drives him to pursue further education. His education journey has led him through many areas of study such as economics, firefighting, psychology, performance enhancement and injury prevention, human resources and labour relations. Luke’s greatest asset is his ability to collaborate with people from various backgrounds and areas of expertise, which has allowed him to create simple user-friendly resources and training strategies. Luke is an instructor for the International Association of Fire Fighter’s (IAFF) Peer Fitness Trainer (PFT) program and serves on the front line in his hometown fire department.
For more than 15 years, Luke has also worked in the Health and Fitness industry serving as a strength and conditioning coach with clients from diverse backgrounds for reasons related to injury prevention and rehabilitation, and health, wellness and performance. Since 2008, Luke has worked closely with Dr David Frost on the development of wellness and fitness programs designed specifically to enhance the capacity of firefighters. Luke has presented to various groups across Canada and the United States on topics pertaining to fitness, health, and firefighter wellness. Luke’s passion for wellness, fitness and performance (physical and mental) drives him to take on leadership roles towards improving the lives of his peers within the fire service and the fitness industry.