Darren Turner - Strength & Conditioning Coach

Darren is very passionate about health, wellness, and youth athletics development. He has an extensive athletic background in a wide range of different sport including, Hockey, Olympic Weightlifting, Wrestling, and various martial arts, but after fighting through injury and training to avoid surgery, he gained ample knowledge regarding injury prevention as it relates to sport and strength training.  


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Areas of Expertise

Darren has been with the UTM Department of Physical Education and Athletics for the past 9 years, in that time he has worked with:

  • Team Canada - World University Championship Team Trainer
  • Canadian Sport Institute - Fitness Testing for out National Teams
  • UofT Varsity Athletics - S&C Coach for our Varsity Athletes
  • National Tennis Federations - S&C Coach and consultant for Jr. ITF Athletes
  • Mississauga Aquatics - S&C Coach for our Gold level Swimmers


  • H.B.A. University of Toronto Mississauga
  • HPT Certificate Sheridan College 
  • Canfitpro Associate Pro-Trainer
  • Canfitpro Personal Trainer Specialist
  • NCCP Level 1 Olympic Weightlifting Coach
  • TRX Instructor
  • Reebok Cycling Instructor