High Performance Centre

High Performance Centre at Carleton University - Ravens

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Program Descriptions

Team Training

Your team or organization can benefit from the knowledge and expertise of the HPC strength and conditioning staff. Book team training sessions for in-season or off-season training, no matter what the sport or activity our certified staff have the tools to develop scientifically based strength and conditioning programs for your athletes. These team training sessions will include scientifically based training programs and elite level coaching from the HPC staff. Team testing and performance evaluations can also be provided to outside teams and organizations at an additional cost. Whether you are looking to maximize your potential in-season or stay ahead of the competition in the off-season we can provide you with the expertise to ensure your team and your athletes are getting stronger, faster and avoiding unnecessary injuries.

Cost
Half Facility Rental (15 athletes or less) = $170/hr + HST (an additional cost of $5 for every athlete above 30 athletes)
Team Testing = $500 + HST

**An initial and follow-up team testing session will be included for all purchases of 10 or more team sessions.

Individual Athlete Memberships

There are a variety of individual athlete memberships available at the HPC. Prices vary based on the length of your membership, as well as the number of days that the athlete wishes to train each week.  Memberships 3 to 5 days per week include a comprehensive individual assessment including, anthropometric measurements, functional movement and manual muscle testing and performance testing designed to measure the attributes necessary for each athletes chosen sport. Individuals looking to purchase a 1 or 2 times weekly membership are required to pay a $50 assessment fee.  The athlete will then be provided with an individualized strength and conditioning program based of the strengths and weaknesses derived from their initial evaluation. Our qualified staff has the expertise to help you reach your goals, whatever they may be.

  • Athletic Performance
  • Reconditioning/Rehabilitation
  • General Health and Wellness

  Individual membership training times are subject to availability. Please contact for current available training times.

3 months6 months
Individual MembershipsCostSessionsCost per sessionCost (10% discount)SessionsCost per session
1 session/week$22512$18.75$40524$16.88
2 sessions/week$45024$18.75$81048$16.88
3 sessions/week$67536$18.75$1,21572$16.88
4 sessions/week$90048$18.75$1,62096$16.88
Elite Level Membership
(5+ sessions/week)
$1,500N/AN/A$2,700N/AN/A

 

Other Services

Take Away Programs

For athletes that are not from the Ottawa area or who can’t make it to the Carleton University HPC on a regular basis for training, we offer take away programs. Each take away program includes a full assessment, and an individually designed program. A one hour follow up session to coach the athlete through their new program is also included.

Cost
$350 + HST

Intro Classes and Courses

Interested in getting started in your fitness journey or have you been wanting to increase your knowledge to improve your training experience?  Our High Performance Centre courses are designed to help individuals improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your training.  Whether you consider your training at a beginner, intermediate or advanced level our coaches will work with you to improve technique and break through training plateaus.  Experience the benefits of small group coaching in our unique High Performance training environment.

6 Week Intro to Strength Training

Women’s Only 6 Week Intro to Strength Training

Intro to Strength Level II

For More Information contact: Marta Wein: 613-520-2600 ext.8458 or marta.wein@carleton.ca

 

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Staff Bio

Nick-Westcott

Nick Westcott, B.A Exercise Science, CSCS
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach & Manager

Nick has gathered a wealth of experience in the field of sports performance and athlete reconditioning:

  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Carleton University
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach with Hockey Canada’s National Women’s Programs
    • Lead Strength and Conditioning U18 World National Team 2015-16
  • Strength and Conditioning Consultant with Ringette Canada Senior and Junior National Teams
  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Florida Everblades ECHL (Kelly Cup Champions 2011-2012)
  • Have worked with a plethora of athletes from NHL, KHL, CFL, ECHL, OHL, NCAA, CIS, national team athletes for various countries, as well as professional and amateur athletes participating in various sports.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Certified FMS professional through Functional Movement Systems
  • Published in the European Journal of Exercise Physiology
  • Graduate of Castleton State College, B.S, Exercise Science

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Cristina Valdes, B.Sc Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, CSCS

Strength and Conditioning Coach

In her role as Assistant strength and conditioning coach at Carleton University Cristina has had the opportunity to work closely with the varsity athletes, as well as a large demographic of athletes ranging from Olympians to youth athletes.

  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Carleton University
  • Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach at Carleton University
  • Gymnastics Coach developmental to competitive
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Varsity Pole Vault for University of Florida Track and Field Team 2011-2015
  • Competitive Gymnast (Level 4-10) 2000-2010
  • NSCA Minority Scholarship Recipient 2014
  • Graduate of University of Florida B.Sc Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

 

 

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