Faolan Dunphy

Instructor & Personal Trainer

Faolan Dunphy, B.Kinesiology (UBC)

Welcome to the profile of Faolan Dunphy, a highly accomplished professional in the realm of fitness and athletic performance. Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia, Faolan has been a force in the fitness industry for nearly three decades.


Client Focus: Faolan is able to cater to a diverse range of clients, spanning from youth to third age, with varying abilities and conditions. His expertise extends from working with beginners to advanced individuals, incorporating special considerations and post-rehabilitation for those recovering from injuries.

Sport Performance Focus: Since 2009, Faolan has been at the forefront of sport performance, specializing in athletic development, active rehabilitation, and return-to-competition protocols. His work has included Olympians from BMX Canada, Cycling Canada (Track), Wrestling Canada, Weightlifting Canada, and Canadian and US National Team Speed Skating. Faolan has also worked with professional athletes in the CFL and NHL and has contributed to active rehabilitation and return-to-competition protocols in NHL, NBA, and CFL athletes.

Wide-ranging Programming Expertise: Faolan’s programming expertise extends to Paralympians in Wheelchair Tennis and Wheelchair Rugby. His experience isn’t confined to elite athletes; he has worked with a spectrum of individuals, including those in Masters/Age group categories participating in triathlons, marathons, cycling, rugby, and more.

Personal Athletic Achievements: Faolan’s personal journey in sports is extensive, encompassing competitive triathlons from 2002 to 2010, involvement in yoga from 2004 to 2010, Pilates from 2002 to 2006, competitive running since 1995, and an active engagement in sports since the age of 4.

Instructor and Consultant: Faolan has been a Course Conductor at Infofit from 2005 to 2010, 2017 to 2019, and continues to contribute his knowledge as of 2023. As the Owner of Speed.Power.Endurance. Athletic Performance Consulting since 2011, Faolan is dedicated to imparting his wealth of knowledge to the fitness community.


Faolan Dunphy is more than a fitness professional; he’s a guide, mentor, and expert committed to unlocking the full potential of individuals across all walks of life.

Professional Accreditation

Certifications and Competencies:

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 2009
  • National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) since 2006
  • Athletic Performance Coach since 2009
  • Personal Trainer since 1995
  • Speed and Power Development for Running specialist since 2011(track and field to Endurance events)
  • Expert in Olympic Lifting and Kettlebell Training since 2010

Other Certifications:

  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (1999-2009)
  • Yoga Alliance Certified (2008-2010)
  • BCRPA TFL (1995-2019)
  • ACE (2017-2019)

Professional Organization Experience:

  • Athletic Performance Coach at Simon Fraser University (NCAA) from 2012 to 2016
  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at West Point Grey Academy from 2010 to 2012
Faolan Dunphy