BRUCE FOERSTER, OWNER
Masters of Kinesiology (Frostburg State University)
Bachelors of Exercise Science (William Penn University)
Head Strength Coach for Medicine Hat Tigers
Bruce played 4 years of collegiate baseball and 5 years for the Medicine Hat Mavericks. During his schooling, Bruce gained valuable experience while interning at WPU and working as a graduate assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at FSU with the football, baseball, basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, and swimming teams. After his playing career, he coached the Medicine Hat Knights and Monarchs for over 6 seasons.
MELISSA SCHAFER, OWNER
Pre and Post Natal Training (Fit 4 Two)
CPPS Level 1 (Diesel Strength)
Melissa has been providing personal training since 2008 at temple fitness. She got started in the industry because of her passion to help people. She is very versatile in her training techniques and is trained in Olympic lifting, Kettlebells, Strength Training, Agatsu mobility and movement, and Kickboxing. She has an eye for movement faults and will focus on form and mobility within your workouts. Her goal is to have you walk out of the gym feeling better than you felt walking in.
ISSA Personal Training Certification
Level One Precision Nutrition Coach
Canadian Centre For Strength and Conditioning Pre and Post Surgery Rehabilition Certification
Lea has been personal training for 13 years. She enjoys all aspects of working out but her favorite style of training is body building. She has competed in Physique competitions and her favorite muscle to train is shoulders! When she isn't training or being a hairdresser she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. You can usually find them watching a good game of football (we call it Soccer here in Canada).
ISSA Personal Training / Nutrition
Agatsu Level One
TFW Level One
Kettlebell Sport Coach
Mandi recently moved back to Medicine Hat and is excited to begin working with clients. Growing up, she enjoyed volleyball but has now spent the last 6 years competing in Kettlebell sport. She is a Canadian Record Holder in the 2x24kg Long Cycle Event (73kg weight class). Mandi enjoys challenging clients to exceed their own expectations, while improving health and movement quality.
Amy was at Temple Fitness for 6 years, first as a client in group classes and then grew into a coach herself. She had national level gymnastics experience, and in 2015 she began training in Girevoy Kettlebell Sport. Amy earned 2 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze medal at the Canadian Nationals for her sport and currently holds a Women's Two Arm Biathalon National record. In March of 2021, Amy suddenly and unexpectantly passed away. She will always have a place in our hearts and the hearts of the lives she impacted here at Temple Fitness