Ishmael Joseph
Founder, Program Director

With a history of sporting excellence and over 20 years of coaching experience, Ishmael Joseph is equipped with the tools to help youth succeed in sports and in life.

He guides people outside of their comfort zone to discover their depth of passion and determination. He bridges the gap between athletes' desires and their goals. Regardless of their calibre, people involved in his program increase their physical and mental prowess at sport and active living. Those who are in his elite level training program have the character to represent themselves, their family, their sport, and their country with pride.

As an Elite Trainer and Coach for over 20 years, Ishmael Joseph has impacted 1500+ athletes of all ages and calibres, many of whom have won scores of medals, received numerous scholarships, and been recognized as leaders and all-stars in their respective sports and academic institutions.

Working with athletes at all levels, from novice to elite, Ishmael has developed his programs from the ground up. Now he is dedicated to challenging kids to make positive choices through empowerment and the development of crucial life skills such as teamwork, leadership and discipline.

Experience in understanding the biomechanics of a sport, training for maximum performance.

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"Leaders can be born, leaders can be made, but true leadership comes from the power of choice to lead, when most are not even willing to follow."
–Ishmael Joseph

High Performance Trainer for Pure Skills Athletics
  Coach, Toronto Girls 18U Diamonds Volleyball Club  
  Coach, B-Fitt Thunderbolts Boys U18 Volleyball Club  
Elite Training Coach, Toronto Rockets Basketball Club
2000 - 2008
Elite Training Coach, Scarborough Falcons Volleyball Club
Coach, Ontario Summer Games, Region 5, Men's Beach Volleyball (Silver Medal)
  Elite Trainer, Ontario Summer Games, Region 5, Women's Beach Volleyball (Gold Medal)  
  Delegate to the Ontario Volleyball Association (OVA)  
Coach, Ontario Summer Games, Region 5, Indoor Men's Volleyball (Silver Medal)
Coach, Ontario Summer Games, Region 5, Men's Beach Volleyball (Silver Medal)
1997 - 2000
Coach/Performance Trainer, Region 5, Age Division Beach Volleyball (Men's and Women's)
  High Performance Coach, Scarborough Titans Volleyball Club  
  Technical Director, JCC Boys Volleyball Club  

1997 - 1998
Coach, JCC Vipers Junior Men's Volleyball Club, Provincial Championship (Silver Medal) and Junior National Championship in 1998

1996 - 1999
Coach, Scarborough Secondary School Boys All-Star Volleyball Team
1996 - 2000
Assistant Coach, Ryerson University Rams
Team Player, National Men's "A" Division Championship Volleyball Team (Gold Medialist)
  Team Player, Provincial Men's "A" Division Championship Volleyball Team (Ontario) (Gold Medialist)  
  Vertical Record Holder, Canadian National Exhibition (C.N.E.)  
1992 - 2000
High Performance Coach/Trainer, Scarborough Peace Games
1990 - 2000
Head Coach, Sir Oliver Mowat C.I. Volleyball Club