Meet our Team!

Adam Herps
IGNITE LEAD/Strength & Conditioning
IGNITE LEAD/Strength & Conditioning
Adam is a Exercise Physiologist, high performance and injury recovery specialist. He attended the University of Western Australia where he completed his B.Sc., Human movement & Anatomy.
Adam has spent many years as a corporate wellness consultant working with large companies like Coca cola.
He is currently a Strength and Performance Coach and athlete recovery specialist at Stride Sport and Performance.
Christine Yamaoka
Sprint Coach

Christine Yamaoka has been coaching since grade 12.  She was an assistant coach at her high school during her senior year with the track team.  From that point she was hooked; coaching volleyball, basketball, badminton, rugby, track and teaching Step Aerobics.  She also has worked in two weight rooms, adding to her knowledge around biodynamics.  Currently she coaches with the Kamloops Track and Field Club as the Sprints and Hurdles Coach, while teaching at Valleyview high school.

Leto Defouw
Gymnastics Coach