Director of Performance Solutions, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
Integrated Service Team Lead, Canada Snowboard
Off-snow coach, Canada Snowboard Slopestyle and Big Air
Jeremy Sheppard has been working in physical preparation and high-performance sport since 1993. Prior to returning to Canada in 2016 to work with Canadian Sport Institute and Canada Snowboard, he held Senior Coach and Sport Science positions with Surfing Australia, Australian Volleyball, Queensland Academy of Sport, and the Australian Institute of Sport.
Jeremy is a graduate of Canada’s (former) National Coaching Institute. Along his coaching journey, his curiosity led him to complete a PhD, Masters of Applied Science, and undergraduate degree in coaching/strength and conditioning, as well as numerous leadership courses. He is a Coach Emeritus with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and is a Master Coach with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association and Life Member. As a coach he employs a broad movement vocabulary and as such is credentialed in a range of methodologies within the fields of Athletics, Mobility, recovery-regeneration, and Weightlifting.
As a passionate speaker and writer, Jeremy has published over 150 peer-reviewed contributions, including 14 book chapters and more than 75 research papers. He has spoken at coaching conferences and sport science events throughout the USA and Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Indonesia, Australia, and New Zealand.
Jeremy lives in Whistler, BC with his wife Tracey and son Jake. He is passionate about his family and his friendships, mentoring and being mentored, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, and bow-hunting.