Our Why

To empower Canadians to optimize their nutrition, fitness, and health so that they can be the best versions of themselves, now and into the future.

Who We Are

Scott Stanger

MSc, CAT(C), RMT, CSCS

Scott has been in the health and fitness industry for the past 15 years. Scott attended Western University where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. He then went to Sheridan College where he completed a second Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Therapy and became certified with the Canadian Athletic Therapy Association. Soon after, Scott became a Registered Massage Therapist.

Scott worked with Cricket Canada between 2011 and 2014 as the Strength and Conditioning Coach and Athletic Therapist with the national team. Since 2014 Scott has been working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach in private clinics and training facilities, working with a wide variety of clients. Having completed the Titleist Performance Institute golf fitness certification course Scott enjoys working with golfers to improve their swing.

In 2015 Scott obtained a Masters degree in exercise science from Edith Cowan University. More recently, in 2017, Scott completed his Level 2 nutrition coaching certification with Precision Nutrition.

Scott places a large emphasis on developing proper movement patterns and addressing any musculoskeletal limitations affecting one’s movement, through therapy and exercise.

Chelsey Delaney

B.kin, BCAK, NCCP-Level 2

Chelsey trained for 13 years in artistic gymnastics, 5 of which were at the national level. She was a 5-time provincial team member.

Furthering her appreciation of wellness, Chelsey completed a Bachelor of Kinesiology, Exercise Science from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2015, and is a practicing member of the B.C Association of Kinesiologists.

To increase her education, she attended the International Physical Literacy Summit in Vancouver, received her Soft Tissue Release Certificate, and attended an olympic weightlifting clinic with gold medalist, Christine Gerard.

Chelsey has 15 years of sport coaching experience, 5 years of strength and group training, and 3 years of active rehabilitation experience. She has worked with clients addressing motor vehicle accidents, overuse, and sport related injuries.

Chelsey’s sport background includes: equestrian, artistic gymnastics, cheerleading, and circus arts. Previously, Chelsey belonged to a professional circus troupe in Vancouver, BC. Her performances include: 2008 Fashion Music Art Awards, opening of the Vancouver Convention Centre, as well as multiple charity events for Zajac Ranch and the Heart and Stroke foundation.

Kelsey Walker

BHkin, CAT(C)

Kelsey is originally from Nova Scotia but made her way across Canada to settle in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia.

Kelsey completed an undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics at St. Francis Xavier University and then an Advanced Athletic Therapy Certification at Mount Royal University. She then went on to become a Certified Athletic Therapist through the Canadian Athletic Therapy Association.

A life-long love for sports, combined with her own struggle to rehabilitate an ankle injury in high school, led Kelsey to pursue a career in Athletic Therapy. Kelsey is passionate about helping her clients prevent and rehabilitate injuries. She doesn't believe that her clients should ever be told “you can’t play any more”. As a result, Kelsey utilizes her skills to help her clients do what they love in life, whether that be playing lacrosse, running, paddle boarding, gardening or video gaming.

Kelsey's goal is to return you to YOUR active lifestyle.

Erin Dillon

Office Manager

Erin is a student at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus here in Kelowna. She is currently in the fourth and final year of her Human Kinetics degree. Leading a healthy and active lifestyle has always been an important part of Erin’s life, which is why she chose to go into a field where she can help others do the same!

Erin is originally from Jasper Alberta, and came out to the Okanagan for school. She grew up playing hockey and soccer and has always had a passion for getting active in nature. She enjoys hiking, biking, camping, and pretty much any outdoor activity. Erin has been loving the Okanagan lifestyle! When she isn’t studying or working at Optimiiize your can find Erin swimming in the beautiful Okanagan lakes or skiing up at Big White.