The ProEdge Team

  Pat Busby – B.Sc. HKin, NSCA-CSCS

The Co-Founder and Director of Sports Conditioning, Pat has been a key part of developing the training programs offered at ProEdge over the last 5 years. Training top hockey athletes such as Drake Batherson, Luke Green, Evan Fitzpatrick, Egor Sokolov, and over a dozen QMJHL athletes, Pat has extensive knowledge building athletes up to an elite level.  Beyond hockey, Pat has trained top athletes in various sports including soccer, baseball, basketball, swimming, ringette and more. His focus has always been on developing fundamental athleticism with emphasis on improved movement, this has given him the tools to make an impact on athletic performance in athletes of any sport. Growing up playing every sport he could, Pat earned Athlete of the Year in high school playing Hockey, Soccer, golf, track and even badminton. This obsession with sport lead to a fascination with movement and ultimately motivated him to get his Bachelor’s in Human Kinetics. Now living out his dream of owning and running a strength and conditioning facility, it is his passion for athletics that is the driving force behind ProEdge’s pursuit of excellence in training.

 Carlos Meza, NSCA- CPT

Carlos Meza is one of the Co-founders and Director of Operations at ProEdge. The Strength Coach for some of Atlantic Canada’s top combat athlete, Carlos has spent the last 8 years training athletes and fitness clients helping to build what is now the largest athletic training company in Nova Scotia. A Certified Personal Trainer with the NSCA holding nearly a dozen certifications in various aspects of training such as; Fascial Stretch Therapy, Olympic Weightlifting, Heart Rate Training Specialist etc., Carlos brings a wide variety of skills and experience to the ProEdge team. A lifelong martial artist, outdoorsman, traveller, and Ironman 70.3 finisher, Carlos has always had a passion for fitness and athletics. This passion combined with a true desire to make a difference in the way athletes train here in Nova Scotia has helped create the ProEdge of today.

 Shea Lenehan B.A Hkin, NSCA CSCS

A Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach at ProEdge since 2014, Shea has been a big part of making ProEdge the facility it is today. Olympic weightlifting coach, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, 5 years CIS running back for St. FX, and former MFL League’s MVP.  Shea brings a wealth of knowledge of athletics from the perspective of both an athlete and coach. Developing and leading many of the programs at ProEdge, Shea has helped improve the fitness and performance in recreation to elite athletes as well as many of our fitness clients. Recent winner of silver for “Best Trainer” in the Coast Best of Halifax Awards, Shea is a standout coach that contributes a great deal to the culture of ProEdge and is a big reason why ProEdge has become a 3x winner in the category of “Best Gym”. #Gamechanger

 Daniel Planke – NSCA- CPT

A Coach at ProEdge since 2016, Daniel has trained some of Atlantic Canadas top athletes and become the most prominent strength and conditioning coach in Nova Scotia for Ringette. Training the vast majority of competitive ringette teams, including our provincial teams, Daniel has helped to develop the level of athleticism on a local and national level for these athletes. Also, training athletes of all levels in hockey, soccer, basketball, curling, volleyball, figure skating, martial arts, and the list goes on, Daniel brings a diverse skill set to the ProEdge team. Playing AAA hockey growing up in Newfoundland culminating in being drafted to the MHL, he knows what it takes to get the most out of sports while keeping a focus on what sports is truly about, fun and pushing your limits. 

Andre Lefebvre Head of Hockey Dev. 

The PROEDGE Hockey Training Centre’s Head of Hockey Development, Andre’s key role is to develop, oversee and run our skill training programs. Andre has been coaching for over 15 years in various leagues including; NSMBHL, NSMMHL, AUS, MHL, as well as the Nova Scotia High-Performance Program, and recently apart of Hockey Canada U17 National selection camp. With extensive experience as an athlete (drafted to Val d’Or of the QMJHL), as a coach (currently the head coach of the Cole Harbour Wolf Pack), and years of experience as a scout for the QMJHL, Andre brings a keen eye for what it takes to be a great hockey player and a strong skill set to help athletes reach that next level.

 TJ Grant, Head Martial Arts Instructor        

The most decorated MMA fighter to come out of the east coast, TJ Grant is the former UFC  lightweight #1 contender. Having competed with some of the best fighters in the world, TJ brings a wealth of experience only achieved by a few people on the planet. A black belt under Julio Cesar Pereira (Jake Mackenzie) of  GFT, a former provincial wrestling champion, 11 fights UFC vet, including 2x KO of the night and 1x fight of the night, it is not hard to see what TJ has to offer his students at ProEdge. TJ teaches Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu, No Gi BJJ, Muay Thai (beginners and advanced), and youth martial arts. 

 KJ MacNeil BBA, ISSA, FMS

A multi-sport athlete growing up and excelling at many of them, KJ is a former CIS Lacrosse player having played for St.FX University. KJ is not only a Strength Coach at ProEdge, having trained hundreds of athletes and fitness clients since his start in 2017 but also the technical director for Lacrosse Nova Scotia. KJ is the Head Strength Coach for Lacrosse Nova Scotia, developing, implementing, and coaching their athletes at ProEdge for the last few years. He has also expanded on that experience in lacrosse having trained athletes of many other sports as well as being a key part of the fitness classes at ProEdge. 

 Chris Murray S&C Coach

A true student of Strength and Conditioning, Chris has a passion for every aspect of physical training. Growing up an athlete and playing soccer for UPEI, Chris always had a natural athletic ability, but once he discovered what training could do for the human body beyond natural abilities he was hooked. Chris has been a Strength Coach at ProEdge since 2016 training some of our top athletes including Pro hockey players Zach Sill and Alex Grant, among many other elite and developing athletes. Chris has been a piler in building ProEdge to what it is today and continues to work with a handful of athletes while balancing his full-time career as a Halifax firefighter. 

 Lucas Seymour NSCA- CSCS

One of ProEdge’s newest Strength Coaches, Lucas joined ProEdge in 2018 coming from a background of high-level hockey. Finishing his career as an athlete dealing with injuries, Lucas became passionate about training, first to help in his own recovery, but then developing into a focus on helping others. Lucas brings an athletes perspective and drive to the training he offers the athletes and fitness clients at ProEdge. Having worked with many of our youth athletes from various sports, Lucas puts a strong emphasis on the development of solid fundamentals encourages the pursuit of continual achievement in sport and in fitness.