Phil English was born and raised in North Vancouver, Canada and has been playing soccer on the Lower Mainland for over 30 years, winning three Provincial youth championships and two Provincial men’s indoor championships. He has also had professional indoor tryouts with Sacramento and Seattle. Sports run deep in the family with his father and sister both having pitched softball at a competitive level and brother who spent 8 years as a wide receiver in the CFL.

For over twenty years, Phil has combined his soccer experience with extensive professional fitness certification to develop innovative strength and conditioning programs for clients of all ages, professions and fitness levels.  He has brought his energetic and positive training style to athletes in the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, Canadian Football League and British Columbia Junior Hockey League; he has been instrumental in helping high school, college and university athletes receive scholarships in both Canada and the United States; and he has worked extensively with male and female college athletes in soccer, hockey, rugby, tennis and volleyball.  


In addition to elite and university/college athletes, Phil’s clients include medical professionals, lawyers, actors, musicians and any individual wishing to achieve a higher level of health and fitness.  He has also developed specific training programs for Olympic and Paralympics athletes, children and those with special needs. View Client Gallery

Phil’s expertise, enthusiasm, strong work ethic and caring nature allow his clients to achieve their individual goals, in a dynamic and energetic yet safe environment.  His philosophy is to help each client set measurable and attainable fitness and wellness goals and then to guide them through the process of achieving those goals.  He measures his success by the success of his clients in reaching and maintaining their peak level of physical fitness.  Phil takes a balanced and positive approach to every aspect of personal training and motivates his clients to work not only towards achieving a higher level of fitness but also a higher quality of life.





Phil English






  • NSCA Personal trainer (National Strength and Conditioning Association)
  • NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) Olympic Weightlifting
  • NCCP Soccer Coaching Theory
  • BCRPA Weight training instructor (British Columbia Parks and Recreation)
  • Fitness Kickboxing Canada (Advanced instructor)
  • FKCI MMA Conditioning instructor
  • Canadian Red Cross CPR and Emergency First Aid
  • Stress Management
  • Continuing accreditation




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