2017 International Trainer of the Year
Nominated for the Personal Training Hall of Fame
Founder of the Elite Performance Center www.eliteperformancecenter.ca
Owner of A.T.S. Arko Training Systems
Co-owner of PT Profits www.ptprofits.ca
Former Nutritionist and Mobility Specialist for Boxing Ontario
Host of the TV Show Body Fuel
Host of the TV Show Training with Pros
Contributing Author for Strong Magazine and Inside Fitness
Joe has been in the Strength and Conditioning field since 1999. As a young kid starting out putting away weights at a club called Absolute Fitness in Meadowvale, Joe always had a dream of becoming a leader in the industry and being a top coach with a top facility.
Joe has paid in his dues, worked in the trenches and over the past decade and a half has created a surging name for himself. Joe has been awarded one of the Top Ten Trainers in Canada along with being nominated as the International Trainer of the Year. Joe is the founder of the Elite Performance Center. At 8000 sq. ft., EPC houses a full sports rehab clinic (chiropractic, physiotherapy, massage, acupuncture, osteopathy), boot camps, personal training, body transformation programs, and sports performance. The Elite Performance Center has been featured in magazines around the world such as Inside Fitness, Strong Magazine, Muscle Insider, and Bodybuilding.com.
Along with hosting two TV shows (Body Fuel and Training with Pros), being a published writer in major magazines, presenting all over the World, Joe has been successful in training a variety of athletes from the NHL, UFC, CFL, fitness/bodybuilding competitors and everyday people wishing to achieve a balance of health, fitness and overall well-being.
Joe had the great pleasure of being flown to Germany to be awarded the 2017 International Trainer of the Year. He was also nominated for the Personal Training Hall of Fame.