At TORQUE – Our trainers not only talk the talk – we walk the walk. We have trainers who specialize in all aspects of fitness – meaning you can be sure that you’ll be working with someone who has experience getting results. Every trainer is professionally certified and has years of experience working with clients. To inquire about working with one of our trainers – call us at 416-642-1010, or email

DanDAN PETKOVSEK CSCS(AFPA), PTS, Sports Nutritionist
Professional powerlifter and National Record Holder. Certified Sports Conditioning Specialist, Sports Nutritionist & TORQUE Powerlifting Coach. Specializing in – Strength training, powerlifting, sports/athletic performance, body transformations.

Garrett is a certified personal trainer specializing in body transformations for both men and women. Passionate in what he does, he believes through fitness we can improve our entire quality of life. Garrett is an active Ontario Physique Competitor.

ALANNA TASSONE NASM-CPT, Holistic Nutritionist
Alanna’s goal is to help others include a holistic, yet sustainable and realistic approach to food and training. She specializes in body transformations, and vegan/vegetarian meal planning for fitness enthusiasts. “I hope you all enjoy my fun and easy taco bowls and chocolate pudding while you crush your goals this year!”

Kris is experienced in strength training, bodyweight training, olympic lifting, and athletic performance. He ensures his clients have variety in their training through strength, flexibility, mobility, abdominal strength, and cardiovascular endurance. This give his clients a well-rounded physique with improved health.

Brett is a long time TORQUE trainer and powerlifting coach. He is a professional powerlifter competing at 220lbs, and has a best deadlift of 770lbs. He has a background in college baseball and won numerous home run awards over his playing career.

Erica is a competitive powerlifter; She placed 2nd at the WPC World Championshps and gold medal at CPF Nationals 2018. She is a powerlifting and strength coach, certified personal trainer, and mental health and mindset specialist with over 13 years in the field.

Nicolette is a former client – turned trainer at TORQUE. She has made an incredible transformation in her body and mind through losing nearly 80lbs, and gaining a massive amount of strength – and now competing in powerlifting and strength sports. She relates to her clients on a very personal level having been in their shoes previously.

GINA CELLUCCI PTS, Group Fitness, Spin, Yoga
Gina has worked in a variety of different settings from group fitness instructor, to spin classes, and beginner yoga. She has multiple years of experience working with clients and takes a balanced approach to training by incorporating bodyweight exercises with strength training, mobility/ flexibility, and core strength.

MARGHERITA DI BARI PTS, IFBB Bikini Pro, Holistic Nutritionist
Margherita is an IFBB Pro Bikini & Fitness Competitor. She won her IFBB Pro card in 2016. Margherita operates her training company – Find Your Fire – at TORQUE BARBELL.

Independent Trainers

Independent trainers are invited to use our facility to operate their personal training and fitness businesses. They are not employed by TORQUE, however we have a close working relationship with them. For information about operating your business at TORQUE, email