Gillian is from Ottawa, Canada and studied at McGill University in Montreal. After playing 4 years of University volleyball at McGill, and being named team Captain and on the Canadian all-star team, Gillian went on to play professional volleyball in Austria and Italy.
Upon returning from Europe, Gillian completed her CSCS Certification (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) and became a Certified Nutritionist (through Precision Nutrition).
Since 2012, Gillian has worked with professional and college level athletes, has developed curriculum for the Canadian Sport for Life athletic development model and has taught Nutrition, Advanced Exercise Techniques, and Advanced Program Design at Niagara College in Canada.
Gillian has experience training and developing strength and nutritional programs for athletes, executives, and for injury prevention/recovery.