Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Chad Drummond enters his fourth full season with the Oilers as the club’s Strength and Conditioning Coach, after assisting Simon Bennett for two seasons (2010-2012).  Chad is responsible for the development and implementation of all day-to-day aspects of the teams off ice conditioning.

Prior to joining the Oilers, Chad worked as a trainer/strength coach at Body by Bennett from 2006-2012.  During this time, he was responsible for creating the club’s group training and yoga programs and also served as Body by Bennett’s west end manager.

Chad is a dedicated and influential trainer who has developed the skills necessary to pursue the perfection of strength and conditioning implementation in the realm of professional hockey. Chad is born and raised in Edmonton and has enveloped himself in the life of a personal trainer and has adopted the belief that there is no difference between success and hard work. Chad’s philosophy of physical fitness lays in the foundation of the belief that anything is possible through hard work and dedication to one’s belief in themselves.  

Chad has a strong wealth of experience working with National Hockey League players, Olympic athletes and other world class athletes.  He has also been responsible for the education of practicum students from the University of Alberta and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.