Brett Bartman, B.Kin

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Brett was born and raised in Medicine Hat, AB where he grew up playing hockey and a variety of other sports. After graduating from high school, he went on to play 3 seasons in the WHL for the Spokane Chiefs where he was apart of the 2008 WHL Championship and Memorial Cup winning team.

After completing his WHL eligibility, he chose to attend the University of Calgary to play for the Dinos Men's Hockey team. He played 4 seasons for the Dinos and was named captain in his final year. While at the U of C, he earned his Bachelor of Kinesiology degree with a major in Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching. During that time, Brett was an intern at the Edge School's Duckett Performance Centre, specializing mainly in off-season hockey training. Upon the completion of his internship, Brett was hired as a full-time Strength and Conditioning Coach, working at the DPC during the summer months from 2012-2015. 

After graduating from the U of C, Brett chose to pursue a professional hockey career, moving to Europe to play one season for the Gap Raptors in the Ligue Magnus (France). He was fortunate to be apart of another championship team, winning the Ligue Magnus Championship with the Raptors in 2015.

Brett lives in Calgary with his wife, Dara and their dog Wilson.