Head Coach - Masters Athlete - President of Concordia-International
Certified Personal Trainor since 1999; Canadian Coaching Association: Practical – Level 2 (2004), Theory – Level 3 (2006)
Active Masters Athlete – Canadian, PanAm and International. Holds several Canadian Masters records
John Margolis has been active in the weightlifting community since he was a teenager and has retained his involvment. He founded the Club in 2001 with his partners, Mike Lipari (Olympic Athlete) and Cosford White (World Championships competitor), and Lucille Dery (International Level 1 Official and partner of the late Lionel St-Jean).
Feresteh Dinaz Bulsara
Coach & Athlete
Fereshteh Dinaz Bulsara has been an athlete with the club since 2009 and has actively been coaching weightlifting since 2012. With a background in health sciences, she part takes in coaching and recruiting beginners to the Club. She also competes at the National level and has represented the Club and our province at National Championships 4 years in a row. She is certified with the NCCP as a level 1 weightlifting coach and has a Bachelor of Science in human kinetics.