Barb is a recipient of the Ontario Government Syl Apps Award for outstanding contribution to squash in Ontario and Squash Ontario’s highest honour, the Special Achievement Award.
Barb is also a best-selling author, having written two books on squash and was recently honoured by the National Academy of Best-Selling authors with its esteemed Quilly award.
Her career in squash is unique, combining outstanding playing ability which resulted in many Ontario, Canadian and International Championship titles with her innate understanding of the game which she parlayed into one of the most successful coaching careers in the country.
Casey Curtis is recognized as one of the top developmental coaches in North America. A California native, Coach Curtis has lived and worked in Canada for more than 35 years. After playing on the men’s singles circuit in Europe for two years, Curtis moved to Toronto where he coached tennis while completing an undergraduate degree at York University.
Casey Curtis was the guiding force behind the junior development of tennis powerhouse Milos Raonic. To date Milos has ranked as high as #3 in the world. He is the highest-ranked Canadian tennis player in the Open Era and the first Canadian to break the Top 10 ATP rankings in 2013.
In addition to coaching Raonic for nine years, Curtis has coached several Canadian National Champions, including Dorian Rolston and Rob Steckley (coach to Lucie Safarova - WTA #5 in 2015).
Darryl has spent years involved with competitive sports of all kinds – as both player and mentor. Darryl’s outlook is that the rules for success are the same for a friendly challenge as for a high performance test, and sees his role to assist achievement for both. His belief in athletic excellence comes from first mentally preparing yourself to take the journey, second to support the commitment and discipline required to accomplish your personal goals and finally, understanding that victory is a result of creating daily habits that are a constant “hypnotic rhythm.”
Darryl John Yu
Chef Darryl John Yu (aka DJ for short), Founder and CEO, started Eat Well Be Well in 2015 with the goal of providing healthy food, encouraging healthy habits, and promoting healthy lifestyle changes to anyone and everyone along the path of good health.
His experience working alongside former NHL tough guy, Gary Roberts, his team of health and fitness experts, and professional athletes such as Steven Stamkos (NHL) and Connor McDavid (NHL) has enriched his philosophy that when it comes to getting fit, disciplined nutrition is a true game changer to those willing to except the challenge and put in the work.
Katie Snow is a Strength & Conditioning coach and has been training for 3 years.
She has mentored with the top trainers in Toronto, learning from their work with high performance Olympic, NHL and CFL athletes. Katie loves working with people of all backgrounds, not just athletes. Whether you are an experienced lifter or have never set foot in a weight room before, Katie has the passion and knowledge to ensure that you will exceed your fitness goals.
Ken Crosina is a former Provincial singles and doubles champion, a National doubles champion and was ranked as high as number 5 in Canada in singles. After playing for Florida State University on a tennis scholarship, he returned to Canada to coach full time. Having coached for five years at the Toronto Cricket Club, Ken ventured to Oshawa where he was the Tennis Director for 10 years at Oshawa Racquet Club.
He was instrumental in the building of the new Campus Tennis Centre on the grounds of Durham College where he also served as the Tennis Director for 10 years Ken combines fun, energy, exercise and fundamentals to take your tennis to the next level.
Melissa Cutler has worked as a Chiropractor and Certified Medical Acupuncture Provider at the West and Lakeshore Mayfair Club locations for over 5 years.
Dr. Cutler brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Mayfair Clubs. Dr. Cutler’s treatment approach is very holistic and includes a combination of soft tissue techniques such as Active Release Therapy (ART) and trigger point therapy, chiropractic manipulation, medical acupuncture and prescriptive exercises. Dr. Cutler is able to connect with her patients because as a nationally ranked tennis player she has experienced numerous injuries herself.
Michael is a three-time National Tennis Champion and a four-year University of Texas letterman. He has played in two Junior Grand Slams and holds the all-time doubles record for the best win percentage in a single season. Michael represented Canada on the 1985 Sunshine Cup team, for a final-eight finish and represented Canada on the Molson National team for two years.
Oggie Bovan is a Registered Kinesiologist of Ontario and an Exercise Physiologist with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He has a sports and fitness background and extensive clinical experience in rehabilitating injury. Oggie’s specialty is therapeutic exercise for injury prevention and rehabilitation, ensuring that clients build strength, stability and balance to move efficiently with no limitations.
Sally has been involved in aquatics for over nine years and has a passion for teaching people of all ages and skill levels. Before working at Mayfair West she managed a swim school with over 1,300 students. Since arriving here in 2013, she has established Mayfair Toronto West’s aquatics program from its infancy to its current size of over 200 students. Her goal is to help people develop a high level of confidence in being in and around water.