Steve Nash Sports Club opened it’s doors in Downtown Vancouver in 2007. This brand new state-of-the-art club redefined the standard for gyms across the Lower Mainland. To keep up with demand for more locations, Steve Nash Sports Club merged with Fitness World in 2009, creating the Steve Nash Fitness World and Sports Club brand. With over 50 years of experience in the fitness industry our dedication to our members is unsurpassed.
Inline with Steve’s vision of promoting a healthy and balanced lifestyle for all, we have designed our gyms to maximize our members’ experience. With the latest equipment, exclusive group fitness classes, and the best certified personal trainers we are here to help you achieve long term results.
Our world class team will help you understand the fundamentals of an effective exercise program and will keep you informed on the latest in health and fitness. At Steve Nash Fitness World and Sports Club we believe in providing the highest quality service in a fun and friendly environment.
Leonard co-founded Steve Nash Sports Clubs in 2007. He has been involved in the fitness industry for more than thirty years and has owned and managed fitness club chains across North America and Europe. Leonard co-founded 24 Hour Fitness in the U.S.A. in 1983 and was Chairman through 1997. He remained a shareholder through May 2014 when the company was sold for U.S.$1.9 billion. He remains a controlling shareholder of fitness centres in Toronto and Montreal, and is an investor and board member of a European fitness business with more than six hundred clubs.
Leonard has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Joint Honours) from McGill University, a C.A. designation and an MBA (Distinction) from Harvard Business School.
Chris Smith is the driving force behind the Nash Clubs Operations. The 15 year industry veteran and former athlete brings a broad array of expertise in the fitness arena and has been privileged to work with some of North Americas best Fitness Brands. His unparalleled Fitness knowledge combined with his Leadership Skills has been an integral part of the Nash Clubs growth. Chris has a passion for helping members succeed in the clubs and accomplish their goals whatever those may be.
Chris has a BS in Community Health from Portland State University, and is a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Todd Ingledew brings over 15 years of progressive financial management and expertise to the Steve Nash Fitness World & Sports Club. In this role, Todd leads all corporate functions of the business and is a strategic partner to the CEO and board. His key functions include: strategic planning, business development, investor communications, financial planning & analysis, internal and external reporting, treasury & risk management, information technology and member services. Todd’s innovative approach to streamlining processes and team building has been instrumental in positioning the company for growth. Prior to joining the company, Todd was Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at Intrawest ULC, a ski resort operator and developer with ownership interests in 7 ski resorts in North America.
Todd has an MBA in finance from the University of British Columbia and a BA(Honours) in Urban Development from the University of Western Ontario.