The Power of Connection with Andrew Coates

If you're just starting out in your business or looking to grow your career this episode is for you. Andrew Coates has over a decade in the industry. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada he's built an amazing community of friends and colleagues from travelling to conferences, interviewing industry leaders and engaging in continuing education.

Some people may not realize that Andrew actually started his training career a bit later in his adult life. Despite this fact, he's seen tremendous growth in his business, and social reach and has achieved career accomplishments that he's incredibly proud of. 

Andrew's attitude towards controlling what he can control in challenging situations has led to well-earned opportunities in writing and presenting at conferences. Andrew has also been mentoring many other professionals in the industry and finding ways to empower others to achieve their career goals as well.  

In this episode we talk about Andrew's genuine joy for working with people in person, his desire to train people well into retirement age as well as his passion for learning from the best in the industry and connecting the dots among peers to create more opportunities in the industry. 

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About Today's Guest 

 Andrew Coates graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Commerce(Co-op) Honours. He grew up as a competitive cross-country skier, basketball player, and dabbled in many other sports. Became a die hard fitness enthusiast in his early 20’s. He began my career as a certified personal trainer in the fall of 2010 in Edmonton, Alberta. He is the host of The Lift Free and Diet Hard Podcast and Fitness writer for major fitness publications including T-Nation, Generation Iron, and more. He has a fluffy black cat named Ozzy who’s the star of his Instagram.

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