Leadership Team

Shawn Allard

Shawn Allard is a former professional hockey player and is blessed to be the world’s most sought after Movement and Performance Coach for NHL athletes. He is the Creator of Perfect Skating TM, an On-Ice Movement and Skill Methodology for Hockey players and the Perfect Skating Franchise System TM, which inspires passionate coaches around the world to help hockey athletes learn kinetic feedback of their on-ice movement and develop personal methodologies to increase performance.

Andrea Allard

Andrea Allard is our Director of Operations for Perfect Skating HQ. In addition to this she acts as a franchise on-boarding specialist ensuring that all new PS franchisees have all the systems and best practices in place to have a great start to their new business. As a former dental hygienist and graduate from Algonquin College in Ottawa, her love for people is at the heart of everything she does. With four children playing competitive hockey, she knows what it takes to be a supportive hockey parent and her love for children and the game transcends to her devotion to the PS family.

“Andrea is absolutely amazing, she embodies everything about the PS culture. Her love of people and willingness to serve is an inspiration for all the people she touches on a daily basis. I am truly blessed to have her as a life partner and excited to continue growing the PS family together.”

- Shawn Allard

Kyle Nishizaki

Kyle Nishizaki is the general manager of our five corporate Ottawa locations and is one of the top On-Ice Movement and Performance Coaches in the world. A former captain of the University of Windsor Hockey Team, Kyle holds a Master Degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor and reaches his athletes through a connective and detailed approach to performance.

“Kyle is truly what the PS Coaching Opportunity is all about. He has this insatiable desire to stretch, to work and to get better everyday. Over the past 5 years he has turned into one of the world’s top development coaches, his likeable, fun personality connect with athletes and his ability to identify asymmetry production is truly elite.”

- Shawn Allard

Jake Choiniere

Jake Choiniere is the Lead Instructor of our Gloucester and Ottawa Centre corporate locations and acts as a R&D liaison to our university research partnerships. A graduate of the University of Ottawa’s school of Kinesiology, Jake is a fun, energetic coach that athletes say is “Awesome”! Always trying to up his game, he truly is a passionate studier and practitioner of On-Ice Movement.

“Jakes' always smiling. He’s always having Fun and he loves helping young players get better. His detail in second to none and he is always uncovering new modalities of movement that can transfer onto the ice. Athletes absolutely love him, he is quickly becoming the most sought after young On-Ice Movement and Performance Coach in the world.”

- Shawn Allard

Jordy Armiento

Jordy is the Lead Instructor of our Nepean and Kanata locations. He is also in charge of our R and D initiatives and acts as a liaison to our university research partnerships. He is a graduate of the Fitness and Health program at Algonquin College and has always had a passion for hockey, fitness and movement.

“Jordy’s developed into one of the great On-Ice Movement and Skill Coaches of his generation. His organized, detailed sessions are awesome, athletes love working with him!”

- Shawn Allard

Andrew Robillard

Andrew is PS’ Creative Director and is the behind the scenes think-tank for video content, social media management and marketing campaigns. A graduate of Carleton Universities Interactive Multi-Media and Design Program in partnership with Algonquin College, Andrew built a successful Video Production Company, Stuffed Motion, before giving into his passion of capturing On-Ice Movements that can connect with a digital audience.

“A Creative Director who can stay on Victor Arvidsson’s tail down the ice? That’s Andrew Robillard. Fly a Drone at 14,000 Ft and let it float through the clouds 2KM away and bring it back so it captures a great shot? That’s Andrew Robillard. This guy can do it all when it comes to creating and shooting digital media, we can’t wait to see what he creates next!”

- Shawn Allard