As published in “” September 12, 2019 As a kid, I never thought about the Olympics. I thought about going to the library and taking out a “how-to” book on self-coaching for track and field, along with a pile of crummy joke books to add to my joke collection. I thought about jumping over curbside garbage pails on the way home from school to practice hurdling just because I wanted… Read More »PARADIGM SHIFT

The Journey of an Olympian

Tale Me About It Episode 9 gets into the mind of an Olympic athlete. Jessica Zelinka is a Canadian heptathlete and 100 m hurdler. She’s a 2 time Olympian and has competed throughout the years winning many many awards and medals. Throughout the episode we talk about the struggles she’s faced, her training, competing after giving birth, identity, doping in the industry & much more. Listen to Podcast

Spartans Summer Camp, Calgary July 2019

Athletes will be introduced to running, jumping and throwing in a fun and game-filled environment. Program designed by 2X Olympian and coach, Jessica Zelinka. The Spartans summer camp program is for athletes between 8 to 13 years of age, and will run for 5 session July 22-26th. More info:

Sport Hub Provider

Contract coach through Athletics Alberta for a City of Calgary initiative called Sport Hub. Expert sport coaches implement in-school and after school programs to allow students to have the opportunity to be a part of an inclusive, affordable, and accessible sporting programs. More info at:

Hockey Mill Camp

Providing the dryland training portion as a part of a 10 week Calgary spring Hockey Program, kids ages 7-11 years old. Developing overall athletic capabilities in a fun and challenging environment. Starting April 2019.

League, Fitness Class Provider

Available for corporate bookings through League, I lead fun and engaging “fitness” classes for all levels and ability from Qi Gong, to boot camp style, circuits, and even track and field team relays!