NASM: CPT, PES, & CES
Exos: XPS (EXOS Performance Specialist), TTS, & Adv Str & Pow
OCD: Police Foundations
+5 Years Experience Developing Tactical Athletes For Their Dream Jobs and For Special Mission Tasking/SOF Selection
Chad Kirkham is a Human Performance Specialist who focuses on all aspects of tactical athlete development & optimization. His passion for science and human performance have made Chad a powerhouse in the world of developing elite performance. Chad has been able to apply his extensive knowledge on Psychology of Elite Athletes, Mental Resilience, Skill Development, Strength, Conditioning, Nutrition, and Performance Optimization Techniques on a wide range of athletes. Including SOF Candidates, SWAT Officers, Clearance Divers, Infantry Soldiers, Police Officers, Firefighters, Emergency Services Applicants, Competitive Shooters, Semi-Professional Martial Artists, Civilian Sheepdogs, and even Special Forces Operators.
Previously Chad was Head of Strength & Conditioning at MAS Thai Boxing, an Employee at a SOF prep program, and helped refine the “Criminal Code & Federal Statutes” course at Mohawk College. Currently Chad is working full time as the Owner and Operator of Onyx Tactical Performance where he is a Content Creator, Strength & Conditioning, and Nutrition & Performance Optimization Coach. Chad also works as Cadre for The Special Forces Experience, the Head Coach for Deep Water Tribe, and is pursuing his BSc in Strength and Conditioning.
If you can’t already tell Chad is relentless in his pursuit of actionable knowledge and loves developing alongside high performing people. Chad’s dream is to help elevate the performance capabilities of the worlds military and emergency service members, so that they may serve their community more effectively. So if you dream of elite performance, but need help reaching it. Chad is the coach for you, his dedication, insight, experience, and joyful personality makes working with him a fantastic experience while also helping his clients get the results of their dreams.