Tricia Dong

Tricia is a registered Can-Fit-Pro Personal Fitness Trainer, Russian Kettlebell fitness coach, and Kettlebell Sport (GS) Coach. She is also the head instructor of the renowned Code 5 Fitness Police Training Program, where she trains law enforcement hopefuls to pass the demanding physical fitness requirements.  

A former Vancouver Police Constable and career Firefighter with Abbotsford Fire & Rescue, Tricia is currently a Level 3 Occupational First Aid Attendant at BC Place Stadium and a private security contractor. A blue belt with the Vancouver Police Judo Club, she is also studying other fighting and defence systems, namely Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (gi only), Filipino Martial Arts (Modern Arnis, Kali Ilustrisimo, Eskrima, Pekiti Tirsia), and Modern Cimande / Silat.  She’s raced 5km, 8km, and 10km runs, two half- and two full marathons and a sprint distance triathlon as well completed the Whistler Warrior Dash and Tough Mudder. Recreationally, she can be found on her standup paddleboard, often with her Labradoodle Kepler. On the more artistic side, Tricia is also a semi-professional Polynesian dancer, loves to salsa dance, and is a freelance photojournalist. She also has a BA in Criminology, a Certificate in Journalism and is fluent in Spanish.

In addition to Police candidate training and Kettlebell coaching, she has also prepared Canadian Forces Primary Reservists (BCR DCO 39 BDE) for workup training and overseas deployment to Afghanistan.  Drawing on her experience as a former career firefighter, she is proud to offer Firefighter Fitness Training, designed to prepare firefighter applicants and pre-recruits for the demanding fitness standards for structural firefighters.