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Meet The Coaches

Coach Louis-Alexis

Louis-Alexis Gratton

Montreal Powerhouse’s head coach, Louis-Alexis focuses on program design and training periodization. He has worked with numerous powerlifters as well as regular gym goers and believes in applying sound scientific principles to create an effective training model that can be fitted to the individual’s needs and peculiarities. His own experience as a competitive powerlifter allows him to enhance his knowledge concerning the demands of the sport.

Certifications and experience

  • Kinesiology Minor at University of Montreal
  • Westside Barbell’s Strength Certificate
  • Weightlifting Degree from the Coaching Association of Canada
  • International seminars attendance, with names such as Boris Sheiko, Ed Coan, Mike Tuchscherer and Andrey Malanichev
Coach Quentin

Quentin Weber

Known for his high level of self-discipline and performance, Quentin decided to get significantly involved in the industry to support other athletes achieve their potential. He is a lifetime multidimensional athlete. Knowledgeable and skilled, he uses a scientific approach backed by several certifications and lots of experience. Promoting critical thinking, Quentin is an active learner that thrives on finding solutions. When working with athletes, the focus is on creating a true relationship in which all variables are taken into consideration.

Certifications and experience

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialization (FNS)
  • Natural Professional Bodybuilder title Provincial
  • National Powerlifting athlete
  • Optimum Nutrition sponsored athlete
  • International seminars attendance (Boris Sheiko, Ed Coan, Mike Tuchscherer, etc.)
Coach Mathieu

Mathieu Doré

Montreal powerhouse’s powerlifting coach and physical rehabilitation specialist, Mathieu focuses on designing programs for injured athletes. Having a Diploma of Collegial studies in Physiotherapy and being a competitive powerlifter, he knows how to design training programs in presence of pain, manage loading on damaged tissues and assess injuries in order to optimize injured athletes’ progression. His large therapeutic toolbox and evidence based approach combined to his experience as a powerlifting athlete make him stand apart from your typical rehab consultant.

Certifications and experience

  • Diploma of Collegial studies in Physiotherapy from Montmorency College
  • Physiotherapy Bachelor/Master at University of Montreal (ongoing)
  • Active CPU powerlifter since 2016
  • Provincial record holder for the squat in the QPF’s 93kg open category