At the age of 28, Joachim founded Quantum Hockey Agency together with the co-founder Brandyn Garth. His ambitions are to be known as an agency of true character, teamwork and still being as passionate as at the start of the company. Learn more about Joachim
CO-FOUNDER, FAMILY ADVISOR
Brandyn Garth founded Quantum Hockey Agency with Joachim in 2019. Together they have built Quantum into a very well-respected agency known throughout the hockey community. Learn more about Brandyn
Mark MacKinnon – Strength, Conditioning & Nutrition Coach – North America
Mark has over 20 years of hockey experience including at the collegiate and professional level.
He has been involved in his own training for over 10 years, and has been training athletes of all levels currently, and for the past 3 years at Focus Fitness, the official training and practice facility of the Winnipeg Jets (NHL) and Manitoba Moose (AHL).
Mark is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS). In addition, he is a Precision Nutrition level 1 Coach (Pn1). He is continually researching, evaluating, and implementing methods for improving performance and training.
Being part of the Quantum team, Mark sees an opportunity to reach more athletes and assist them in attaining their objectives. He takes tremendous satisfaction in contributing to an athlete’s success, as they are challenged to meet and exceed new physical goals and performance expectations. His goal is to establish life changing habits for the athlete so they can achieve great success in their sport.
Mark aims to create athlete specific strength and conditioning plans, combined with education on proper dietary skills and nutritional plans designed to maximize performance. His hope is that the knowledge the athlete acquires, will extend to their playing careers and beyond.
Coach Chris Palmer started coaching individuals and teams in motivation and mindset in 1994. A former 2-time All-American runner and NIKE-sponsored athlete, he took his M.A. in psychology and his love for hockey and sport, consulted with successful hockey coaches & former professional, AHL, and NHL athletes to create a hockey compete mindset training program that dramatically changes athlete, coach, and team performance, on and off the ice.
Piranha Training’s advisory board exists to ensure that everything we do is based on the real-life experiences and perspectives of professional hockey players and successful coaches and trainers in the sport.
Great ideas are born from collaboration, mixing the best ideas of sports psychology, and coaching with the real-life needs, experiences, and perspectives of those who have played and coached the game at the highest levels. Chris is part of the QHA Family Advisor Program acting as a Mental Performance Coach.
McYawgi works as a video editor for QHA and started in January 2020. On the side he works as a full-time streamer on the platform twitch.tv. McYawgi is a childhood friend to both the Founder, Joachim but also the Player Agent Robin.