We pride ourselves on our friendly, knowledgeable and energetic staff! Our team selection process is rigorous, and the end result is an unmatched level of superior service in a comfortable and genuine atmosphere.

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If you are interested in joining our team now or in the future, we’d love for you to drop by with your resume.

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Darren Kanwischer BPE
Owner
Darren Kanwischer

Darren Kanwischer

BPE, Owner

Darren has owned and operated Fifth Avenue Club since 1996. He has been married to Cindy for 27 years and they have two daughters. He is a native Calgarian and graduated from the University of Calgary. Darren’s competitive spirit drives him to set the fitness bar high for his staff and members. He also regularly leads humanitarian aid trips to Mexico and Ethiopia (Belo).

  • d. 403.543.4740
  • m. 403.543.4747
  • e. darren@fifthavenueclub.ca
Garth Mamicpic BSc, PT
General Manager

Garth Mamicpic

BSc, PT, General Manager

Since graduating with his Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from the Philippines, Garth has been working in the spa and fitness industry in the Philippines, Middle East and United States before moving to Calgary in 2010. Garth enjoys outdoor activities, swimming, playing squash and listening to a wide variety of music. He ensures that our facility and equipment remain in pristine condition!

Barbora Hulkova
Barbora Hulkova
Operations Assistant
Barbora Hulkova

Barbora Hulkova

Operations Assistant

Barbora was originally born in the Czech Republic and moved with her family to Victoria, BC when she was 12 years old. There, she enjoyed the laid back West Coast life until last year when she moved to Calgary to explore what else Canada has to offer and to experience the big city life. In her free time she enjoys running, hiking and camping, and she’s even starting to get her balance on roller-blades.

Come and see her at the front desk for any assistance or just to say hello.

Caity Horosko RMT
Massage Therapist

Caity Horosko

RMT, Massage Therapist

Caity is a recent graduate of the Mount Royal 2,200 hour Massage Therapy program. She enjoys helping a variety of clients, including pre-natal, chronic pain management, and sports injury. She believes healing is an active process, in which the client must be dedicated to their own health and well being, and she enjoys facilitating this process in any way she can. When not working, Caity enjoys playing guitar, running, and hanging out in coffee shops with a book. You can find her at the club, chatting it up with someone and ready to help you feel 100%!

Kai Peters
Kai Peters
Personal Trainer
Kai Peters

Kai Peters

Personal Trainer

Kai grew up in Bermuda and moved to Canada in 2008 where he attended Brentwood College School. Kai trained as a competitive rugby player, helping his team become provincial champions in his later years at Brentwood. He continued his career training with Bermuda’s National Rugby team before moving to Calgary. He moved to Calgary in 2013 to pursue his passion for personal training at Mount Royal University. He graduated from MRU’s PFT program and also became certified as a CSEP CPT to supplement his education. Kai is extremely passionate about the fitness lifestyle and prides himself on integrity and discipline.

Amber Ward
Amber Ward
Personal Trainer
Amber Ward

Amber Ward

Personal Trainer

Her love for being active started with an interest in gymnastics as a child. Finding her way was not immediate, as Amber dabbled in different career paths.  Four years ago, she hired a Personal Training Coach for weight loss, transitioning into being a National Bikini Fitness Competitor. The guidance, support and motivation she received showed her what she now wants to give to others. Amber received her Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma from Elevated Learning Academy and Personal Fitness Trainer Certification from the American Council of Exercise. She also holds an Exercise Nutrition Certificate. Amber looks forward to guiding you through your health and fitness journey!