Our coaches are a dynamic duo who not only love to coach, but they also love to get out the door and work towards their own running and endurance goals! Read more about what makes each of our Connor’s Runners coaches AWESOME below.

Dr. Stephen Connor

Dr. Steve has been coaching runners and triathletes in the Oakville area since 2003. He calls upon his own experience as a varsity swimmer, an Ironman triathlete and a Marathon runner. He applies this experience to his run group. In turn this allows his athletes to become stronger, more confident and ready to tackle their own race day goals.

Having run marathons all over the world, Dr. Steve specializes in taking athletes to the next level in their Half, Full and Ultra Marathon races.  Dr. Steve has more than 23 years of experience as a sports Chiropractor at Connor Chiropractic and Wellness Centre. He specifically designs his training programs to keep runners from experiencing injuries and minimizing setbacks when they do occur.

When Dr. Steve is not running, cycling or coaching, you will find him with his wife Tara enjoying life with their 4 daughters and many pets.

Dr. Steve Connor, Run Coach
Dr. Steve Connor, 2018 Berlin Marathon

Dr. Kate Irwin

Dr. Kate has been involved the world of sport from a young age. It is her passion for sport and coaching that has brought her to the realm of Run Coaching. She calls upon her experience as a competitive swimmer, Ironman Triathlete and runner to help other runners reach their goals, both big and small. 

Dr. Kate’s passion is to help local runners enjoy the sport of running as much as she does! Her group has a focus on 5km and 10km distances. She develops her programs using the most up to date research on run development. In addition, she draws on her experience as a Chiropractor, at Connor Chiropractic, to decrease the risk of injury during training.

Dr. Kate’s run clinics are great for individuals looking for the group dynamic of running. No matter if you are new to running, getting back to running or simply like the group dynamic. She empowers runners to focus on speed or distance within the shorter distances of 5km and 10km.

Dr. Kate Irwin Run Coach