Coach Kelvin Dela Pena
Director of Athlete Development, Skills Programming and Strength & Conditioning
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Kelvin Dela Peña is a former pro basketball athlete with expertise in assessing, correcting and programming for athletic development. Combining his years of experience in the game of basketball with his knowledge of what it takes for the human body to perform at its maximum capacity, he is able to enhance all aspects of basketball players capabilities and allow serious athletes to receive safe, quality coaching in order to mentally and physically equip them to compete at a higher level while they work towards maintaining long lasting careers should they want to pursue the sport professionally.
Known for instilling the importance of fundamental work, attention to details, work ethic and character in every player mentored, Coach K encourages athletes to continue to seek their personal best and reach their full potential in all aspect of their lives.
"Positive life skills can be learned by participating in sport development programs. There are character building lessons youth learn through triumphs and defeats which will enhance their ability to react and cope with future matters.
Most importantly I like to instill the will power to never give up regardless of current skill level and/or physical abilities.
How bad do you want it?
Why are you doing this?
How big are your goals?
What drives you?
There is always someone else putting in more work, going to bed early, taking care of business in the class room and saying no to bad habits in order to reach a goal they have set for themselves.
No excuses. No distractions.
Keep working toward a better version of you and sooner or later you WILL and CAN attain all you set your mind to."
Athlete Career Highlights
1998 Bishop McNally High School Division 1 Champions
1999 Bishop McNally High School Division 1 Champions
2001 All-Defensive Team
2000 / 2001 Team Alberta
2002-2004 Mount Royal Cougars
2004 Under 20 Republic of the Philippines (RP) Team
2005 NCAA Rookie of the Year Philippines (1) (2) (3) (4)
2005 2nd Draft Pick to Harbour Center (PBL)(Philippines Basketball League)
2005 - 2008 PBL Teams: Noosa Shoe Stars, San Miguel Coffee, Cebuana Lhuillier Pera Padala, Granny Goose Tortilla Chips
2007 NCAA MVP Philippines (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
2007 NCAA Mythical 5 Philippines
2007 NCAA Press MVP
2008 NCAA Player of the Game
2008 NCAA Tripple Double Player of the Game
2008 15th Draft Pick to Alaska Aces (PBA)(Philippine Basketball Association)
2011 San Miguel Beermen (ABL) (Asean Basketball League)
2012 - 2014 Calgary Crush (ABA) (American Basketball Association) (1) (2)
2015 - Bishop McNally Hall Of Fame Inductee
ISSA-SSC Strength & Conditioning Specialist
FR Release Lower Limb
Canfitpro- Certified PTS
Crossfit Level 1
Crossfit Level 2
Anatomy Trains for Movement Therapists
Coaching Career Highlights
2013 - 2014 St. Mary's College Assistant Coach (ACAC)
2014 - 2015 Bishop McNally High School Jr. Boys Basketball Head Coach (Division 1 City Champions)
2015 Calgary Northside Azzurri U16 Tier 2 Soccer Strength & Conditioning Coach
2015 - 2016 Bishop McNally High School Jr. Boys Basketball Head Coach
2016 Calgary Northside Azzurri U16 Tier 1 Soccer Strength & Conditioning Coach
2016 Calgary Northside Atletico FC U18 Tier 2 Soccer Strength & Conditioning Coach
2016 - 2017 Bishop McNall High School Jr. Boys Division 1 Head Coach
2017 - 2018 Bishop McNall High School Jr. Boys Division 1 Head Coach
Training Seminars & Courses
Carl Paoli Freestyle Connection Movement Seminar
Dmitry Klokov & Igor Zaripov Olympic Lifting Seminar
NCCP Olympic Lifting