Creating BAUSome experiences and lifestyles
Rick Marz, Denae Marz, Personal Trainer, Nutrtion Coach, Life Coach, Online Coach, Fitness App, Fitness, Nutrition

Both our journeys began on farms in Central Alberta where we learned the value of hard work, honesty and integrity.  At a young age we both were involved with competitive sports while maintaining excellence in academics.  Our passion for coaching started early on in athletics and blossomed in many other facets of our lives.

Rick started working at 14 for a civil engineering company and by 17 was managing a Hire-A-Student office. After college he began his career in banking and raising his 2 children.  Coaching played a huge role both personally and professionally as head coach of minor hockey and ringette to leadership developer, customer experience specialist, change mentor, sales coach, and much more.  Opportunity presented itself several times throughout Rick's 23 year banking career which allowed him to take on keys roles from Branch Manager to VP Member Experience and Sales. In effort towards continuous development and expansion into the health and wellness industry, Rick recently obtained his certified personal training designation through the American Council on Exercise (ACE).  

Denae created her first company at 15 which carried on for over a decade.  During this time she also went on to manage multiple businesses all in the customer service industry.  In additional to managing businesses she was a coach for many staff members, working to assist employees with professional and personal growth.  One of the career opportunities allowed Denae to plan and manage events of all types including large corporate and association conferences, sports groups from minor sports to NHL, concerts and special occasion events such as charity fundraising galas, weddings and anniversaries. Most recently Denae expanded her skillset to include certification as a Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition.

Together we combine for over 30 years of wisdom and knowledge in corporate settings from entry level positions up to executive level, with backgrounds in customer experience, event planning, athletics, fitness, nutrition, retail, finance and volunteerism.  In addition to our extensive corporate history we combine for over 15 years entrepreneurial experience.  We are committed to continued life long learning and the use of tools, technology and collaboration with key resources and partners to deliver the best value to you, our clients.

Rick Marz, Personal Trainer, Life Coach, Health & Wellness, Fitness, Nutrition, Online Coach, Nutrition Coach
Rick Marz, Denae Marz, Personal Trainer, Nutrition Coach, Life Coach, Online Coach, Fitness App, Fitness, Nutrition

Although we did not meet until later in life, we were raised with aligned values and goals.  We share a love for travel, music, hiking, athletics and fitness, our family and friends as well as building meaningful relationships across the world. Serendipity brought us together and adventure drew us to the West Coast of British Columbia.  Like many of you, we've had life experiences, positive and negative, exciting and terrifying.  These experiences have shaped the people we are today and are the driving force behind BAUS LIFEstylists.  Our passion is assisting others live the life they want to lead.

Qualifications, Courses & Certifications
  • ACE - Certified Personal Trainers

  • PN1 - Nutrition Coach

  • Financial Services Advice - Canadian Securities Institute

  • BA Diploma Psychology - Red Deer College

  • Dale Carnegie Training

  • Leading the Servus Way - UAlberta Executive Education

  • Leadership - AchieveForum

  • Foundational Leadership Program - Servus Credit Union

  • How to Supervise People - Pryor Learning Solutions

  • Selling Skills for Service People - Fusion Performance Group

  • Essence of Sales Management - Fusion Performance Group

  • Prior Branch Compliance Officer - Institute of Canadian Bankers

  • Prior Investment Funds in Canada - Institute of Canadian Bankers