Personal Trainers

Dejan Stojanovic

Qualifications
Master of Physiotherapy (currently completing), Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Diploma of Health Sciences (Nutrition), Level 1 Sports Trainer, Certificate III in Fitness

Experience
With 10+ years of self-guided & tertiary-level education, I’ve learned a what it takes to get in shape after losing close to 20 kg. I’ve run my own personal training business specialising in strength training for health & sport with people from a wide range of fitness levels, as well as rehab patients through my time assisting in physiotherapy clinics.

Specific Training Interests
My passions include strength training, weight loss, physique transformation, female-oriented programming, sport-specific conditioning, rehabilitation, and nutrition.

Philosophy
Discipline: the one thing necessary to achieve any goal worth having. It may not be easy, but it WILL be worth it. The pain you feel from being out of your comfort zone is only temporary, it’ll go away. BUT, quit now & it’ll last forever.

Why Train With Me?
My purpose, first and foremost, is to educate. By passing on valuable lessons in evidence-based training, nutrition, and lifestyle modification, I can help you reach your goals and enrich your life.

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Bethany Gower

Qualifications
Exercise Sports Science Australia (ESSA) student member
Fourth-year Clinical Exercise Physiology student
Equivalent of Certificate IV in fitness
Tier 2 qualified Strength for Life fitness instructor

Experience
Group fitness instructor for over 50’s
Junior netball and volleyball coach
Exercise prescription and delivery for healthy clients (third-year placement)

Specific Training Interests
I enjoy both aerobic and resistance training that is constantly varied, functional, and whole body oriented.

Philosophy
Work first, rest later AND Exercise is medicine

Why Train With Me?
I integrate theoretical knowledge into my practice to create a tailored exercise prescription for each client. I am excited to share my passion for health and fitness and create ample opportunities for my clients to achieve success.

 

Troy Cummings

Qualifications
Cert 3 and 4 in Fitness, and more to come!

Experience
Group Fitness Instructor, competitive soccer and AFL, and over 15 years personnal experience within the fitness industry.

Sporting & Fitness Background
I’m big on variety, and enjoy high-intensity interval training, functional based resistance training, Muay Thai, and surfing out in the ocean.

Specific Training Interests
Endurance events, e.g. fun runs, triathlons and open water swimming. Injury rehabilitation and prevention.

Philosophy
I think it was Albert Einstein who said: A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Why Train With Me?
I will approach our training with enthusiasm, variety and careful consideration as to your own fitness goals and needs.

 

Alex HoskinAlex Hoskin

Qualifications
Certificate III & IV in Fitness, Crossfit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1), Club Weightlifting / Sports Power Coach Level 1 Licence (Australian Weightlifting Federation) , Studying a Bachelor of Human Movement

Experience
7 years in the fitness industry. 5 years in the Australian Army (Infantry Core)

Sporting & Fitness Background
My background includes AFL, rugby, weightlifting & powerlifting. The past 3 years my main focus has been Strength / Conditioning & competitive Crossfit.

Specific Training Interests
Correcting movement and muscle imbalances. Overall athletic performance. Powerlifting and weightlifting. Strength and Conditioning. Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation. Sustainable healthy lifestyle changes

Philosophy
I believe in a holistic approach to training. By incorporating sound technique & movement with a well-rounded program anyone can achieve their goals

Why Train With Me?
My background, and employing a scientific approach allows me to design individualised programs that will embrace strengths & improve weaknesses. There is great importance in goal setting & I will educate you so that in the future you have the ability to train effectively & independently. I want each session to be fun, educational & enlightening experience for you.

 

 

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Qualifications
Bachelor Health Science (Nutrition). Masters of Applied Science (Sport & Exercise), Cert 4 in fitness, Polequin level 2 strength & conditioning coach, Bio signature accreditation, Punch fit accreditation, ASCA accredited strength and conditioning coach, ASCA accredited strength and conditioning coach, Level 1 Triathlon coach, currently completing Masters of Exercise Physiology.

 

Experience
As a former professional athlete I represented Australia in the sport of Olympic distance triathlon. I have also worked in the fitness industry for over 8 years and during that time I have been lucky enough to work with a wide range of population groups to help them reach the health and physical fitness goals.

Specific Training Interests
Nutrition and overall health and physical fitness. Development of lean muscle and fat loss.

Philosophy
Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something. If you have a goal, there’s always a way to achieve it.

Why Train With Me?
I’ll work with you to individualise a program around your fitness goals. We’ll work hard, have some fun & I’ll pass on the skills to let you stay physically fit long into the future.

 

Mel Rocca

Qualifications
Certificate 4 in Fitness, Les Mills Group Fitness Instructor – RPM, Body Pump, SHBAM, SPRINT, PunchFIT level 1 certified

Experience
3 years of Fitness Industry experience teaching Group Fitness classes and helping members achieve their goals.

Specific Training Interests
I am an all-rounder and always try new things that will challenge my body and my fitness, HIIT, Crossfit, Functional Fitness, Strength Training, Yoga – AGY, Vinyasa, Cardio Fitness

Philosophy
My belief is to train for life and not for an occasion or specific activities, train for your wellbeing and health because no one regrets a good workout, I believe fitness is a Journey and not a race. There is no finish line, but there is a goal and its your goal – no one elses.

Why Train With Me?
I have been through my own weight loss journey, losing 43kg! I know how it is to hit the low and pick yourself up from it, learn to reset & continue. I know I can inspire others to keep motivation and focus like I did. I can guarantee that my training to my clients can break away from the industry stereotypes of training and I can ensure you will have a great experience no matter the fitness levels!