Personal Training Courses

Meet the Team

Meet our team of dedicated professionals here to help you complete your course, attain your qualifications and have a successful career in the fitness industry.

Veronica Barbagallo - TRAINFITNESS Learner Support
Veronica Barbagallo

Learner Support

With a background in communication, Veronica’s been working in the fitness industry as Sales and Membership Consultant for more than 2 years. She is qualified in Pilates and currently training to become a Yoga teacher. Veronica was a dancer and is passionate about all holistic and healthy lifestyle approaches. She joined the Learner Support Team at TRAINFITNESS to help and motivate learners like herself, to achieve their goals and qualifications.

Neil Bates - TRAINFITNESS Programming
Neil Bates

Programme Co-ordinator

I’ve been in this industry for over 20 years & worked for fx starting in 2003 as the master trainer & have travelled all over the world delivering masterclasses & workshops.
In 2006 I became one of the stomp fx developers & still create the programme.
I’m currently the programme coordinator for fx & T3, and in charge of sourcing & mixing the music.

Michael Betts - TRAINFITNESS CEO
Michael Betts

CEO

From gymnast to chef, to exercise to music instructor to personal trainer, to course tutor to company director, Michael certainly knows the ins and outs of exercise, nutrition, health and fitness.

Marcus Bidmead - TRAINFITNESS Enrolments Team
Marcus Bidmead

Enrolments Manager

With over six and a half years experience of advising students in the fitness industry I’m looking forward to continuing to help Personal Trainers start and develop their careers with the best means available. The Personal Training course landscape has changed substantially in the last few years so I’m happy to have joined TRAINFITNESS where there is a proven track record of delivering market leading training courses and the support graduates can rely on when entering the fitness industry.

Matt Bowen - TRAINFITNESS Marketing
Matt Bowen

Marketing

I come from a background in PR and events. I now manage all things marketing and PR at TRAINFITNESS. In my spare time you will find me on a hockey field in some far flung part of the country playing in the Premier League.

Jithin George - TRAINFITNESS Enrolments Team
Jithin George

Enrolment Manager

An avid sports buff with a Masters degree in Sports Management I also come from a strong business development background in the Fintech industry. I have had the privilege of working with a wide range of people and businesses from across the world and absolutely love dealing with people. What better way to put that into use than to assist and lead people into their calling of being Fitness experts. I intend to extend my people skills in supporting and providing the best advice and service to those that are considering on making their mark in the fitness industry.

Hazel Goudie - TRAINFITNESS Internal Quality Assurance
Hazel Goudie

Internal Quality Assurance

I have worked in the fitness industry for 20 years, working my way up from a gym instructor to a specialist in back care, sports massage and rehabilitation. I have always loved running, but have more recently started to challenge my strength and fitness by competing in fitness obstacle events such as Rock Solid and Bear Grylls.

Katie Higginbotham - TRAINFITNESS Course Tutor
Katie Higginbotham

Course Tutor

I have been in the fitness Industry for 14 years. On completing my Diploma in Personal Training I set up my own business working with the general public, running clubs & rugby teams. I also wanted to offer people the opportunity to achieve their goals & build their confidence.

Paul Humphries - TRAINFITNESS Learner Support
Paul Humphries

Learner Support

I have worked in the fitness industry for the last 4 years, having completed my PT qualification with TRAINFitness I started working for Virgin Active in one of their biggest gyms in the UK. Previously studied BTEC sports science at college and have played professional rugby for club and country but due to injuries that career was cut short. Turn negatives into positives and making each day count.

Margarita Jusefa - TRAINFITNESS Accounts
Margarita jusefa

Accounts

I enjoy working at Train Fitness team as it is full of very positive and energetic people. I learn about protein and other healthy food for training. I meet fanatically fitness people who make you want to train. I like to swim, walk long distances and dance. Let’s move! I have 125 years of experience in accountancy in Europe and in the UK. As a part of my job I like to help students with payments. Don’t miss the payment and we can become friends!

Fabian Lewis - TRAINFITNESS Learner Support
Fabian Lewis

Learner Support

I have previously worked as a manager in the fitness industry with over 5 years’ experience having worked in some of London’s prime gym locations I am now at TRAINFITNESS. I am enjoying helping our learners through their personal journey in achieving their qualifications.

Oliver Lewis - TRAINFITNESS Learner Support
Oliver Lewis

Learner Support

I have been into athletics and track events from a young age, practicing Karate in my teen years and three times bronze medalist in the London youth games. I am starting work at TRAINFITNESS with over 6 years customer service experience and look forward to progressing through this new journey.

James McNicholl - TRAINFITNESS Enrolments Team
James McNicholl

Enrolment Manager

James qualified as a Personal trainer for over 10 years, with 6 years’ experience in advising students in the fitness industry,. He has a passion for helping people realise their dreams and changing career’s, Now at TRAINFITNESS he’s even more passionate about helping students further their knowledge in the fitness industry with quality qualifications. When not talking to students on the phone about their future prospects he likes to take on indoor cycling classes.

Long Nguyen - TRAINFITNESS Digital Design
Long Nguyen

Digital Design

Being a designer at TRAINFITNESS has provided me an environment filled with first-class fitness trainers and professionals. As a creative I am inspired to help build our vision of a world energized by fitness.

Christian Roach - TRAINFITNESS Course Tutor
Christian Roach

Tutor

I’ve been in the fitness industry since 2010 and have had roles in personal training, personal training management, fitness mentoring, life coaching as well as my current role of tutoring and assessing. To date, I’ve trained over 200 clients and have taken over 1500 students through their fitness qualifications.

Steve Robson - TRAINFITNESS Office Manager
Steve Robson

Office Manager

I have worked in the service industry since leaving school, and qualified teaching exercise to music in 1990. I joined the TRAINFITNESS team in 2012, looking after operations and building facilities. I still take part in exercise in music with fx workouts, and go to the gym at least five times a week.

Richared Scrivener - TRAINFITNESS Course Developer
Richard Scrivener

Product Development Manager

I have a 1st Class Honors Degree in Sports Science, a Master’s Degree in High Performance Physiology. I’m a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach & member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association. I am also an Animal Flow Master Instructor, a Strength & Conditioning Coach at Ricky Hatton’s Boxing Academy & I personal train a select number of clients & athletes.

Dil Sheikh - TRAINFITNESS Accounts
Dil Sheikh

Accounts

Dil Sheikh is an experienced professional accountant and has worked in many industries. He has more years of experience than he wants to remember. He loves to spend a few hours at the gym trying out all the equipment including weights, treadmills, etc. He is always seeking new knowledge on nutrition. His latest interest is in organic food.

Emma Slade - TRAINFITNESS Learner Support
Emma Slade

Tutor

With over 15 years fitness industry experience, from gym instructor to personal trainer mentor through to fitness tutor. I’ve been working to train and educate clients and now through TRAINFITNESS I’ll be refocusing my energy into inspiring and guiding students on their journey to a career within fitness. I have tutored within various charities and teaching organisations, but am excited to deliver the exceptional content from TRAINFITNESS which will start you at an advantage in such competitive field. I continue to run a personal training business, so get to enjoy the personal journey and challenges faced day to day and more importantly so I don’t forget what inspired me to help others rediscover their health.

Danielle Tobin - TRAINFITNESS Business Development
Danielle Tobin

Business Development

With a passion for health, fitness and encouraging people to be active, I have joined the TRAINFITNESS team. With over 10 years experience in engaging and educating children, young people and families through activity, I am excited to promote the TRAINFITNESS brand across the UK, whilst looking after our International partners. My passion for fitness quickly became a career when I qualified as a Personal Trainer. When I’m not in the office you will find me in the gym.

Ben Wigzell - TRAINFITNESS Learner Support
Ben Wigzell

Learner Support

I come from a background in acting and have appeared on stage, theatre and television. I became a qualified Level 2 and Level 3 PT and worked as a PT for over four years. I was also General Manager of a gym. I joined the Support Team at TRAINFITNESS to help learners with their fitness qualifications.

Steele Williams - TRAINFITNESS Director
Steele Williams

Director

With over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry and having trained numerous celebrities including Naomi Campbell, Mel B, Melanie Sykes, Bjork, Ruby Wax, Sinitta, Max Beesley and Elle McPherson, Steele’s expertise in the field is extensive.

David Wojciechowicz - TRAINFITNESS Enrolments Team
David Wojciechowicz

Enrolment Manager

I might be the newest member of the Enrolment team but with over 5 years’ experience in the Fitness Industry, I’m happy to pass on all my knowledge to help get new Personal Trainers off on the right foot. Sport has always been a passion of mine and when I get a chance I still pull on my rugby boots, playing Rugby League for London Chargers RL.