Jane Ward

​​​​​​​Fitness Coach | Fitness Centre Assistant Manager

Jane graduated with a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, majoring in prescription and training, and has been in the health and fitness industry since 2016. Jane enjoys working with clients to help them achieve their fitness and nutritional goals through motivating, supporting, and sharing her knowledge with them.

Jane comes from a strong background in the sporting industry, particularly in netball, running, and she competes nationally in equestrian.An area of interest for her is exercise and nutrition for weight loss.

Roy Haffner

Fitness Coach | Strength & Conditioning Coach

After finishing a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport and Exercise Science, Roy found himself wanting real experience working with people and expanding his knowledge. Originally from the South Island, Roy’s passion for performance, rehabilitation, and well-being brought him to Hawke’s bay.

Roy is a huge sports fan, mainly American Football and Rugby League which fuels his interest in Strength and Conditioning.

Lance Bridges

Fitness Coach | AquaFit Instructor

Lance has been involved in the fitness industry since the age of 18, teaching aerobics, aqua jogging and as a fitness trainer.

Lance has been trained with Les Mills Hamilton and worked in various fitness places around the country, this has enabled him to share his passion with fitness and motivating people.

“I love helping people achieve their goals.  My passion for aerobics took me around the world, representing New Zealand in competitive aerobics for 10 years.  I have also represented New Zealand in competitive roller skating. My other interests include coaching gymnastics and theatre when time allows."

Uriah Skudder

Fitness Coach 

Uriah has been in the CrossFit industry for the past decade, within those years she has had two beautiful young daughters and has been coaching for the last 3 years. 
Uriah's passion is functional fitness but also has a background in Health Sciences completed through the 
Naturopathic College of New Zealand. 

Since becoming a mother Uriah has been driven to inspire other mothers/women to become the best versions of themselves, to know what their bodies are capable of and support them pre/post-partum. 

Uriah enjoys competing competitively within the CrossFit community and is always up for a good challenge. 

James Rennie

Fitness Coach | Associate Strength & Conditioning Coach

While completing his double major in Sports and Exercise and Nutrition at Otago University James found his love for Strength and Conditioning 
while working with John McGlashan College 1st XV who won the South Island competition. 

After graduating James moved up to Hawke's Bay taking the associate Strength and Conditioning 
role at HBCFCT. 

Throughout his life, he has played a whole range of sports, but his favourite has always been cricket, 
which he has developed a slight obsession for

Zack Matthews

Fitness Coach

Zack’s heavy involvement in sport from a young age lead to an interest in all things training, movement and nutrition. This evolved into a passion to share his knowledge with others to help them achieve their own goals. 

 After attending high school in Hawkes bay, He moved to Dunedin to study at the University of Otago where he completed a bachelors of sport and exercise nutrition, and has now returned for his final year of physiotherapy studies.

Zack has a particular interest in the game of basketball, whether it’s watching, playing or coaching. 

Ashlee Rowe

Fitness Coach | Strength & Conditioning Coach

Ashlee started her Sport Science studies at the University of Western Australia while living in Perth. During her studies she also pursued an athletic career in rowing. After years of training and competing at a NZL level, she finished her degree and graduated through Wintec at the end of 2021. Ashlee moved to Hawkes Bay after seven years based in Cambridge for her rowing career.

Logan Gee

Fitness Coach

Logan is currently studying towards a Bachelor of Sport and Science at the Eastern Institute of Technology in his hometown, Napier.  Sport has always been a big part of Logan's life, he is heavily involved in hockey and has played other sports such as rugby and cricket.  This involvement has lead to a passion in training and coaching, specifically promoting participation and enjoyment in sport and exercise.

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