Jane Ward

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

Jane graduated from Massey University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science, Majoring in Prescription and Training. Group fitness is her forte, from Mums & Bubs to HIIT, Balance and Mobility, Bootcamp, Mat classes and many more! 
Jane grew up in Hawke’s Bay and enjoys playing netball and competing in equestrian in her spare time. 

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

Kate York

Fitness Coach

Kate is a Hawkes Bay local, having grown up in Hastings and attending Havelock North High school. In 2017 she completed her undergraduate degree in Sport, Health, and Human Performance at The University of Waikato. There she worked with several rowing teams as their strength and conditioning coach.

Kate was a keen rower herself and played netball at a high level. Having experienced many injuries through her sporting career Kate found her passion for helping people achieve their rehabilitation and functional goals through movement. This led her to the University of Otago where she completed her postgraduate diploma in rehabilitation and is now back in the Bay for her final year of physiotherapy.

Chloe Macaulay

Fitness Coach | Associate Strength & Conditioning Coach

Chloe graduated from Waikato University after studying a Bachelor of Sport Health and Human Performance, majoring in Human Performance Science and Sport Development & Coaching.  During her time there Chloe worked alongside the Premier Men's Rugby team where she gained a love for working with athletes.

A Hawke’s Bay Local who grew up surrounded by sport and exercise with most of her years spent playing netball. Chloe is devoted to aiding athletes along their path to becoming the best they can be. She has a passion for hand-crafting her strength and conditioning knowledge to fit the individual needs of every person she works alongside

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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