Meet our Trainers

Meet our Trainers

Meet your trainers!

Here at Macquarie University Sport we have a number of trainers qualified in a variety of different disciplines. Make sure to check out the profiles below to see who is the best fit for you.

Whoever you choose, rest assured that our trainers share your goals, want to see you succeed and know how to get you there!

Alex Trebilco

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 & 4 in fitness
  • Les Mills Instructor: BODYPUMP (Elite), BODYBALANCE, BODYCOMBAT, CXWORX
  • Boxing for Fitness
  • Dip. Remedial Massage

Training speciality:

  • Movement pattern enhancement
  • Prehab exercises

Favourite professional athlete:

Patrick Dangerfield - Geelong Cats

Dream training partner:

Goku - Dragonball Z

Favourite quote:

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing".

Trainer Level:

Bronze

Amanda Stanton

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness
  • Dip. Fitness
  • Spin Cycle Instructor
  • Thump Boxing

Training speciality:

  • Cycle fitness
  • Body composition for general populations
  • Post-natal exercise

Favourite exercise:

Deadlift

Favourite breakfast:

Porridge with stewed fruit compote

My perfect weekend would include:

A weekend in the snowfields, enjoying the fresh alpine air and fantastic skiing.

Trainer Level:

Silver

Caroline Szabo

Qualifications:

  • ASCA Strength & Conditioning Coach Level 1
  • Boxing for Fitness Level 1
  • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness

Training Specialty:

  • Functional training
  • Fat loss
  • Hypertrophy
  • Strength & conditioning
  • Motivation

What is something you always wanted to do?

See the Northern Lights

What are 3 things most people don't know about you?

  • I can do a muscle up
  • I can count to 10 in 4 different languages
  • I have dyed my hair almost every colour

Any favourite lines from a movie/TV show?

"Trust me, I'm a Jedi"

What's your hidden talent?

My creativity - I like to write, draw and paint!

Trainer Level:

Gold

Corey Muldoon

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness
  • Bach. Chiro Science
  • Amateur Boxing

Training speciality:

  • Functional training
  • Boxing
  • Surfing conditioning
  • Bodyweight training

Favourite professional athlete:

Shane Warne

If you could begin training again, what advice would you follow?

Enjoy the journey, work for future goals by making the most of the present. Trust the process.

Favourite quote:

"Every now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy".

Trainer Level:

Bronze

Gen Coffey

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness
  • Punch Fit Boxing
  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coach (studying)

Training speciality:

  • Resistance training for women
  • HIIT
  • Weight loss

If you could begin training again, what advice would you follow?

It's not a race; nothing happens overnight. Slow down and plan your training.

Dream training partner:

Chloe Wilson – 2016 Leigh Barrier Award winner

Favourite quote:

"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think".

Trainer Level:

Bronze

Jonathan Krisnadi

Qualifications:

  • AWF Weightlifting/Sports Power Coach Level 1
  • Certificate 3 &4 in Fitness
  • Bachelor of Applied Finance & Economics

Training Specialty:

  • Olympic weight lifting
  • Powerlifting
  • General strength

What's your hidden talent:

Playing the piano

What do you do for fun:

Explore nature, climb mountains, travel and walk my dog (sometimes all at once)

People would be surprised if they knew:

  • I teach the piano
  • I don't eat meat
  • I used to be an accountant at EY

Trainer Level:

Gold

Josh Britton

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness
  • Bootcamp for Fitness
  • Experience training amateur athletes

Training speciality:

  • Muscular development
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Weight loss

Why would someone want to be trained by you?

I will do whatever it takes for you to achieve your goal.

If you could begin training again, what advice would you follow?

Commit to a program. Focus on nutrition and recovery.

Dream training partner:

Eric Boles

Favourite quote:

"Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less".

Trainer Level:

Silver

Luke Ashton

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness
  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coach
  • Powerlifting Australia Level 1 International Coach
  • Bach. Medical Sciences – Psychology Major

Training speciality:

  • Training for strength
  • Hypertrophy
  • Rehabilitation

Favourite professional athlete:

John Haack – Cat Hero Sweatshirt

If you could begin training again, what advice would you follow?

Don't overtrain, prioritise recovery and nutrition.

Dream training partner:

Bryce Lewis – Powerlifter and strength coach

Favourite quote:

"Yeah buddy".

Trainer Level:

Gold

Luke Hayes-Williams

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness
  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coach
  • Certificate 4 in Massage Therapy Practice
  • Bach. Business Administration
  • Bach. Psychology

Training speciality:

  • Strength and conditioning
  • Weight loss
  • Injury prevention

Favourite professional athlete:

Rich Froning Jr.

Dream training partner:

Greg Plitt

Favourite quote:

"Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for sickness".

Trainer Level:

Silver

Mitch Britton

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness
  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coach
  • Bach. Exercise Science

Training speciality:

  • Strength and conditioning
  • Muscular development
  • Athletic performance

Favourite professional athlete:

Usain Bolt

Dream training partner:

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

Favourite quote:

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change we seek".

Trainer Level:

Bronze

Nick Naimo

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science
  • ASCA Strength & Conditioning Coach Level 1
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach

Training Specialty:

Movement assessment, nutritional guidance, muscle gain, fat loss and training around injuries

People would be surprised if they knew:

  • I grew up on a citrus farm in Leeton
  • I'm a decent squash player
  • I'm half Italian

Dream training partner:

David Goggins - US ultra marathon runner & ex Navy SEAL

Favourite travel spot:

Canadian Rockies

Strangest thing you've ever eaten:

A 2kg steak!

Trainer Level:

Gold

Veronica Lee

Qualifications:

  • Certificate 3 & 4 in fitness
  • Thump boxing
  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coach
  • Bach. Education Human Movement Health Education

Training speciality:

  • Weight loss
  • High intensity interval training
  • Powerlifting

Favourite professional athlete:

Matt 'Megatoad' Stonie

Dream training partner:

Fiona Bulbrook – Macquarie University Sport Personal Trainer

If you could begin training again, what advice would you follow?

Think of training as a marathon – not a sprint. Work hard consistently.

Favourite quote:

"Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth".

Trainer Level:

Silver

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