When you team up with one of our fantastic Personal Trainers, great things happen. Whether you have specific goals or just want to feel better, with the support, accountability, and direction from our incredible trainers, you’ll get right where you want to be. Get to know our trainers below.

Phil Day

Personal Trainer

Before joining the Gold Coast Performance Centre in 2000, Phil was a physical training instructor in the Australian Navy for 14 years. That’s over 36 years in the fitness industry.

Phil focuses on exercise prescription to lose weight and get fit for clients as well as functional training and core stability to improve longevity. Phil is very passionate about his own health and fitness and gets great satisfaction passing on his knowledge and experience to his clients.

Phil is a lifetime passionate Collingwood supporter and played football in Melbourne for over 20 years. Go the Pies!

Sergey Brazhnikov

Personal Trainer

“Motion is Lotion” is the quote Sergey lives by, reflecting his dynamic and unconventional training style, keeping fitness fun and effective.

Before joining Gold Coast Performance Centre, Sergey dedicated over a decade to Les Mills in New Zealand. Some of his latest work was managing one of Australasia’s largest Personal Training teams. A committed, results-oriented, and dynamic leader, Sergey has a proven track record of accomplishments in the fitness industry. He leverages his expertise in exercise science to cultivate and empower individuals, guiding them towards success. Sergey has had the privilege of learning from renowned coaches worldwide. His unique approach has allowed him to work with thousands of clients, including high-profile athletes and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Sergey is an expert in all things mobility, injury prevention and high performance. You’ll often find him turning things upside down.

Steve Middleton

Personal Trainer

With over 8 years’ experience as a fitness professional, Steve is committed to enhancing the quality of life and personal performance of the people he supports, enabling them to do what they love for a lifetime.

You will often hear him say “My mission is to train, educate and mentor people to build the skills and capabilities they need to live a healthy lifestyle, while being physically and mentally prepared to follow all the pursuits they desire. Injuries can be overcome, strength and fitness can be trained and mindset can be adjusted. We all have what it takes; some of us just don’t know it yet”.

Using evidence based, progressive and sustainable training methods, Steve delivers fun and personalised training programs to individuals and small groups. You will learn proper exercise technique, the power of your mind and how to minimise the risk of injury in the pursuit of your specific goals. He also works with youth to deliver sport specific programs that can be applied to a range of sporting disciplines.

Tom Watson

Personal Trainer

After joining the fitness industry in 2017, Tom has had the privilege of working with renowned professional Athletes from around the World. He is focused on generally helping every individual he works with achieve their goals. Regardless of your fitness level, beginner, intermediate or advanced Tom’s expertise will demonstrate personalised methods in which you can achieve individual success.

Tom is a Mens Physique competitor and specialises in body transformations through weight training. He knows that each client has their own unique goal and set of challenges but with an array of techniques and methods, Tom will be sure to get you there the fastest and safest way possible.

“All I ask for is consistency, whatever your goal may be, there is always a path to obtain it.”

Personal Trainer Tess

Tess Potma

Personal Trainer

Tess is a passionate personal trainer who loves motivating others to be the best version of themselves. With over 8 years working in the fitness industry Tess has built a wealth of knowledge focussing on strength training, body transformation and athlete specific training.

As a mother of two and business owner, Tess understands the challenges of a busy life and maintaining fitnesss levels. Her specialty is training people using motivational and accountability methods.

You won’t often see Tess not smiling on the gym floor and she prides herself on being approachable, down to earth and friendly. She thrives on helping others and also loves the energy and vibe of running large group fitness classes.

Rochelle Beecheno

Personal Trainer

Rochelle is truly passionate about fitness and maintains a positive approach to helping her clients achieve their health and wellness goals. She strives to create a fun and positive environment in which you can become the best version of yourself.

Rochelle believes that achieving your goals happens through strategic hard work and dedication. She is dedicated to making the fitness experience not only beneficial but also enjoyable for her clients.

Personal Training Packages

Personal Training sessions are available to our members on a half hourly or hourly basis and pre-paid at an additional cost. There are a number of options available – all of our personal trainers have a number of training options to suit your needs. Get in touch with us below to start your fitness journey with one of our team members!

Anyone from a beginner to an elite athlete can benefit from a Personal Trainer so don’t wait any longer!