James specialises in strength and conditioning, sports nutrition and is a CrossFit coach as well as an IRB level 3 rugby coach. James is an ex-England international rugby player; and made 135 1st class appearances for Gloucester. Having played at such a high level of sport and being an elite athlete for over 10 years, he brings a huge amount of knowledge about the practical application of nutrition and fitness to the team. Following his retirement from professional sport, James qualified in both nutrition and personal training before moving to […]

Community Director & Female Personal Trainer

Sophie is a female personal trainer and fitness instructor. Her background is in sports nutrition where she worked for 5 years, but throughout this time and previous to this, she has been absolutely gym mad! Her passion is to motivate, inspire and encourage people to love exercise as much as she does and to help people become the best versions of themselves.Sophie has 10 years experience training in the gym and has been teaching various classes, personal training and bootcamps for the last 3 years in Cheltenham. Asked about her new […]

Fitness Coach and Academy Coach

Max Clementson currently plays rugby for the Hartpury RFC side in the IPA Championship. He has just graduated from Hartpury with a degree in Strength and Conditioning. During his time at Hartpury he won two BUCS Super Rugby titles and played for England Students. Prior to this Max was in London Irish Academy. In Max’s time studying at Hartpury University he worked with Gloucester Rugby Academy, West Bromwich Football Academy and St Peter’s school carrying out S&C work with junior athletes. He has also completed levels 2 & 3 Diploma […]

Female Personal Trainer Cheltenham

Sophie has worked in the fitness industry for 13 years working as a Personal Trainer, group exercise instructor and then Group Exercise and Personal Training manager for a large health and fitness club. – A highlight for my personal fitness journey is competing at the British and World Championships for powerlifting coming 2nd and 1st in my weight groups. – I’ve been lucky to train a wide variety of people, from teenagers looking to compete nationally at their sport to the elderly clients looking to maintain mobility or improve their […]

Sports massage therapist, personal trainer and nutrition coach

Jenni is a sports massage therapist, personal trainer and nutrition coach.  She has a particular interest in the mind-body connection and focuses on both the mental and physiological aspects of wellness.  Having been in the corporate world for a number of years, Jenni has a great understanding of the impact that stress and modern day working life has on the achievement of health and fitness goals. With her ability to offer hands on massage therapy, functional training programs and nutritional advice, she hopes to help her clients achieve their goals […]

S&C Coach

Andrew is a qualified strength and conditioning coach who loves all things sport and fitness. Previously he has worked within Premier League football and within Premiership rugby Academies refining his skills as a coach. Working within academies, Andrew is experienced coaching youth athletes to develop physical qualities that can be used in their chosen sport.   Andrew has also coached individual-based sports from tennis to golf, working within a wide variety of sports he can create programmes to help individuals reach their health or performance goals. Earning an Olympic weightlifting […]

Fitness and Nutrition Coach

Jamie arrived at the new gym in Cheltenham; The Huddle having developed his own personal training and group fitness business in London, HEROES Fitness. This was all about helping everyday HEROES (parents, dentists, teachers, lawyers, office staff, executives, carers… the list goes on) get the most out of their health and fitness journey.  Having got to know all his clients and their individual challenges and combined this with his own experiences as a busy working professional (in a previous life), Jamie has learnt to empathise with each client and their […]

Fitness and Nutrition Coach

Matt is a Personal Trainer who specialises in weight loss, strength training and general fitness. With over 10 years experience training people of all shapes, sizes and levels of fitness Matt has achieved some amazing results with his fun, friendly yet driven approach. Matts training philosophy encompasses all aspects of fitness and he believes what you accomplish in the gym should transfer into every day life. “It’s important to look and feel good but it’s also very important to be fit, strong and healthy and be able to tackle everything […]

Academy S & C Coach

Hannah is a qualified strength and conditioning coach, with a keen interest in female athletes and youth athletic development. She has previous experience working at West Bromwich Albion youth development centre as well as Aston Villa’s Gloucester development centre providing strength and conditioning and athlete testing to all ages from U8s – U16s. Also experienced working with elite youth athletes in a range of sports at local Gloucester school . She is completing her PhD looking at fatigue and recovery in female athletes. She is an enthusiastic coach hoping to […]

Personal Trainer

Harry Wilson currently plays rugby for Hartpury RFC in the Greene King IPA Championship and has recently graduated with a degree in Sports Business Management. Prior to this Harry spent 2 years as a signed professional in Gloucester rugby’s Senior Academy. While combining playing and studying Harry has taken time to work on his coaching craft working within Cheltenham Tigers women and Hartpury under 18 girls. Harry’s experience within coaching allows him to work with a range of different clients. Harry’s goal is to motivate and inspire individuals to achieve […]


Matt has a wealth of experience having begun his career in the NHS and then working full time in professional sport.  Matt’s career has taken him from the London 2012 Olympic Games to leading the medical team for Gloucester-Hartpury Rugby Union; from Western Force Super Rugby in Australia to Worcester Warriors and Wasps in the English Premiership. Matt has also worked with GB Football; he is a consultant for England Hockey and has worked in triathlon and with the Royal Ballet too.  Matt’s treatment approach integrates manual therapy and exercise […]