Meet The Team

They say that an organization is only as good as the people within it, which is good for us because we do really believe we have some of the best people around. From the welcome on reception, to the gym and pool staff, we have a strong team that are focused on our members. They are approachable, friendly and always available to help. Many of them have been here for years and this shows their commitment to the Waterside. But don’t just take our word for it, visit the club today and they’ll happily show you around.

Alice - Leisure Director

I have worked at the Waterside since 2010 and am now part of the Senior Management Team. I oversee the whole Leisure Club and focus on club development and member satisfaction. If you have any feedback or need help with any aspect of your membership then please feel free to ask for me in club.

Lee - Leisure Club Manager

It’s my job to ensure the smooth operation of the Leisure Club. I believe motivation gets you started, habit keeps you going. It’s about effort, not perfection. After work I enjoy movies, fitness and spending time with my family.

Cem - Assistant Leisure Club Manager

I help to ensure the Leisure Club operates at a high standard and members' needs are adhered to.
I am always around for any fitness tips or questions. As you will come to find, the classes I teach are hard but rewarding - I believe that pain is just weakness leaving the body and mind over body is key.

James – Senior Team Leader

Hi my name is James and I am part of the management team here at the waterside. I teach a variety of different classes including Circuits, Synrgy and HIIT if you need any fitness tips or advice or just need showing a piece of equipment come and find me around the club.

Stacey – Team Leader

I started working here at the Waterside Leisure Club 5 years ago as a lifeguard and have been recently promoted to Team Leader. When I am not helping out the members I enjoy going to the cinema, gigs and festivals.

Scott - Team Leader

I have been working in the leisure industry for over 5 years now and at the Waterside since 2017. I am a qualified PT, Nutritional Adviser and I am also qualified in GP referral. I specialise in injuries and illnesses that may affect your day to day life and training so if you ever need anything or just a chat, please don't hesitate to find me.

Nat - Studio Co-Ordinator

I have a real passion for group fitness and love teaching Zumba, Piyo, Body conditioning, Pilates and dance floor fillers here at the club, its great to work with such a diverse team and as a result be able to offer such a variety of classes.

Leon - Gym Instructor

I always had an interest in sports and fitness whilst growing up and decided to become a gym instructor in 2016. I enjoy what I do and take pride in it, so don’t hesitate to come and ask me for tips/advice or even a training programme. I only started teaching classes in 2018 but I’ve been told by members that they are challenging but very rewarding so stop by my classes and hope to see you soon.

Elliot - Gym Instructor

Hi my name is Elliot and I am a friendly individual who always has a smile on my face. I have a highly motivated, focussed approach to fitness and am passionate about making others look and feel great.
I am a qualified Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer with over ten years experience working in the fitness industry . I am fully trained in METAFIT, Spin, Hatton Academy boxing and Circuit training.

Joe - Gym Instructor

Since a young age I have been active in martial artist, boxing and athletics, followed by bodybuilding which led to bodily tension. I decided to take 3 years out to go travelling and became Yoga qualified in India. I currently study naturopathy nutrition and am passionate about health, wellbeing and fitness. I love sharing what I’ve learned with others. I feel very fortunate to be part of the Waterside Leisure Team and look forward to meeting you in the gym or at a class.

Stuart - Gym Instructor

I’m a knowledgeable, friendly and hardworking person who values the feedback of our members. I enjoy working in the leisure industry as I get to meet people who are at different stages of their fitness journey and try my best to help them progress to the next step. When I am not working, I enjoy reading, music and sports. I would say my biggest strength is seeing difficult situations as a challenge.

Safia - Gym Instructor

Since leaving school I became interested in the fitness industry and after researching courses I decide to gain my Personal Training and Nutritional Advisor qualifications. I love training people and designing training programmes tailored specifically towards your goals. I have also started teaching classes so if you ever fancy a class that is both tough and worth the effort then come to my Legs, Bums and Tums class and say Hi.

Glenn - Gym Instructor

I really enjoy working in the gym environment, meeting members while assisting them to achieve their goals. I also enjoy taking group classes like Spin, Core/Circuit, and Synrgy. I always look forward to seeing our members be it in the gym or in my group classes.

Chris - Membership Sales Manager

Hi my name is Chris and I am responsible for the membership sales here at the Waterside Leisure Club, I am here to ensure your membership is right for you. In my spare time I love working out in the gym.

Alex - Membership Sales Advisor

Hi my name is Alex and I work in the sales department at the club. Please feel free to contact me if you have any membership sales enquiries, or just want some more information.

Sam - Membership Sales Advisor

Hi my name is Sam and I work in the membership sales department. My role here at the club is to ensure you are looked after in your first few weeks of membership at the club. In my spare time I love to play football and work out in the gym a lot.

Kim - Renewals and Retention Manager

Hi I’m Kim, it’s my job here at the Waterside to ensure you are getting the most out of your membership with us. If you need any help with any aspect of your membership then please give me a shout. In my spare time I enjoy yoga and relaxing by the sea.

Jan - Membership Administrator

I look after the membership administration department, so please let me know if you need any help with any aspect of your membership. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family.

What Our Members say

“The staff are all very friendly and helpful. My dad has been a member for years he recommended me to join, I am glad I did. I have recently spoke to my brother who is thinking of joining.” Marcus Phipps

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