Archives: Trainers

November 20, 2018

Daniel Kelly

Owner / Head Instructor Daniel Kelly is our head Judo and MMA coach. Daniel has over 25 years of martial arts experience and is an extremely successful fighter and coach. Daniel is a true all roun...

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November 20, 2018

Maria Pekli

Owner Maria Pekli is our head foundation Judo coach and assists Daniel Kelly with the Senior Judo classes and kids classes. Maria is Australia’s most successful Judo athlete, she has represented at ...

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November 20, 2018

Jerome Maitland

Our BJJ program is managed by our Head BJJ Coach Jerome Maitland, a highly respected Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1st degree black belt under Ninos Dammo. Jerome first started training in BJJ in 2007 here i...

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November 20, 2018

Sara Collins

Sara Collins is one of our main CrossFit Instructors, she is a certified Level 1 CrossFit coach and a qualified teacher, having finished her degree in 2016. Sara first started CrossFit in 2009 to incr...

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February 5, 2019

Emilien Freund

Emilien is one of our Assistant Judo Coaches and is responsible for running our kids holiday program. He also assists with our Foundation classes and Elite classes, he is a welcomed addition to our co...

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June 15, 2020

Callan Potter

Callan Potter is a professional Mixed Martial Artist currently signed to the UFC. With over 30 MMA bouts Callan is a multi time Australian Champion with organisations such as Hex, Eternal and Valor. C...

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November 20, 2018

Mick McMahon

Michael teaches all levels of Judo from raw beginners to elite athletes. As a fundamentals skills coach his role is to help a student adapt and refine their Judo skills from a middle aged beginner's f...

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December 4, 2018

Aoife Coughlan

Aoife is part of our Elite Judo Team and also assists with coaching the Kids Judo and Gym administration. Aoife started judo at the age of 5 and is a black belt. She is the current number 1 under 70kg...

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