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MEET THE TEAM

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Travis Jones

Head Coach

From the age of five, TJ was a passionate fitness fanatic.

He started out in Fitness First Perth, but soon advanced to running his own Fitness First franchises to managing over 70 personal trainers and overseeing 46 boot camp locations Australia-wide.

From 2004 onwards TJ moved around Australia, managing Fitness First gyms in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. In 2010 he moved overseas to Toronto, North America, where he trained under elite coaches with Good Life gym, discovering the fastest and safest techniques to create rapid fat loss and body transformations.

In 2011, after extensive fitness and nutrition training, TJ returned to Australia with the skills and knowledge to open his own specialist body transformation gym, Result Based Training Australia and develop his result based training program.

TJ lives by the motto ‘dream as if you’d live forever and live as if you’ll die today’. After ten years industry experience TJ is dedicated to helping people achieve their health and wellbeing goals.

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Michelle Lee

Head Coach – Hawthorn

Michelle (or Mich) has always had an interest in health and fitness from a young age and was a keen runner for many years and has completed 9 marathons and various endurance events.

It wasn’t until 2010 when she discovered her love for weight training in the gym whilst she was, as most women do, getting in top shape for her wedding day and the desire to look fabulous in a wedding dress.

Mich wanted to share this love for weight training with others and whilst training as a member at RBT in South Melbourne she qualified as a personal trainer. She commenced working and continued training at RBT in South Melbourne, and progressed to the Manager role at South Melbourne after leaving the corporate world in April 2012 after over 10 years working in Accounting/Banking to pursue her dream of helping people achieve their fitness goals.

Mich is now the proud co-owner of RBT Hawthorn East, as well as a mum to a baby boy Baden born in December 2013. She continued to train well into her pregnancy and can offer first hand advice based on her own experiences to any mums-to-be and new mums on how to keep fit during pregnancy and ways to get back to pre-pregnancy shape.

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Mark Sketchley

Head Coach – North Melbourne

Mark’s background in competitive sport led him into the health and fitness industry, where he has been working as a personal trainer, bootcamp instructor, Biosignature practitioner and mentor for over 9 years.

Mark is also a PICP and ASCA strength & conditioning coach. Mark works with a broad range of people from athletes to regular personal training clients and uses his extensive knowledge in fitness and conditioning to get them optimal results.

In 2013 Mark and Travis have combined their knowledge, understanding, and passion for changing people’s lives by body transformations and opened up Result Based Training North Melbourne.

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Andy Cummings

Head Coach – Gold Coast

Andy comes from a competitive sporting background having played soccer overseas and representing top teams around Australia.
He now enjoys helping people get into the happiest and best shape of their lives.

Andy believes that if it doesn’t challenge you nothing changes and also you can achieve anything you want if you put your mind to it and just believe in yourself.

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Nik Stagno Navarra

Executive Manager

From a young age Nik always played competitive soccer, but it wasn’t until an ACL tear and subsequent knee reconstruction did he find out about and fall in love with the fitness industry. Nik like many of us, has been fighting a constant battle with fat, it wasn’t until recently with a change of training methods and diet with the guidance of RBT did he lose weight, losing 18 kilos in the space of 12 months, and is now pursuing a goal of single digit body fat percentage.

Nik brings years of experience in customer service across many industries to bring all RBT members a positive experience and ensuring that we stick to our mantra of guaranteeing results. Tasked with supporting all RBT clubs and their members, Nik is your ‘go-to’ guy if you need anything.

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Archie Balachandran

Coach/Personal Trainer – South Melbourne

Archie began weight training back in 2006 through his interest in competitive sports such as cricket, soccer and basketball. For the last 2 years his interest has shifted more towards athletics having competed in both 100m and 200m sprint events. He has a particular interest in explosive strength development and strength and power training aimed at improving performance.

If you want to apply your weight training to run faster, kick harder or throw further, Archie will help you achieve it!

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Kate Bethune

Coach/Personal Trainer – South Melbourne/Hawthorn

Kate has long had an interest in exercise and health through her interest in a variety of sports from a young age. Kate has been competitively involved in netball, rowing, tennis, athletics and cross country over the years, which led to her completing a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports science at Deakin University, majoring in physical activity and health.

Since coming to Result Based Training in 2012, Kate has been an integral part of the team, not only in training her clients and helping them achieve great results, she has also worked closely with management to develop and implement systems and programs for the gym.

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Aimee Taylor

Coach/Personal Trainer – South Melbourne

Aimee has been personal training and instructing clients for almost seven years. She loves motivating clients to the best of their abilities and beyond. During this time she has competed a degree in Nutrition, Food and Health Science. Aimee works to incorporate an active weekly lifestyle with an achievable diet plan.

Outside of the gym Aimee has been involved in high level competitive netball, both playing and coaching at state level.

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Frank Bartone

Coach/Personal Trainer – South Melbourne/Hawthorn

With over four years’ experience in the fitness industry, Frank has been able to achieve great success working with a wide array of clientele varying from national level athletes to individuals who have never done any form of exercise. Frank’s strengths include improving athletic performance and advanced weight loss.

Frank has a thirst for knowledge and has completed six diploma and certificate courses related to fitness and has had the opportunity to travel interstate to learn from some of the top fitness professionals worldwide. Frank is currently in his final year of an Exercise and Sport Science Bachelor and Sports Therapy Degree

In 2013 Frank was selected to take part in an AIS training program for the development of athletes in boxing for future selection and is currently doing work with Melbourne Storm.

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Hafiz Omar

Coach/Personal Trainer – South Melbourne

Hailing from eastern Borneo, Sabah. Hafiz or ‘H’ as he is better known as, graduated from his bachelor degree in sports science 4 years ago. H is currently an ASCA (Australian Strength & Conditioning Associated) level 1 coach. As a former rugby player, H’s interest in strength training are unimaginable.

H is specialises in strength and conditioning, weight loss, glute training development, bodybuilding and powerlifting training.

H’s believe in hard work and discipline will give you results. H’s motto is “strive to be a stronger version of yourself”.

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Aristotle Hua

Coach/Personal Trainer – North Melbourne

Aristotle has always had an interest for fitness and the human body. This interest has grown into a passion, he strongly believes in a science based approach when it comes to training. He has used this passion to complete a Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences, where he majored in the area of human biology.  His interests also include competitive sports, with him playing gridiron (Western Crusaders Football) and basketball on a regular basis.

For the last 2 years his training has allowed him to develop in strength, power, speed and overall fitness performance.

If you want to be stronger, fitter, fast, Aristotle will help reach your goals.

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Sarah Sutton

Coach/Personal Trainer – Gold Coast

With a determination to succeed, she has successfully completed her Certificate 3 and 4 in fitness and finally does what she loves to do: train and inspire other people as a Personal Trainer. In her quest to do the best she can in whatever she chooses to do! Sarah promotes and teaches sane and simple, no nonsense strength training and health coaching.

She believes that working out and building a stronger, leaner, and healthier body should be fun and something that is sustainable long-term. With the right support, a “can-do” attitude and a positive approach everyone can reach their personal goals.

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Keith Hall

Coach/Personal Trainer – Gold Coast

With a gym across the road from both school and home, Keith grew up, living learning and practising different ways to train around a weights based environment

With a passion starting in 2009, weights became a big part of the competitive rugby club until a knee reconstruction put him out for 4 months.

With passion for strength and conditioning still remaining after his injury, he became very interested in different techniques of rehabilitation as well as how to still train around injuries.

If you have problems with training because of injuries or your getting back into it all after your long rehabilitation, Keith is the man to train with

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