MEET THE TEAM
Simon Porter | LinkedIn Gym Manager
Simon has been in the fitness industry for 10 years in Australia. Beginning with 1on1 personal training, moving into running outdoor bootcamps and finally since 2011 running his own semi-private personal training studio in Sydney before moving to Singapore in 2017.
His passion lies in helping people reach their absolute potential and with a background in competitive sports (rugby and strongman) and a decade of study and training people he is sure to have the right tools for the job.
- Cert III and IV in Personal Training
- Motivate To Train Boot camp Level 1 & 2
- Training for Warriors 1, 2 and Coaching Greatness
- Functional Movement Screen 1 & 2
- AKBL KettleBell Level 1
- Performance University Mentorship
- Thump Boxing Instructor Level 1 & 2
- Strength System (Powerlifting) Level 1
- Full Proof Fat Loss Course
- Zuu Level 1 Course
- Ankorr Level 1
Dean Ahmad | Breathing
Dean is a UFIT Founder and COO. He’s a qualified personal trainer and specialises in strength training and corrective exercise, and believes that by training the body as a single unit, incorporating correct breathing technique, it will perform optimally while preventing injury and movement dysfunctions.
Marcus Fam | Movement
Since running a Fitness Centre at UWA as an undergraduate, Marcus has run bootcamp, boxing, ABT and spin classes. He was onsite exercise physiologist with BHP and specialises in strength training. Marcus specialises in corporate and team bonding bootcamps.
Declan Halpin | Movement & Rest
Declan is a fully qualified physiotherapist and heads up the UFIT Clinic. Declan has worked as a physiotherapist for various rugby clubs in the UK and Sth Africa, the Indonesian Athletics Association and Singapore Rugby Union as well non-athletes of all ages and all walks of life.
Citira Hayes | Thoughts
Citira has worked in Australia and the UK and is a certified group fitness and PT instructor. She embarked on a powerful transformative journey and identifies with the mental struggles for individuals wanting to lose excess body fat. She won 2014’s Fit for Fashion TV reality show.
Kelly McGinnity | Movement
Kelly is a fully qualified physiotherapist and is experienced at sports, musculoskeletal, gender health, continence and post-surgical issues. Kelly was also the senior physiotherapist in a busy maternity ward where her passion for obstetrics and women’s health began.
Maire Nic Amhlaoibh | Movement & Breathing
Máire is from Ireland where she trained as a physiotherapist specializing in rehabilitation and sports injuries. She believes in using the principles of Pilates with both the clinical population and elite athletes as part of her physiotherapy practice.
Wendy Riddell | Hydration & Nutrition
Wendy is a Director of UFIT Bootcamps and UFIT Nutrition and runs the highly popular UFIT Clean & Lean Challenge. She also manages UFIT’s SheFit bootcamp program which won the 2017 SHAPE Award for “Best Outdoor Fitness Class“ in Singapore. She’s lived in 8 countries in 17 years.
Will Skinner | Thoughts
With over 14 years experience in professional sport both on the playing and commercial side, Will is now UFIT’s Commercial Director. Will played for Harlequins Rugby Club where, at twenty-three became the youngest ever captain and captained the club and England 'A' for a further three seasons.
Dani Van de Velde | Breathing
Dani is a qualified meditation teacher with over 20 years of personal practice and 10 years teaching experience. Dani helps others understand and master the art of meditation through private coaching and courses and tailored programs and is also a popular speaker at networking forums and workshops.
Nathan Williams | Movement & Rest
Nathan has been with UFIT since its inception and now heads up the UFIT Orchard gym. He is an experienced and well-qualified personal trainer and focuses on helping his clients get fitter, stronger and healthier by eliminating pain and weakness in the body with optimal training.