Meet The Team

Our Melbourne Gym Trainer Profiles

Exercise Physiologists | Personal Trainers |

Physiotherapists | Pilates Instructors | Massage Therapy

Meet the fantastic university qualified allied health professionals that make up the team we have here at Moonee Valley Health and Fitness. We have a great team of highly skilled and knowledgeable personal trainers, exercise physiologists, a women’s health physiotherapist, sports physiotherapy and a massage therapist.

Below are the personal training profiles of our Personal Trainers and Health Professionals at our Moonee Valley Gym & Exercise Rehab Clinic.

If you are looking for the best local experienced health professionals in Melbourne, we have a trainer that will suit your fitness and health goals.

expert fitness professional coach - Russell Laurie

Managing Director & Head Coach

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Russell LAURIE

Russell is the Managing Director at Moonee Valley Health and Fitness. In 2008 he graduated with a Bachelor of Ex.Sci (Human Movement) and has been a personal trainer and coach since 2004.

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Pelvic Physiotherapists - Women's Health Physio - Amy Laurie

Women's Health Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Physiotherapy


Amy is a Women’s Health Physiotherapist who conducts pelvic floor assessments and oversees our pre and postnatal fitness programs run out of the Moonee Valley Health and Fitness gym.

Exercise Physiologist Staff - Madelene

Exercise Physiologist / Personal Trainer

Madelene Koeleman

Madelene is an Exercise Physiologist at Moonee Valley Health and Fitness. She specialises in exercise rehabilitation and loves working with chronic conditions.

She is a strong believer that exercise is medicine and manages her clients in a holistic manner to improve their quality of life by being physically active.

personal trainer matthew

Exercise Scientist / Personal Trainer


Matthew is an Exercise Scientist and personal trainer at MVFit who is currently completing his master's in Clinical Exercise Physiology.

He enjoys working with people and seeing them achieve their fitness goals, whether that be strength training, rehabilitation or general fitness.


Waner ZHOU

Waner is a graduate of biomedicine currently completing a Doctor of Physiotherapy. She has an interest in human anatomy and movement therapy. She obtained her certificate in Pilates to further her physiotherapist endeavours.   

Waner enjoys empowering her clients and seeing their relationship with exercise become positive and passionate.



Jemma is a trainer at Moonee Valley Health and Fitness. She has a Certificate III and IV in Fitness and is currently studying a bachelor's in Exercise Science (Clinical Practice). 

 Jemma is passionate about helping teach people about health and fitness and introducing new work-outs in order for them to reach their fitness goals.
Exercise Physiologist Lachy Duffus

Exercise Physiologist / Personal Trainer


Lachy is an Exercise Physiologist at Moonee Valley Health and Fitness. He specialises in exercise rehabilitation and loves working with chronic conditions and has a keen interest in working with disabilities and NDIS participants.

Personal Trainer Nick Callcott



Nick is an Exercise Scientist and personal trainer at MVFit who is about to begin his Doctorate in Physiotherapy

He is passionate about improving client's lifestyles through exercise and fitness. He has been part of the health and fitness industry for over 5 years as a trainer and enjoys helping people achieve their goals through varied approaches.

Profile Picture of Massage Therapist Robby

Massage Therapist


Robby is a massage therapist who is passionate about helping people get back to doing what they love and not being held back by pain.

He uses hands on manual therapy, cupping, dry needling and other massage techniques with effective exercises to create pain-free movement for all his patients.



Jack is a trainer at Moonee Valley Health and Fitness in his final year of Exercise and Sports Science at ACU. After graduating, he plans on continuing to a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology.

 Jack enjoys assisting clients in discovering the strength that their bodies are capable of, along with avoiding and overcoming pain and injury through exercise.

Exercise Physiologists AEP Melbourne, VIC Callum Mccarty Profile Picture

Exercise Physiologist / Personal Trainer


Callum is an Exercise Physiologist at Moonee Valley Health and Fitness. He has a strong interest in the strength and conditioning space due to his experiences with injury and sporting endeavours.

He has a keen interest in musculoskeletal injuries and managing chronic diseases through the prescription of client-centred exercise.

Personal Trainer Melbourne Alex



Alex is a Exercise Physiologist at Moonee Valley Health and Fitness. His interests in training and helping people are the combination that led him to this field. 

He enjoys explaining the processes around rehabilitation and teaching clients how exercise is medicine and will help prolong a more functional and sustainable lifestyle.

Pilate Instructor and Allied Health Professional Profile Picture Hoda Tarhini, Melbourne, VIC

Clinical Pilates


Hoda is an experienced Clinical Pilates Instructor who has a diploma in Clinical Pilates and a Cert IV in Mat and Reformer Pilates from Breathe Education.

She has been teaching Clinical Pilates for over 5 years keeping her classes focused with specific challenges; and loves seeing the clients reap all the benefits of full body movement.

Over the years here at MVFit we have had a great team of fitness professionals work with us. Dave, Jeremy, Trav, Ash, Jarryd, James Addy and Lauren Burnham all were part of making MVFit what it is today. If you trained with one of them in the past and are looking to resume we'd love to see you back in the gym. All our trainers keep comprehensive notes on patients and gym clients and you can re-activate your training file.

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