MEET THE COACH
Mike has worked fulltime in the fitness industry his whole working life and with over 23 years competitive body building experience Mike can help you achieve and often exceed your set goals.
Mike first competed in bodybuilding in 1993. Winning the junior IFBB South Island title. Since the he has gone on to win 3 overall Mr New Zealand titles, represent NZ twice in Europe before becoming an IFBB Pro Athlete in 2008. This lead to competing twice in the USA in 2009. 2014 nabbing a 3rd place in the 212 lb class (gaining points towards competing in the Mr Olympia) and repeating this in 2016. 2017 New York IFBB 212lb Pro Show, one of the most competitive shows in the world, and signifying 25yrs of competitive bodybuilding. Then he relinquished his PRO card and retired..... till 2023 which represented 30 years in Body Building.
Mike has always considered himself an Athlete. From being a high school athletic champion, 10 years playing rugby league and softball to a passion for martial arts including TKD, Goju Ryu and competing in Muay thai. But it was in the weights room while trying to get stronger for league where he found his passion.
His coaching success since 1994 has been just as impressive currently with multiple International/National/Regional Champions within his stable. He has also had a number of Athletes complete with great success at World events and professional competitions. He has coached numerous title holders, Overall winners and International competitors in New Zealand and Australia. Beside the coaching he was also the event organizer and Promoter for the South Island IFBB in New Zealand, a qualified IFBB Judge and Head judge while judging throughout NZ including the Australian Nationals and Australasians.
Outside of body building Mike has had great success with strength and conditioning with teams in rugby league, rugby union and athletes such as Para Olympics T37 medalist, NZ age group cycling champions and NZ TKD champions. He has helped hundreds of people loose 1000’s of kgs in body fat and a number of people come back from injuries through his experience with biomechanics and understanding of body movement.
Mikes no nonsense attitude to training and nutrition has gained him much respect from his industry and a reputation of success. To the point as voted as one of the Top 10 Personal Trainers on the Sunshine Coast (metropol magazine)
It is these attributes that make him the best choice of trainer if you are serious about achieving your goals.
Mike over the last couple of years has been working with a select few athletes and clients all over Australia and NZ however it is now that he has made the opportunity available to the wider community with the development of his official ON LINE branch to his business.
PRO BODY BUILDER
3 TIMES MR NEW ZEALAND
NUMEROUS NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CLIENT OVERALL PLACINGS
HOURS: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Now located at the Sunshine Coast's best training facility.
World Gym Caloundra, 23 Edison Crescent Caloundra West 4551 QLD