Steven is one of our head coaches here at Unity Fitness Berwick. Steven fell into Functional Fitness Training by accident, after originally using it as a form of fitness for his Downhill Mountain Biking, in which he competed in the Semi Pro (Expert) division at National and European race level. Since finding Functional Fitness, Downhill Racing has taken a back seat and Steven now puts all of his training efforts into competing in National and International Functional Fitness Events, recently qualifying for a worldwide event after finishing within the top 10 in the UK. Steven completed his CFL1 in 2018 allowing him to share his passion and knowledge for functional training with others. At Unity Fitness you shall find Steven delivering the compound and conditioning classes.
Nicola's early years were spent in the Swimming pool where she trained and represented Berwick ASC and the North East of England & Durham. When finishing her swimming career Nicola completed her L1&2 ASA Swim Coach Certifications, and worked teaching children and adults to become more water confident. Her love for sport continued when she graduated from Northumbria University with a BSC in Applied Sport & Exercise Science. After a gap year working as a youth sport coach Nicola returned to Northumbria University to complete her PGCE is Secondary Physical Education. Through this Nicola gained vast amounts of experience in coaching and facilitating a wide range of different sports. It was while at University Nicola found her love for Functional Fitness Training, upon her return home her love for this training style continued and she completed her CFL1 certification. At Unity Fitness you shall find Nicola delivering a wide variety of classes covering all ages and abilities, using her 15 years of various coaching experiences to help people progress in their own fitness journey.
Chris is the second of our head coaches here at Unity Fitness Berwick. Before finding Functional Fitness Training Chris was a budding Rugby player. From the age of 5 Chris played competitive Rugby representing Berwick and Kelso RFC, whilst at Kelso he was named captain of the 1st team for 3 consecutive seasons. After retiring from Rugby, Chris found a passion for health and fitness, this passion lead to him taking a 2 year gap year, where he spent his time being educated on the fundamentals of Functional Fitness Training and Nutrition in different countries around the world, spending a year in a Thailand Training Camp. Upon his return to the UK Chris continued his coaching education by completing his Level 2 Gym Instructor, Level 3 Personal Trainer and CFL1 certifications. At Unity Fitness you shall find Chris delivering the circuit classes.