Meet Our Team

                              “We are a supportive community that strengthens Health, Performance & Lifestyle goals through expert coaching, fun and mateship.”

                              Dan Maitland-Smith (owner)

                              ENHANCE YOUR LIFESTYLE + PERFORMANCE AT TWM

                               

                              Dan Maitland-Smith

                              Dan Maitland-Smith

                              Owner | Exercise Scientist | Strength & Conditioning Coach | Personal Trainer

                              With over 13 years of experience in the fitness industry, Dan has always had an active lifestyle, full of team-oriented sports and fitness as both an athlete and coach. He has a huge passion for Australian Football, Functional Strength training, Sports specific conditioning and rehabilitation – as well as creating a sustainable,  healthy and well-balanced lifestyle for clients.

                              Dan takes great pride in developing and maintaining new and long-term social support & camaraderie through community events and ongoing supportive training strategies. Dan aims to improve all TWM community members by enhancing their physical and social health by educating them about the pillars of living a healthy lifestyle.

                              Dan has worked at a number of sporting clubs in  S & C Roles including St Bedes Mentone FC, Southern Saints Netball Club, Highett FC, Old Mentonians FC, Sandrigham Dragons & Zebras

                               Qualifications:

                              • Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science.
                              • Bachelor of Business (Sports Management)
                              • 12-month internship at Enterprise Fitness Internships: Mark Ottobre, Andre Benoit, Bob Guiel, Andrew Lock
                              • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness
                              • Certificate 3 & 4 in Sport (Career Orientated)
                              • Certificate 3 & 4 Level 1 TPI
                              • Level 1 Australian Weight Lifting Federation
                              • Level 1 Clean Health Institute Performance Nutrition Coach
                              • Kingston’s Citizen of The Year in 2020.
                              • Lululemon Ambassador 2022, 2023
                              • Stroke Foundation’s Fundraiser of the Year winner 2023.
                              Liam Coghlan

                              Liam Coghlan

                              Exercise Physiologist | Gym Manager | Strength & Conditioning Coach | Personal Trainer

                              Liam ‘Cogs’ Coghlan is a wealth of knowledge who utilises the most up to date unique and quirky ways of training people to enhance their mobility, fitness and overall health. ‘Cogs’ loves Strength & Conditioning – having worked with many teams and loves helping clients with their lifestyle & performance results.

                              Growing up in the local Bayside areal, Coggs main sports have been AFL, Surfing, Running and Basketball. He takes a great interest in working with junior athletes, general population clients and working with clients experiencing chronic conditions and pain.

                              Coggs has a constant want to improve  himself and those around him and shows a great amount of potential for the future in the industry. He is a team player, a wonderful human being and always seems to put a smile on your face.
                               

                              Qualifications:

                              • Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology
                              • Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science.
                              • Multiple PD’s in a wide range of Exercise Physiology  and sports performance topics.
                              Ava Castle

                              Ava Castle

                              Pilates Instructor

                              Ava has great experience across being an instructor at KX Pilates for a number of years and also as a dance teacher for a number of years.

                              Ava is incredibly passionate about health and fitness and all things Pilates. Ava wants the best out of all the clients she sees and loves seeing the feeling that her clients get at the end of her sessions.

                              She encourages anyone with any ability to start trying Pilates as it can make a huge impact to their overall physical and mental health.

                              Ava brings a big level of optimism and energy – which fits in just perfectly with TWMS VIBE.

                              Qualifications:

                              • Certificate II and III in Dance at Swinburne
                              • Certificate in Reformer Pilates from the National KX Academy
                              • Studying Bachelor of Business and Media Communications at Monash University
                              • First Aid and CPR Trained
                                Georgia Robinson

                                Georgia Robinson

                                Strength & Conditioning Coach | Personal Trainer

                                Georgia has valuable coaching experience working with NetFit Netball as well as developing through the TWM coaches program.

                                G currently plays VNL Netball for Ariels in the VNL and Cheltenham FC in the Southern Netball LEague.

                                Along with Netball, G has a keen interest in all things health and fitness especially resistance training in the gym and participating in group fun runs
                                 

                                We are excited that G has joined the TWM Team to share her enthusiasm and love for fitness with our TWM community and look forward to seeing G grow in her career.

                                Qualifications:

                                • Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science/Nutrition Science at Deakin University
                                • Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness
                                  Grace Hodder

                                  Grace Hodder

                                  Strength & Conditioning Coach | Personal Trainer | Pilates Instructor

                                   Grace is an absolute ripper human and we are stoked to have her on board at TWM – bringing to TWM admirable characteristics such as energy, positivity, friendliness and being a team player!

                                  Grace currently plays football in the VFLW competition for StKilda and is an A-grade netballer for Mount Eliza. Along with these sports, Grace has a keen interest in all things health and fitness, group training, strength and conditioning and injury rehab.

                                  We are SO excited that Grace has joined the TWM Team and we can’t wait for clients to experience her incredible enthusiasm, knowledge and love for fitness, sport and thirst for helping people!!

                                  Qualifications:

                                  • Bachelor of Science (osteopathy) Degree at Victoria University! 
                                  • Certificate in Reformer Pilates.
                                    James George

                                    James George

                                    Strength & Conditioning Coach | Personal Trainer|

                                    Jamess has completed his Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science Degree and has a wide array of experience in multiple sports as both an athlete/coach including football, soccer and more.

                                    He is a wonderful person, who values lifestyle, performance, education and spending quality time with his mates and family.

                                    James is so passionate about the industry and is determined to expand his career by completing further study in the Exercise Physiology realm. 

                                    James also speaks 3 languages – what a legend!

                                    Qualifications:

                                    • Bachelor of Sport and Ex. Science
                                    • Internship Base Physio and Health and Rise Health Group
                                    • PD’s: Jamie Smith Mentorship

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                                    “YOU GROW, I GROW, WE GROW”


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