Course Leaders

Meet Our Experts & Professionals

Leap Academy courses are designed and delivered by experts and professionals who are all big personalities in the health and fitness industry. Each course leader has been specifically chosen due to their knowledge, personality and leading reputation to ensure the course content is top quality, but also highly engaging. Read more about each course leader below and which courses they have helped create and deliver

Celebrity Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Brad is a Personal Trainer, business owner and well respected fitness influencer. He has been a PT for almost 10 years and has trained a series of high profile celebrities and athletes. He now runs his own online fitness platform, 'Get It Done', and is an ambassador for multiple global fitness brands. Brad has featured in large publications such as Men's Health and GQ before publishing his own health and fitness book.


Elite Powerlifter + Strength & Conditioning Coach

Rob is a professional Strength and Conditioning coach and elite Powerlifter with over 17 years of experience coaching and competing at the highest levels of sport.
Rob started on his journey into professional sport with London Irish, a club he would be with for 16 seasons, eventuallly becomming Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the club. Alongside this Rob has competed internationally in Powerlifting representing Great Britain and winning numerous International titles, 12 British Powerlifting titles and breaking over 40 British records.

Specialist Registered Dietitian

Nichola is a Specialist Registered Dietitian with over 14 years of clinical experience working for the NHS as well as privately. Nichola has a BSc honours in Sport & Exercise Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics, an MSc in Health Science and she is a published author in the Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics. Nichola has also obtained a diploma in Diabetes Management in Primary Care as well as certificate in Personal Training, with pre and postnatal specialism.

Online Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Talilla is a Personal Trainer, business owner and fitness influencer. She qualified as a PT in 2014 and trained clients in-person and online until she launched Club Five in the summer of 2020.

Club Five is an online health & fitness club with 2000 members worldwide, and a team of 7 specialist coaches. Talilla is currently CEO and Head Trainer at Club Five helping women worldwide through this bespoke platform and her Instagram.

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

James is an online fitness & mind coach, business owner and influencer. He qualified as a PT in 2019 and is now one of the most well known and respected coaches in the country. He has a strong focus on helping clients improve their training, nutrition and self-development providing a 360 approach to living a healthy lifestyle. James leads our Personal Training and Nutrition courses, and is working to develop mindset focused courses in the coming months.

Nutritional Expert + Food Influencer

Emily is an influencer and first class biological sciences graduate, with an expertise in human metabolism. She amassed a large online following through her relatable dietary advice and walk-through recipe videos. Emily has completed her L4 Sports Nutrition qualification and is studying a Master's degree in Women's Health. She is also currently studying the Leap Academy Personal Training course and has helped design and deliver the L4 Nutrition qualification.

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Wes is a Personal Trainer & gym owner with years of experience coaching an array of clientele from pro athletes to the general public. After his rugby career was cut short due to injury, Wes graduated in Nutrition & Sports Science and has since opened two gyms in Surrey & SW London which specialise in small group personal training and high energy classes. 

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Heloise is a former professional horse rider turned wealth manager and PT. She is now the COO of Core Collective, a boutique gym with 3 sites in London which she launched in 2015. Qualifying as a PT in 2016, her focus lies in the day to day running of the company, management of the team, as well as coaching online and in-person classes. A lover of all competitive sports and always looking for the next challenge, Heloise regularly competes in events, from Ironmans to Crossfit competitions.


Personal Trainer + Pre Postnatal Expert

Carly is an online L3 Personal Trainer who specialises in Pre and Postnatal exercise. She has always followed her interests in the health and fitness industry, beginning her career as a PE teacher and transitioning to a Personal Trainer following her maternity leave ending after having her first baby. Since then she has built her own 'The Fit Mummy' brand and now runs heavily subscribed to bootcamps for postnatal women, as well as 1-1 online coaching for both pre and postnatal clients.

Online Coach + Fitness Influencer

Zaafirah is an online fitness coach and fitness influencer who a global following of women through social media, which she used to launch her fitness career. Zaafirah now works with a wide variety of women from all over the world, helping to support them through various stages of their fitness journey.