Wes Santos

Personal Trainer + Business Owner

Get To Know Wes

Wes is a professional personal trainer who has launched two small-group PT gyms in south London. He coaches the LEAP Academy L2 Gym Instructing and L3 Personal Training qualifications, bringing a huge wealth of personal experiences and knowledge to the courses. Read more about his story below:

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. 

Career Timeline

  • 2012 - Qualified as a L3 Personal Trainer.
  • 2013 - Graduated with BSc in Nutrition & Sports Science, St Marys University. 
  • 2013 - Freelance performance coach with Athletes in various sports.
  • 2014 - Led rehabilitation department @ Nuerolink, London.  
  • 2015 - Launched Instate Fitness and built community to over 250 members with a team of over 8.
  • 2018 - Reached a milestone of over 10,000 hour of coaching.
  • 2020 - Launched SxF online mentorship. 
  • 2021 - Joins Leap Academy as course leader.
  • 2022 - Launched 2nd site of Instate Fitness in Wandsworth, London. 

"I wanted to open a gym that was centered on real training, community, and a training environment like no other. Whether you want to be a gym owner, PT, online coach or just want to add a string to your bow, joining LEAP will be one of the best decisions you can make"