MEET OUR TEAM
JACK TUITE - Lucan & Ashbourne
FIONA ROONEY - Ashbourne & Lucan
Fiona has worked in the fitness industry since 2019 after deciding to make a complete career change. Fiona initially became a personal trainer in order to help herself on her own weight loss journey & injury rehabilitation. She then found a love for helping people who may were in the same position as her. She believes with the right mindset & coaching from the right people you can completely transform your life, body & mind. That mixed with her choice of "unreal cheesy tunes" during a class you’ll definitely leave with a smile on your face.
STEPHEN O'NEILL - Lucan
Stephen has worked consistently in the fitness industry since obtaining his qualifications 12 years ago. The qualifications include Diplomas from Inchicore College, LIA and The Elite Fitness and Performance Academy. All while having a career in the Dublin Fire Brigade for over 15 years. He has a sporting background which consists of competing and coaching in Football, Martial Arts, Boxing, and Athletics. He is a firm believer that if you can train the mind the body will follow. He says, "If you can push the body through the pain barrier your on the right path".
Jack is the founder of FitFor45. After spending 4 years in the UK playing professional football. Jack went on to Inchicore College of Further Education to study Leisure & Recreation Management. Alongside this course, he completed his NCEF qualification, through the University of Limerick. Jack's first experience was in DCU Sport where he worked as a Fitness Coach with a team of well-established coaches. He then later completed an honors degree in TU Dublin studying Sport & Leisure Management. Jack's favourite aspect of FitFor45 is seeing members discover how fitness & wellness improves their lives. Jack is also Pre & Post Natal qualified.
CONOR MCGRATH - Lucan
Conor has gained over 10 years experience working in the in fitness industry since achieving his fitness qualification from the NTC. Conor uses his experience when coaching members through alternatives and progressions. Conor has coached with FitFor45 since 2019 and his favourite part of being involved with FitFor45 is the positive energy between the coaches and members. He says, "There are no egos, and this makes for a positive training environment". Conor is also Pre & Post Natal qualified.
LOUISE KAVANAGH - Lucan
Louise started in the fitness industry as a Fitness Instructor & Swim Teacher back in 2012. In 2013, Louise then went on to complete a degree in Health & Physical Activity. Louise says, "I was always eager to learn and coach as many different types of classes as possible. I started training at FitFor45 in 2020 & shortly after I began coaching the classes. I fell in love with the laugh & support between members and coaches.
MAGS CROSS - Lucan & Ashbourne
Mags became an ITEC qualified fitness coach & PT at the age of 45, which sends the message that "It's never too late to do what you love". Mags shows this passion and energy when coaching the FitFor45 members. Mags has coached boxing for 10 years and she also works for the IABA as a Sports Development Officer. Mags has been coaching at FitFor45 since 2019 and she is well-known by our members from coaching our BoxFit Classes. Her favourite part of FitFor45 is making a great class atmosphere through her taste of music & personality. Mags is also Pre & Post Natal qualified.
FERGAL BRACKEN - Lucan
Fergal has been involved in sport all of his life, especially endurance events having completed several marathons & long-distance cycles. In 2020 he completed a diploma in Personal Training and Strength & Conditioning with Setanta College, where he continues his studies towards a degree in Strength & Conditioning. In 2022 he left behind a career of 34 years in the Motor Trade to make a new career out of his passion. He believes that movement is medicine & loves to see people's confidence grow through sport, fitness & wellness.
KEITH MORAN - Lucan
Keith started with FitFor45 in Feb 2023. Keith has 11 years of military fitness having completed a physical training supervisors course. He is currently employed as aircrew crewman with helicopters in the Irish Air Crops. During this time Keith has completed 2 missions to both Syria & Lebanon. Keith says that he loves challenging himself to new limits having played GAA at a high level for 12 years and completing triathlons & a half ironman. Keith says that his favourite part of being a Coach at FitFor45 is working with different levels of fitness & seeing the members push new boundaries.