meet the team

Our friendly, experienced team are fully qualified and ready to help you reach your fitness goals!


Ben is a co-owner of Warkworth Fitness Centre. He has been part of the team since 2011 and is a fully qualified personal trainer.

He has worked as a strength and conditioning coach for multiple athletes and teams.


Ben has a passion for all things sports and loves to help people reach their personal sports goals.


Tara is a co-owner of Warkworth Fitness Centre. She’s spent 3 ½ years in Australia working as an Occupational Therapist. She has a Diploma in Exercise Prescription, a Bachelor in Occupational Therapy and has her Level 1 Pilates Matwork.

Tara’s speciality is now rehabilitation and helping individuals return to independence.




Avalon is a fully qualified Personal trainer. Av has a huge interest in bio-mechanics, and uses her wealth of knowledge in this area to get the most out of her clients. Outside the gym Avalon is continuing her studies and spending time with her 2 miniature dachshunds 

TONI Stapleton

Toni is a fully qualified personal trainer and Pilates instructor.  Prior to joining us, Toni was busy raising a family while studying for her Bachelor in Naturopathic and Herbal Medicine, which she utilizes in her part time research work. Her passions include surfing, boxing and off road running.