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Athletic Republic’s certified performance trainers have the passion and sports-science knowledge to safely improve your athleticism. Our more than 500 performance trainers are constantly furthering our proven methods to help athletes reach their goals.  Because we believe developing athletes is best done in small groups, we provide a trainer to athlete ratio of 1:5.  This allows the trainer to customize a program for each athlete’s individual strengths and weaknesses.

Facility Director - Scott Toms

Having previously owned a  successful business for over 15 years and around sport all of my life I am pleased to be bringing this exciting opportunity to Australia and the Sunshine Coast.  Athletic Republic will change the way people think about training for their sport. 

Director  - Daryn Griggs

Athletic Republic is all about helping athletes and sports people of any age and any ability continually improve and become all that they can be. I am very proud and excited about bringing this concept to Australia and making high performance training technology and programs which were previously only available to elite sports people now accessible by everyone.

TRAINER  - Jayden Edge

Sports Performance Trainer
Jayden has played First Grade Rugby Union, Representative Soccer and competed in regional Athletics and Cross-Country. Jayden served in the Australian Regular Army where he played rugby union and served as a valuable soldier. Jayden has worked in the health & fitness industry for the past 13 years and recently competed in a physique competition where he has found a new passion in the sport of body building. During his time in the industry he has ran his own business and managed multiple gyms.  

Jayden has experience in training kids & adults of all ages and fitness levels. Over the years he has gained experience in training high performing athletes in triathlons, ironman, rugby union/league, basketball, netball, soccer, surf lifesaving, rowing and military. Jayden is a certified Master Trainer in Exercise Science & Fitness Management, qualified THUMP boxing instructor, MMA Conditioning Level 1 - Kettlebells & Powerbags and an AASC (Active After-School Communities) coach. 

Jayden believes in living everyday as if its your last and never give up on yourself or your goals!

TRAINER  - Melanie Snow

Sports Performance Trainer 
Melanie holds a Bachelor’s in Exercise and Sports Science and a Master’s in Physical Education.  She has years of experience in corporate fitness/wellness, personal training, coaching, and teaching at the university level.  

Melanie enjoys sports and staying active outdoors.  She played soccer, ran track, holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, played a season of Rugby, and played 5 years of roller derby while also serving as the endurance coach for the team.   In her free time, you can find Melanie spending time with family, cycling to the beach, playing beach volleyball, jogging, hiking and traveling.  

Melanie looks forward to meeting and coaching new athletes.  Her focus is on teaching athletes how to train smarter, versus harder.  She enjoys the “Ah-ha” moments that athletes experience when they see and feel themselves get stronger and faster.  All while building confidence and learning proper nutrition and recovery techniques.    


TRAINER  - Victor Zaremba

Sports Performance Trainer 
Victor was a member of the most powerful and awarded basketball club in Poland. With which he achieved multiple national championships, before deciding to move to the United States where he ran in a track & field team for the University of Kansas. Alongside his successful career in track he gained a degree in Sports Psychology, which taught him how to adopt a true athlete mentality.  

Now here in Australia he focuses on teaching functional training with major focus on preventing injuries and post injury rehabilitation. Which he believes provides the body not only with instant results but also with the ability to stay strong and healthy for years to come.  




TRAINER  - Nick Luff

Sports Performance Trainer 
Nick has a background in performance sport training and has played competitive rugby league and rugby union since the age of six. His passion for health and fitness had developed from a young athlete and has played representative rugby league in both Australia and the United Kingdom. He leads a very active lifestyle, as training and reaching his fitness goals are a part of his everyday activities. Other interests of Nick’s include surfing and travel. Nick graduated in the UK with a degree (BSc) in Sport and Exercise Therapy and has also gained his personal trainer qualifications in the process. Previously working alongside professional rugby league athletes in sport performance, injury prevention and rehabilitation training has developed Nick’s passion into helping all athletes to reach their fitness goals.