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NHF Owners

Julia Higgs

North Head Fitness Owner / Sports Nutritionist

Julia Higgs

North Head Fitness Owner / Sports Nutritionist

Julia has over 15 years coaching experience and almost 10 years experience as one of the original founders of North Head Fitness.
Julia loves the outdoors and has climbed several peaks in the Himalayas over 6000m, rock and ice climbing as well as running several marathons, when she’s not doing that you’ll find her snowboarding in Japan !

She enjoys setting goals and competing and has competed in 2013 and 2014 in the AU/NZ CrossFit Regional Teams. Since then she has competed in multiple Natural Physique competitions and Powerlifting Competitions, most recently placing 3rd at Australian Powerlifting Federation Masters Nationals for the last 2 years.

Julia is a Sport Nutritionist, where she works for the global regulatory body, ‘Sports Nutrition Association’ as an Academic Assessor as well as one of the Educators at the National Women’s Fitness Academy.

She specialises in transformations and has spent over 5 years educating and delivering transformation results for the everyday person. She has also worked with numerous endurance athletes to help fuel optimally for their training and events and with many MMA fighters to get to their fight weights.

She works as a Strength and conditioning coach and Sports Nutritionist for Warringah Aquatic National and Olympic level swim team as well as S&C Coach for Manly Warringah Netball Womens Open Teams. Not only is she passionate about her job but she gets to make a positive impact on peoples lives everyday and helps them achieve what they never thought possible.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Gradate Diploma – Performance Nutrition (IOPN)
• Accreditied Sports Nutritionist – ISSN & SNA
• CrossFIt Level 2
• Sports Powerlifting Coach (AWF)
• CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 2
• Pre/Post Natal physiotherapy
• Cert 3 & 4 Fitness
• BA (Hons) Business and Languages

Scott Moran

North Head Fitness Owner

Scott Moran

North Head Fitness Owner

Scott is a Strength & Conditioning coach and Co-Owner of North Head Fitness.
As an athlete himself, Scott has participated in many team sports at a competitive level, such as NSW Rugby Union and playing for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles U20’s in 2015. Since then, Scott has achieved his Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and competed in both Mixed Martial Arts and Muay Thai.

Scott has had experience coaching both individual athletes as well as teams, including most recently working alongside the Strength and Conditioning staff for the Manly Sea Eagles Junior Pathways teams.

Scott not only programs all of our CrossFit and Endurance classes but is our Head Kickboxing Coach and runs all of our Kids Muay Thai classes. Having also coached Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Scott enjoys developing kids’ programs to ensure safety, improved movement mechanics and fun.

Scott’s favourite part of his job is working with everyday people who want to become better versions of themselves and most importantly, live happier and more confident lives.

QUALIFICATIONS

• ASCA level 1
• CrossFit level 1
• Cert 3 and 4

NHF Coaches

Alex Chee

North Head Fitness Coach

Alex Chee

North Head Fitness Coach

Alex has had exposure to a wide range of competitive sports from a young age, from track and field and rugby to Olympic weightlifting, CrossFit and Gymnastics. As a CrossFit Coach, personal trainer and group fitness instructor, Alex has a strong interest in the personal development of his client’s fitness levels whether for sports-specific performance or everyday life.

Alex has competed in multiple CrossFit Regional Teams over the years and has over a decade of experience as a specialised Olympic Weightlifting and CrossFit Coach.

QUALIFICATIONS

• CrossFit Level 1
• Cert 3 & 4

David Bellas

North Head Fitness Coach

David Bellas

North Head Fitness Coach

Has been coaching for 10+ years with a strong background in competitive sports and biomechanics. His sporting background was in swimming, then at University, he rowed in 4’s and 8’s. Since then his passion has been for Olympic Lifting and then CrossFit.Originally from the UK he worked as a  Strength and Conditioning Coach with Hertfordshire University Performance Centre. He has coached a number of high-level athletes including; Arsenal Ladies FC, Saracens RFC, England Women’s Soccer 1st team and a Team GB Bobsled athlete.

He established a strength and conditioning & performance programme for elite athletes at University College London. He was also part of the sports science team at West Ham United FC Academy, responsible for the development of U12 to U21 soccer teams.

I love being able to help people reach their goals. Connecting with people and showing them that they are capable of more than they believe.

QUALIFICATIONS

• BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science and Physiology

Daria Nisevic

North Head Fitness Coach

Daria Nisevic

North Head Fitness Coach

Daria has several years of experience training in Muay Thai and actively competes as an amateur fighter. Not only does she teach Muay Thai and boxing to adults, but she is also the Assistant Coach for our kids Muay Thai program.

In addition to Thai boxing, Daria has more recently started training in Brazilian Jiujitsu and Mixed Martial Arts to expand her skill set further.

Aside from martial arts, Daria also has experience on the gym floor coaching group training classes focusing on both functional fitness and strength. She loves to push the pace and get her clients fit.

Not only is Daria extremely friendly, but her true passion is in teaching and sharing her knowledge with students and members.

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