Dave & Laura Hoppe

Dave & Laura own The UNIT Gym and have grown from a small gym tucked away to the current premises now


Dave has worked as a PT around the country and has a few celebrity names under his belt he has many years of experience and his training is brutal.

He has competed at Bodybuilding taking 1st place in all his categories and also winning the overall. He specialises in competition prep but since opening The UNIT Gym his main focus is on the running of the gym.

Before becoming a PT Laura started as a fitness class instructor teaching ZUMBA, aerobics, HIIT classes and INSANITY and was one of the first INSANITY instructors in the U.K. Laura also holds a qualification as a Pilates instructor..

During her early fitness career Laura developed anorexia which gives her a niche understanding into those suffering with eating disorders and Body Dysmorphia. now through the other side Laura specialises in helping those with low self esteem, eating disorders and body dysmorphia and uses her training to encourage the healing process of these conditions.

Laura offers personal training and nutrition plans tailored to each clients specific needs and goals, she will help you transform yourself from beginner to gym pro leaving every session with an ache and a sense of satisfaction.

when Laura is not in the gym she is concentrating on the social media and online side of The UNIT Gym.

Personal Training is available to both members and non members of The UNIT Gym.

Brian Turner

Brian works with us on a freelance basis and has many years of experience.

He has competed and placed in numerous Bodybuilding shows and keeps himself in great condition all year. he brings his expertise and knowledge to every session and wont let you give up

Brian specialises in:

Bodybuilding prep

Strength & Conditioning



To enquire about sessions with Brian email us below

Jason Brookes

Jason has been with us the longest of all Pt staff.  His sessions are hard but you will keep coming back for more.

Jason has competed in Bodybuilding winning his class and can help you get yourself in stage condition.

To enquire about sessions with Jason email us below

Wes Morgan

Wes works with us on a freelance basis he fits Personal Training into his life around his firefighting.

Wes has competed and coming 1st and placing in numerous bodybuilding shows he placed 2nd at NABBA universe (2018)

He keeps himself in great condition all year round and can help you do the same.

To enquire about sessions with Wes email us below

Lauren “Lozza” Geary

Lauren started her fitness career as a Les Mills instructor working her way up to an elite trainer and then deciding to go in to personal training following a high demand from her class members.

Lauren still teaches Les Mills classes at another premises but teaches our very popular HIIT like a girl class on Thursday evenings 6pm.

Lauren is highly professional, energetic and fun and so will your sessions be.

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Hannah Collery

Hannah is fresh out the PT box and is eager to go, she is full of enthusiasm and has a competitive side which will encourage you to push harder.

Hannah has competed in Bikini competitions and can help you reach your goals.

Hannah also runs our Hard”core” circuits classes on Fridays and our mother and baby classes on Tuesday’s

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Martel is our head kickboxing coach he has years of experience and has been with us from the beginning.

He holds classes for adults and kids throughout the week and also offers 1:1 session.

He trains the Boss man and keeps him on his toes (literally)

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Gary Turner

It’s an honour to have thirteen times world champion MMA and K1 fighter Gary Turner as part of The UNIT family.

His experience is phenomenal but he is as humble as they come.

Gary holds both adults and kids classes at weekends and also 1:1 sessions.

Laura & Dave do a weekly session with Gary and enjoy every minute of the gruelling hour!

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Support Staff

Big Ben & Dom

Big Ben is our night security man making sure nobody is sneaking in outside of their membership hours. He’s also just about to start his personal training qualification with us.

He’s loyal and trustworthy Ladies just be careful if you want to touch that beard.

Dom is our front of house man and loves to clean! you won’t see him without a mop or broom in his hand. Loyal, Trustworthy and very helpful he’s a real asset to our gym


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