Meet the Team
James Doran - Health Club Manager
Graduated from the I.T.Tralee with a Degree in Health and Leisure Studies in 2003. James has worked previously in a similar role for six years before taking up the role of Club Manager at Energize in 2013. James has a keen interest in Kerry GAA and has been involved in the Kerry ladies county board for a number of years previous. A former Irish international athlete, James competed for Ireland at junior level in the World hill running championships in 2000 & 2001. In 2010 James represented Ireland at Senior Level in the European hill running championships. James have won individual and team medals at Munster Road, cross country and Irish Cross Country Championships over the years.
An avid marathon runner James was placed 3rd in the Great Limerick Run Full Marathon 2013.
"I look forward to meeting my clients old and welcoming the new in my new venture @ Energize Health Club" - James
Karen Gibbs - Fitness Instructor
After studying exercise and health fitness in University Limerick I began working with Energize Health Club in 2008. I love teaching a wide range of classes which include Pump & Burn,Pilates, Aqua Aerobics and many more.
Having been involved in Life Saving for almost 12 years, I decided to get involved with Swimming lessons in 2011. Since then I have accrued a large client base of Adults and Children of all ages and abilities. I teach both privately and group sessions in our 20meter pool Monday to Saturday.
In my Spare time I love to play sports and I am involved with Beska Rovers FC and Mungret St.Pauls Ladies football teams. I look forward to welcoming you to energize soon.
Aaron Presley Galvin - Resident Personal Trainer
Joined the team here in Energize when the doors first opened in 2007. For over 5 years I been helping members and clients in reaching their fitness and physical goals. I am a fully qualified Personal Trainer, lifestyle & weight management coach. I have been working in the fitness industry for over 8 years which gives me vast knowledge. I know what get’s results and what doesn’t. In my spare time I practice natural bodybuilding while constantly studying new exercise and nutritional information to improve not only my own training but to pass on to others too. Next time you call into Energize come and see me, lets book your program and take your training and body to the next level.
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Rachael Birdthistle - Fitness Instructor
I began studying exercise and health fitness in the University of Limerick two years ago. Since then I have been involved in teaching classes like Total Body Workout and Boot camp. I also coached kids athletics for two years before coming to work at Energize. I began working at Energize in 2012 and I love teaching my classes which include step aerobics, body pump, Pilates, total tone, circuits and fit ball. I have been involved in sports all my life. I have represented Ireland in athletics and Munster in basketball. In my spare time I love going to the gym and running.
I look forward to seeing you soon.
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