Personal Trainers (Female)

Personal Trainers (Female)

Our Trainers

Melissa Bennett

Mel has the same determination for her clients which she has for herself. With over 5 years of competing in the Sport of Bodybuilding and reaching professional status as a Pro Bikini Competitor now representing Australia at an international level, Mel knows a thing or two about commitment, determination and discipline.

Mel thrives on inspiring and training others to reach their absolute best and smash their goals. Whether it be weight loss, muscle building, strength training, body transformations or general everyday health and fitness with Mel’s bubbly and friendly personality, every personal training session is sure to be a motivating and an energising experience!

 Targeting not only the experience serious gym addicts to push their limits that little bit further but also new members who need that little extra TLC and guidance into the gym environment.

 Melissa also has experience and is qualified to train Pre/Post Pregnant women. With being a big believer in keeping your body moving throughout this time she has seen the health benefits and is continuing her study in this field.

 Specialising in General Fitness / HIIT, Pre/Post Pregnancy Fitness, Strength & Conditioning, Muscle Building & Toning, Weight Loss, Nutritional Guidance & Body Transformations

0417 380 006

Mel DeLaine

Mel is a passionate coach who is driven by the happiness and fulfilment of her clients. A part of the Evolve Performance Method team, Mel specialises in women’s training.

With a background of disordered eating patterns and body dysmorphia, Mel understands first hand how crippling it can be feeling uncomfortable in your skin.

Having overcome these challenges, Mel places a large emphasis on establishing your balance in life through creating a healthy relationship with food and fitness that leads to results.

Using a combination of high end weekly support and education, Mel will guide you in understanding the process of training and nutrition that will allow you to develop sustainable long term habits to improve your quality of life.

Mel serves as a young, yet empathetic mentor who will be there every step of the way on your unique journey and will shift the way you view your body and training approach.”




0499 095 400

Vicki Arief

Posing Coach & Older But Stronger Seniors Class Instructor

 Vicki has worked at Spartans Gym since 2003, and has been employed in the Fitness Industry for over twenty years. Qualifying as an Aerobic, Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer since the early 1990’s.

 Vicki has competed in Bodybuilding Shows, prepared and choreographed routines for literally hundreds of competitors over the years, and Judged Bodybuilding and Fitness shows for INBA, IFBB and ANB for over fifteen years.

 Vicki specialises in running the Older But Stronger classes for Seniors as well as the Low Impact Aerobic Classes twice per week.

 In addition to running fitness classes, Vicki is a State, National and International Judge for INBA, and holds the position of Head Posing Coach for INBA. Vicki also coaches male and female competitors in preparation for Bodybuilding, Bikini and Fitness categories, stage presence, choreography and posing for Competition. Vicki also runs large scale INBA group workshops and posing clinics at Spartans and all around Victoria.

 Vicki’s love and passion for this industry is clear in her continual efforts to help others achieve their goals, regardless of how big or small.

 Any members that are considering competing in a Physique Competition, Vicki is able to do body assessments to determine which category and federation will best suit your body shape and muscularity for you to compete in. If you see Vicki around the club, she is always up for a good chat!

0408 172 360

Shai Kemp

At Sculpt by Shai we are all about empowering you to become your healthiest, happiest and most confident self through education.
I have been in the industry since 2016. Over the years I have coached hundreds of women face to face & online from all different backgrounds which has allowed me to learn and craft the most efficient, effective & sustainable methods to gain muscle, drop fat, build strength and competence in and out of the gym.
There is nothing I love more than building strong relationships and witnessing the women I work with completely transform their lives and radiate with confidence & strength.


0437 513 058

Brehanna Pillifeant

Bre is a qualified personal trainer and sports nutritionist and has a passion for continuing to learn and grow more in the industry.Her goal as a coach is to others transform their lives and she loves watching her clients grow and achieve things they never thought possible, not only in the gym but through mindset and improving perseverance through their day to day life.Her aim is to educate her clients on why they are doing what they are doing as she understands the fitness world can very overwhelming for many.She works with women to achieve a sustainable life style while incorporating new habits through their day to day life WITHOUT excluding the things (AND FOODS) they love.Bre works with people who are just getting started on their fitness journey and people who are a little more experienced and just need a push.AREAS OF SPECIALISM

  • Women’s Strength Training
  • Nutrition & Mindset Coaching
  • Women’s Health
  • Weight loss & Muscle Gain

0499 302 690

Laura Dally

Laura's passion for being in the health and fitness industry, is to help individuals train hard, eat to fuel their body, and grow in confidence.

With 2 years of experience in the industry, Laura has already helped many people transform their lives and enjoy their training. Laura loves building a relationship with her clients, and showing them what their capabilities are.

Laura is big on feedback, and ensuring her clients are doing everything they can to achieve the results they're looking for. Laura has a friendly and understanding, but firm when needed, approach to coaching, which creates a respectful and fun relationship with her clientele. 3

If you are interested in training hard, fuelling your body with nutritious food, creating lifelong habits, and just enjoying LIFE, contact Laura from Empower Stronger today through the enquiry form on her instagram @empowerstronger. 

- Strength Training
- Muscle Gain
- Weight Loss
- Building Confidence 
- Creating a Better Lifestyle

Enquire: 0402 147 773

Melinda Zhinga

Melinda meets you with a warm, vibrant energy with the intention to make any lady feel welcomed and on the right path from the moment they enter the gym. Having gone through her own personal journey of losing 25kg’s and creating a more toned body, Melinda knows first hand the challenges that come with trying to put yourself first whilst also juggling being a mum and raising a family.

Using a combination of honest, high end support combined with years of practical
experience, Melinda is able to help women find the right training approach to suit them and their busy lives to achieve a body and level of health that they love.
Getting started can be a daunting and scary feeling but Melinda takes pride in making your transition into a healthier life as easy as possible.

If you’re a lady who is confused about how to improve their health and body, Melinda would love to here from you.

Women’s Fitness
Weight loss
Postpartum Training
Learning how to lift
Integrating Fitness into a busy life

0430 146 081

Keeley Branson

Keeley is passionate about improving overall health and well-being of
clients through training and nutrition. She empowers her clients to reach
their goals with evidence based advice. She has a large focus on
womens health and supporting her clients to reach their full potential.
Keeley helps set performance based fitness goals for her clients to
achieve as a way to continue motivating and promoting a love for all
your body can do.
She is currently training for an amateur boxing competition so
performance based training and pushing the body to the limits is her
specialty. With a Masters of Dietetics under her belt, she can help tailor
your nutrition, empower you to nourish your body in a balanced way
and break free from the cycle of dieting.

Performance based training
Pelvic floor training
Pre & Post natal
Functional training
Strength training
Body recomposition

0447 086 545

Amanda Branson

Hi I'm Amanda! I have been in the Fitness Industry as a trainer since
1996. It's amazing to see the positive progressions and how far the
fitness industry has come, especially for women.
My passion has always revolved around health and fitness. I love
challenging myself and seeing what our amazing bodies can do and how
they can change depending on the type of training. My sporting
background is Athletics, trail/cross country running, Motorsport racing,
Adventure racing, Cycling, Body Building and now CrossFit.
As a PT, I am continually updating my skills as to provide my clients with
programs to suit their needs. I specialise in women's training and can
assist through the varying stages from my own experience and
education. I am very energetic and love seeing clients reach goals they
never thought they could. I love seeing not only the physical changes
but the inner confidence and how they bring that into their daily lives.

Women's training
Strength training
Athletic training
Functional training
HIIT/Crossfit style

0431 219 065

Ashleigh Cakuls

I love to see you strive and be the best version of you!
One foot forward and you will get there, trust the process and you will succeed! It won’t happen overnight but with hard work and determination it’s all yours! If your goal is to build muscle mass and get fit, weight loss, learn better technique when lifting, pre/ postnatal exercise and or overall general fitness then come have some fun with me!

Build muscle
Improves overall fitness
Weight loss

Pre and postnatal training

Emily Jessing

Emily is a passionate, knowledgeable and well established personal trainer with 6+ years of industry experience. She understands the importance of building strong relationships with her clients of all ages and fitness levels.

With a background as an elite gymnast, Emily's love for training and staying strong has inspired her to help others, to be confident in the gym and be able to enjoy the process.

Emily is dedicated to helping her clients reach their goals, by determining the best possible game plan tailored to each individual. She has a strong passion for making exercise and training enjoyable and ensuring a smooth transition to making healthy, happy and welcomed lifestyle changes.

Emily serves as a young, relatable and authentic coach that will guide and encourage you, no matter what your goals or experience level may be.

If you are interested in getting started with Emily, please reach out via email or phone 0427 036 412.


  • Strength training
  • Body recomposition
  • Improved overall fitness
  • Pre & Post natal
  • Building confidence
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    Monday to Friday: 5:30am – 10:00pm

    Saturday: 7:00am – 4:00pm

    Sunday: 8:00am – 3:00pm

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    Saturday 7:00am -3:00pm
    Sunday 8:00am - 12:30pm

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