meet the team
Mary Anne has been in the fitness industry over 30 years and has excelled in all facets of the industry both here in Australia and in her native country, Canada. As well as owning The Zoo Health and Fitness with her husband Troy, MaryAnne is the Freestyle Group Fitness Instructor and a Personal Trainer.
FITNESS INSTRUCTOR - EVERYDAY ATHLETE NATURAL HEALTH
Dad to Matheus, Ritz is a semi-pro soccer player who has over 11 years experience in resistance training. He enjoys running and is available for both individual and group training.
Cert III & IV Fitness
Group Exercise Instructor
Desiree s a Fitness Instructor as well as Naturopath/Nutritionist. She believes the best thing about Group Fitness is that it turns exercise from a chore into something you can’t live without! You achieve things beyond what you ever thought you could, and leave every class on a high, feeling proud and accomplished!
Bachelor of Human Nutrition
Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
Cert III & IV Fitness
BODYPUMP, BODYATTACK, BODY BALANCE
& RPM INSTRUCTOR
RECEPTION / SALES
PERSONAL TRAINER - EVOLVE PERSONAL TRAINING
A busy Mum of 3. Naomi joined the gym 6 years ago and, after losing 25kg, decided to become a PT to help others on their fitness journey. Her main interests include Weight Training and HIIT.
Cert III & IV in Fitness
The freshest face at The Zoo, Daisy brings her vibrant attitude and energy to our team. Currently prepping for her debut Fitness Competition in Season B 2019, Daisy is currently studying Cert III & IV Fitness and is well on her way to becoming a PT. Daisy is a Brand Ambassador for ASN Townsville and Evolve Apparel; make sure you ask her for her discount!!
PERSONAL TRAINER - ELITE PERFORMANCE
Maree has been in the Fitness industry for years having spent the past 4 years working as a Gym Manager. Maree is a qualified Group Fitness Instructor in Bodypump, Bodystep, Metafit & Metapwr.
Natalie has over 5 years experience in Resistance Training and is also a Qualified Circuit Class and Bootcamp Instructor. Nat has experience in Comp Prep, having competed at the Fitness & Figure International Competition in 2015. Nowadays, Nat prefers a pair of runners instead of heels, being a NRL International Games Coach, NRL Level 1 Sports Trainer and NRL Safe League Trainer.
You may have seen Sonja around the gym at some stage. She is amazing! She helps out in the Creche, is our very own Zoo Cleaner and Maintenance Super Woman.
In her spare time Sonja enjoys horse riding and spending quality time with her beautiful family.
Melissa is our Accounts guru and is also the daughter of our amazing Club Owner, MaryAnne.
When she isn’t at the Zoo, Melissa is running her own Zoo at home with 7 CHILDREN! If you see this beautiful Super Mum in the gym be sure to say hello.