The Sports Academy Gym has three resident personal trainers, Darius McDonald, Claire Weston and Sabrina Crothall. The level of experience and expertise covers all PT requirements from rehabilitation medical referrals to high-performance support for professional athletes.

Darius McDonald

Personal Trainer

I qualified as a fitness professional in 2008, although I have been committed to helping people improve their performance through fitness programs, nutrition, and sports massage for much longer.

The strong desire to see my clients achieve the best possible results through training and sports massage has forged long-standing relationships, with repeat custom and ongoing referrals from highly satisfied customers.

Darius offers the following services:

• Personal training
• Weight management
• Well-being in the workplace
• Group training
• Injury rehabilitation
• Consultations
• Sport-specific training
• School workshops.

To book a session, contact Darius directly on m: 07725 908356, or email
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Claire Weston

Personal Trainer

Claire has extensive experience in providing one-to-one and group-based exercises utilising a variety of training techniques designed to meet the expectations of gym members.  This involves the following services:

  • Gym membership inquiries
  • Gym inductions
  • Bodysuit – a complete body composition analysis comprising of Body Fat, Lean Body Mass, Total Body Water, and optimal ranges
  • Exercise program and dietary advice
  • Progress reviews
  • Personal training packages

As your personal trainer, Claire’s main role is to provide a comfortable, enjoyable, and professional environment to help you improve your exercise regime. This will involve you working with Claire to develop a realistic approach to your goals, planning, and motivation in your workouts!

To book a session, contact Claire directly on m: 07810897919, or email
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Sabrina Crothall

Personal Trainer

Sabrina has extensive experience working as a personal trainer in gyms, leading fitness classes and personal 1:1 sessions with a variety of clients – from the gym-shy to more experienced athletes.  Sabrina is the owner/operator of Triple S Fitness, a body-positive fitness business she founded after her second child started school.  Sabrina is a competitive runner with Hunts AC, with experience in training from 5ks to marathons, and coaches people at all ages and abilities.

Services include:

  • 1:1, couples or group training
  • Running performance
  • Client goal setting and motivation
  • Customised exercise plans
  • Nutritional advice

Feedback for Sabrina Crothall…

Sabrina is passionate about improving her client’s health, wellness and quality of life, with a belief in body-positivity and the power of exercise to transform mental and physical health. Sabrina is an enthusiastic, high-energy coach, who delivers engaging training sessions to keep my clients focused, and motivated. 

To book a session, contact Sabrina on m: 07881368380, or email The Sports Academy


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