With a track record spanning 14 years, Andy has started, built and sold multiple businesses specifically within the Health and Fitness Industry. Having served in the Royal Marines for over 4 years, he left to start a business in Personal Training in 2002 and was the first PT Manager of his kind in the UK; mentoring and supporting thousands of freelance professionals, coaches and personal trainers affiliated to gym brands, as well as implementing and building layers of Management from scratch. Academically Andy has a BSc and an MBA, with a specialisation in Leadership, Management and infrastructure.
The most notable and recent achievement was the launch and growth of LSF-Personal Training from 2011 for 6 years. Starting with just 7 PT’s, Andy built it to a 400 Strong PT multi-site, national team with a Management infrastructure of 50 PTM’s, and now utilises and draws on all his experience to head the biggest venture yet; Squared Ventures which encompasses three companies; Savant Squared, Gym Squared and Three Squared and also delivers Leadership and Management training systems both online and live.
Kate Brooker is the Operations Manager for Savant Squared. Facilitating and managing the logistical operations of the business, Kate works with every other member of the team to ensure the high standards we set are met.
Having started as a personal trainer in 2001, Kate has worked as an employed and self employed PT, who has also run her own PT studio and delivered boot camp training before going on to become the National Operations Manager for LSF-PT.
As well as her personal training qualifications, Kate has gone on to gain her Chek HLC L1, Biosignature L1, NLP Practitioner and Business Management certifications giving her a higher level of knowledge and experience for the role she holds and enabling her to give credible career and business guidance to Savant Squared students.
Stuart joined Savant Squared as a Senior Lecturer and Assessor as a natural continuation from LSFPT Education. Stuart has played a critical role over recent years in building the foundations for Savant Squared Education by tutoring, assessing and mentoring a consistent cohort of learners nationally through level 2, level 3 and level 4 Active IQ qualifications. Stuart is a personal trainer also and has built and sustained a successful business of his own within Lifestyle Fitness over the last 4 years, his passion for education and own continual development enables him to deliver best practice and a higher level of learning as part of his senior teaching role in Savant Squared Education.
Katie joined Savant Squared off the back of her previous role as the National Recruitment Manager for Lifestyle Fitness Personal Training. She now manages all of our Social Media Campaigns and Online Marketing, with an aim to increase awareness of the brand and share valuable content. Her rapid progression from Personal Trainer, to Fitness Manager, to National Manager and finally to Head of Department has occurred within 3 short years of being in the Health and Fitness industry. It is this experience that gives Katie the tools she needs to engage with both aspiring and practiced Personal Trainers through various online platforms.
Ryan has come from a scientific background, having graduated the University of Exeter in Exercise and Sports Science, learning, among other things, how to analyse studies and find the high quality, relevant content. Since his graduation he has continued his research to provide the best service possible to his personal training clientele. His role is to ensure that only high quality, factually relevant and up-to-date articles are delivered through Savant Squared. Since starting personal training in February 2013 Ryan has, on average, dedicated 3 hours a week to study and attended a course every 2 months. From November 2016 Ryan has also taken a major role in the LSFPT business and development course for new trainers.
Nina is a tutor providing support for personal trainers who want to undertake a specialism in strength and conditioning . An experienced personal trainer and previous competitive sprinter, she uses S&C to work closely with clients and athletes to achieve great results. Nina is extremely passionate about helping people fulfil their potential, and ensures her students are given lots of support and guidance throughout their journey.
Rick joined Savant Squared after progressing through the Health & Fitness ranks as Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Regional Manager for Lifestyle Fitness PT and Area Manger for Fitness Agents. He now manages and heads up the Professional Referral Scheme for Savant; helping others become aware of the fitness courses that are being held and also teaching people how to earn additional revenue steams by becoming a 'Savant Professional Referrer'.
Rick's experience and knowledge goes back from an early age participating in competitive sport; Athletics & Rugby Union at school/university, Boxing throughout his twenties and start of his PT career. He now has competed in bodybuilding for 3 years and has successfully placed at 2 federations therefore has qualified to go to both British Final's. Rick has completed a range of qualifications in sports such as BSc Sport Science, Diploma in PT & massage Therapy, PT masters in sports conditioning, Poliquin Level 1 & 2 and soon to be completing his GP referral and level 4 in lower back pain.