OUR COACHES

TORIAN has a team of highly skilled and dedicated coaches to help you achieve your fitness goals.

MIKE TOWNER 

Owner / Director of Coaching

Mike Towner has been heavily involved in the fitness industry for over 10 years. He has extensive experience in CrossFit as both an athlete and coach, having participated in numerous competitions throughout Australia since 2009 and owning successful CrossFit affiliates since 2011. In 2016 Mike coached the CrossFit Torian team to an appearance at the Pacific Regional where the team finished in fourth position, qualifying for and competing in the CrossFit Games in California as one of the best 40 teams in the world.

When the sport of CrossFit arrived, he was immediately drawn to its ability to reach new levels of strength and endurance, while also providing a community aspect that far surpasses what any other fitness style offers. Mike’s passion for the sport translates to his skills as a coach, where he brings a results-driven outlook, coupled with a strong focus on a solid foundation, to ensure his athletes reach new levels of peak performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • State Weightlifting / Sports Power Coach Level 2

  • Club Weightlifting / Sports Power Coach Level 1

  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

  • CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer

  • Cert IV in Fitness

  • Cert III in Fitness

  • Senior First Aid & CPR

ROYCE DUNNE 

Head Coach - CrossFit

Royce has performed at a high level in numerous sports (most notably CrossFit, weightlifting, AFL and tennis) and has extensive experience with a variety of strength/power training programs. He is a strong advocate of CrossFit, believing it to be the best strength and conditioning program on the planet. He has seen how the principles of CrossFit, and the lessons learned through every session, can resonate through people’s lives. It is this satisfaction in his clients’ success that keeps him coming back for more.

For the last four years Royce has worked with individuals and groups to forge elite fitness, catering from beginner levels right through to professional athletes. In 2015 he made his first appearance at the Australian National Championships in weightlifting. In 2016 he was part of the Torian team that came fourth at the Pacific Regional, qualifying for the CrossFit Games as one of the top 40 teams in the world, and in 2018 as an individual athlete, he placed 4th at the Pacific Regional qualifing for the CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • State Weightlifting / Sports Power Coach Level 2

  • Club Weightlifting / Sports Power Coach Level 1

  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

  • CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer

  • Cert IV in Fitness

  • Cert III in Fitness

  • Senior First Aid & CPR

DAMON KELLY 

Head Coach - Weightlifting

Damon Kelly is highly regarded throughout the world for his accomplishments as an athlete, specifically within weightlifting, and passion for creating a healthy generation of Australians. His weightlifting journey began over 15 years ago. Along the way he has represented Australia all around the world, from the Junior World Championships to the Olympic Games.

With a 310kg back squat and a 176kg snatch, his prowess in the sport is undeniable. Through his hard work and dedication Damon has represented Australia at two Commonwealth Games and two Olympic Games, becoming one of the best weightlifters of his generation.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • State Weightlifting/Sports Power Coach 2 Licence

  • State Weightlifting Referee

  • Cert III Fitness

  • 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Bronze Medallist

  • 2012 Olympic Games, London, 16th Place

  • 2010 Commonwealth Games, Delhi, Gold Medallist

  • 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing, 9th Place

  • 2006 Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, Silver Medallist

CONTACT US

EMAIL US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS
INFO@CROSSFITTORIAN.COM
40 MAYNE RD 
BOWEN HILLS

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