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Coaches

Phoenix Coaching Staff

Anthony Manning – Head Coach and Owner.

Anthony Manning – Head Coach and Owner.

Anthony Manning – Head Coach and Owner, founder of Phoenix.  Anthony is a full time martial artist and so dedicated to true Martial Arts he built the ACT’first Combat Sports and Martial Art Club. Opening Phoenix in 1996, brought full time coaching and professionalism to the coaching of Muaythai, self defence and programmed kickboxing training […]
Tracy – Muay Thai Coach & Business Manager.

Tracy – Muay Thai Coach & Business Manager.

Tracy is the most experienced female coach at Phoenix and the longest serving member. She is the most accomplished female coach in the ACT. She transformed from a student, to a fighter to a coach over 20 years of dedication. Tracy has graded through the system and has achieved a very high standard at all […]
Lee – Head Muaythai Coach & Professional Muay Thai Fighter

Lee – Head Muaythai Coach & Professional Muay Thai Fighter

Lee has over 30 professional Muay Thai fights. He was represented Australia at the IFMA world championships, is the current NSW professional champion, has fought all around the world at Muay Thai and K-1. He is known as ‘hard as’ in Australia due to his destructive fight style and determination to win. Lee has been […]
Maz – Gym manager. Muay Thai & Fitness Coach

Maz – Gym manager. Muay Thai & Fitness Coach

Maz began her martial arts training with Phoenix in 2000 just to try something new and was hooked. As a mature age beginner Maz faced many challenges to develop her skills and fitness and has many valuable experiences to contribute to new gym members of all ages. Maz is an inspiration to others proving that […]
Drew

Drew

Drew Joined phoenix in his senior year of college; after recovering from a full knee reconstruction.   He needed something fun to get him back into shape, and Muay Thai proved to be one of the few ways to exercise which kept his attention. Since then he has been a member throughout his university studies […]
Nick

Nick

Nick joined Phoenix gym in 2007 after a highly successful Rugby Union career that saw him represent the ACT and Australia. He initially joined the gym as a way to stay fit and try something new during the off season, however his love of the Phoenix systems grew to a point where he gave up […]
Damien

Damien

Damien joined Phoenix in 2007 with his mate Lee. He had heard about Phoenix being the best place to train combat sports and eventually decided to give it a go. Years later you could call Phoenix his second home. He has mainly focused on the Muay Thai program and has graded to level 4, making […]
Zoe

Zoe

Zoe started training at Phoenix as a 9 year old in 2008. Zoe progressed through the Phoenix grading system, starting from the children’s classes Little Dragons and Dragons and into the adult classes.  Zoe started sparring with the adults when she was 10 years old and joined the Phoenix Fight Team at 14. Zoe has […]
Bobby

Bobby

Bobby Farquhar has been involved in combat sports for over 30 years, both as a coach and as a competitor. Boxing for Bobby has been a lifelong pursuit. Teaching and coaching alongside international coaches from Ireland, Europe, and Australia. Bobby has coached many boxers to various titles including his son Adrian Farquhar who has won […]
Jordan

Jordan

Jordan is the Strength and Conditioning coach at Phoenix. Jordan joined Phoenix earlier this year and fell in love with the community and atmosphere Phoenix provides. Her passion is helping everyone from the elite athlete to the everyday athlete increase their overall performance. Jordan previously coached the QLD Women’s Rugby League team, Queensland Cup Rugby […]
Jos

Jos

Jos joined Phoenix as a member in 2009, after many weeks of pestering by her partner Lee. She quickly found a love of hard exercise in the Muay Thai and fitness classes and forged strong friendships with the coaches and students which keeps her coming back every week. Jos has progressed through the Phoenix Muay […]
Pia

Pia

Pia has been a member of the Phoenix family for a number of years now.  She joined as a fun way to get fit and then became obsessed with Muaythai. Pia has represented Phoenix for several years as an active fighter.  Most predominantly she won the WBC featherweight Australian title in 2017; the first person […]
Scott

Scott

Scott joined Phoenix in 2007; he weighed over 100kg from body building training.  He soon found the love and benefits of martial arts training.  He went on to fight in the 67kg weight division in over 11 fights and won the MASA welterweight state title.  He now continues to train daily and coaches with our […]