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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 the head coach and owner of Phoenix.  Opened  in 1996, Phoenix was the first full-time martial art facility in the ACT. It set the standards for facilities, coaches, programs and the quality of training and continues to do so. Anthony is dedicated to […]
Tracy ‘T3″ – Muay Thai Coach & Business Manager.

Tracy ‘T3″ – 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 – Muaythai Coach – Children’s Program Coach

Drew – Muaythai Coach – Children’s Program Coach

Drew Joined phoenix in his senior year of college.  After a knee reconstruction, He needed something fun to get him back into shape, and Muaythai proved to be one of the few ways to exercise that covered all the basis of getting fit, doing something interesting and fun whilst always being challenged. Drew stuck with […]
Nick – Fitness Coach & lifting heavy things

Nick – Fitness Coach & lifting heavy things

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 – Muaythai Coach

Damien – Muaythai Coach

Damien joined Phoenix in 2007 to do Muaythai with some friends. He had heard about Phoenix being the best place to train combat sports and eventually decided to give it a go.He soon got addicted and trained hard enough to earn his way into the Fight Team.  Years later you could call Phoenix his second […]
Zoe – Muaythai Coach and Professional Fighter.

Zoe – Muaythai Coach and Professional Fighter.

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 was […]
Bobby – Head Boxing Coach

Bobby – Head Boxing Coach

Bobby Farquhar has been involved in combat sports for over 30 years, both as a coach and as a competitor. Bobby has found his home as the Boxing program Coach at Phoenix and has been developing and building the program in 2018. Boxing for Bobby has been a lifelong pursuit. Teaching and coaching alongside international […]
Jordan – High Performance Fitness Coach

Jordan – High Performance Fitness Coach

Jordan is the Strength and Conditioning coach at Phoenix. Having both a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Science (Strength and Conditioning), Jordan’s qualifications and experience far exceed your average personal trainer. Her results are outstanding and she is integral member of the Phoenix Team. Jordan joined Phoenix earlier this year and fell […]
Jos ‘the Boss’ – Children’s Program Coach and all round professional assistant.

Jos ‘the Boss’ – Children’s Program Coach and all round professional assistant.

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 – Muaythai Coach & lover of caramel slice.

Pia – Muaythai Coach & lover of caramel slice.

Pia has been a member of the Phoenix family for a nearly 10 years.  She joined as a fun way to get fit and then became obsessed with Muaythai and the challenges and results it gets. Starting as a gumby beginner who couldn’t do a push up, she developed into one of the highest ranked […]
Scott – Muaythai, Boxing and resident Super Hero

Scott – Muaythai, Boxing and resident Super Hero

Captain Scott ‘the flash’  joined Phoenix in 2007 and has practically never missed a days training in 10 years. Scott joined when he weighed over 100kg from body building and is now a lean and fit machine that set a training example second to inspire everyone.  He soon found the love and benefits of martial […]