Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach
Dean is a professional coach and has over 10 years experience in professional sports and has worked in Super League Rugby League, Welsh Premiership Rugby Union, International Rugby League, Commonwealth Fencing and most recently in the role of Head of Human Performance with the World Endurance Championship and Blancpain GT Motor Racing Team Strakka Racing – Mercedes AMG.
Dean is an Accredited Strength and Coaching Coach with the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association, has studied a Masters Degree in Strength and Conditioning at Cardiff Metropolitan University and was awarded the Highly Prestigious Award of Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in 2014 by the UKSCA. Dean is also the only Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Strength & Conditioning Coach within the South West of England (May 2019).
Dean has also provided Performance Coaching and Race Support to some of the best racing drivers in the world including former F1 World Champion Jenson Button, former Ferrari F1 runner up Rubens Barrichello and Nismo Formula E driver Oliver Rowland, as well as 7 times British Karting Champion Ben Barnicoat.
Sports Massage Therapist
With 16 years of experience Chez have been able to help a wide range of clients from International Sports Athletes and Players, to every day clients who suffer with aches & pains from general ways of life.
Chez is a great believer in prevention is better than cure and sports massage can benefit you in so many ways, it can ease muscle tension and help to rehabilitate injury and can also be carried out as a stand alone session to relieve tightness and maintain good body condition, flushing out toxins, increasing flexibility, reducing pain or simply relieve stress.
Ben began life as a Biochemist before founding Blueberry Nutrition and working with an array of Celebrities and Elite Athletes, Ben has a degree in Nutritional Biochemistry and has a background as an Analytical Chemist. After working within the food and chemical/pharmaceutical industry for around 10 years Ben decided to move into his real passion of Nutrition.
Since starting Blueberry Nutrition Ben has worked with many institues and organisations such as Bicton College and the Exeter University Rowing Club.
Ben has worked with Athletes and Entertainers including Harry Styles (1Direction) and James Haskell (England Rugby).
Bluberry Nutritions current roster of boxers includes Davey Oliver Joyce, who recently won the WBO European Featherweight title, Zolani Tete who is the WBO World Bantamweight Champion and many others.
Ben is also proud to be working with Wing Chun Master – Master Wong and global brand Sparbar where Ben is the nutritionist for the sparbar fight team, supporting young up and coming talented fighters.