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Personal Trainer


Francois is a highly liked, organised, dedicated professional with over 5+ years of experience within the Sports and Fitness industry. 

He started off by completing his Honours and Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science in 2009 in which he received the Award for Best Student in his Honours year in 2009. Within this year he also completed an international accreditation as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the American based NSCA and worked as a  Strength and conditioning coach under the Strength and Conditioning coach for the Sharks Rugby, Mark Steele.

He then started in the working world in Cape Town as a personal trainer at BUC Fitness Club where he worked for a year. In this time he did several courses in kettlebell, sandbag, dumbbell and resistance band training to become a Master Trainer towards the end of 2010.

He was then quickly identified as one of the best personal trainers and got offered a job by a multi-millionaire. Francois served as a personal trainer and nutrition/lifestyle coach for this business mogul, travelling with him to all his residences across the globe.


Honours and bachelor's degree in sport and exercise science in 2009

Certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS)

Work Experience

The Platform Studios, Dubai 07/2018 - current

Pinnacle Performance, Dubai 07/2016 – 06/2018

SWITCH Playground Fitness Concept 01/2015 – 12/2015

SWEAT 1000 Fitness Group 04/2012 – 12/2014