Meet The Coaches

Our team of coaches consists of highly qualified and motivated professionals, who are all experts in their field. With many years of experience in the industry, they have the expertise to provide the highest quality sessions to our clients.


FitCare Founder/Head Coach
John has had over 12 years of experience in both the fitness and care industry. Having worked with some of the Uk’s biggest names in commercial gyms & 5* hotels to then running his own private studios across Edinburgh he has the knowledge and understanding of what residents need to improve and to become stronger.

During his time as a coach he also worked alongside The Action Group as a carer for adults with learning disabilities, this vital experience has allowed FitCare Scotland to have a great presence in organisations who support them!

After being asked to attend a care homes fitness session to advise the team on correct form and teaching he realised that if this home needs help then more will also, so he created FitCare and now supply’s the best quality fitness sessions and well-being services for care homes across Scotland!


Lead Coach/Senior Site Coordinator
With over 15 years experience working with the NHS, in a variety of roles and working with a unique mix of patients give Lynsey the skills she needs to be a great FitCare Coach!

Being level 2 chair based exercise qualified, Lynsey adds her own infectious personality into her classes for all to enjoy!

With experience both professionally and personally dealing with adults with disabilities, she will work closely with our sites who support disabilities and strives to create a class environment available to everyone.


FitCare Coach/FitCare Dance Coach
Fernanda is originally from Brazil bringing all the flair of carnival and smiles to her class ! She has got over 10 years of experience in care homes (elderly) and community work with a variety of disabilities in Edinburgh and on the last 12 years she works as a PT and group fitness instructor in New Zealand and Australia!

She is so happy to be party of FitCare Scotland and combines her love for fitness and to work in such meaningful ways with seniors and people of all abilities making fitness accessible to all.


FitCare Coach
Jess is an artist – making bronze sculptures for the last 5 years, is what brought her to Edinburgh. She has always had the biggest passion for sport and fitness. Playing many sports from football to hockey and aerial sports. Last year she decided to start her fitness career and become a level 3 personal trainer.

She has lots of experience working with all age groups and disabilities. She is so excited to be part of such an amazing organisation, creating some exciting sessions and start putting smiles on the residents faces.


FitCare Coach
Ruby comes to this role with a personal love of sport and exercise.

She is on her way to qualifying as a Physiotherapist with Robert Gordon’s University. In her NHS role Ruby has facilitated groups including Parkinson’s Disease pilates, stroke rehab, teen gym for teenagers who have cerebral palsy, and over 60’s seated exercise classes.

Ruby excels at applying her knowledge to adapt exercises so that anyone who wants to join in can participate fully. She is an excellent team player and motivator for anyone no matter their ability!

John C.

FitCare Coach
John has been a fitness instructor for over 10 years. His passion is movement and keeping the body and mind healthy and strong.

John ran bootcamp classes in Germany for 9 years and competed in obstacle course races in many countries throughout Europe and the USA.

His belief stay healthy keep moving and preserve your youthfulness.


FitCare Coach

Leanne has worked in various care settings for over 22 years, with the most frequent post being to work in acute psychiatry for NHS Lothian.

She has always kept active and felt the benefits of leading an active lifestyle. This ultimately led Leanne to return to education and over the past two years she has worked to qualify as a Level 2 gym instructor, and a level 3 personal trainer. As well as this, Leanne is Les Mills instructor certified and is continuing her learning journey by doing a level 3 GP exercise referral course with the intention of supporting wellbeing through exercise.”

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