About

HiB Fitness Centre

HiB Fitness is one of the leading health and fitness clubs in Cork.

We possess a vast array of facilities to suit each individual's need. Our team is committed to ensuring high standards of customer service, and shaping you for a healthy, happy life.

Our friendly team of experts will help you set and reach your fitness goals. Be it injury recovery, motivation, weight loss, sports specific, destressing from a hectic life or improving your fitness we have the answer and the support systems you need.


Meet the Hi B Fitness Team!

Trina Scanlon

Manager


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • National Diploma in Business Studies with Recreation and Leisure Management
  • National Certificate in Business Studies with Recreation and Leisure Management
  • ITEC Gym Instructor
  • ITEC Exercise to Music Instructor
  • Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport
  • Speedo Aqua fit Instructor
  • Swim Ireland Full Swim Teachers
  • RLSS National Pool Lifeguard
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Profi Fitness Indoor Cycling Instructor

Specialties:
Trina has a keen interest in helping people with pre and postnatal fitness, as a mother of three she has plenty of experience.

Experience:
Trina has been working at Hi-B Fitness since it opened in December 2002. Previously she has been senior gym instructor in the Blarney Park Hotel and Leisure Centre.

"When you know better you do better" May Angelou

Elaine Buckley

Assistant Manager


Qualifications:

  • NCEF gym instructor
  • Degree in Recreational Management
  • Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport
  • Project Weightloss leader course (Corks Sports Partnership)
  • Tabata Instructor
  • Aqua fit Instructor
  • Swim Ireland Full Swim Teachers
  • Level 1 Coaching in athletics

Specialties:
Elaine specialises in running. She was a member of an athletic cub for numerous years and now continues on a casual basis.

Experience:
Elaine has been working at Hi-B Fitness since it opened in December 2002.

“Getting fit is all about mind over matter. I don't mind, so it doesn't matter.”

Tarik Yilmaz

Instructor


Qualifications:

  • IWS Pool Lifeguard Qualification (Rescue 4)
  • Assistant Teachers Qualification
  • Code of Ethics

Specialties:
Tarik is hoping to specialize in one on one personal training and motivational fitness in the future. He is also a member of the Mallow Swans Swimming Club and aspires to be an Olympic swimmer in the future.

Experience:
I have won gold in numerous galas over the last ten years and swimming is truly my passion.

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life... That is why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan

Natalie Coughlan

Supervisor


Qualifications:

  • NFQ Level 6 QQI certificate in Sport, Recreation and Leisure
  • ITEC Fitness Instructor
  • Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport
  • ITEC Sports Massage Therapy
  • RLSS National Pool Lifeguard
  • Currently completing Percision Nutrition Course Level 1
  • Swim Ireland Full Swim Teachers

Specialties:
Natalie played soccer for Cork City Womens senior Team for 2 seasons (2014/2015). She now continues to play for Buttevent Senior Team.

Experience:
Natalie has been working at Hi-B Fitness since July 2016. Prior to that she worked on a part time basis with Believe To Achieve and Pauls Gym .

Rebecca Perrott

Instructor


Qualifications:

  • Completed NCEF Gym Instructor
  • Swim Ireland Full swim teachers
  • NCEF Personal Training and Strength and Conditioning
  • Pro Fi Aqua Aerobics Instructor
  • Pro Fi Spinning Instructor
  • RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
  • RLSS UK Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification (EFAW)
  • RLSS UK Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport

“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim ohn