Meet Our Team

Jemma Wesson
Founder / MD & Head Coach

Hi, my name is Jemma...

looking forward to meeting & working with you to assist you in achieving your goals.

I have 17 years in the industry. Absolutely passionate about going MAD (Making a difference). It has been a huge achievement for me to build my own business from the ground up in an industry that I love. The Unit Functional Gym is my way of sharing my passion & knowledge with others.

I am proud to say that I am currently the only ‘Strong First’ gym owner in the NE & qualified ‘Strong First’ SFG1, SFL, SFB instructor.

Coaching & educating people with different variants of fitness levels in a fun & friendly environment has been my life long ambition. Now, I am so pleased that “The Unit Functional Gym” can offer you this.

Conner Flynn
Personal Trainer

Hi, I am Conner...

I am a level 3 personal trainer & working towards gaining my level 1 Cross-fit coaching. I am a keen Cross-fit enthusiast who has competed at various levels within the Cross-fit community. I am passionate about coaching & educating people to a high level. I have been here at “The Unit Functional gym” for almost 3 years now & it is a great environment to train in. Jemma has built this gym to be a community not just a gym.

You will see me mainly coaching the early morning sessions, it would be great to see you there!

Casey Chapman
Personal Trainer

Hi, my name is Casey...

I have always been involved in an active way of life along with my father & sister. We have been very keen kick boxers for a lot of years at a highly competitive level. I have achieved numerous titles including a prestigious world title.

I am always investing in my self to help me to assist others. Currently studying at college & working towards my Personal trainer NVQ level 3 qualification. I have already completed & been awarded my NVQ level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification. I fully intend to continue my tuition in the Fitness industry by soon becoming a University student.

Fitness helps me define who I am & I am passionate about helping others achieve their Fitness goals.

Tom Mitchinson
Personal Trainer

Hi my name is Tom...

I am passionate about coaching, educating and helping people in all aspects of the fitness industry. My enthusiasm for sport and fitness started at an early age. I have played football at a high level as well as competing in Athletics competitions as a teenager. I have coached fitness and sport to all ages from 8-60 years old, in both England and America and I want to bring my experiences to The Unit! Being a new member of Team Unit, is a very exciting opportunity, where I am keen to get started and work along side the coaching staff and our members!

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