Chris Archer
Accredited Exercise Physiologist / Credentialled Diabetes Educator

Chris is a Central Coastie born and bred, growing up in Tumbi Umbi and now living at Bateau Bay. Chris has a beautiful wife Lauren, and they are proud parents to their boy Jack. His main hobbies are sports, specifically cricket and soccer which he plays locally every weekend. 

His love for sport and exercise is the reason he became an Exercise Physiologist, and the main passion and enjoyment he gets from his work as an EP is helping others to maximise their quality of life through health improvement.

Chris has a special interest in exercise for diabetes management, which is why he completed his Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education in 2013. Chris loves living and working on the Central Coast and is proud to do his part to assist the members of the community in improving their health!

Chris holds a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, as well as a Masters degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology. He is a member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Jessica Holfter
Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Jessica is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist graduating from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology in 2012. Her special interest is working with the ageing population. She prides herself on her ability to build strong rapport with her clientele, educating them of the importance of exercise in the prevention and management of chronic disease, injury and disability.

Jessica has a very familiar face having been involved in community service projects across the Central Coast including talks at osteoarthritis and cancer support groups, Men’s Sheds, where she established walking groups, and the Samaritans.

In her spare time Jessica enjoys spending time with her family, going for walks, and camping with her husband Gordon, little girl Charli and rottweiler Nala.

Jamie-Lee Carew
Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Jamie-Lee holds a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, as well as a Masters degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology. She is a member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Jamie-Lee has a strong passion for Exercise Physiology, with a particular interest in the benefits of exercise prescription for cancer patients during chemotherapy and/or hormone therapy. She further has a special interest in the advantages of exercise prescription for people with spinal cord injuries. Jamie-Lee is dedicated to ensuring she is providing the best services to all her clients guided by new and innovative evidenced based research and protocols.

Jamie-Lee understands that each client is different and what works for one person may not always work for the next, which is why she strives to tailor exercise prescription that is individualised and specific to each client’s needs and lifestyle. Jamie-Lee’s motto is ‘The best prescription I give you is the prescription you want to do’, she ensures that you are involved in your exercise prescription helping to design a program that is best for your lifestyle, health conditions and most importantly a program that you are excited to do.

Outside of Exercise Physiology Jamie-Lee enjoys travel, spending time with family and friends. Jamie-Lee further spends her time as a Pharmacy Student studying a Bachelor in Pharmacy (Honours) and strength and conditioning coaching for junior and senior netball teams.

Elliot Maher
Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Elliot has been working as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist since 2011 with a wealth of clinical experience. He hails from Hobart Tasmania, having completed his Bachelor of Exercise Science at University of Tasmania. He has since gained experience in private practice in Hobart, working with a variety of people from clinical populations to elite athletes, to achieve their health and performance goals.

Elliot is a passionate cricketer and has worked closely with Cricket Tasmania, providing neurological research and high-level strength and conditioning training.  Elliot has spent the past few years working for Healthy Business Performance Group in tropical Northern Queensland within the area of corporate health and wellness and relocated to Newcastle in 2018 where he was serving the local area as well as sites in Sydney, Canberra and New Zealand in the areas of corporate wellness and mental health before moving into a role working as an Exercise  Physiologist within the hunter region in the area of Disability and Veterans Affairs.

Aside from cricket, his interests include AFL, weight lifting, and an eclectic taste in music.  Elliot thoroughly enjoys assisting others to improve their health and wellbeing and goes above and beyond to help others achieve their health-centred goals.

Kay Foong
Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Kay graduated from Sydney Uni with a Bachelor degree in Exercise & Sports Science in 2016. Following her love for sports and injury rehab, she then furthered her knowledge with a Master of Exercise Physiology.

Kay has gained extensive clinical experience in treating a variety of patients including older adults, office workers, children with disability, and clients with chronic and complex conditions. She is passionate about empowering clients to take control of their health through education and exercise prescription.

Kay has particular interest areas in exercise for cancer patients, neurological conditions, chronic pain, mental health, falls prevention (just to name a few!); as well as everyday people who want to get fit and healthy!

Kay is a keen exerciser herself. She enjoys running, swimming, and cycling in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family, and cooking up a storm.