Dane joined Tūtaki as a contractor in January 2015 providing personal training sessions and classes.  He then became our Fitness Services Coordinator for the Lions Den Gym & Fitness Centre in January 2017 when he became an employee.  Dane takes one to one personal training sessions, group training, consultations and programme developments.  Always looking for new and innovative ways of encouraging others to engage in training, he has recently launched Strong Cubs – a strength based training programme for children aged 5-9 years.

Dane and his wife Kiri live locally with their family.  Dane has been involved in coaching, personal training and group training since graduating from the New Zealand College of Fitness in 2008.