Personal Trainers & Coaches


Bryan Kavanagh

I did my first personal training course back in 2002, I sat my exams then I was 17 and technically I was certified from the day I turned 18, after I did my CPR qualification of course.

The ABS Gym - Personal Training Dublin - Cillian Hurley, Personal Trainer

Cillian Hurley

Cillian Hurley is not your average PT. He began doing a sport science and health degree in DCU hoping to move on to do a postgraduate degree in physiotherapy to quench his thirst for movement and fixing things.

The ABS Gym - Personal Training Dublin - Cliona McParland, Personal Trainer

Cliona McParland

I have been asked many times how I got into personal training and it's quite simple. Like so many others, I was a gym member for many years.

The ABS Gym - Personal Training Dublin - Hayley Nolan, Personal Trainer

Hayley Nolan

From a very young age, I always was very active. I tried every sport under the sun - dancing, GAA, soccer, swimming and even a disastrous stint in majorettes.

The ABS Gym - Personal Training Dublin - John Weldon, Personal Trainer

John Weldon

It’s August 2009 and I’m sitting, out of breath, on the stairs of the 4th floor of my apartment block in Park West, Dublin. I live on the 7th floor and the lift is broken. 

The ABS Gym - Personal Training Dublin - John D'Alessandro, Personal Trainer

John D’Alessandro

My name is John D’Alessandro and I’ve been working as a personal trainer at the ABS Gym for almost two and a half years. I started off in the gym as a fat loss client receiving personal training from Bryan. 


Ronan Tutty

Unlike most of our trainers, Ronan didn’t come into the industry after a life-long involvement in sports/fitness. 


Ken Taylor

I was born in Dublin in 1984 and grew up playing all kinds of sports. When I finished school, I began coaching while working my way through college.

The ABS Gym - Personal Training Dublin - Killian Carolan, Personal Trainer

Killian Carolan

Killian has a strong background in rugby and sprinting. From a young age, Killian played rugby as far as provisional level where he developed his hunger for lifting. 

The ABS Gym - Personal Training Dublin - Deividas Barisas, Personal Trainer

Deividas Barisas