Meet the Team

Meet the Team!

At Study Active we have a highly skilled team of fitness educators, all who are committed to delivering exceptionally high standard of fitness education. A key feature of our team is that everyone is both a Fitness and Education professional which ensures not only do staff have high levels of fitness knowledge but also they are skilled in ensuring our students are taught to the highest possible level. 


James Luscombe

Founder & Education Director

James is a genuine expert in fitness education and is extensively qualified and experienced in both the fitness and education sectors. In addition to over a decades experience as a Sports Science Lecturer, James has previously managed fitness for the Fire Service as well as managing Gyms and of course being a successful Personal Trainer! James has a first-class honours degree as well as a masters degree in sports science and is passionate about using technology to help students learn and training the next generation of fitness professionals. James is responsible for all education content quality and staff training within Study Active and also plays a very active role to in ensuring links with fitness organisations throughout the UK to ensure our courses reflect the latest industry demands.


Justine Luscombe

Student Support Director

As a qualified and experience tutor and assessor, Justine has a true passion in helping students achieve their goals. In addition to her education roles Justine also has significant experience working in the Health Club and Holistic Therapy sector and has a very up to date knowledge of trends in these areas. Justine's role with Study Active is to manage and coordinate all levels of support that students receive on their learning journey. Justine also leads up on overseeing student assessments and manages a team of assessors, all who provide ongoing help and support to our students at every stage of their learning.


Lauren Hughes

Senior Trainer / Assessor / IQA

Lauren is a qualified school teacher as well as a Personal Trainer, so this combination sees her deliver exceptional knowledge and expertise to our students. Lauren has a degree in Sport Science and has vast knowledge of the sports and fitness sector, which she shares with her students throughout their study. It is Lauren's role at Study Active to provide fantastic student support and to carry out student assessments to a high level. As a senior assessor Lauren also plays a role in quality assurance to ensure consistent levels of quality.


Rob Smith

Trainer / Assessor

Rob is a qualified tutor and assessor who is also an active Personal Trainer and Exercise Class Instructor with a genuine passion for helping people achieve their goals. Rob's industry experience sees him give real world examples to students whilst his infectious enthusiasm for helping others sees him help students reach their full potential. Rob's role at Study Active is to deliver practical workshops, webinars and tutorials to students, whilst also carrying out practical assessments in our fully equipped gyms.


Dan Bryan

Trainer / Assessor

Dan specialises in a holistic approach to health & fitness and has particular interests in movement patterns, core stability posture analysis. Dan is a qualified tutor and assessor and is also very highly qualified in the fitness and sports therapy industry. Dan takes a pro active interest in the latest research and trends in the fitness sector and has a diverse knowledge in a range of fitness topics. It is Dan's role to take practical workshops and work with students on both an individual and group basis to develop their knowledge of health & fitness. Dan also takes practical assessments and helps prepare students for their exams.