Mr Christopher Grantham

Fitness Instructor/Sports Assistant/Performance Gym Co-Ordinator

Email address: Phone number: 01902 518900 Location: Walsall Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Sport & Human Sciences Areas of expertise: Fitness, Health and Wellbeing


I deeply desire to be involved in the advancement of health and wellbeing within a wide range of populations with quality of life seen as a pivotal point of focus I hope to advance long term into leadership roles in this sector.


Leisure Industry Qualifications        Level 2 Fitness Instructor                                                                                 Level 3 Personal Trainer                                                                                   Level 3 Exercise Referral                                                                                    National Pool Lifeguard

Previous professional experience

2014 – Present         University Of Wolverhampton

Fitness Instructor/Sports Assistant/Performance Gym Co-Ordinator

  • Duties include supervision of gym users, set-ups/set-downs, fitness inductions, membership sales and facility bookings.

  • Taken on roles including Performance Centre Co-ordinator, Workshop/Seminars Co-ordinator and assisted setting up gym challenge programme.

  • Developed knowledge of the running of sports/leisure centres, further improved customer service skills.

  • Organising and tracking usage of performance/strength and conditioning gym. Liaising with British Judo, University Performance Co-Ordinator and other coaches and trainers to ensure time and space is used effectively.

2014 – Present         Self-Employed Personal Trainer

  • Designing individual programmes tailored to individual’s goals, providing one-to-one training sessions, group/team sessions.

  • Developed better time management and sales skills.

2012-2014               Action Heart Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

                             Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Exercise Instructor

  • Reception duties, use of ECG equipment, collecting blood pressure, heart rate and other data, beginner rehab programme instruction.

  • Developed understanding of exercise referral schemes. Worked with a large age range of patients with varying medical conditions.

2006-2014               Sainsbury’s

                             General Assistant, Trainee Team Leader

  • Range of departmental experience.

  • Customer service and operational procedure responsibilities.

  • High customer interaction led to improved customer service and sales skills.

  • Member of Colleague Council, Chair of Under 25 Colleague Council.