The Team

We are passionate about health and fitness and delivering first class customer service. Our attentive team ensure there’s always a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere and someone on hand to deal with enquiries.

Jessneek Rattan

Commercial Director


Jes has worked closely with the previous Enterprise Director since joining UCS Active in 2007 to bring the club up to its present level and he remains committed to maintaining our high standards and the variety of sporting facilities we are able to offer as he embarks on his new role as Commercial Director. With a head for the theory behind health and fitness, Jes has a sport and exercise science degree, is an ACSM certified trainer, a certified boxercise instructor, and is REPS level 3 qualified.  Please do take the opportunity to say hello if you see him around the club.

Gary Kruse

Membership and Administration Manager


Gary is an LTA Level 3 development coach with a BSc Hons in Tennis Coaching Managment. Gary became a professional Tennis Coach in January 2012 and has spent the past six years delivering coaching and competition programmes to all ages and abilities and managing the coaching teams, memberships and course bookings. He is passionate about service excellence and delivering the health and well being benefits of sports and leisure programmes.

Charlie Georgiou

Studio Coordinator / DM


Charlie is a fully qualified Level 3 REPS accredited advanced Personal Trainer with additional qualifications in suspension training, fitness testing, sports nutrition, sports conditioning and the newest qualification, Ante & Postnatal, all achieved at the historic YMCA fit academy. He is currently working as a Duty Manager and Studio Coordinator at UCS Active, which involves overseeing the running of the club, as well as organising the class timetable.

Natasa Karankevic

Personal Trainer / DM


Natasa is a highly motivated and enthusiastic member of our team. Employed as a Level 2 Fitness Intructor she has already worked her way up to Duty Manager due to her excellent customer services skills. Her passion has always been in fitness, therefore she also qualified as a REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer specialising in core training and weight loss management.

About me:

Level 3 Advanced Personal Trainer
Level 3 Exercise Referral
Level 5 Corrective Exercise Specialist
Advanced Stretching
Power Plate
Suspension training
Specialist areas

Functional Resistance Training
Specialism of Corrective Exercises
Weight Management
Nutrition Advice
Instagram: Natasa Karankevic
Facebook: Fitness NK

Rebby Wallis

Duty Manager


Having run children’s holiday camps at the school for 6 years as well as being a former old boy, it is safe to say Rebby knows UCS Active fairly well. He is a qualified Sport Psychologist and has vast experience of running activity programs for children including his own junior football academy. Rebby is a part of our dutyu Managing Team.

Niki Brewis

Facilities Assistant


Having previously worked at another leisure club as a Reception and Duty Manager, Niki has good knowledge of the day to day running of a leisure facility and is also First Aid and Pool Operations qualified.

With a strong background in customer service Niki strives to deliver a friendly welcome to all members and guests and is always available to help.

Niki has been with UCS Active for over 3 years, initially working as Front of House.  Due to her in-depth knowledge of UCS Facilities she now assists with the hire and usage of UCS Facilities.

Chloe Chaldecott

Kids Active Coordinator / Duty Manager


Chloe comes from a sporting background having doing athletics and hockey and previously working in a sports leisure Centre and has experience and knowledge within the industry.

Chloe is currently a Duty manager and receptionist. Chloe thrives to take on challenges and make a positive attitude to work.

Chloe also coordinates all of the Registration and bookings for the Kids Active courses, dealing with all enquiries regarding Kids Active Ballet, Tennis, MMA and Gymnastics.

For more information regarding UCS Active or any of our Kids Active activities, please contact Chloe on:

Anna Ricciardiello

Operations Manager


Pool Lifeguard Trainer and Assessor as well as a qualified pool plant operator, Anna has a 5 year experience working in the leisure industry, with a strong swimming pool, lifeguard teaching and accessing background. Graduated with honour in Mediation and Translation, Anna is the Operations Manager at UCS Active and thrives to deliver great customer service as well as maintain high standards in the health and safety of the club

Shay Thripp

Events and Facility Manager


Shay is the Events and Facility Manager at UCS Active she has over 8 years experiences and comes from an background of education and charities.  She thrives on having a strong customer service focus