- Meet Our Staff
Meet Our Staff
We are made up of a bunch of cycle enthusiasts of various ages with experience across a range of disciplines. We are passionate about our cycling & triathlon and believe that everybody is capable of riding a bike or competing in a triathlon regardless of age, experience or size as long as they have the determination to try and above all have fun!
ANDY ROLLEY - DIRECTOR & HEAD MECHANIC
Andy was a National Team swimmer for 10 years, swimming for Gloucester City, Portsmouth Northsea and then for Ohio State University in America. He competed in the World Student Games, Europeans, 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland and the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, was ranked 10 in the World rankings and was National Champion multple times!
He started in the bike trade in 1994, working for Banana Sport, Noahs Ark, Total Fitness Swindon and finally joining Total Fitness Bath. Andy is our head mechanic with 20 years experience of fixing bikes.
Fav sport: Moto GP or anything motorbike related!
Other Interests: My kids and more motorbikes!
Interesting facts: Has a shoulder replacement due to a motorbike accident in 2000, the bionic man!
ADRIAN SMITH - DIRECTOR
Adrian was born "oop North" and spent many years serving in the Army as a PTI. He competed for the Army in biathlon and running and these days can be found walking his dogs and doing up his house in Monmouthshire where he now lives.
Fav sport: Ski Biathlon and cycling
Other interests: Property developer
Interesting facts: Raced at the Triathlon World Championships in Canada in 1992 and has two dogs.
PAUL SHENTON - SHOP MANAGER & HEAD BIKE FITTER
Paul was born in Stoke and before coming to work for Total Fitness, worked as a consultant metallurgist travelling all over the world. He holds a PhD in Metallurgy so we can officially call him Doctor!
Paul is a qualified Body Geometry Bike Fitter and is one of only 9 in the country to be formally certified.
Fav sport: Cycling
Other interests: supporting Stoke City, music, vinyl records, film and literature
Interesting fact: Been a vegetarian for 29 years!
JON ALLEN - SHOP FLOOR SALES & MECHANIC
Jon has been a door thug (sorry doorman), baker, personal trainer & sports massage therapist until joining Total Fitness.
Fav sport: Downhill mountain biking, Ironman triathlon
Other interests: eat, sleep, work, train, repeat……..
Interesting facts: had a motorbike accident and broke his back in 1994 and was told he wouldn’t be sporty again, guess they were very wrong!
CHRIS BAILEY - SHOP FLOOR SALES
Chris is our youngest member of staff and is known as "The Boy"! He holds a BSc in Geography and is obsessed with his car even giving each car he owns a name!
Fav sport: cycling
Other Interests: his car
Interesting facts: I once laughed at how little Nairo Quintana looks on a bike… he’s my height (top bloke)
WEBSITE DESIGN, SOCIAL MEDIA, ADVERTISING & ADMINISTRATOR
Sarah grew up in South Africa where she competed in both 100m & 200m breaststroke. She went to Agricultural college when she came back to the UK with her family and started her working life as an event groom. She is married to Andy and they have 2 children who are also very into their biking and can be found happily riding trails in Wales and the local woods!
Fav sport: mountain biking & swimming
Other Interests: my kids, swimming, beer and mountain biking!
Interesting facts: I was a qualified horse riding instructor in my 20's and worked with some amazing horses in my time!
And our youngest members of the team…
Jake & Cam Rolley and Henry Allen