- 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!
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)
SARAH ROLLEY - WEB & SOCIAL MEDIA DEVELOPER, 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, dog Holly, swimming, beer and mountain biking!
Interesting facts: I was a qualified horse riding instructor in my 20's and worked with some amazing horses!
MAX HAZELL - BIKE MECHANIC & SHOP SALES
I started out as swimmer and until starting work with Andy, thought I was pretty good. Inspired by Sunday's watching my dad 'race' triathlons, I decided to give cycling and running a shot too. I went on to compete all over the world, racing in the pro field at Zurich 5150 and winning European Long Distance Champs. A generous local bike shop even offered to sponsor me. I now work for them.......
Fav sport: running
Other Interests: eating bananas
Interesting facts: I am a vegan (one up on Paul!)
And our youngest members of the team…
Jake & Cam Rolley