Meet the team

Team Renaissance – Who are we?

Ollie Chapman

The owner of the gym Renaissance Fitness and is International best selling author. Ollie has studied with many of the top experts in the UK and America. He competed in strongman, kettlebells, mountain biking and obstacle runs.

Training in a variety of disciplines has helped him learn more about what works and what doesn’t. A specialist in neurokinetic therapy an advanced massage and injury recovery system. Ollie loves to learn and help people live healthier better lives through intelligent lifestyle plans and quality Personal Training. With over 11 years of experience, he has managed to help everyone from high-level athletes to businessmen and busy parents.

Hereford Personal Trainer


Emma qualified as a Lawyer in 2008.  As a lawyer Emma would meet with her clients regularly and assist them with their legal issues respecting confidentiality and showing empathy and understanding.  Emma’s years of working in the legal profession means Emma is able to analyse information and is able to use this skill to provide the best training programme for the client’s needs.
In 2017 Emma decided to pursue her career in fitness having been interested in fitness since high school.  Emma has taken part in many sporting events such as Mud runner, Icebreaker, Duathlons, Cycling events, the Great North Run, Blenheim Palace Triathlon and Edinburgh, Portsmouth and London Marathon.  It is because of Emma training and taking part in these events that she knows how to train people for endurance sports.
Emma qualified as a level 3 personal trainer in 2018 and recently completed level 3 exercise referral.  Emma is currently studying to complete her level 3 sports conditioning and level 4 Obesity and Diabetes.
Emma enjoys weight training as well as running and hopes to help woman have the confidence to train with weights.  She is also a busy working mum of 3 so understands it can be hard to fit training into a busy life and knows how to create a training program to fit around other commitments and get the results you want.
Emma is also passionate about nutrition and loves cooking and creating healthy recipes that do not require you to be in the kitchen all day.

Although not a Personal Trainer. Schnapps might well be the most important member of the team.  Always making people feel welcome and helping create a friendly atmosphere, we wouldn’t be without her.


Although not a Personal Trainer, scnhapps is a very important member of the team and helps make everyone welcome.