PerforMotion is home to a team of renowned rehab and performance specialists.

Our Strength Coaches are highly experienced, skilled and dedicated to providing the best and most effective programming and coaching for performance.

Kelly Mann

Kelly Mann


Accredited Exercise Physiologist Brisbane
Level 1 Powerlifting Australia Coach

kelly@performotion.net | 0414 566 937

Kelly Mann


Kelly Mann is the founder and director of PerforMotion. Kelly is a Powerlifting coach who started powerlifting coaching face to face in Brisbane after competing in powerlifting, then completing a bachelor of Exercise Physiology. 

Kelly no longer practices as an Exercise Physiologist nor face to face and, now along with running the business, is a full time online powerlifting coach. Kelly attributes her keen eye for technique from her years studying movement at university and brings this to her coaching style.

Kelly has had great success as an online coach. Coaching some of her athletes from beginners to then podium at national championships. As well as coaching multiple athletes to podium at IPF worlds in 2022 and 2023. Kelly’s success stems internationally as over half her current book are athletes from around the world.

Kelly prides herself on her communication and feedback methods, highlighting consistency and responsiveness as key elements of her service for all clients. She focuses on collaborating with her clients, ensuring goals are set and met through honest and clear communication.


Kelly’s areas of interest and specialisation include:

  • Powerlifting performance
  • Problem solving issues with movement 
  • Peaking & tapering in to competition 
  • Mentoring 
    Steven Day

    Steven Day

    Powerlifting Coach (Head of Powerlifting)

    Steven Day


    Steven Day is a seasoned strength and conditioning coach, specialising in powerlifting.

    Steven supports athletes across the globe on national and international platforms, his expertise, knowledge and precision with coaching has taken multiple athletes from beginners to national champions. 

    While coaching athletes to the highest level in the sport who compete at IPF worlds and various international competitions, Steve is also an athlete who has stepped foot on the world stage himself, which gives him the ability to provide a deep level of understanding to his coaching and communication with clients.

    Steven primarily works with athletes who want to go to the next level in their powerlifting journey to assist in reaching their full potential.


    Kelly’s areas of interest and specialisation include:

    • Programming
    • Peaking for competition
    • Meet day handling 
    • Mindset around training
    Danny Le

    Danny Le

    Online Powerlifting Coach

    Danny Le


    Danny is strength and conditioning coach who specialises in powerlifting. Danny currently offers services online via our tiered online programming options and online Zoom sessions.

    Based in Sydney, he has introduced individuals to the sport of powerlifting, offering guidance to those who wish to have a taste of what it’s like on the platform through novice and local competitions. Danny has also contributed to the progression of athletes from national into international level.

    Danny utilises his own athlete experience, evidence based practices and constantly refines his coaching skills to ensure his clients are provided with a communicative athlete-coach experience that is empowering, educational and results driven.

    Danny’s particular areas of interest and specialisation include:

    • Programming
    • Powerlifting biomechanics (Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift)
    • Competition Preparation 

    Sam Butterworth

    Sam is a Performance Coach who specialises in strength training and Powerlifting.

    He is a seasoned coach with over 9 years experience with individuals of all levels of ability and performance. Sam has also been a competitive powerlifter for over 8 years including competing at the most recent 2023 IPF World Championships. 

    Through both Sam’s extensive coaching and athletic career he has an ability to relate to his athletes and understand what is required to get strong. He is able to draw from both his coach and athlete brain to provide the programming knowledge, mental skills and accountability that you need to reach your powerlifting goals whether that’s the national or international platform.

    Sam’s particular areas of interest:

    • SBD Technique and Movement Efficiency 
    • Lightweight females and Middle to Heavyweight males
    • Longevity in Powerlifting


      David Hoffman

      David Hoffman

      Strength Coach / Student EP

      david@performotion.net | 0408 167 117

      David Hoffman

      David is a strength and conditioning coach who focuses on powerlifting and all things strength training. With over 7 years in the industry David can use his knowledge and experience to help you achieve your goals.

      His wide range of clients from general populations, novice powerlifters or national champions mean he can help you in the direction you want to go. Whether it’s improving general strength, getting onto the powerlifting platform for the first time or wanting to compete at the highest level, David can take you there.

      David offers face to face sessions, as well as online coaching. His excellent communication skills and commitment to helping you in any situation make his services second to none.

      David’s particular areas of interest and specialisation include:

      • Powerlifting
      • Anatomy
      • Movement efficiency

      Kathleen Beggs

      Kathleen is a strength and conditioning coach who has competed in both bodybuilding and powerlifting in recent years. 

      She offers face to face 1:1, small group training and online coaching. Kathleen offers coaching for anyone wanting to start lifting or take their lifting to the next level.

      Kathleen loves learning (she has a PhD in chemistry) and is currently studying Nutrition to add to her industry qualifications. 

      Kathleen’s areas of interest and specialisation include:

      • Programming for general strength/muscle building
      • Programming & Technique for powerlifting
      • Mindset (especially around lifting and competition anxiety)

      Bobby Tan

      Bobby is a strength and conditioning coach who specialises in Powerlifting. 

      Bobby has 3 years of coaching experience, during which he has worked with individuals at various strength levels, ranging from novices to advanced athletes. He employs a collaborative and client-oriented approach to assist them in achieving their desired goals in the sport. Leveraging a keen sense of critical thinking and adept problem-solving skills, Bobby always maintains an open-minded approach to his athlete’s training, keenly observing performance trends and actively listening to his clients’ feedback so to arrive at programming strategies that suit the individual — be it mainstream or unconventional methods.

      Bobby‘s coaching not only focuses on skill enhancement but also places a strong emphasis on fostering a supportive and respectful coach-athlete relationship, ensuring that each athlete’s journey is both effective and fulfilling. Drawing upon his role and experience as both coach and athlete, Bobby strives to provide effective communication with his clients, where he places a strong emphasis on education and developing lifter autonomy.

      As an athlete, Bobby has been a competitive powerlifter for the past 4 years in the -74kg weight class, amassing multiple championship wins and records. On the national level, he was the Singapore Junior National Champion in 2023, where he also earned the title of Best Male Junior Lifter. Internationally, Bobby placed overall 2nd at the IPF Junior World Championships in Romania, followed by becoming Asian Champion at the Asian Classic Powerlifting Championships in Malaysia later in the year. Additionally, he also holds three National Records and two Asian Records. His competitive experience demonstrates his understanding of what it is like to compete at the highest level in the sport of Powerlifting, which he hopes to translate them into valuable guidance for his athletes.

      Bobby’s particular areas of interest and specialisation include:

      • Powerlifting
      • Sports Psychology
      • Anatomy, Kinesiology, & Biomechanics
      • Gameday Coaching, Tactics, & Strategies

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