Sam Atkinson - Head Coach
3rd Place, 2012 FILA World Championships, MMA, under 71kg
Winner, 2012 FILA Oceania Championships, MMA, under 71kg
Certificate 3 and 4 in personal training.
ABA Boxing coach
IPF powerlifting coach
Contributor to Men's Fitness magazine
Author: High Performance Strength and Conditioning
Sam started his first business, MMA Personal Training Sydney, Chippendale in 2009 to bring the training of top level athletes to anybody who wants to lose weight, get fitter, or learn new skills such as boxing or kickboxing. Throughout his ten year fighting career, Sam has learnt how to hone his own skills to the best they can be while becoming incredibly fit and now he is using these techniques to bring the best out of his clients.
He is committed to his client's results and is known for his methodical and engaging approach to training. Nobody leaves a session with Sam having not improved their skills and fitness. Sam has coached people from all skill levels, from pro fighters to office workers and is available for training in the Vault Boxing and Fitness, Chippendale, Sydney. Contact Sam now.
Tomas Gunka - Boxing, Strength & Conditionditioning, Gymnastics, and Calisthenics coach.
Tomas is a fun and passionate boxing coach at The Vault. He brings his 9 years and over 50 fights' experience as a boxer in Lithuania to many of our classes and private clients. Tomas is also certified to teach gymnastics and calisthenics by Gymnastics Australia and will teach you to do some amazing feats of strength.
Tomas teaches Box, Boxing Skills, and Lift and Sweat classes and is available for private training.
Joey Chandon - Muay Thai, Strength & Conditioning coach
7 years Muay Thai experience
Gold Medals in Body building (bikini category)
Joey is often described as the most encouraging and nicest people at The Vault but make no mistake, her workouts are brutal. With her extensive Muay Thai background and her passion for bodybuilding she brings a lot of knowledge to the team. Joey is an active competitor on the body building scene ad enjoys helping people get the body they want.
Joey is 90% plant based in her diet and is also over 40 so super young, fit and strong!
Gabriel Giansante- Boxing, Kickboxing, MMA, Muay Thai Coach
MMA, Boxing, and Muay Thai fighter
2017 - CHAMPION XI Championship Paulista Muay Thai FEPLAM
2016 - WINNER 10 Real Fight Muay Thai
2010 - WINNER MUAY THAI SOROCABA
2009 - WINNER Boxing Night SOROCABA
Our Brazilian import, Gabriel, is a top Brazilian talent, learning from coach Marcos Tragante (trainer of Thomas Almeida one of the top 10 UFC Fighters) and has over 10 years' experience in Muay Thai and Boxing.
Gabriel was a member of the Macaco GOLD Team which included Luiz Azeredo, one of the Pride fighters. Luiz came from Chute Boxe Team, the crib of multiple UFC champions, like Anderson Silva, Wanderlei Silva, Fabricio Werdum to name but a few.
The Vault Boxing and Fitness is always on the lookout for great coaches. We have some amazing staff already and we always want more to join in and make our team even better, that could be you.
We want trainers with knowledge of boxing, kickboxing, and strength and conditioning but we also have space for many disciplines and ideas. We are an inclusive space that is welcome to everyone regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.
If you think that you can be a good addition to our team or that you may wish to use our space please contact us to see how we can work together.