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Who are Team MINT?

Meet Chris

Anna Rodrigez

Co Founder &  Coach

Chris knows how to get the best out of our MINT kids because he’s a former Teacher with 23 years experience, from leading PE departments to the Deputy Head hot seat.

An insightful leader who motivates kids and coaches alike Chris also has a Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Science with a focus in sports psychology and exercise physiology. 


Chris’ passion for sport and fitness started on the rugby pitch and Judo mat and now competes in regular CrossFit challenges.

Meet Tristan

Co Founder & Coach

If you've met Tristan you've probably also seen him backflip or walk on his hands. He competed in the GB Junior Squad before joining the GB U12 Boys Gymnastics Coaching Team and launching his career as a coach at both recreational and elite level.

Gaining a degree in Sports Injury Rehabilitation at St Mary’s University and went on to become a course lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology. 

He has also taken movement direction to the film world (ask him about teaching actors how to walk like zombies!)

Meet Anna


Anna discovered a love of triathlon while studying for her BSc in Sports Science at Southampton University. She has travelled the world competing and taking on the more challenging endurance discipline of IronMan.

Throughout her training she studied equally hard for a teaching degree from Brunel University and went on to teach PE for 10 years. Anna made the change to full-time coaching in 2018 and is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer as well as Level 1 British Weightlifting qualified.


She’s  an amazing role model and you'll always find her encouraging our MINT kids, motivating them to reach their full potential.

Meet Alfie


A county level footballer, Alfie played for the mighty Moreton Rangers before qualifying as an FA certified coach.


He studied for his degree, Sporting Excellence in Football, at leading sports college, Hartpury.


This is where Alfie’s interest in strength and conditioning grew, so much so that he deferred his football scholarship to an American university and was accepted by top sporting university St Mary’s to study Strength & Conditioning Science and achieved a 1st!

We are please he also decided to join Team MINT and Alfie now runs our weekday SnC sessions at Wetherby School.

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