The ERGfit Team

IMG_2246Scott Riddell 
(Instructor and Rowing Coach)

Scott has been rowing at State & National level for the past 20 years & continues to do so at the Essendon Rowing Club.
Scott's coaching record includes winning medals at the 2013 Head of the Schoolgirls Regatta in the Open Single Scull & 2004 Australian Championships with the junior female squad at Essendon. Scott won 2 Bronze medals at the 2013 World Masters Rowing Championships in Turin, Italy and has previously represented Victoria as a rower & coach of the Victorian Master Mens Quad Scull which has medalled every year for the past 5 years at the Australian Masters Rowing Championships. Scott has now taken on another challenge this time racing bikes in open races, criteriums and time trials with Northern Vets Cycling. His passion for rowing & fitness in life has been the backbone & foundation to developing  ERGfit back in 2005.

IMG_2243Tamara McPherson
(Instructor and Rowing Coach)

Tamara, too, has been a member of Essendon Rowing Club for the past 20 years & continues to row at State & National level. Her recent rowing efforts saw Victoria win the Women's Interstate 8 at the 2014 Australian Masters Rowing Championships. She also medalled in all 8 events entered. Last year she also managed to win 2 Bronze medals in Italy at the World Masters Rowing Championships and is currently training now for the Head of the Charles regatta in Boston, USA later this year and races her bike alongside husband with Northern Vets Cycling. Tamara has previously  coached the Victorian U18 Female Quad scull which raced in New Zealand in 2009 and has also spent time rowing surfboats and coaching nippers. Having rowed as a lightweight, Tamara has knowledge and experience with weight management and improved eating strategies.

02022011765Michelle Augustynek (Instructor) - Michelle has been competing in a variety of sports since the age of 9 including judo, netball, swimming, running and dancing. Michelle has been competing in triathlons at National level for the past 5 years and is now focusing on athletics as her main discipline while studying exercise science at Vic Uni.

Jeff Walker (Instructor and Rowing Coach)

Bio and Photo coming soon