Meet the Team!

Tom Kelly

Tom is an accredited British Powerlifting Coach, Personal Trainer and Owner of Southampton Barbell. Tom has a multi-sport background and over 20 years gym experience. He has coached athletes from sports including Powerlifting, Strongman, Bodybuilding, Rugby, Boxing, Golf, Cycling, Endurance athletes as well as general population. Tom has a wealth of knowledge and heads Southampton Barbell Powerlifting Team.

Tom’s competitive achievements include:

European Unequipped Drug Free Powerlifting Champion
3 times British Unequipped Drug Free Powerlifting Champion
Multiple time Regional Southern Counties Unequipped Drug Free Powerlifting Champion
British Unequipped Drug Free record holder in Squat, Bench, Deadlift and total.

Jemma Shaw

Jemma is a Personal Trainer and Sports Injury specialist. She has a multi-sport background including Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting, Muay Thai, Swimming and Cycling. She has 10 years of experience in training and treating a wide range of clients.

Jemma’s qualifications include:

Level 3 Personal Trainer
Level 3 Sports therapist
Sports Massage
HVT Spinal Adjustment
Dry Needling
Muscle Release Techniques and Myofascial Tools
Myofascial KT Taping