Our Team @ SPARC



SPARC Senior Fitness Instructor

Xavier Colimalay

Xavier has a National Diploma in Fitness (Sports Conditioning) and worked at one of the major multi-sports centres of the island. Sharing an experience is what Xavier looks forward to with every group class or personal training session he leads. In 2016 with a partner he opens his own business specialising in personal training and yoga. Home personal training, weight loss programs, bridal transformations and wellness events are part of his experience in the field. Xavier strongly believes that the fitness industry is all about sharing and growing your knowledge. He is eager to share this with each and every one of our members.



Fitness Instructor

Julien Allet

Graduated with a double degree in Exercise and Sport Science and Exercise Rehabilitation from Edith Cowan University in Perth. Julien has accumulated experience through field work as part of the strength and conditioning staff at the Western Force Rugby Club as well as clients who’s aim have been to lose weight, increase strength & train for a specific sport. Julien’s specialization in Exercise Physiology gives him the ability to help people with Chronic conditions such as Cardiovascular Diseases, Metabolic conditions, Obesity, & physical injuries. His passions are Rugby, Football, Weightlifting, Reading and growing beards



Fitness Instructor

Ekaterina Shchukina

Ekaterina is a Europe Certified International Fitness Instructor with a focus on Weight Loss, Body Sculpture, Muscle Development & Latino Dancing. Sport has changed her life completely. She has been both the trainer and the trainee and understands how it feels to struggle with weight issues. Together, she can help you achieve your goals.




Swimming Coach

Aubrey Rousselin

Coach Aubrey has a long swimming history. She began swimming at age 6 in “Ecole de Natation” with the MYS and then moved to “CAMO” swimming club for ten years of competitive swimming. Aubrey started coaching at Curepipe Starlight and was mentored by Franck Schott. After six years she moved to Synergy and also worked for Club Natation De Pavillon & Le Dauphin De Quatre Bornes. She has also taught swimming at MyGym for three years from 2014 – 2016 and worked for the MYS. She is also CPR, AED and first aid qualfied.Aubrey loves the impact coaches can have on the life of other children and adults alike. She also focuses on building character within the athletes to assist them in becoming the best version of themselves inside and outside the water. 



Swimming Coach

Warren Fitzgerald

Warren is a National level competitive swimmer with multiple national medals. He is working full-time at SPARC and also training for future international competitions. Warren has been an assistant coach for over a year at CNQB and loves working with swimmers of all level. In his spare time “Mr. Fresh” is also a model…




SPARC Manager

Ben Hiddlestone

Ben is an Australian, married to a beautiful Mauritian wife and 2 troublesome children. He was National Technical Director of Mauritian Swimming and before that was Head Coach of one of the top High Performance swimming Clubs in Australia for 10 years. He has a Masters in Business and a passion for creating environments where people can achieve their best. Living and working in Tokyo for 7 years he values customer service and good coffee. He is excited by what the great team @ SPARC can do to help you make the most out of life.



Operations Manager

Mathieu Thevenet

In 2010 Mathieu graduated from the University of Cape Town (UCT). Mathieu is a Tennis player and fan who represented UCT in the Western Province League in South Africa. Mathieu is the man who makes all the magic work at SPARC.



Senior Admin, Corporate & Events Officer

Michael Chebumbrum

Holder of a degree in human resource management and a diploma in sports management, Michael is the Sport & Recreational Officer of Medine Group since 2012 .He had also been involved in the organization of internal and external sport and welfare event. Passionate of sport, Michael have been involved in the sport industry as athlete, coach, referee and management.



Administrative Assistant

Anoushka Bissoonauth

Anoushka has worked in sales & administrative roles since 2010 at companies such as Nabridas. She has training in professional development, computing, accounts and F&B services. She enjoys adventuring in nature, Pilates and yoga. 



Administrative Assistant

Liza Bonne

Liza has a BSc Journalism, with a specialisation in Digital Media, at the University of Mauritius. Her internships related allowed her to write for Le Mauricien and for ION News – the first local pure player news site for which she also worked part-time.Prior to her position at SPARC, Liza served as a volunteer secretary at the Quatre-Bornes Volleyball Club. For four years, she assisted the Managing Committee with liaising with their sports federation, sponsors and other authorities in order to cater for her fellow teammates and coaches. Liza is a national team athlete dedicated to volleyball and beach volleyball. Liza is passionate about sports and loves to go scuba diving.



Administrative Assistant

Deborah Jean-Baptiste

Deborah has a diploma in Sports Management certified by the International Olympic Committee (2015). She has worked at the Mauritian Triathlon Federation for 1 year and also the Mauritian Swimming Federation for 2 years. Deborah had been involved in various major sports projects, organized by both federations. She has a passion for working in the sports sector and developing the underlying systems and organizations that make our athletes better. Deborah is looking forward to learn how to swim in the new SPARC pool…



Administrative Assistant

Sitaram Sharma Boomitra

“Sharma” is dynamic, creative and committed, with extensive hotel experience in sport, leisure, entertainment and customer service from countries such as Malaysia, Japan, Thailand and Mauritius. He has travelled to many countries and has a passion for fitness, Circus performing, swimming and water-sports. Always ready to deliver, he is passionate about swimming and serving SPARC members. He has a qualification in South African Surf Lifesaving and Royal lifesaving Australia, including Advanced Resuscitation. He holds a Diploma in Sports and Recreational Management from ETA College of Cape Town and is now part of the professional team of Uniciti Sparc as Administrative Assistant.



Facility & Maintenance Attendant

Christopher Collin

Christopher has been working in Medine since 2008. He started maintenance department of BIODIA and join the Corporate department of Medine for the organisation of Sport Event and Maintenance of the Club house. Christopher is an ex national 800m athletics champion and participate in internal athletic event.

He is enthuses working in the new and innovative infrastructure offer by SPARC.




Tatiana Ally

Tatiana is a student of BSc (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Management at the University of Technology, Mauritius. She is on internship at SPARC, for 15 weeks. She is able to work in a team and has project development capacities for events and scouting.

The SPARC Clean Team


Jean Patrice Roselane


Jhaneswari Soorjoo


Evariste Anaëlle Rassoie


Francesse Sanster