Craig Massey // head coach

Craig has a lifetime of experience in sport; both being coached and coaching others. After 12 years as an Engineer in the construction industry, Craig’s on-going passion for fitness brought him to a life changing decision; leaving the security of his current career to fulfil his goals in the fitness industry - helping others to be the best version of themselves through fitness.

Following and learning from OPEX since 2009, Craig has a wealth of experience in Program Design, Nutrition and Lifestyle guidance across a wide variety of clients; from the mother of 2 looking for general health and well being, to professional career person looking to carefully balance their fitness progression with their busy work schedule, to budding athletes; sport specific or within the sport of fitness.


Darren Freeman // coach

Darren has been involved in the fitness industry for over 20 years, hand made it his full-time profession in 2008. Darren has been Head Coach of TRAIN Manchester since 2012 and over the past 10 years has helped 1000’s of people achieve their personal goals. Becoming an OPEX coach has given Darren the solid platform he needs to continue to improve his service in helping individuals push their boundaries and achieve all manner of goals.

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Dan Campbell // coach

After completing a law degree and working in the legal profession for a number of years Dan made a major life change to pursue a career he is truly passionate about as a fitness coach.  His sporting background is broad and encompasses martial arts, semi professional rugby, athletics and Crossfit.  His focus is on coaching individuals looking to improve the quality of their lives and movement through exercise. Dan is experienced with working with individuals with limitations resulting from injuries and helping them to rehabilitate and work around those injuries and limitations in order to help them to achieve a better quality of health and fitness.

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Ollie Barnes // coach

As an integral part of his football career, fitness has always been major passion and ongoing education piece for Oli. After starting CrossFit with Craig Massey in 2006 as one of the UK’s ‘originals', Oli’s journey and education through fitness has brought him to OPEX Individual Design (ID). 

Oli sees our ID service as the only way to fulfil both the client’s requirements through carefully structured program design, nutrition and lifestyle guidance, AND his own visions and goals as a coach.