Hi, welcome to my website, allow me to be your Sports Therapist & Fitness Coach. First of all I'll introduce myself and let you know what my website is about.
I'm Suzanne Costello (nee Otley), am English and have been involved in sport for as long as I can remember. 
 I've lived overseas for the last twenty years in ten counties and now with 'The World, Residences at Sea'.
On the left hand side of the page you'll see a list of links to click on for lots of useful information.
  • Over the last twenty years I have been working at various fitness facilities in Sardinia, Corsica, Switzerland, Bermuda, Bahrain with Le Royal Meridien Resort, Dubai with the Hilton Beach Club, and the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Spain, Singapore, now on 'The World, Residences at Sea'.
  • I offer all of the coaching and therapy listed on the left hand side. I have always enjoyed a very strong client base, coaching many aspects of nutrition, health, fitness and massage therapies. My clients in Bahrain included members of the Ruling Family and because of this I was very lucky to attend two Ruling Family Weddings.  I have also trained British Actresses.
  • I am a fully qualified Fitness Manager, Sports Therapist, Personal Fitness Trainer, Sports & Remedial Massage Therapist, Yoga Teacher, Pilates Mat & Reformer Instructor, Group Fitness Instructor, Golf Fitness Trainer, Nutrition & Weight Management Consultant, Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, Fitness Walking Instructor and Football Coach, to name a few.
  • I represented England at hockey and gained a silver medal in a European under 21 Championship and am listed in the book 'Who's Who in British Sport' for my achievements in hockey.
  • I have represented Adidas, Nike and Fila as sports clothing sponsors.
  • I worked for the Scottish Masters International Hockey team at the International Hockey Masters Tournament, Singapore as their Sports Therapist. 
  • I am a very keen cyclist, both mountain and road biking and enjoy group cycling and competing. I am very passionate about sport and my profession. In March 2007 I did an international cycle sportive, the Cape Argus in Cape Town and came 256 out of 2556 female cyclists, including professionals! In July 2009 I did the E'tape Du Tour in France, the amateur part of the Tour De France. Each year the Tour organisers allow amateurs to race the most difficult stage of the Tour De France, it was awesome! I did the OCBC Singapore 40km cycle race in March 2010 and 2011 and came 3rd and 1st respectively in the women's category, with over 5700 competitors.  I came 4th in the 2011 Tour De Bintan 3 stage race, completing my first stage race which I absolutely loved.  I did the Standard Charter 10 km coming 14th out of 5652 women and 190th out of 12047 men & women!  I've detailed them in 'my cycle blog' section on the left, check it out.
  • I contribute to Travel & Cycle magazines due to my worldwide experiences and cycle experience.
  • I was part of the Dubai Desert Classic European Tour event team in 2004, 2005 & 2006.
  • I was a host at the 1999 ATP Tennis Championship in Dubai.
  • I spent a year as a Special Constable in the police force in England and was awarded a 'letter of commendation' for assisting an arrest in a burglary.
  • I believe health and fitness can be a part of everyone's life and really enjoy sharing my knowledge, motivation and experience with all I meet. 
  •          I have trekked up mountains; La Thorong, Annapurna, Nepal (5416m), Mt Fansipan, Sapa, Vietnam (3143m), Kota Kinabalu, Borneo (4095m), Ben Nevis, Scotland (1344m), Mt Snowdon, Wales (1085m), and Scafell Pike (978m)
  • If you would like me to be your Health & Fitness Coach and help improve your lifestyle drop me an email or give me a call, all my contact details are listed as I would love to help you.
 
Enjoy my website and I look forward to helping you.
Suzanne Costello
England U21 Indoor Hockey European Silver medalist