Manchester Airport - Our team

Laura Travers, Spa & Leisure Manager

As the Spa & Leisure Manager, It's my job to make sure that we can give you little 'moments of magic', Where you can forget about the stresses and worries of everyday life and get to feel pampered for once - be that a relaxing full body massage or a luxurious spa day treat! I joined Marriott Hotels over 4 years ago and thoroughly enjoy my job. I have a great team around me and love making sure that our clients are able to totally relax and unwind when they visit us. We can cater for your every need so please give us a call to find out more!

Ruby Lee, Leisure Supervisor

I joined the marriott back in 2010 as the leisure club female cleaner since then ive become the face at reception ive also done my lifeguard course so you can see me around poolside. I love working in the club speaking to the members as i love a good chit chat. In my spare time i love running spending time with my 3 boys. My journey with Marriott has been an exceptional experience.

Susana Gameiro, Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer

Hi I'm Susana. I have a background in athletics being a former athlete and coach of the sport. I have a BSc Honours degree in Sport Sciences of Évora university in Portugal. This gave me a good foundation to start my career in fitness, which I have developed to become a personal trainer as well as a qualified level 2 group class instructor.

Stephen Chester

Marli Hofman, Fitness Instructor

Hi, I'm Marli and I am from the Netherlands. I work at the Marriott part-time allowing me to combine it with my studies. I am passionate about health and fitness. I am a qualified level 2 group instructor and level 3 personal trainer. I am also trained by Dan Roberts himself on Methodology X, a program and group classes used by many models , actors and athletes. In my spare time I love cooking, reading and hanging out with friends. At the Marriott I will do my best to make you feel welcome at the Leisure Club and I look forward to meeting all its members.

Kerry O'Connor, Sales Executive

I have worked in the leisure industry for over 15 years, starting off as a lifeguard then fitness instructor before making the move into membership sales. It is my role to welcome prospective new members into the club,to make them feel welcome and to help them embark on a journey that’s going to enhance their health and confidence. I am very focused on showing people how they can achieve their goals and help them to realise how important it is to incorporate exercise into their daily lifestyle. In my spare time I love to keep fit myself with regular swimming and cycling, I am also a keen poker player and like to take part in UK events.

Neil Secker, Supervisor Cleaner

I have worked at marriott leisure club as supervisor cleaner for 10years.Ive been in cleaning for 25years i love working with the marriott and the leisure team we have.Also love walking my dog on my days off and baking cakes.

Phil Holden, Night Cleaner

I've worked for marriott for 7years now.I love working within the leisure club seeing all the members and staff makes my day. I love to go fishing and going on fishing holidays with my dad and spending time with my family.I also love playing the xbox and love reading crime books and horror books.

Thea Gahan, Head Beauty Therapist

Hi I'm Thea, I started at the Marriott in 2016 as a beauty therapist and was recently promoted. I've worked in the spa industry for over five years and have a real passion for the job which I'm excited to continue with Marriott. If you see me around the club, stop and say hi.

Jamie Borrowdale , Lifeguard

Hi I'm Jamie. I am the newest recruit here at Manchester Marriott. I have recently graduated from Leeds University where I studied Engineering which is a passion of mine along side sports. I have extensive experience as a lifeguard and look forward to meeting all the members.

Mateusz Kedzierski, Lifeguard

Hi I'm Mateusz or 'Matty' for short. I have been with the Marriott for a 9 months now and I enjoy interacting with all its great members. I have many years experience as a lifeguard and sent 5 seasons as lifeguard in my home country of Poland. I am a keen swimmer and enjoy Crossfit and staying fit. If you see me around please say hi or come to me with any questions as I am happy to help.

Noel Roberts, Leisure Attendant

Hi I'm Noel, a new member of the leisure team. I'm passionate about fitness and in my spare time i enjoy playing tennis and football. I'm here to help, so if you see me around the club, stop and say hi.

Stephen Chester, Senior Supervisor/Personal Trainer

I've been working for Marriott Hotels for the last 8 years and recently returned to Manchester Airport Marriott after working at Worsley Park Marriott for the previous 2 years. It's my responsibility to look after the operational aspects of the leisure club and ensure you get the best experience every time you use the facility. Feel free to approach me at any time around the Leisure Club or you can e-mail me with any queries at any time at