Jay Petry


Has consistently excelled in the ANB physique competitions, starting from securing third place as a Teenage Men in 2012 to earning his ANB Pro Card in 2021 after multiple first-place victories across various categories.

With over a decade in the fitness industry and a comprehensive background as a certified personal trainer, Jay combines his passion for fitness with his roles as a professional and entertainer.

His philosophy emphasizes uniqueness, presence, and the power of positive feedback over comparison, encouraging others to shine their brightest on every stage they step onto

Melinda Pattison


Melinda Pattison “Mel Fury”, a celebrated name in the fitness industry with over 15 years of experience, stands out as one of Australia’s leading health experts and fitness model champions.

From her first successful seasons of competing in 2010, her accolades include winning both ANB National and Pro champion titles in 2018 and 2019 and she didn’t stop there; in 2022 she went on to claim victory in the world DFAC Pro division. Beyond her athletic prowess, Mel is known for her remarkable character.

She dedicates her time as a full-time coach and serves as a national judge for ANB Australia, making her an invaluable asset to the team.



Chris Cruco embodies the essence of competitive bodybuilding. He initiated his competitive streak with ANB in 2014, marking a notable comeback in 2020 by clinching victories across all his physique categories.

With a disciplined training regimen spanning over 20 years, Chris exemplifies that the secret to peak physical and mental wellness is a steadfast commitment to a daily lifestyle. His extensive knowledge and strategic mindset in competitive bodybuilding make him an invaluable member of the team.

Narelle Tobin


Narelle Tobin stands as one of Australia’s premier natural figure athletes, having secured the title of ANB Australian Figure Pro and Overall Champion.

With a track record of unwavering determination, she’s repeatedly showcased her resilience across numerous events and competitions, always emerging stronger regardless of the results. Her journey up the ranks is a testament to the rewards of perseverance. Renowned not just for her competitive prowess but also for her service to the sport, Narelle’s contribution extends beyond the stage as one of the seasoned judges, valued for her humility and warmth.

It’s with great appreciation that her presence is acknowledged within the team. Her role will expand to represent ANB Australia at the DFAC and ANB World Finals, taking on global competitors in Sydney this November 12th. Her addition as a DFAC World Champion further underscores her remarkable achievements in natural bodybuilding.

Kim Parrott


I wanted to shine a light on Kim, a pivotal figure in our industry and a key member of ANB for over a decade.
Kim’s journey is nothing short of remarkable, demonstrating unparalleled dedication to fitness and physique competitions Kim’s relentless pursuit of excellence across various fitness and physique disciplines has not only garnered numerous accolades but has also inspired many within ANB and the wider fitness community.

Her achievements underscore a remarkable work ethic and passion, making Kim a true advocate for our industry.




Tom, one of Australia’s leading educators in health and fitness and a respected ANB judge, sheds light on an issue often overlooked. The industry, vibrant with clients and opportunities for growth, is unfortunately sometimes clouded by unnecessary toxicity. Tom advocates for a culture shift, highlighting the importance of resolution and unity over conflict and division.

He encourages engagement and support within the community—liking, sharing, and acknowledging good work goes a long way. Tom has always emphasized the value of integrity, encouraging us to recognize those who stand by us, and to stay aware of fair-weather friends who disappear when the going gets tough.

Life brings supporters and detractors in equal measure, and a contentious past with someone doesn’t preclude a cooperative future. He believes that we’re stronger as a collective. Collaboration and support can transform the competitive landscape into a community of professionals thriving together. It’s Tom’s belief that by fostering this spirit of camaraderie and networking, we can collectively dilute the toxicity and pave the way for a more supportive industry

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