Interested to be a Warrior Coach? Contact Conor at 012-4594728

Our Coaches (Penang)

Conor Mc Manus is a cofounder of Warrior Fitness and Adventure.

He is former member of Irish Military Special forces with real experience preparing and leading Elite Warrior's for the most challenging and dynamic environments. With background as a Military Fitness Trainer, Navy Diver, Combat Medic & Survival Instructor he brings unique life experiences and knowledge to his coaching and training.

His objective when setting up Warrior was to help everyone achieve what you think you CAN’T do. ‘It’s all in the mind’ - is one of his favourite phrases. If you think you can, YOU CAN. Known for his challenging but effective trainings (don’t worry, he’s actually a soft gentle giant beneath it all), expect an educational experience with athletic and team influenced workouts that will build your confidence, teamwork and fitness for real life. 


Conor is also a certified Group Personal Trainer, Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach , Youth Exercise Specialist,  Rehab Trainer and has a Masters in Business Administration.  He has recently successfully completed the 'Science of Exercise' course, offered by the University of Colorado Boulder. 

When he's not coaching he is active in Ultra running, Mountaineering, Leadership, Team building and Dragon boat racing. He has competed in Dragon Boat World Club Crew Championship and has completed Ultra trail races such as Vibram 100 (HK) , TMBT (Sabah) , UTMF (Japan) , Spartan Elite.

Chin Lee  is fitness coach with over 20 years experience. She specialises in kicboxing, circuit training, step aerobics and injury rehab. She is big into advocating outdoor fitness as the best way to help you look and feel great. Expect highly motivational sessions of interval trainings with lots of agility, muscle group toning and body weight movements. Apart from coaching at Warrior she is actively involved in hillwalking , wind surfing and  kayaking . She is also certifed as a Rehab Trainer and in Pre and Post Natal Exercise. 


Jee has been working in the fitness industry for over 10 years and is passionate about helping people to get fit and lose weight. To the team, he is known as the TRX master and delivers body blasting boot camp circuits which will get you ripped and toned in no time. His training incorporates lots of weights and body weight exercises in a fun and friendly environment.

Jee is trained in anatomy and exercise physiology,  master rehab trainer, kettle bells level 1 and 2  and an ACE certified personal trainer. He has in-depth experience in body building, circuit training, and group/individual fitness. His other specialist areas are obesity prevention and injury management.

When not coaching, Jee is active in triathlons and obstacle racing. 

Roger is no stranger to the outdoor pursuits and strongly believes in the benefits of getting outdoors and training like an athlete if you wish to really burn fat and improve athletic performance. Having had vast experiences in trail running, ultra running and mountain biking, his training revolves around different types of running, body weight exercises and strength training programs with a big emphasis on mental resilience and teamwork.

When not coaching, Roger is active in ultra running, mountain biking, powerman events and diving. Roger is also a Rescue Diver and a Certified Group Personal Training Specialist from NASM.He has completed Ultra trail races such as Vibram 100 (HK) ,  Penang 100 , North Face 100,  TMBT (Sabah) , UTMF (Japan) . 

Mariane is a health and fitness advocate from New Zealand. As a Military Psychologist in the New Zealand Defence Force with 15 years' experience, her passion lies in the link between mental and physical health, and the belief that you cannot have one without the other. Mariane completed her fitness certification in 2013, and has been instructing at Warrior since her arrival in Penang. Mariane combines her extensive experience in psychology with fun and effective workouts designed to make you both mentally and physically fitter.

Mariane is also a certified weight loss specialist ( NASM) and has extensive experience in providing weight-loss support, training children and adults for specific sporting events, and is the leader of one of Penang's many running groups.

As a kiwi, Mariane enjoys the outdoors and is often found up Penang Hill running the trails. She enjoys running half marathons, hiking, camping, skiing, and completing physically challenging workouts. She also enjoys spending time with her two young children, who have no choice but to like running!

Harjit is known by our recruits as the games master. A former hockey player, captain, and current coach for the state team, Harjit encourages team spirit and is very creative in adding fun games into the session. These games usually involve teamwork to create a little competition. As tiring as his games can be, they are sure to have everyone smiling and enjoying training even more.

He also coaches the MPPP dragon boat and marathon teams, having led them in competitions both locally and abroad. When he's not involved with Warrior and coaching activities, Harjit likes to dedicate his time to his family and providing fitness classes to the Cheshire Home.

Harjit is a certified Hockey Coach and Fitness Instructor.

A promising athlete even from a young age, Cheng represented his school in track and field and had remained physically active over the years through various sports like badminton, football and softball.

Cheng, who had once personally suffered an ACL injury, now values the importance of a proper coaching program that helps prevent injuries. As a certified NASM Group Personal Training Specialist and Spartan SGX Coach. Cheng’s objective in coaching Warrior bootcamp is to encourage others to get to fit and healthy through leading by example. Having regularly participated in various competitive running, cycling and obstacle races, he even achieved podium finishes in the recent Spartan Races. He has also competed in the Spartan World Championships. 

His message to those embarking into Warrior fitness, Never be afraid to start as a beginner, because everyone was once a beginner. Do your best, trust the coaches, and you will see results.

Siang’s early exposure to physical activities began in school with the martial art of Wushu. But for the past 10 years, he has taken a keen interest in fitness through a varied range of training program from indoor gym workouts, steps and yoga to outdoor bootcamp, running and hiking.

At his previous experience in the medical and healthcare industry, he was reminded of the value of having good health and how important it is to take charge of our own bodies to maintain it. Siang believes that by being fit and having a healthy diet, he can improve his general health and minimize the occurrence of illness; a mantra he shares with warriors and those he coaches. Couple that with a ‘never give up attitude’, anything is achievable.

Siang is a certified NASM Group Personal Training Specialist.

Will played many sports growing up, including soccer, baseball, track and field, and ice hockey. In high school, his soccer team finished 3rd in the State, and he twice qualified for the State finals in cross country running. Now, he enjoys distance running and has completed triathlons, trail runs, and several Ultra distance Spartan races. Will is a NASM certified group personal training specialist and has recently successfully completed the 'Science of Exercise' course, offered by the University of Colorado Boulder. He believes that increasing his knowledge will contribute in helping others achieve their fitness goals.

Self-confessed ‘bad boy’, Riko Tan, found an alternative outlet for his atrocious behavior by channeling his fighting spirit in the confines of a gym and learning the various martial arts disciplines. His skill set in this area, coupled with his experience as a Warrior coach, allow him to impart his knowledge for defending one’s self and warding off attackers using easy-to-apply fighting moves. 

Having taken part in several organised professional and amateur competitions both here in Malaysia and in his home country Indonesia, Riko continues to hone his fighting skills with the goal of competing in the world’s best MMA platform, the ONE FC CHAMPIONSHIP.

Martial Arts Qualifications

• Pro MMA Record : 0-1

• Amateur MMA Record : 5-1

• Amateur Boxing Record : 1-0

• Amateur Muay Thai Record : 1-0

• Amateur Kickboxing Record : 1-0

• Multiple BJJ Medals

• Walk Weight : 75 kg

• Style : Unorthodox, Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt, Practitioner


Syed Ghouse Mohiuddin took to playing cricket to counter his shy and introverted nature of which caused him to be bullied in high school. Today, he is still continuing on this active fitness regime which not only leads to better health but also gives him the strength and motivation to excel in life. Also with at least five years of experience as a fitness trainer in Pakistan, this NASM Certified coach's has brought his pharmaceutical knowledge and the co-relation of science and fitness to adapt and modify his one-to-one clients' training program for effective results.

With a doctorate in pharmacy, Syed is GCP*-certified (Researcher) with specializations in the fields of  Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Therapies, and Diabetes and Tuberculosis. He has published multiple health-related articles in international journals and is currently pursuing a PhD in Clinical Pharmacy, specializing in cardiorespiratory and endocrine at the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). He is also working on Diabetes progression in Malaysia to explore the response and effectiveness of exercise in patients' wellness and improved quality of living.

Joshua Khiew has over 10 years of competitive martial arts and even more years as a student of this multi-disciplined training. Years of experience participating in competitions have also contributed as a boxing, kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts coach since 2014, with the know-how of not only starting a student off in these forms of training but also how to work towards training for a competition in the future.

He will infuse his coaching style to not only at Warrior Boxing/Kickboxing and Jiu-jitsu sessions at the Warrior Base Camp but also to the weekly outdoor fitness sessions.

Martial arts qualifications

  • Pro MMA Record: 1-2
  • Amateur MMA record:6-3
  • Malaysian Invasion Mixed Martial Arts (MIMMA) season 2 finalist
  • Experienced in competitive boxing, kickboxing and grappling
  • Brazilian jiu-jitsu blue belt
  • Over 10 years of competitive martial arts training
  • Started coaching boxing, kickboxing and Mixed Martial arts since 2014