Eric is a renowned former Irish Rugby International who represented his country 48 times as well as being on of the youngest forwards ever to tour with the successful 1997 Lions team to South Africa. Since then he has linked up with his wife Jenny in the personal training sphere both are C.H.E.K. qualified strength and conditioning exercise coaches. The C.H.E.K. institute founder Paul Chek is a revered Exercise Specialist based in San Diego USA where his approach to elite sporting performance places him on the cutting edge of the industry. Eric has also gained a specialised qualification through his other sporting passion, golf, where he is now one of the few C.H.E.K. Golf Biomechanics in the country. His tutor Janet Alexander is trainer to some of the players on both the US PGA and LPGA Tours.
In addition, Eric has now completed his level 1 and 2 qualifications with the Titleist Performance institute also based in California who are world leaders in all aspects of golf fitness.