NFE Team

Nordic Fitness Education is a division of a much larger education institution, Keilir Academy in Iceland, that employs approximately 100 staff members. The following list identifies some of the primary staff involved in the direct, daily operations of NFE. We have a highly experienced fitness tutor team who have accumulated 110+ years of direct fitness industry experience, and 70+ years of fitness education and teaching experience between them. 

NFE Tutors

Ben Pratt: Programme Coordinator & Tutor
Fitness career began in 1995
Fitness educator since 2003
BSc degree Sports Science
MSc degree Holistic Nutrition
Level 5 Personal Trainer
David Parker: Tutor
Fitness career began in 1996
Fitness educator since 2001
Level 5 personal trainer
Strength and conditioning coach (UKSCA & NSCA)
GIFT Fellow in Applied Functional Science
Rick Howard: Tutor
Fitness career began in 1980
Fitness educator since 2000
BSc degree Physical education
MSc degree Education
DSc degree Health promotion
Strength and conditioning coach (NSCA)
Melanie Ward-Nicholls:
Tutor
Fitness educator since 2010
BA degree Music
Level 5 personal trainer
UK Level 5 remedial massage therapist
GB triathlete between 2009-2013
 

 

Ben Pratt

David Parker

Rick Howard

Mel Ward-Nicholls

NFE support staff

Arnar Hafsteinsson
Director, Course development
Skúli Freyr Brynjólfsson
Student counselor
Arnbjörn Ólafsson
Marketing director
Berglind Sunna Bragadóttir
Marketing project manager

Arnar Hafsteinsson

Skúli Brynjólfsson

Arnbjörn Ólafsson

Berglind Bragadóttir

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