Tom Merrick

Lead S&C Trainer & Soft Tissue Therapist

Tom is our lead Strength and Conditioning Trainer at Namix Performance. He has also recently passed his Level 3 Sports Massage qualification which allows him to use a blend of training methods, alongside the recovery benefits of massage. He is also currently studying for his Level 3 Strength and Conditioning qualification, allowing him a much greater depth of knowledge and expertise for his clients.

Tom qualified from Chester University in 2020 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Sport & Exercise Science.

However, Tom's passion for sports and exercise started as a teenager. From the age of 13, he has represented Cheshire by playing for their Rugby Union squads up until Under 18 level. He has also represented Cheshire in Athletics. Tom also played for Lymm Rugby Club, whereby his squad reached numerous National Cup Finals.

He is now inspiring and training his own clients at Namix as a part of our Personal Training team. Using the very latest training methods and techniques to aid weight loss, muscle gain or improving aerobic fitness.

Tom has also gained his Level 3 Sports Massage qualification and is now able to provide Sports Massages within our Northwich Clinic. Further adding to his love for how the body can adapt to different training methods and injury recovery methods.

Tom's specialist areas are:

  • Training for Sports Performance
  • HIIT and Strength Training
  • Boxing Pad Work (Hatton Boxing Trained)
  • Weight Training for Females

For the individual athlete, maintaining that high standard of performance is key in helping achieve your goals.

However, when you’re muscles become tired and under excess strain; this is where injuries occur and sports massage especially can help.


“I had a stiff and sore ankle following a sprain and Namix has helped me regain mobility and increase strength and stability. Their professional and focused approach really works and I can now play sport and visit the gym with lots more confidence so thank you! Highly recommended.”


“This is the best massage I've had in Northwich! It is great to be rid of so much tension. Looking forward to the next session.”


“Was able to locate my problem instantaneously! Impressive and very professional service.”


“I’ve been using their sports therapy services for many years, as I need proactive therapy to keep in shape for rowing competitions and general maintenance after calisthenics. A friendly and professional service and highly recommended.”


“Brilliant session with Namix this morning. They are really good at helping you to overcome challenges and feel a sense of achievement by the end of a session. I had lost my sports mojo a bit, but with their help, it is well and truly back!”


“Namix are amazing at what they do! Would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a physio. They always manage to make me feel a million times better in one session! 5-star service for sure.”


“Fantastic service. As a rower, I saw Namix to help with improving my flexibility and conditioning to increase my reach during racing. Namix has helped me to lower my PBs, increase my reach and enabled me to compete in national and international competitions.”