Zach Gillroy


Zach Gillroy is an experienced Accredited Exercise Physiologist, with around two and a half years of hands-on experience. His educational journey commenced with the completion of a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) in 2019. Subsequently, he pursued a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology, culminating in its attainment in 2020 from the University of Queensland. Zach’s professional trajectory has encompassed roles within diverse private healthcare facilities, preceding his journey at Hiya Health Ipswich.

Undifferentiated by factors such as age, gender identity, or clinical condition, Zach is resolutely committed to delivering client-centred and evidence-based care across a spectrum of populations, including those who are healthy, athletic, or dealing with clinical conditions. His repertoire of expertise spans an array of clinical contexts, encompassing Musculoskeletal, Neurological, Chronic Pain, Oncological, Metabolic, Cardiovascular, and Mental Health disorders.

Zach strongly advocates for holistic healthcare through an integrated approach, aiming to collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal client outcomes. Zach is committed to actively participating in team settings to deliver the highest level of care at Hiya Health. Furthermore, he possesses a keen interest in educating future Exercise Physiologists through practicum programs, emphasising the significance of physical activity and its potential positive impact it can have on individuals’ lives. 

During his leisure time, Zach prioritises spending quality moments with his family, wife, cherished dog (Pippa), and close friends whenever feasible. Additionally, he finds joy in partaking in outdoor pursuits such as bouldering, snorkelling, kayaking, hiking, camping, 4×4 touring and developed a recent fascination with photography. Zach firmly embodies his beliefs by consistently engaging in physical activities and maintaining a regular gym attendance routine.


Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

Bachelor of Sports and Exercise Science (Honours)

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neurological conditions
  • Paediatrics
  • Metabolic health
  • Oncology
  • Mental health management
  • Chronic disease management
  • Men’s health
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Athlete performance & rehabilitation

“As an Allied Health Practitioner, I firmly embrace the concept that ‘Movement is Medicine.’ Throughout my upbringing, I fostered a deep passion for physical activity, engaging in a diverse range of sports from Rugby to Parkour. This pursuit was driven by my constant desire to challenge my body, mind and its capabilities.

Over time, this passion evolved into a drive to comprehensively understand the complexities of our bodies and physiological functions. I strived to translate this understanding into observable enhancements in performance and overall well-being, encompassing both the physical and mental aspects of health. This progression naturally guided me towards the path of becoming an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. This professional role granted me the platform to leverage my accumulated knowledge, enthusiasm, and understanding to assist individuals pursue their goal, improve health outcomes, and enhance their functional abilities.

Recognising the holistic nature of healthcare, I continue to acknowledge the significance of not only the physical aspects but also the mental and social dimensions of health. Consequently, I am dedicated to establishing a nurturing and inclusive environment for all. I consistently strive to augment my expertise within the field, fostering continuous growth as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. This commitment empowers me to deliver the most relevant, up-to-date, and evidence-based client-centric care. Additionally, I hold a strong belief that education forms a pivotal cornerstone of effective client care. Providing both comprehension and tools to facilitate enduring positive outcomes and self-management confidence remains paramount in my approach”.


Zachary Gillroy, Exercise Physiologist