Our Team

Jason Korotkich

Managing Director / Accredited Exercise Physiologist
BExSportSc, MClinExPhys (Rehab), ESSAM AEP

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Jason Korotkich, established Uplift Exercise Physiology after gaining a diverse range of experience working for nationwide rehabilitation and exercise providers, developing teams of Exercise Physiologists, and assisting individuals towards improved health outcomes and quality of life, via exercise prescription and education.


Jason has a particular passion for assisting people with various conditions including but not limited to musculoskeletal, mental health, chronic pain, cancer, neurological, chronic diseases and disability. Jason has over eight years of experience as an Exercise Physiologist since graduating in 2012.


Having spent time working as a rehabilitation consultant on top of his treatment experience, Jason’s specialisation is in delivering biopsychosocial, outcome focused, exercise rehabilitation programmes within compensable schemes, specifically: Workers Compensation, CTP and Life Insurance.


This being said, Jason is equally passionate about improving the lives of NDIS participants and those in the Aged Care sector, and hope to positively impact the live of individuals in these schemes over coming years.

Outside of Uplift, you can find Jason practicing what he preaches, being active, walking along the beautiful beaches of Newcastle, surfing, dabbling in the occasional Park Run, watching the footy and spending time with his family and friends.

Lachlan Haines

Accredited Exercise Physiologist
BExSportSc, MClinExPhys(Rehab), ESSAM AEP

Lachlan joined the team at Uplift Exercise Physiology after graduating with a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Charles Sturt University. Lachlan has also completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Newcastle in 2019 and has had several years of experience as a personal trainer before gaining his accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist


Lachlan is passionate about working collaboratively with people to develop individualised movement and lifestyle plans to help them towards their personal goals. Lachlan specialises in working with people who have conditions including but not limited to neurological disorders (especially Multiple Sclerosis), mental ill health, musculoskeletal injuries, and chronic pain. Lachlan has an innate ability to listen closely to his clients and provide measured, evidence based decisions about their care. Lachlan is determined to help people enhance their overall wellbeing and supports the notion that exercise can positively influence lives.


Outside of work, Lachlan has an active history participating in a wide range of sports including soccer, cricket, running and surfing. Being a Newcastle local, Lachlan likes to explore other areas outside of his hometown and enjoys travelling and discovering new places with his friends and family.

William Nieuwenhuise

Accredited Exercise Physiologist
BExSportSc, MClinExPhys, ESSAM AEP

William joined the team at Uplift Exercise Physiology after working in the health and fitness industry as a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor whilst undertaking his Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Newcastle (2016-2018). William then went on to complete his Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Charles Sturt University (2019-2020) and has attained valuable experience both in a commercial gym and clinical setting.


William is passionate about rebuilding peoples’ capacity and giving them the tools and education to successfully achieve their functional and personal goals as well as setting them up to self-manage their conditions in the long term. William recognises each individual is different, everyone needs a tailored approach to their exercise plan and believes in order to achieve the best outcome you must followed a patient centred and evidence-based approach. William enjoys helping people with musculoskeletal injuries, chronic pain, mental ill health, strength and conditioning and more recently has shown keen interest in improving outcomes of NDIS participants.


Away from work William is usually training himself, playing his favourite sport Rugby League or visiting his family on the property he grew up on in the Hunter Valley.

Amy Harding

Accredited Exercise Physiologist
BExSportSc, MClinExPhys (Rehab), ESSAM AEP ESSAM AEP

Amy joined the Uplift Exercise Physiology team after seven years gaining experience in multidisciplinary practices as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, and in an occupational rehabilitation settings as a Rehabilitation Consultant. Amy graduated with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science in 2015 from University of Newcastle, then went on to complete a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation) at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst. She is currently studying for a Masters in Sports Rehabilitation.

Amy is passionate about helping injured workers and people living with a disability to achieve their goals and increase their movement, through taking a biopsychosocial, outcome focused approach to rehabilitation. Amy’s philosophy as an Exercise Physiologist is helping people to move better so they can move more. Amy also has a passion for women’s health, and is currently increasing her skills and knowledge in this area.

Outside of work, Amy is a keen runner, having run several Ultra Marathons, Road Marathons, Half Marathons and is a regular at the various Parkruns around the Hunter Region. She also can be found running around her local area with her dog, Gus, during the week. 

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Uplift Exercise Physiology continues to operate within the restrictions of the NSW government COVID-19 public health orders.

We are currently providing online/telephone, home/community, and gym/pool consultations where clinically indicated and safe.

Call us on 0407 427 429 to discuss the most suitable plan for you or your patients’ individual situation.