Staff

Dr. Michael TSE

Clinic Director
Assistant Director of Institute of Human Performance

Michael is the Director or the Active Health Clinic and the Assistant Director at the Institute of Human Performance . His role is to develop special projects within the Institute and overseeing the Active Health Clinic. Michael has over 20 years of experience in the health & fitness industries, having worked in numerous countries such as Germany , Japan , Hong Kong and the USA .

Having worked as the Head of Strength and Conditioning Department in Hong Kong Sports Institute for over 14 years, Michael was involved in training and assisting all of HK's top athletes at that time, including athletes from the sports of swimming, cycling, track & field, triathlon, windsurfing, rowing, soccer, and numerous racket sports. Michael is a leading expert in the field of strength and conditioning in Asia and is frequently invited as a speaker at various conferences and symposia both in the Asian region and overseas.

Besides extensive coaching background, Michael himself is also an accomplished athlete in Hong Kong . While he was competing for the Hong Kong National Rowing team from 1993 to 1999, he was the number one ranked single-sculler in Hong Kong . Some highlights of his rowing career include qualification for the Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996, and two-time silver medallist at the Asian Rowing Championships in 1995 & 1997. He was also a finalist in the 1994 and 1998 Asian Games, and won other numerous accolades at Hong Kong Rowing Championships. He also competed at collegiate level American Football, played Lacrosse and has a black belt in Karate.

Michael is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer, and is ACSM Exercise Physiologist certified.

Mr. Glen JOE

Exercise Physiologist
Honorary Assistant Professor of Institute of Human Performance

Glen is the Exercise Physiologist at the Active Health Clinic. Part of his role is to develop and run services provided by the AHC including health and wellness, sports performance and physical fitness.

Glen holds a Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Science with Honours from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. In his time there he also provided sports science services in biomechanics, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning and anthropometry with New Zealand's National teams including such sports as softball, basketball, golf, rugby league, soccer, and Paralympics. He also has experience working with rehabilitation and corporate health and fitness providing such services as sport and work injury rehabilitation, pre-employment health screening and workstation assessment.

Having been involved in his chosen sport of basketball for more than 20 years, Glen has played professionally in New Zealand and China and currently in Hong Kong.

Ms. Chi-wah LAU

Administration Manager

Chi Wah is the Administration Manager of the Active Health Clinic and IHP Active Centre. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Sports Science and Physical Education from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and is also a qualified Physical Education teacher.

Chi Wah's over 10 year career has spanned various arms of the Hong Kong sporting sector, working in sports administration at the Hong Kong Sports Institute and the Gymnastics Association of Hong Kong, China, and as an assistant manager in a commercial sports marketing and equipment company, focusing on both sales and event management.

She is also a certified international gymnastics judge, coaching and working in gymnastics as a local expert since 1996. Furthermore, she is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer.

Mr. Kenneth LIANG

Health and Fitness Officer
Honorary Assistant Professor of Institute of Human Performance

Kenneth holds the MSc degree in Sports Medicine and Health Science from Chinese University of Hong Kong . He is a Certified ACSM Clinical Exercise Specialist and NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is an experienced running coach and tennis coach who was also the Coaching Director of the Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association from 1989-94.

Mr. Kevin TANG

Fitness Programme Officer

Kevin joined the Institute of Human Performance in 2007 after graduating from the BSc in Sports Science and Leisure management (SSLM) at the University of Hong Kong . He is an ACSM-Certified Health & Fitness Specialist and NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer . He is responsible for organizing activity programmes (with particular focus on youth programmes) as well as coaching fitness programmes in AHC.

Mr. Yenkit MAN

Acitve Campus Programme Coordinator

Yenkit holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sports, Health and Management, Dutch Fitness Trainer A Certificate and is also a NSCA-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. As a Black Belt holder, he is an experienced martial arts practitioner and has been a trainer in various martial arts disciplines for many years. Yenkit is responsible for the fitness guidance of students and staff and also assists in the management of the daily operations at the IHP Active Gym at the Centennial Campus.

Ms. Josephine CHAN

Executive Assistant

Josephine joined the Institute of Human Performance in 2013 as the Executive Assistant. She holds the BA of Hotel Management from the University Of Canberra. With administration experience, Josephine is responsible for Active Kids Sports Programmes and assist in the clinic administration.