Rosie Mew - Chief Physiotherapist
Rosie qualified from The Royal London Hospital and has remained in London ever since. She has a Master’s degree, is Acupuncture trained, a Qualified Pilates Instructor and has been awarded a Gold Accreditation from the ACPSM (Association of Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine). Rosie also has over 13 years of specialist Sports Experience, working for a variety sports and National teams including England and GB Hockey, GB Table Tennis, GB Bobsleigh, GB Masters Athletics, British association of Ski and Snowboard instructors, Circus Space performance artistes, London Irish RFU and elite Triathletes and Marathon runners. She has also worked in an HQ environment for the British team at the European Youth Olympics, the Australian Youth Olympic Festival, World Masters Games and 3 World University Summer and 2 Winter Games.
Harriet Collins - Chief Medical Officer
Jeff Foster - Medical Officer
Jeff is a GP and Sports Physician working in Sheffield. Having trained initially in London, he moved north to continue training in sports medicine and has worked with various GB teams including Basketball, Diving and Boxing.
Steve Chew - Medical Officer
Stephen is a Sport & Exercise Medicine ST5 Doctor in London working at UCLH and the OMI. He is Team Physician for London Scottish (Rugby) Football Club, Deputy CMO for the UK Schools Games and has worked at all levels with RFU Women. Personally he dabbles in a spot of recreational sprint triathalon.
Abosede Ajayi - Medical Officer
Also known as 'GB' - has a passion for rugby having played premiership rugby and worked at all levels in the sport including being the former england women's team doctor. Other sports medicine experience includes football, athletics, volleyball and diving. Attended WUGS in Belgrade 2009 and Commonwealth Games in Delhi 2010
Claire Emerson - Medical Officer
When Claire is not doing sports medicine she is an A&E consultant. Her main sporting interests are gymnastics, rugby and athletics. She is still competing in gymnastics at veteran's level.
Ros Cooke - Physiotherapist
Ros will be working as a deputy physiotherapist supporting Taekwondo and Judo in Shenzehen. She has worked for BUCS since she was a student physiotherapist and it has provided her with the opportunity to develop skills to work in an elite sports environment. This has enabled her to take on posts with Loughborough Students Mens Hockey Club, Loughborough Lightning Superleague Netball team and England Hockey. She was part of the GB medical team at the last Universiade in Belgrade in 2009 and also part of Team England at Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010. She is looking forward to an exciting and succesful trip to China!
Geoff Twinning - Physiotherapist
Geoff is an ex-international athlete himself and is now enjoying the challenge of being part of the support team to help athlete's reach their goals. He was physiotherapist to Team Wales at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and outside of sport he runs his own private clinic. Geoff's aim this year is to compete for selection for the European Age Group Triathlon Championships.
Chris Myers - Physiotherapist
Chris is a highly experienced physiotherapist in musculoskeletal and sports injuries. His background is in the NHS as a Clinical Specialist, and in professional sport where he has worked for Tottenham Hotspur FC and Great Britain Badminton. He has a Masters in Sports Medicine and is also a musculoskeletal sonographer.
Charlie McCall - Physiotherapist
Charlie qualified in 2001, has been working at a private sports medicine clinic in London and previously worked in the NHS. She has worked at the EIS and with elite athletes and squads in various sports including rugby, fencing, figure skating, judo, athletics, and with paralympic sports. She was recently appointed Deputy Chief Physiotherapist for BUCS.
Penny Porter - Physiotherapist
Penny graduated from the University of the West of England in 2000. In addition to her Physiotherapy qualifications, Penny also holds a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Loughborough University, and is a BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences) accredited interdisciplinary sport scientist.
After initially working in the NHS, Penny pursued a career in elite sport, by becoming the Head Physiotherapist to the British water polo teams. Following this, she became the Academy Physiotherapist at Bristol Rugby Club, before becoming the First Team Physiotherapist (2007 - 2009).
A former international swimmer and British Record holder herself, Penny continues to work with the British swimming teams and with England Rugby.
Gareth F. P. Ziyambi - Physiotherapist
Gareth qualified in Zimbabwe and has over 13 years of elite sport experience. While in Zimbabwe he worked with a number of national teams including hockey, rugby, gymnastics, Davis Cup tennis, swimming. cricket and athletics. Since moving to the UK in 2004, Gareth worked at the English Institute of Sport and has worked with a number of sports such as Athletics, Bobskeleton, Boxing, Volleyball and Table Tennis. He was the Lead Physiotherapist for British Diving. Gareth has travelled extensively to all major competitions including 2 Olympic Games, 2 All-Africa games, the Afro-Asian Games, Youth Olympic Festival, World and European Aquatics Championships, and the Diving World Series.
Steve Nawoor - Physiotherapist
Steve is an experienced Sports Physiotherapist having worked with England Athletics, GB Boxing and is currently the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) Physiotherapy Lead for the North West. Steve graduated from University with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy, has a Masters degree in Manual Therapy and is trained in Acupuncture and Pilates. Steve has worked as a Senior Physiotherapist in the NHS and now runs a successful Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine Practice in Cheshire. He also has a wealth of experience in Strength and Conditioning from his 5 years in the Armed Forces and 10 years as a Remedial Therapist and Physical Education Instructor for the Her Majesty’s Prison Service.
Lindsey Buckingham - Physiotherapist
Lindsey qualified as a physio in 1996. Lindsey has worked in sport for many years and has extensive experience in sports injuries and rehabilitation. She works with high performance athletes in the military environment, at NGB level, and with young athletes. She has experience in a multitude of sports and at multi-sport events. Her MSc in Sports Physiotherapy serves to enhance her sports practitioner skill base.
Jude Coe - Physiotherapist
Jude graduated from Southampton University and spent her first years learning within the NHS. Wishing to specialise in sports physiotherapy, she followed a MSc at Bath University and started working with sports such as football and hockey. Recently, she has joined Team GB Canoeing. Jude is a country girl at heart, loving horseriding and walking the great outdoors and has just got married in March of this year!
Julia Sawkings - Physiotherapist
Morag Sheridan - Physiotherapist
Morag graduated from Coventry University and spent the past seven years working within the NHS. She has worked with two FA football academies - most recently Fulham FC, as well as covering BUCS events. She has recently taken on a post with GB Men's Sitting Volleyball team, who are aiming for London 2012 qualification. She is trained in acupuncture and Pilates and due to complete an MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine next year.
Physiotherapy provision for this event is kindly supported by TASS
Last updated: 26th Oct 2011 10:22