Team

Hi, I’m Piotr

Professional Memberships

UKSCA – UK Strength & Conditioning Association
MSST – Membership of the Society of Sports Therapists
SMA – Sports Massage Association Member

Qualifications

MSc Sports Therapy
BSc Sport and Exercise Science
UKSCA ASCC (Accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach)
Sports Therapy UK – Dry Needling
Certified in METs – Muscle Energy Technique)
Certified in Ultrasound and Electro Therapy
Certified in Advanced Sports Taping Techniques
Certified in Advanced Kinesio Taping K2

Piotr holds an MSc in Sports Therapy and a BSc in Sports Science and Medicine. He is also an accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach through the UKSCA.

Over the past decade Piotr has gained a great amount of experience working with some of the best universities in the country. Piotr also runs a successful Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Clinic at Wellington House, East Road in Cambridge where he works with a number of professional and semi-professional athletes such as: London 2012 Paralympian Wheelchair Tennis, GB Ultimate, GB Squash, Scotland Female Rugby, England Visually Impaired Football players. Specifically, through his work with high level athletes he has gained experience in injury prevention training as well as rehabilitation.

Piotr also works as a Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Cambridge where he trains a number of University rowing teams as well as a magnitude of national and international level TASS (Talented Athletic Scholarship Scheme) from a wide range of sports.

At Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) his primary duties are Lecturer and Practitioner in Sports and Exercise Therapy. He is a module leader in anatomy and joint assessment for sports therapists and a module leader in injury prevention and rehabilitation.

In addition to this, Piotr is Head of Strength and Conditioning for the performance teams and scholar athletes at ARU, Head of Sports Therapy for the Volleyball and scholar-athletes and works closely with a para-athlete helping in preparing for the upcoming 2021 Olympic Games in Japan.

Hi, I’m James

Qualifications

Premier Diploma in Personal Training
GP Referral Specialist
BWL Level 1 Weightlifting Coach
SAQ Award

James graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of the West of England. His dissertation study investigated the relationship between personality and motivations to exercise. After graduating, he completed a premier Diploma in Personal Training. James worked as a Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer at the University of the West of England for over 3 years. Whilst working there, he worked on The Bristol School Sports Partnership’s Gifted and Talented Young Athlete’s programme for 3 years, training some of the most talented school age athletes in the region.

James is a qualified GP referral specialist and is the Sports Centre’s GP referral coordinator for Cambridge City Council’s Start Up referral scheme. James has extensive experience working with special populations, having managed the GP referral scheme at Frome Leisure Centre for over 2 years.

James has worked with athletes from a range of clubs including American football, cricket, fencing and lightweight rowing. James has an interest in Olympic weightlifting and has competed in regional weightlifting competitions.

Hi, I’m Phil

Professional Memberships

British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES)

Qualifications

PhD Sports Psychology
MSc Sports Psychology
BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercises Science

Philip has extensive knowledge of sport, exercise and performance psychology and has also published in the area. Philip graduated with a First-class honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Aberystwyth University in 2010, a Masters in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology from Bangor University in 2011, and a PhD in Sport Psychology from The University of Derby in 2017. The focus of his PhD is on the understanding of the psychological factors associated with performance under pressure, specifically focussing on choking and the yips. Phil focusses on the use of mental skills in the development and performance in sport.

Since 2011, Phil has worked at the University of Derby as a lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology where he has delivered innovative, research driven and contemporary lectures to the Sport and Exercise science students on a range of sport, exercise and performance psychology topics. More recently, Phil has started to develop material for the University of Derby Online learning provision, where he works as a lecturer in psychology, providing engaging and innovative content for an online audience. Phil also delivers tailored workshops and one-to-one sessions with athletes and coaches to improve their performance. These have included athletes from novice to elite level, in sports ranging from Archery, Football, Mixed martial arts, Kick boxing, Boxing, Gaelic football and Canoeing.

Hi, I’m Josh

Qualifications

MSc in Applied Sport Physiology
BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching
Level 2 Fitness Instructor
FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football

Josh has an MSc in Applied Sport Physiology and a BSc in Sport Coaching from the University of Brighton. His MSc dissertation study was titled “The effects of soccer-specific fatigue during the extra-time period of prolonged simulated soccer match-play on peak isokinetic torque productions of the knee flexors and extensors”. During his studies, Josh has had a number of coaching experiences in the field of strength and conditioning, this included working with teams and individual athletes (i.e. Cricket, Golf, Football, Netball, Basketball and Athletics), as well as mentoring second and third year students in an assistant lecturer role. This work was at a number of institutes, including the Sport and Exercise Science Consultancy Unit at The University of Brighton, Sussex County Cricket and Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club.

After graduating, Josh took up a role as a Physiologist at Progress, Cambridge Centre for Health and Performance. Whilst working there, he administered isokinetic testing services to various athletes.

Josh currently works as a Sport & Fitness Assistant at the University of Cambridge, whilst pursuing his UKSCA accreditation.