I am an award winning and experienced sports masseur, rehabilitation specialist, runner, triathlete and running coach and have been a member of North Shields Poly for nearly 20 years. I have been involved in teaching and coaching athletics for over 10 years from reception aged children through to adults and veterans.
After a number of years working in Primary education I am now working full time in sports massage therapy, coaching and rehabilitation from my base in Whitley Bay and at various other locations along the coast.
I am a fully qualified Sports Massage Therapist and a member of The Federation of Holistic Therapists.
I have full DBS clearance and am able to work with clients of all ages, I am a UKA Running Coach (CiRF) and sports massage therapist and and am qualified to Level 4 with numerous CPD programmes completed over the years.. I am a Trustee, Senior Coach and Race Director at North Shields Poly and am a specialist in Movement and Posture.
I have considerable experience in working with clients with a wide range of issues and have a particular specialism in dealing with back and neck issues including sciatica and running and sport injuries.
Recently my work as a running coach was recognised and rewarded by England Athletics and I was awarded the 2021 Coach of the Year for the North East Region and runner-up Coach of the Year Nationally.
England Athletics said "Simon has helped runners to achieve PBs, feel fitter, more confident and stay injury free"
In 2021 I was awarded 'Sports Massage Therapist' of the year by the ghp awards and again in 2022 EQuilibrium was named as 'Best Massage Therapist' in Tyne and Wear.