Clinic directors

Alison Rose MCSP HCPC

Alison is the physiotherapist credited with helping to keep Kelly Holmes injury free in the two years leading up to the Athens Olympics in 2004, helping her to double Olympic gold in the 800m and 1500m. Since 2004 Alison has worked with Jessica Ennis, the 2012 Olympic heptathlon gold medalist. Read more.


Graeme Everard MCSP HCPC

Chartered Physiotherapist, qualified in 1997. Director and Senior Physiotherapist at CSPC Physiotherapy. Graeme lives in York and has been working alongside  Alison Rose since 2004.

Physiotherapist for British Athletics working as the, Team Physiotherapist for the Great Britain Mountain Running team since 2005 (physiotherapy support at training weekends and the European and World championships. Read more.




Jenny Birch MCSP HCPC

Jenny qualified in 2006 and has been a member of the team for a few years now. Alongside the work at the clinic she has been providing physiotherapy support for various sporting teams, her greatest achievement so far is supporting the Dutch Bobsleigh team in the lead up to the winter Olympics and sharing their success in Sochi with 4th place. She was supporting the Belgian Bobsleigh team last winter helping them to their best ever season resulting in 4th in the Overall world ranking. Read more.

Damian Buck MCSP HCPC

Damian qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2003 from Leeds Metropolitan University. Since then he has gained extensive clinical experience in a wide range of specialties, working in professional football, the NHS, University sport, and private practice. This broad range of experience, over the past 13 years, has helped Damian develop advanced skills in biomechanical assessment, rehabilitation and injury prevention. Read more

Wesley Davidson MCSP HCPC

Wesley commenced working with the Coach House team in June 2016 after relocating to Leeds from Australia. He Graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree at University of Queensland (Australia) in 1999 and has over 16 years experience working in private practice physiotherapy both in Australia and the UK.  He has a passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy and loves using hands on and exercise rehabilitation skills to optimise recovery and squeeze every last bit of improvement out of his patients. Read more

Louisa Edmonston MCSP HCPC

Louisa qualified with a Masters in Physiotherapy from Leeds Metropolitan University and has worked in a variety of private settings in West Lothian and Wiltshire. She previously worked in the Exercise Physiology/Sports Medicine/Lifestyle/Nutrition/Personal Training/Coaching field working with leading businessmen, Formula 1 drivers and teams, and club and elite level rowers and triathletes. Read more

Lucy Gledhill MCSP HCPC

For the past 3 years Lucy has been working in both sport and private practice. With a background as a competitive diver herself, she has first hand experience of the demands of sport and understands the importance of getting back to fitness fast. With this in mind she focuses her injury management around proactive hands on manual therapy, manipulation, biomechanical assessment and individualised rehabilitation programmes to identify the cause of your symptoms and help you achieve your goals in the shortest possible time. Read more.

Rob Hobkinson MCSP HCPC

Rob has recently qualified as a physiotherapist and joins the team with 20 year’s experience of working in professional sport, namely golf. He is a fully qualified PGA golf professional; following completion of a BSc Sport & Exercise Science degree, he began providing sport science support to professional golfers on the European and Challenge Tours. This work focuses on the use of sport science tools to objectively measure performance and help inform the design of specific strength and conditioning programs. Read more

Amanda Hughes MCSP HCPC

Since qualifying as a Physiotherapist in 2005 I have been able to gain a broad range of experience treating a variety of conditions. Whilst initially working within the NHS after qualification I was able to gain invaluable experience of treating patients with neurological, respiratory and complex orthopaedic problems as well as treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Since joining the Coach House Sports Physiotherapy Clinic I have continued to work on a part-time basis within the NHS in a specialist role within the Spinal Team undertaking the assessment, triage and treatment of patients with complex, chronic and acute spinal pain. This role presents a number of challenges which allow me the opportunity to stretch my clinical decision making and communication skills. Read more

Niall Maher MCSP HCPC

Niall qualified as a physiotherapist in 2008 from University of Bradford, having previously trained as a sports rehabilitator at Institute of Technology Carlow, Ireland. He is also coming to the end of his Masters degree in Advancing Physiotherapy at Sheffield Hallam University. In this time Niall has gained vast experience working in the NHS as a lower limb specialist and working in sports from local level Gaelic Football, Hurling and Rugby union, to elite level academy football. Read more

Claire Merrett MCSP HCPC

Claire has been working as a physiotherapist for over twenty years, and has been with the clinic for more than ten years. Having graduated from Coventry University in 1992, Claire worked In London for three years, before moving to Boston, USA for two years. Whilst there, Claire ran the musculoskeletal physiotherapy department at New England Medical Centre. Read more.

Candice Milner MCSP HCPC

Candice has been working as a physiotherapist for 12 years, and in addition to her physiotherapy degree, she is a qualified Pilates Instructor (APPI trained) and has been trained to do acupuncture (AACP member). Candice has wide ranging experience in working with patients with orthopaedic issues, after orthopaedic surgery, and those with sports injuries and general musculoskeletal conditions. Read more.

 Vanessa Noble MCSP HCPC

Vanessa started her career in physiotherapy working for the NHS in Hull, East Yorkshire covering a vast array of rotations in a variety of settings. Vanessa specialised more in the MSK setting from 2006 and extended her work to the Spire private hospital group working with elective orthopaedic conditions post operative. Vanessa has always loved teaching and finds the educational aspect of her job really rewarding. It goes without saying that she enjoys helping people with their pain and symptoms and assisting them on the road to recovery. ‘Seeing patients’ return to what they love doing makes my job very worthwhile.’ Read more.

Lyndsey Tonwsend MCSP HCPC

As a physiotherapist with thirteen years clinical experience from NHS, Private Practice and Sports Clubs and Performance Sport Lyndsey has consolidated best practice for assessment, treatment and management planning for a vast variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Read more.