Paul arrives at the club with over 20 years of experience in professional sport, having worked also worked in ice hockey with Sheffield Steelers, where he was part of the Steelers’ medical team who won the 2016/17 Play-off campaign.
Paul has worked in professional football both at club level with Sheffield United and with the Football Association, regionally and nationally filling a number of different roles. He has experience as a physiotherapist, medical tutor, educator, and strength & conditioning coach for a number of clubs around the country. He has also worked for the Professional Footballers Association building a network of contacts and associates in the profession.
Paul’s sporting experience is not limited to football and ice hockey and he has also treated various athletes from different sports from track and field and boxing through to wrestling and speedway.
Away from sport, Paul has worked in a variety of roles, in the NHS, private practice and Occupational Health, working with members of the Armed Forces, South Yorkshire Police and managing a successful rehabilitation centre for the injured.
In his youth, Paul spent time with Chesterfield FC and Nottingham Forest before a knee injury in his late teens put an end to his hopes of a playing career which prompted him to start his interest in sports injury and rehabilitation.