Jason is both a sports therapist and personal trainer. He has a passion for sport and exercise, with a particular interest in Athletics. Jason is a keen runner and takes part in this competitively. Jason has been a member of Gateshead Harriers for many years but has more recently turned his interests to the development of the Washington Running Club.
Jason qualified as a Sports Therapist with a 2:1 BSC Honours degree in Sports Therapy through Leeds Metropolitan University in 2008. Jason is also a member of the Society of Sports Therapists. Since qualifying, he has gained experience in working with clients from amateur level to elite athletes, he has worked as a Sports Therapist in both the London 2012 Olympics and the 2017 Athletics World Championships. This work has enabled him to work with a wide range of people across many disciplines.
In addition to Jason’s Sports Therapy qualification, he has also completed the UK Athletics Strength and Conditioning Module with being a level 2 endurance coach.
Jason has experience in developing individuals and enjoys seeing their hard work paying off.
Jason has also been a keen worker on the Run Geordie Run support team, providing support in both the Australia and European Segments.
Seeing other people gain success is a real motivator for Jason.