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Physio & Massage

Below is a list of Physio and Sports Massage services available to Leeds Triathlon Centre athletes:

LTC Development Squad Physiotherapy Service

To help keep Development Squad athletes healthy and robust we provide a physiotherapy service in partnership with the Coach House Sports Physiotherapy Clinic.

Ollie Williamson and Rob Hobkinson run two clinics each week during term time with each clinic allowing for 4 x 30min appointments:
  • Tuesday: 14:00-15:00
  • Friday: 14:00-15:00
For issues requiring additional treatment this can be signed off if agreed with the Development Squad Lead Coach.

Initial screening will take place on Thursday 15th October 2015 in the CRI Hall at Leeds Beckett Headingley Campus between 17:30-20:00

Clinics will then run between the following dates:
  • Tuesday 27th October 2015 - Friday 18th December 2015 (8 weeks)
  • Tuesday 12th January 2016 - Friday 18th March 2016 (10 weeks)
  • Tuesday 5th April 2016 - Friday 24th June 2016 (12 weeks)
No physio provision will be provided outside of these times unless agreed with the Development Squad Lead Coach.

To access the clinic then email to request an appointment.

As this is designed as a preventative service and to make sure all available contact time is used then each Monday and Thursday, any unused spots for the next clinic will be allocated to athletes for preventative work.

The service is provided free to Leeds University Development Squad athletes as part of the Leeds Gryphons Triathlon Scholarship.

Leeds Beckett athletes wishing to access the service must speak with the Development Squad Lead Coach about paying an athlete contribution from your sports scholarship.

LTC Sports Massage Service for Leeds University Development Squad Athletes

Leeds University Development Squad athletes have the option to opt in to a "Preventative" Sport Massage Service offered by Sophie Lewis.
The service comprises a 30 mins sports massage every 2 weeks for 30 weeks (15 sessions in total)
Each sessions normally costs £15 however Leeds Gryphons will provide a 50% subsidy making the total cost just £112.50
You will be required to make a regular arrangement with Sophie so she can plan her other work:
  • Option 1: Monday 14:30-17:30 @ Cromer Terrace
  • Option 2: Thursday 16:30-18:30 @ Cromer Terrace
  • Option 3: Friday 09:00-12:00 @ Cromer Terrace
If you wish to take up the service you must sign up at the induction day and pay your £112.50 contribution to Sophie at the first session.
Sophie can provide massage to other members of our programmes however the cost will be £15 per 30mins:
  • Sophie Lewis - 07791523658

Leeds Uni Gryphons Sports Physiotherapy & Massage Clinic

Sports Massage Drop In
This FREE service for Gryphons Sports Club members runs once a week during term time. As Triathlon is a Gryphons Sport then Leeds Uni members of the triathlon club can attend. You will need a Gryphons status (see below for details):
  • Timetable: Friday - 13:00-16:00
  • The first session for the 2015/16 academic year will take place on Friday 2nd October
  • Location: Therapy Rooms, Cromer Terrace, University of Leeds Campus.

Sports Massage Appointments
  • Timetable: Appointments are available:
    • Tuesday 14:00 - 19:00
    • Friday 08:00 - 13:00
  • Location: Therapy Rooms, Cromer Terrace
  • Bookings: Book in at The Edge reception desk either in person or by calling 0113 343 5095.
  • Cost: £15 (members)/£18 (non-members and Sport Pass users) for a 30 minute appointment. 


The University operates a sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation clinic to support our sports scholars and Leeds Gryphon club athletes.


Open Physio Clinic - Weetwood:
  • Time: Monday 16:00-19:00
  • Location: Changing room 7, Weetwood Sports Pavillion
  • Availability: Available to Fast Track, BUCS, Development and Performance Squads.
  • Bookings: Book in at The Edge reception desk either in person or by calling 0113 343 5095.
  • Cost: 30mins appointments cost £12.50 for Fast Track, BUCS, Development and Performance Squad athletes as long as you have Gryphons status on your Edge card. £30 for anyone else.
 Open Physio Clinic - Cromer Terrace:
  • Time: Tuesday 16:30-21:00, Thursday 15:00-21:00, Friday 15:30-18:30
  • Location: Therapy Rooms, Cromer Terrace
  • Availability: Available to Fast Track, BUCS, Development and Performance Squads however the price will depend upon your Squad.
  • Bookings: Book in at The Edge reception desk either in person or by calling 0113 343 5095.
  • Cost: 30mins appointments cost £12.50 for BUCS, Development and Performance Squad athletes as long as you have Gryphons status on your Edge card. £30 for anyone else.
Gryphons Status
  • From this year only Fast Track, BUCS, Development and Performance Squad athletes will be given Grpyhons status.
  • In order to register on the Grpyhons system you must undertake an induction with the S&C team before you can access any services.


Leeds Beckett Sports Injury Prevention & Treatment Centre

The Sports Injury Treatment Clinic provides sports massage and sports injury treatment service in 102, Design Technology Centre, Headingley Campus.

To access this service you must have a Sports Membership or be a member of the Athletic Union. The service is open to both students and staff. You will need to produce your membership card prior to treatment.

Clinic Opening Times:

 Monday Sports Injury Treatment Clinic Massage Clinic
 Wednesday Massage Clinic Massage Clinic
 Thursday Sports Injury Treatment Clinic Massage Clinic
 Friday Sports Injury Treatment Clinic Massage Clinic 

The clinics will run:
  • W/C 12th Oct 2015 - W/C 14th Dec 2015
  • W/C 11th Feb 2016 - W/C 2nd May 2016
  • The clinic won't run over Christmas and Easter holidays

The massage clinic operates a drop in service on a first come first served basis. There is no need to book in advance. 

To book your free sports injury treatment appointment, please contact the Wellness Centre on 0113 812 9186.

The Sports Injury Treatment Centre is led by sports therapy students under the supervision of qualified members of staff.  We will provide assessment and treatment of your problem, helping to enhance recovery time, reduce the chance of re-injury and help you get back to full fitness.

Contact the Wellness Centre
Tel: 0113 812 9186

The Coach House Sports Physiotherapy Clinic (formerly Carnegie Physiotherapy Clinic)

Run by 3 x Olympic physiotherapist Alison Rose:
Address: The Coach House, 184 Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5LW
Phone: 0113 275 0606

Independent Qualified Sports Masseurs

Ian Mitchell is an experienced sports masseur and is able to provide sports massage to the BTF funded triathletes on a Thursdays from 1pm to 5pm . The booking needs to be made by Tuesdays at 10pm so plan ahead. After this time non BTF funded triathletes are welcome to text to see if any of the time slots are free. Please contact Ian directly on 07968113853 to make the booking. The charge currently is £30 and athletes will need to arrange payment.