Dr Andrew Moss PhD MISRM
Andrew Moss is our principal tutor. He is a Neuroscientist with 16 years of experience in pain research and 3 years working on chronic inflammatory diseases. He completed his PhD at Edinburgh University before going on to work at University College London (UCL) and Harvard Medical School, and currently works as a group leader in a translational immunology team at the pharmaceutical company UCB.
Andrew runs a selective private clinic in Fleet in Hampshire, but focuses on teaching at OSSM. “Teaching soft tissue therapy is a great passion of mine. I have dedicated most of my career to understanding and treating chronic pain conditions, and sports massage has given me a unique opportunity to work with fantastic people who have often suffered from highly preventable pain conditions related to their sport and/or posture.”
Emily Campbell BSc(Hons) MISRM
Emily is one of our senior tutors, and originally trained with OSSM. Since graduating she has developed her sports therapy skills and knowledge by attending many advanced workshops and mentorships. She takes pride in her professionalism and the level of care given to her patients. She frequently works with both amateur and semi-professional sportsmen and women. Her degree in Sports Science, specialising in Exercise Physiology and Coaching in Sport, has led her to seek out a career in improving the performance of the human body through musculoskeletal manipulation, and soft tissue therapy.
Emily runs a busy massage and sports injuries clinic from Priority 6, her Crossfit Box and gym (www.priority6.co.uk). She also coaches some crossfit and remedial exercise classes. She is a keen athlete in her own right having completed several marathons, is an avid horse rider, and now focuses on Crossfit-orientated competitions.
Simon Wintle BEd MISRM MSMA
Simon Wintle is one of our senior tutors. Sport has played a central part in his life – he swam at national level, competed in the World Triathlon Championships at both standard and long course distances, and played rugby for the Navy and Combined Services, as well as trials for Wales at U21. Following a 20-year career as a PE teacher and coach, in 2012 he started his soft tissue therapy training with OSSM. Simon now runs a thriving clinic in Cheltenham, treating a wide range of clients. He has worked with premiership rugby players, looks after two international squash players and provides soft tissue therapy for Andy Cook Cycling Camps in Majorca. He has experience working in professional women’s cycling and is currently looking after eight GB age group triathletes.
Adrian Edwards MISRM MSMA
Adrian Edwards is one of our senior tutors and joined OSSM in 2014. He began his career in the Royal Navy and qualified as a personal trainer and sports massage therapist on leaving. He was a sports massage therapy lecturer for Premier Training for a number of years and worked in professional rugby with the Cornish Pirates as Team Manager and Head Therapist for many years, then as Head Coach and Director of Rugby with Redruth RFC. From 2009 he delivered the Level 2 Gym Instructor course to sixth-formers at Redruth Academy as well as taking on the role of pastoral leader for students throughout the school. From 2009-2011 Ady delivered Sports Massage Level 3 courses to graduate physiotherapists at Southampton University.
Throughout his career Ady has continued to see his own patients, either from his home practice or at local clinics, and has made a considerable voluntary contribution within his local community assisting rowing teams and school rugby teams in strength and conditioning and soft tissue therapy treatments.
Liam Coffey MISRM MSMA
Liam is one of our senior tutors. He has a background in competitive bodybuilding and has been involved in strength and conditioning for over a decade. Since qualifying as a soft tissue therapist he has gone on to work with Championship football team Bristol City FC and is currently working with Oxford University Rugby Club and TASS, the scholarship scheme for Team GB athletes at Oxford Brookes University.
Liam runs a busy private practice in Oxford and has continued his studies to include qualifications in strength and conditioning, and nutrition – principles which he implements in his practice – and an Award in Education & Training. “I will always be a student of the human body. The subject fascinates me and it is this interest that fuels my passion for the subject and drives me to learn and share as much as I can about it.”
Jason has dedicated his life to health and fitness, with over 25 years of experience in the gym. He spent 5 years working for Premier Training International as Programme Manager for the Fitness Trainer Award and Advanced Personal Training qualifications. He was also the inspiration behind Premier’s Personal Training Solutions department and the designer of their revolutionary WEB conditioning and flexibility training systems. Jason has presented his concepts and principles at the top fitness conventions in the country (Fitpro and Multitrax UK) and at numerous club chains around the world. For many years he was also the fitness expert and regular contributor to Men’s Fitness and other industry publications.
Paul Turner MSMA MISRM
Paul is the founding director of the Oxford School of Sports Massage. He is an experienced sports massage and sports therapy lecturer. He started his career in the Royal Marines, then worked exclusively in professional football between 1994 and 2001, after which he lectured in sports massage and sports therapy as a Programme Manager for Premier Training International. Paul is also a qualified podiatrist.