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Luke Anthony | Clinical Director & Physiotherapist at GoPerform

Luke Anthony

Clinical Director & Physiotherapy

Luke is a highly respected MSK Physiotherapist with 19 years of experience working full time in professional sport. Having qualified from Kings College London in 1996 he went on to work at The Royal London Hospital before joining Watford football club going on to lead the medical department.  

He obtained a Masters degree in Sports Physiotherapy from University College London before moving on to work as first team physiotherapist at Gloucester Rugby. Luke joined Reading FC in 2007 where he became Head of Sports Medicine.  His most recent role was with Norwich City as Injury Prevention Specialist.  

Dan Buchanan | Soft Tissue & Performance Therapy at GoPerform

Dan Buchanan

Soft Tissue & Performance Therapy

Dan is a highly experienced Soft Tissue Therapist. He has 15 years of experience working across a variety of sports, including Rugby, Hockey, Ice Hockey and most recently with Reading FC and Derby County FC.

After completing his Sport Rehabilitation degree in 2003 he went on to develop a specialism in soft tissue and performance therapy. He enjoys the challenge of working with a range of people from elite athletes through to individuals living with pain and chronic health conditions. As a Regional Director of the SMA he is committed to improving the quality of Soft Tissue Therapy provision in the UK.

Tristan Baker | Head of Performance at GoPerform

Tristan Baker

Head of Performance

Tristan heads up our athletic performance department, he is a Loughborough University sports science graduate with an MSc in Strength and Conditioning from St Mary's University. 

Tristan has coached national and international athletes competing in Football, Formula 1, Athletics and Lacrosse as well as amateurs and professionals in Mixed Martial Arts, Rugby and Tennis. He is an accredited member of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Petra Minott | Sports Massage at GoPerform

Petra Minott

Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist

Petra is a graduate of the Oxford School of Sports Massage (BTEC 5) and is a member of the SMA and ISRM. She has extensive experience working with the sporting population particularly with distance and endurance athletes. She specialises in pregnancy and post natal massage and also works remedially with those suffering with chronic health conditions. 

Ed Clark

Ed Clark

Nutrition

Ed is our Performance Nutritionist. We first worked together at Reading FC where he joined us from Tottenham. He has also worked in athletics. He specialises in nutrition strategies for performance and recovery from injury. As well as offering 1-2-1 consultations he will work directly with our Transform and Corporate programmes. 

Following his Sports Science degree he completed an MSc and IOC Diploma in applied Sports Nutrition. He is a member of the BDA and is on the Sports and Exercise Nutrition Register

Physiotherapist

Lorna Collins

Physiotherapist

Lorna is a senior MSK Physiotherapist with over 10 years post-grad experience. She initially combined working in the NHS, with her role at the Reading FC Academy before taking up a role as Head Physiotherapist at Chelsea Ladies FC where she also oversaw the younger age groups.

She specialises in working with children and female athletes. She also teaches Pilates and was responsible during her time at Reading FC for delivering a pilates programme to the 1st Team Squad and academy programme. She is an excellent physio, a wonderful team player and is an important member of our multi-disciplinary team. 

Duncan Foster

Duncan Foster

Mindset Coaching

Duncan specialises in delivering cognitive skills and strategies that help athletes perform optimally, especially in pressure situations. This includes stress/anxiety management, confidence building and arousal control. Having worked with the team at Reading FC, Duncan has spent the past five years in America playing, coaching and studying for his MS Sports Psychology at The University of Tennessee. He has extensive experience of working with young athletes, professional athletes, weekend warriors and military personnel. He is available for individual consultations and will play an active role in our Scholar Athletes Programme. 

Duncan runs his mindset coaching and mental performance business working with individuals, teams and organisations. You can find out more information at www.dsfcoaching.com