GoPerform

Our team

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 an 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. 

Sarah Holmes

Sarah Holmes

Physiotherapist

Sarah is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with 12 years of experience working across a diverse range of sports. 

During several years with the English Institute of Sport she worked with the GB Triathlon and Fencing teams and also worked in a multi-sports capacity with elite swimming, hockey, athletics, bobsleigh, rugby, para-triathlon, para-rowing and para-athletics. She has also worked with Reading FC, England Men's U19's and continues to work for the FA with the Girls U15-18's development groups. 

Sarah has an additional MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine and is a ACPSEM Silver Accredited Physiotherapist, she is a member of Reading Athletics Club and a good level distance runner.

Tom Williams

Tom Williams

Sports Performance Intern

Tom recently graduated with a Sport and Exercise Science degree from Exeter University. We are delighted he has agreed to return to his hometown of Reading to join our Graduate Internship Programme. We are excited by what he will add to the GoPerform team. 

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 an important member of our multi-disciplinary team. 

Ronan O'Sullivan

Ronan O'Sullivan

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Ronan O'Sullivan is a sports rehabilitation graduate from IT Carlow, Ireland with an additional MSc in High Performance Sports (strength and conditioning) from UCAM Spain. Ronan has coached at NCAA D1, professional, semi-pro and amateur level athletes in rugby, football, baseball, gaelic football, hurling and golf in Ireland, Spain, USA and the UK. 

He is an NSCA certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is passionate about coaching individuals to achieve their goal whatever their starting point. 

Alan Hazlett

Alan Hazlett

Physiotherapist

Alan is an experienced Sports Physiotherapist with an additional MSc in Sports Injury Rehabilitation. His early career was in professional football before moving into various sports fields. Over the past few years Alan has worked with the English Institute of Sport and British Athletics which has seen him travel the world to competitions and training camps for GB elite sprint, hurdles and middle distance runners. 

Most recently he has worked with GB Hockey and the Intensive Rehabilitation Unit at Bisham Abbey. Alongside his Physiotherapy qualifications Alan is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and has a practical approach to injury management and health. 

Alan will be continuing his work in elite sport alongside his role at GoPerform. 

Cameron Ralph

Cameron Ralph

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Cameron is a Strength & Conditioning Science Graduate with an upper second class honours degree from St Mary's University. During his time at University he competed as a weight lifter and now enjoys working with individuals ranging from runners to strength athletes. His primary focus is to help them move well and get stronger. Cameron coaches on our Performance Programmes and is also available for 1-1 coaching. 


Lyndsay Fitzgerald

Lyndsay Fitzgerald

Physiotherapist

Lyndsay is a highly skilled musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who qualified from Cardiff University in 2005. She gained extensive experience working in the NHS in South Wales specialising in MSK outpatients before moving to the Police Rehabilitation centre in Oxfordshire. In 2014 Lyndsay completed an MSc in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy and gained accreditation to the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. 

She has a special interest in running injuries and cycling, having previously competed at an international level as a hurdler she now enjoys competing as a competitive cyclist for the Jam Cycling Racing Team. 

Karl Halabi

Karl Halabi

Physical Performance Consultant

Karl has  20+ years experience working with athletes to optimise and develop athletic performance. He has worked at Chelsea FC, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford FC, Fulham FC, Reading FC, Swansea AFC and Derby County.  Karl has also worked with the English F.A. in addition to the Senior Republic of Ireland Team.

He has held various positions from 1st Team fitness coach to Assistant Manager under a variety of managers including Jose Mourinho, Phil Scolari, Chris Coleman, Avram Grant, Brian McDermott, Paul Clement and Brendan Rodgers.  Karl is an expert at getting the best out of teams and individuals and is available to work with companies, sports teams and individuals to help optimise their performance and health.  

Karl has a BSc in Sports Science and an MSc in Exercise Physiology. Karl is also UEFA certified, is a National Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Functional Movement Systems (FMS) certified. We are delighted to have him join the GoPerform team. 



Louise Gubb

Louise Gubb

Performance Nutritionist

Louise is an experienced Performance Nutritionist and Dietician with 18 years of combined experience working in the NHS, with the GB rowing team, Royal Ballet School, England Hockey and as part of the Intensive Rehabilitation Unit at Bisham Abbey (for Olympic Athletes). She holds a Masters degree in Applied Sports Nutrition, a postgraduate diploma in Dietics and a BSc (Hons) Nutrition, Health and Exercise Science. 

Previous work as a clinical dietician in the NHS included taking a leading role in the delivery and development of the Paediatric Nutrition Service. Louise is also a Team GB Age Group Triathlete who competes over a range of distances at national and international championships, this gives her incredible insight into the needs and demands of high performance sport particularly for those involved in endurance sports. 

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