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Our Instructors

Get to know the experts that drive the RockTape education programs
Daniel Lawrence

Daniel Lawrence

RockTape UK Education Director

Daniel gained his BSc in Physiotherapy from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2006 and subsequently went on to gain a post graduate diploma in orthopedic medicine from Middlesex University and a  PGCE from the University of Plymouth. He has lectured at Truro College since 2006 and joined RockTape as their Education Director in 2012 where he has organised over 100 taping seminars and developed their education programme.

Angus Wood

Angus Wood

RockTape Instructor

Angus graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a BSc Hons. in Osteopathy. Prior to qualifying his background and qualifications were in Sports Therapy and he worked as a Personal Trainer whilst living in Oxfordshire. Angus now works within clinics across Cheshire treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders.

He is a qualified ski instructor and has taught skiing throughout Europe for over 15 years. In addition to snow sports he is also interested in running and triathlon events and the associated injuries.

Susannah Money-Schenk

Susannah Money-Schenk

RockTape Instructor

Susannah is a human and equine osteopath. She graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2009 and went on to study at the Osteopathic Centre for Animals in Wantage. She has also completed her fitness instructor level 2 and her CrossFit Level 1 coaching certificate.
After working in a multidisciplinary practice for six years she has her own practice at CrossFit Iceni in Colchester where she also coaches on a regular basis.

Susannah started working with Rocktape in 2011 after completing her FMT 1 and 2.
Her animal business – SJMS Animal Osteopathy – is based in Essex and Suffolk where she lives but she regularly travels with clients to events across the country. Her equine clients range from Wally the miniature Shetland, to top end eventers.
She has two horses of her own – Ted, an ex racehorse with Equine Motor Neurone Disease who she hacks for pleasure and keeps ticking along, and Molly, a 7 month old foal!

When she’s not working or riding she’s training or visiting her military husband in Swindon with her beloved dogs that tend to go with her everywhere.

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Paul Coker MSc MCSP

Paul Coker MSc MCSP

RockTape UK Medical Director

Paul is RockTape’s Medical Director and European FMT Instructor Trainer. He also runs a private Physio and run coaching clinic in Cornwall. When not at work he spends most of his time relaxing with his family, chasing waves to feed his surfing habit or running the coastal paths. Paul qualified as a physiotherapist in 2001 from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. He then worked for the NHS in a variety of settings, gaining a broad base of experience in all aspects of physiotherapy, before specialising in treating musculoskeletal conditions. In 2006 he completed a Master’s degree in Manual Therapy from UWA in Western Australia, where he graduated with a high distinction. Paul has worked in private practice both in the UK and New Zealand, his special interests include; management of running and sports injuries, manual therapy and manipulation, soft tissue release techniques movement as medicine. www.movecornwallphysio.co.uk

Andrew Caldwell BSc (Hons) MCSP

Andrew Caldwell BSc (Hons) MCSP

RockTape Instructor

Andrew graduated as a chartered physiotherapist in 1997 and has received extended scope post graduate training to MSc Level. He is an experienced ROCKTAPE Tutor and also an accredited: Kinetic Control Movement Therapist, AACP Acupuncturist/Electroacupuncturist, Golf Athlete Practitioner (Level 2), Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (Media Consultant: Sport) and HPC (Health Professional Council). Andrew was formerly Head Physiotherapist at Hearts FC, Edinburgh and has provided sports physiotherapy services to the FA, LTA, UK Athletics, Loughborough University and The Royal and Ancient Golf Scholarship Scheme. Andrew practices specialist physiotherapy, sports injury treatment and rehabilitation in his private clinics in the Midlands. www.active-therapy.com

Nic Perrem MSc BSc

Nic Perrem MSc BSc

RockTape Instructor

Nic Perrem MSc BSc is a Graduate Sports Therapist and Lecturer at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. Nic completed his MSc in Sports Injury Management and is now completing his PhD examining predictors of post-traumatic knee osteoarthritis in young active adults.

Nic holds full membership of the Society of Sports Therapists and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASeM) alongside professional membership of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).

Dr Robert Crowley BSc DC

Dr Robert Crowley BSc DC

RockTape Instructor

Originally from Chicago in the US, Robert has been in practice as a chiropractor for over 10 years. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Illinois in Chicago and went on to The National University of Health Sciences in America to complete his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree. Robert practised in America for over 5 years, and has experience working in a multi-disciplinary setting alongside Physical Therapists and Medical Doctors. He has been practising in the UK for the past 6 years and he is registered with the General Chiropractic Council, is a member of the British Chiropractic Association and European Chiropractic Union, he currently works in private practice in Norwich. Robert is involved in Crossfit in his spare time both assisting Crossfit athletes and competing himself.

Gemma Griffies

Gemma Griffies

RockTape instructor

Gemma qualified as a Physiotherapist (BSC Hons) from the University of Bradford in 2003. She began her career in the NHS at East Sussex NHS Trust and later Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals. Alongside this, she worked pitch side for rugby teams holding weekly clinics and also had the pleasure of treating athletes at Club La Santa, a sports resort in the Canary Islands during a summer season.

Gemma is a qualified Pilates instructor and is trained to use the reformer and Pilates chair. She enjoys 1:1 sessions and taking classes where she can tailor the session to suit each individual using various pieces of equipment to achieve better results and make each class new and exciting.

Mike Grice

Mike Grice

RockTape instructor

Mike is a Registered Osteopath with over 20 years experience in the Health and Fitness Industry.

Mike started his own training company in 2003 specialising in Health, Fitness and manual therapy training (Movement Therapy Education) and also lecture’s on the FdSc and BSc Sports Therapy programmes at University College Birmingham and throughout the world in Anatomy and Intrinsic Biomechanics Coaching.

Mike is a lead tutor/instructor for Elite Therapy Education, Biomechanics Education, Oxford School of Sports Massage (OSSM), RockTape/RockBlade and NAQI and regularly teaches courses for Premier League and Championship football clubs.

Mike has held consultancy roles with Boots, Pera Products and Startrite through the consultancy firm Brytespark as well as Convatec where he played a key role in the research and development of new products and education systems.

Mike regularly presents at conferences including Therapy Expo, FitPro, International Fitness Showcase, Good Health Show and the IOC world conference for Injury Prevention in Monaco.

Mike run’s four clinics (Movement Therapy Clinics) in Birmingham where his team put all that Movement Therapy Education teach in to practice.

Mel Benyon

Mel Benyon

RockTape Instructor

Mel qualified as a physiotherapist at the University of East London in 1994. Mel has worked with patients with a variety of neurological conditions before specialising in spinal cord injuries. She worked for 16 years at The Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre in Salisbury, the regional specialist unit for patients with spinal cord injuries, where for the last 4 years she shared the post of clinical lead and Superintendent Physiotherapist. Mel joined the Neurological Physiotherapy Practice team in January 2014 where she treats patients with neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. Mel started using therapeutic taping in the late 1990’s and with the introduction of kinesiology taping techniques is increasingly using therapeutic taping to augment treatments for patients with both musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Mel works with Becky Duncan to provide the Cornwall and Plymouth FES Outreach service and has a special interest in the use of acupuncture for the treatment of pain and conditions associated with neurological damage.

Paul Gray MCSP

Paul Gray MCSP

RockTape Instructor

Paul studied Physiotherapy at Robert Gordon College in Aberdeen and graduated in 2002. Since then he has gained a wide and in depth experience of musculoskeletal conditions. A well-qualified Physiotherapist with a broad range of clinical skills Paul specialises in hydrotherapy and works in private practice in Aberdeen. Paul has passed the membership exam for the Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine and is also an Acupuncture and Pilates practitioner.   Paul takes care of Scotland for RockTape and is based in Inverurie in Aberdeenshire.

Wendy Davies

Wendy Davies

RockTape Instructor

Wendy trained as a Physiotherapist at Sheffield Hallam University and has over 28 years’ experience in clinical practice, with an emphasis on rehabilitation post injury to prevent frequent recurrence.
Post qualification she spent five years working at Charing Cross Hospital, London, where she initially became involved in working with Elite sport. She has spent 20+ years working with GB Rowing whilst leading the physiotherapy service for GB Judo. Wendy has worked as a physio at five Olympic Games and three Commonwealth Games, culminating in being the Chief Physiotherapist for the holding camp in Cyprus, prior to Athens 2004.
She continues to specialise in the treatment and prevention of rowing injuries, covering for Leander Rowing Club, where she was the Physiotherapist for four years.

Wendy’s career has been varied, having worked for Marks and Spencer Plc, as deputy physiotherapist, The Allen McGavin Sports Injury Clinic in Vancouver Canada, The London Sports Medicine Institute, Physiotherapy Manager at Parkside Wimbledon, as well as running her own clinic in Caversham. She is a member of the Association of Physiotherapists in Acupuncture, and is a trained Pilate’s instructor.
Wendy is a keen distance runner, having completed several marathons so can empathise with the frustrated runner!