Our Team

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Nicola Mawson

Jozef Gomez

Chris Kitson

Musculo-Skeletal Therapist & Performance Coach

 
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Nic graduated from Leeds Beckett University in 2017 where she has been treating professional and recreational athletes since 2016. In 2018 she set up Clinic Sports Therapy with the passion to deliver an honest and trustworthy service.

Over her 4 years since graduation Nic has seen a vast range different injuries from varying sports. 

She has since taken a keen interest in running where she is currently in training for a half marathon and subsequently an interest in running related injuries from those unfortunate 'Ankle Rolls' or that pesky 'Achilles Tendinopathy'. 

Nic wants to particular attract people and athletes that are passionate about not only recovering from their injury but also taking their performance up to the next level too.

She completed her Sports & Deep Tissue Massage qualification in 2013 and Acupuncture & Cupping for Sports Injuries in 2019. She can also provide injury treatments via the use of a TENS machine, Massage Gun, Strapping and Taping. Being an evidence based practitioner she will always give you the best advice, choose the best rehabilitation and treatment options for you, to take you forward and come back stronger.

Nic will always make you feel welcome and she treats every patient who comes in to Clinic Sports Therapy as a priority during your visit and when following up. She will be devoted to your return to full pain free and physical fitness. She'll always provide a warm welcome and ensure your time spent with us will be educating, rewarding and succesful.

BSc (Hons) Sports Therapist

& Running Rehabilitator

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BSc (Hons) Sports Therapist

& Strength Rehabilitator

Jozef graduated from Leeds Beckett University in 2020, achieving a 1st class honours degree in Sport and Exercise Therapy. During his degree, he gained experience in Elite and Academy level football, as well as working with a wide range of clients in an Injury clinic and terminally ill patients at Sue Ryder’s moorlands hospice. 

Following graduation, Jozef has been working in semi-professional football as Goole AFC’s Sports Therapist. After learning from head physiotherapists in elite football, Jozef has highly developed his manual therapy techniques, and is trained in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue manipulation. He always ensures that manual therapy is patient centred and guided by individuals’ preferences and pain tolerance.

Jozef has a strong interest in strength training and has consistently trained using his own powerlifting and hypertrophy-based programmes for numerous years. He holds an excellent level of knowledge regarding biomechanics and is passionate about helping people correct movement abnormalities to reduce pain and improve strength-based performance. His knowledge of resistance training ensures that exercise prescription is diverse and adaptable for individuals experience of and accessibility to resistance equipment. As well as his passion for reducing pain and improving performance, Jozef can also offer great which advice can help people improve their overall health and achieve their personal goals.

He is friendly, approachable and loves meeting new people in the clinic.

Chris is a Musculo-Skeletal Therapist and Performance Coach with over a decade of experience in the Health and Fitness industry. He started his career in the form of Personal Training and team management, before integrating Sports Massage and Remedial Exercise in to his practice around 2012.

Chris wanted to expand the depth of his clinical knowledge so gained a Masters’ degree in Osteopathy in 2017, and has since been lucky enough to have been invited to lecture at educational facilities, and professional events, as well as popping up on the odd podcast and guest spot here and there! When not in clinic or coaching, Chris is the lead tutor for Movement Therapy Education in Leeds, as well as heading the Injuries module on the Body Type Nutrition Practical Academy. 

He is dedicated to understanding each individual he works with and individualising the care to fit with their lifestyle and goals. Not only does Chris focus on rehabilitating injuries and reducing injury risk, but as a Triathlon coach he can also help you with your sport programming and strength and conditioning to improve performance. As a competitive (and very average!) Triathlete himself, he loves to discuss all things training and racing and understands what it’s like to be out there!