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Jo Russell brings with her a wealth of racing experience having previously been a member of the Clive Cox racing team together with much knowledge of the area being born and bred in Malton.
Danny Hague ASCC
Danny is an accredited strength and conditioning coach (ASCC) through the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association and has obtained his postgraduate degree in Strength and Conditioning from St Maryâ€™s University, Twickenham.
Danny currently works for the Injured Jockeys Fund, situated at Jack Berry House as a strength and conditioning coach. The role includes the design and implementation of physical preparation programs to optimise jockey performance, and includes working as part of a multi-disciplinary team implementing high performance rehabilitation programs for injured jockeys and multi-sport athletes.
Danny has vast experience working as an S&C Coach with university, professional sports, Olympic and Paralympic athleteâ€™s, some of
which include Leeds Beckett rugby league, Leeds Force academy basketball, GB badminton, GB diving, GB goal-ball, Yorkshire Jets netball and professional combat athletes.
Danny has also worked as a coach educator and mentor coach with both the RFU and Strength and Conditioning Education.
Gemma Darley BSc (Hons) MCSP
Gemma is the full time physiotherapist based at Jack Berry House. Alongside this she also works as part of the Jockeysã€€Injury Management Team covering race meetings in the North of England when possible.
Gemma completed her Physiotherpy degree with first class honours in 2010. From there she worked in the NHS for two years before moving into private practice to specialise in Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy. She previously worked in a Harley Street Clinic where she worked closely withã€€leading orthopaedic consultants gaining invaluable experience in the management of acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions.
Through continued professional development Gemma has further qualifications in Clinical Pilates, Acupuncture, Sports Trauma Management and Shoulder Rehabilitation.
Gemma has also worked with BUCS Sport, Mens GB Wheelchair Basketball team and was part of the professionalã€€medical team supporting athletes at the 2015 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
With a proactive approach to her treatment and rehabilitation Gemma works closely with the broader multi-disciplinary rehab team to ensure that each individual can achieve their potential.
Sophie qualified as a physiotherapist from York St John University in 2006. She has since worked for York NHS Foundation Trust, here she gained a wide variety of experience including working on the orthopaedic trauma ward, pain clinic and primarily in MSK (musculoskeletal) outpatient clinics. She has completed additional training to teach clinical Pilates and practise acupuncture (AACP accredited).