Corona-virus and training
at Sports Therapy UK

18th July 2020.

Following the recent relaxation of restrictions allowing sports massage and sports therapy services to resume we are delighted to report that similarly, the practical training linked to many of our courses has also successfully restarted.

All students attending practical training with us in the future will be required to conform with our Working Practise Covid-19 Policy which has been implemented utilising all practicable steps to safeguard the well-being of all our students and staff, as well as preventing the spread of the virus. This Policy and Self-Declaration form will be made available to students shortly before attending our practical training.

If you would like to view the steps we are taking to safeguard all those who visit our training centre, please see our Sports Therapy UK Covid-19 Safeguarding Policy by following the link at the foot of this page.

We are in close contact with our awarding body Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) and will continue to conform with their current educational criteria ensuring our students will be eligible for their chosen award upon successfully completing our course.

We remain fully committed to ensuring you have an enjoyable and rewarding learning experience fully supported by our tutors and all staff at Sports Therapy UK and we are look forward to welcoming you to our training centre.

View our Working Policy Document

Meet Our Staff



Samantha Barry-Wilson


Samantha is a Sports Therapist and Academic Subject Lead in Higher Education. She works in private practice and regularly travels with the British Triathlon Team.


Samantha has been teaching in Higher Education for the last  11 years specialising in Sports Injury Rehabilitation and Research Methods. She now leads an Applied Sport & Exercise Sciences department at University of Gloucestershire. She has previously worked for several Sports Injury clinics and has experience with Rugby and the multi disciplines of Triathlon (Swimming, Running, Cycling). Since 2006 Samantha has travelled yearly with the GB (Age group) Triathlon and Duathlon teams to European and World championships across the globe.


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