Sportesse PT Staff
Dave is an accomplished Strength & Conditioning coach with many years’ experience working with athletes and games players from across a variety of sports.
He has held the position of:
Head of Strength & Conditioning to:
Plymouth Albion RFC 1999 - 2001
Harlequins FC 2001 – 2006
Bristol Rugby RFC 2006 – 2009
Performance Director Perform Centre Ltd **2009 – 2013
(**Within this period he was responsible for the Strength & Conditioning to:)
Bury FC 2009 – 2011
Preston North End 2012 – 2012
Performance ManagerSportesse PT Ltd**2013 – Present
(**Within this period he was Strength & Conditioning Consultant to:)
Leigh Centurions RLFC2014 - 2016
Dave is a Level 3 British Weightlifting Coach and has developed many successful lifters over the years.
2 of Dave’s sons are professional Rugby Union players.
Whether it is a sport you are looking to develop your physical performance in, or you are just looking to improve your health and wellbeing Dave has the knowledge and experience to assist anyone.
Barry is a fully qualified Personal trainer who has been working in the sport and fitness industry for 10 years.
Barry gained a BA Hons in Physical Education from Leeds Metropolitan University and from there went on to gain a level 3 qualification in personal training.
On a sporting level Barry has played cricket at county level as a junior, and has played rugby union at club 1st xv and rugby league at university level.
Before working for Dave Bell, Barry worked as a personal trainer for total fitness and FX leisure.
Barry has gained invaluable experience working alongside Dave and has assisted in the training of Preston North End and Leigh Rugby League as well as professional boxers and mma fighters.
As a personal trainer Barry has worked with a wide range of clients, from a professional level to the complete novice. Whatever your goal or aspiration, Barry can help you get there.
Barry is a qualified spinning instructor, able to give clients nutritional advice and is certified in first aid at work.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
State Registered Physiotherapist
Emma is a highly experienced, state registered chartered physiotherapist. She has spent the last 11 years working in professional sport and 5 years increasing her private practice experience.
She has mainly been responsible for the treatment of Wigan Warriors Rugby League team, but also headed the medical team at Orrell Rugby Union during their professional years.
She has been consulted by a number of elite athletes in other sporting fields who have benefited from her specialist expertise. However, she has enjoyed developing a role in applying her knowledge of treating elite personnel to the general public and her skill can be of benefit to all.
Emma is uniquely placed to provide our clients with a bespoke service to support them in achieving their goals – from initial assessment and on-going maintenance to rehabilitation and treatment of injuries and pain.
Whatever the problem Emma will endeavour to diagnose the condition and underlying cause then provide a top class service to help you return to pain free living and optimal performance.