Simeon graduated in 1993 and has worked since then in private practice. He has worked with rugby squads from club to international level and cricket teams from club to county level. He has worked as the Osteopath at European PGA Golf tournaments and was Clinical Lead Osteopath for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He has lectured to undergraduates in Osteopathic Sports Care and Pitchside Trauma, most recently at the Royal Society of Medicine explaining and detailing Osteopaths' role at the 2012 Games. Within sports teams he has worked with international rugby players and Olympic and Paralympic athletes and applied Osteopathic treatments and principles accordingly. Simeon recieved an OSCA Fellowship in July 2013 for his dedication and committmemnt as well as his contribution to osteopathy in the sporting arena.
Manoj Mehta | Finance Officer
Following graduation from BCNO (BCOM) with a D.O and N.D. Manoj entered private Osteopathic practice with special interest in osteopathic care of sports injuries and clinical application of osteopathic techniques. He was team osteopath to Old Albanions Rugby football club, Hertfordshire County Rugby Club, and Sprinter’s squad at Haringey Athletics Club. Manoj is currently a Council member for Osteopathic Sports Care Association UK and was one of the Osteopaths appointed to be part of host nation medical team during the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Games. Manoj started his teaching career at BCOM in 1985 and progressed from the role of assistant osteopathic technique and clinic tutor to the current position of Head of Osteopathy. He has played a major role in the development, management and provision of both undergraduate and post-graduate osteopathic education at BCOM for the past 27 years.
Rosy Hyman | Vice Chairman & Head of Mentorship Programme
Rosy graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004 and completed an MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine at Nottingham University in 2010. Alongside working in private practice, she lectures the Sports & Exercise Rehabilitation Module at the London School of Osteopathy and works as a supervisor in the student clinic. She is passionate about enabling students to develop individualised exercises for their patients to complement their Osteopathic treatment. She was privileged to be selected as part of the core medical team at the Sailing Village at the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympics Games in the Sailing Village and as part of the Field of Play team at Rugby Sevens at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
David Inman | Development Officer
David is currently the Development Officer for the Osteopathic Sports Care Association, a post he has held since 2010. He has recently been involved with the implementation of the OSCA Fellows awards and the collaboration with the English Institute of Sport (EIS). He is a keen sportsman and enjoys a wide range of sports and in particular karate where he has been awarded the grade of 7th Dan black belt and has previously represented Great Britain at international level. He is currently the Sports Injury Specialist for the British Karate Federation and has worked with the English Karate Federation and many international events. His other passion is football, having played for Andover and Farnham Town Football Clubs. In 2011 he was selected to work at both the Olympic & Paralympic Games located in the Olympic Sailing Village in Weymouth.
Matt Wallden | Committee
Matt qualified from BCOM in 1997 and went on to complete a Master's in 2000. Both Matt's BSc (Hons) and MSc theses were sports-focused with an aim of working in professional sports. Matt served on the Faculty at BCOM & BSO and has guest-lectured at other Osteopathic Colleges at under-grad and post-grad levels. In 2001, Matt embarked on the certification program with the C.H.E.K. Institute and was fully qualified and teaching as a member of C.H.E.K. Faculty by 2006. It was this training that led to Matt becoming a sought after presenter, writer and clinician; working with many individuals and teams in elite sports. Since 2007, alongside his clinical work, Matt has been instrumental in bringing the Vibram Fivefingers footwear to the UK; leading a paradigm shift in understanding regarding footwear design. Matt edits the Rehabilitation section of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies and he has since presented his work at various conferences, including the World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain.
David Vaux | Committee
David has been a regular contributor to his local community press and sports medicine press on physical performance, health and sport. He has an MSc in Applied Human Science from St Marys University College Twickenham. He has worked with professional and amateur teams or individuals from sport, dance, music and acting. His work has included membership of multidisciplinary sports medical teams of major world and European events. David has also successfully undertaken route and branch assessments of sports team physical performance and injury prevention at a domestic and international level. His areas of interests include Prehab strategies to improve sporting performance and individual player robustness.
Steven Fullager | Committee
Steven Fullagar BSc, (Hons) Ost Med, DO, ND, BSc (Hons), PG Dip, read Biochemistry and Physiology at the University of Reading before attending the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) for four years full-time study in Osteopathic Medicine. Steven holds a Postgraduate diploma in Osteopathic Sports Care from Leeds Metropolitan University where his sub-specialism was cryotherapy for acute soft tissue injury. Throughout the year, Steven can be found at Amersham & Chiltern Rugby Football Club, providing the acute sports injury clinic where for ten years he has led a team of dedicated, pitch-side first-aiders, osteopaths, chiropractors and physiotherapists. Steven is a senior lecturer and clinic tutor at BCOM where he shares his skills with students and their patients in the clinical setting and teaches Osteopathic Technique. Steven is the founder and director of Healthy Balance, with practices in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire and Harley Street, London.