Dave Hancock

CEO and Founder of Atherapy

Dave is our founder and CEO of Atherapy having started the company by himself with one clinic at the very first Virgin Active Health Club in 1998. His CV has taken him to be the Head Physiotherapist of Leeds United Football Club, Chelsea Football club and the Performance Director of the New York Knicks Basketball Team. Has has over 22 years of Experience as a Physio, Strength Coach and Director of Performance working at the highest level in Rugby, Football and Basketball. He is a certified Pt both in the Uk and the USA.He is a qualified Strength coach and holds 2 Masters degrees in Sports Medicine and Manipulation. Dave was the first English Physio to be recruited full time for 6 years by an NBA franchise as a Performance Director. He has also attended the 2010 Soccer World Cup and the 2012 European Finals. Working for the English Senior Men's National soccer team for 5 years. Dave has lectured all around the world, published many medical papers on ACL Rehabilitation and Sports injuries, he is also a member of the Nike Performance board (USA). Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team and you the client, having worked with some of the World’s best Athletes, Actors and Musicians from around the World. His experiences and knowledge are world renowned.

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What are you Passionate About?

I love helping people, especially those who have had a bad time with previous medical issues, the ones who are not getting any better.

Favourite Quote

'You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.'