Business Owners & Sports Therapist
From 2013 Airlie attended Abertay university studying Sport and Exercise science as well as playing in the university Netball team and carrying out additional courses such as sports massage and studied in Spain. After finishing her degree Airlie started working with Dundee Stars, the local Ice Hockey team who compete nationally. Her role within the team is to provide sports therapy treatments and rehabilitation sessions for injured athletes. On top of this from December 2017 Airlie opened her own Sports injury clinic within Abertay for those in need of treatments. Since the opening of the clinic Airlie has had involvement with the university sports teams as well as students on the elite athlete programme. As a success in opening her first clinic Airlie has now expanded in Dundee opening a second clinic which is now in use.
Recently finished her studies of MSc Sport Management at Stirling University, Sandy is the Business manager for AB Sports Performance, running the marketing and business relations for the clinic. Sandy has an avid interest in sports performance as she was a competitive swimmer as a teenager and now competes with Dundee Wanderers hockey team. The website is currently ran by Sandy and is kept up to date with new and exciting prospects of the business. If anyone has any business related enquiries then please do not hesitate to get in touch via the contact option at the bottom of the page.
Megan finished studying Abertay University studying Sport and Exercise Science. Megan was the captain of the 2s for the University Netball team and participated competitively in the University Women's Hockey team. After completing a Sport Massage course back in 2017, Megan shadowed and gained some practice from Airlie in her 3rd year. Megan joined the Dundee Comets in a voluntary role as part of her work placement in her final year and had continued for the rest of the Comets season.
Two years ago, Julia moved to Scotland from Germany to study Sport and Exercise Science at Abertay University. After playing football in her home country her whole life, she is now part of the University’s football team. She also does CrossFit at FFD. Besides her university course, Julia carried out a sports massage course and started working alongside Airlie as form of her placement.
Abbie is an aspiring football referee who officiates in the semi professional men’s leagues alongside the top women league in Scotland. She has been lucky enough to have travelled with her refereeing and hopes to continue this in the coming years. Abbie completed her third year placement with AB Sport Performance and was further inspired by Airlie’s work and the influence sports massage has on the rehabilitation of injuries and an athletes overall sporting performance.
With aspirations of becoming a P.E teacher, Grace moved to Dundee in 2017. However, during Graces 3rd year placement with AB sports performance, she became inspired by injury rehabilitation and so went on to work closely with the Rugby Men’s 1st team at Abertay. Grace designed neuromuscular and strength training programmes to be able to strengthen the injury sites of the rugby players, as well as attending their games on Wednesdays to provide pitch side first aid and taping. Grace continues to work closely with the Rugby Team as well as trying to play hockey as Vice Captain for the Women’s 2’s team at Abertay.
Nick started studying Sports Massage to better understand and mitigate the effects of CrossFit on the body. He graduated from the London School of Sports Massage in 2013 and opened a Sports Massage Clinic in Zurich, Switzerland. His clinic focused on the growing Zurich area CrossFit community, as well as supporting local endurance athletes and triathletes. In 2016 he incorporated the clinic into his CrossFit Box, where he successfully combined coaching functional movement with sports massage and injury rehabilitation, with notable success in lower back conditions.
Matthew moved to Dundee in 2015 to study sport and exercise science at Abertay University. His love of sport began at an early age when he started playing rugby at his local club and has since played for a number of teams around Edinburgh and the university team. Through playing rugby Matthew picked up a number of injuries which kicked off his interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation. This interest grew further when he carried out a work placement at AB Sports Performance in his final year at university as well as completing modules in biomechanics and injury prevention and strength and conditioning. After graduating with an upper second class degree in the summer of 2019 Matthew then completed his sports massage level 3 qualification and has aspirations of becoming a physiotherapist in the near future.