Date of birth
Phil began work with Hartlepool United in 2014 when he was appointed as the Head Academy Physiotherapist at Victoria Park.
Having gained a Degree in Physiotherapy at Manchester Metropolitan University, Phil built his experience following graduation with a spell working for the NHS.
An FMA member with a FIFA Diploma in Sports Medicine and an intermediate qualification in First Aid In Sport, Phil particularly specialises in spinal manipulations, tendinopathies and myofascial release.
A promising footballer during his younger days, he spent eight years on the books of Sunderland’s Academy before turning his attention to studying following his release.