ILM level 5 professional coach and mentor, qualified Staff Nurse and Health Visitor with 25 years NHS experience.
I help trail runners with health issues and injuries turn pain into power and achieve more miles.
I am a unique trail running health coach that can help people of all levels, from beginners to experienced long-distance ultra runners. I specialize in working with runners with health issues and injuries. I use a solution-focused style of coaching drawing upon my extensive experience in both running and life coaching, I will guide you to identify the obstacles that are preventing you from achieving the success you desire.
Over the years I have helped people just like you achieve incredible transformations leading to specializing in coaching Trail Runners. I am an expert in coaching those with injuries and health issues. I have 25 years of experience working in the NHS as a nurse & specialist community public health nurse. I offer a unique approach to running coaching, my approach is very different to other running coaches going beyond nutrition and training plans. This solution-focused coaching will help you unlock your potential and achieve success without taking over your life.
I have discovered a demand for this unique and innovative style of coaching in the world of running, during my 10 year running journey I have used this approach and it has helps lots of runners to enjoy running, achieve more and improve their health and wellbeing.
I have suffered with chronic pain for 15 years and despite this achieved 100 mile plus mile ultra marathons including 3rd place female at Endure 24 in July 2022. I coach runners with health issues and injuries as it is my passion to ensure I can help as many people as possible. My background in nursing and health visiting along with my coaching training ILM Level 5 professional coaching and mentoring / accredited Think On Master Coach and coaching certification with The Coaching Masters has allowed me to create a unique style of coaching compared to the traditional running coaching.
I don’t create training plans or give advice, I am not a personal trainer or traditional running coach. I use solution focused coaching, motivational coaching along with exploring possibilities allowing you to achieve more than you realize is possible. I am confident that if I can help you achieve big running goals, if I can do it I know you can do it too.
Qualified Nurse April 2004
Qualified specialist Public Health Nurse September 2009
Qualified Master coach Think On Accreditation April 2019
ILM level 5 professional coaching and mentoring September 2023
12 week programme including 2.5 hour deep dive breakthrough session followed by 1 hour weekly sessions, unlimited telephone and email support between sessions £1000.00/
Group coaching 4 week programme (4 people) 1 hour per week £200
Face to face and online via zoom or google meets.
I can meet up and run / hike with you on request.
As a former military man and having ran my own way for years I thought I knew it all, I was wrong.
Jo helped me break down the mental side of ultra running and look at it from a different perspective. This helped me return to the Lakes and complete a race I had previously failed.