Leslie Smith


Leslie graduated from The University of Hertfordshire with a first-class BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy degree in 2019. He was awarded a Gold-level Go Herts Award upon completion of his degree, for outstanding voluntary contribution to university sport, research and co-curricular activities. Having completed his studies, he is currently in the process of publishing his dissertation project centred on shoulder rehabilitation. 


He has developed a variety of skills throughout his early career, having previously worked within the F.A.S.T. team as a placement student throughout the 2017/2018 academic year. In addition to his experience within a clinical setting, he has worked in a variety of sports, such as football, athletics, cross country and hockey. Leslie has also provided soft tissue work at a multitude of sports events, including the London Marathon, Cambridge Half-Marathon, Brentwood Half-Marathon and Nuclear races. He additionally spent four years volunteering as a swimming instructor at a local swimming club for the disabled. 


Leslie is a football and athletics enthusiast. Between 2013-15, he completed six Dirty Dozen obstacle course races, including an 18km run with over 25 military style obstacles. His current sporting interests lie within strength and conditioning and cross country running.