Offering a fresh approach to coaching and teaching football

Paul Winsper

Fitness and Conditioning Consultant and Trainer

Paul Winsper graduated with BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science in 1996. He was Head of Strength, Conditioning and Sport Science at Newcastle United Football Club between 1997-2006, covering 10 seasons. During this time he was part of several Champions league, UEFA Cup and top 5 finishes. Prior to that he worked with Durham County Cricket Club supporting their first team and academy.  

In November 2006 Paul left NUFC to pursue a range of consultancy work. Projects include: setting up 20 UK functional conditioning centres; design of functional and personal strength and conditioning equipment; online conditioning services; and applied consultancy for among others, England Football and professional cricket clubs.

In 2008 he moved to Canada as the conditioning coach at Toronto FC and in 2010 joined NIKE to head their SPARQ Fitness Programme.