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Roger Gooch

Roger has been a clinical sports therapist for more than 20 years after graduating from the NZ College of Massage with Diplomas in Therapeutic Massage and Body Therapies in 1996. Roger was head of the sports department at the NZ College of Massage from 2002 - 2006 and helped create its Therapeutic Massage and Clinical Sports Therapy Diploma. He has been a NZ Academy of Sports accredited sports massage therapist since 1999 and is Massage Director of NZ Ironman. Roger attended both the 2004 Athens Olympics and the 2000 Sydney Paralympics as a member of New Zealand's medical team. He has worked with several high-profile sports teams and individual athletes including the Auckland Blues, Ironwoman Joanna Lawn and Olympic silver medalist kayaker Ben Fouhy.

Roger combines musculoskeletal assessment with hands-on soft tissue therapy to address pain and enhance performance. He uses progressive corrective exercises to encourage client self responsibility. Roger is passionate about providing his clients with the best possible care.