About Ryan

   About Ryan

Ryan has Over 25 years of experience working within the sports and fitness industry. He has coached at both professional and amateur levels and worked as a strength conditioning coach with some of the countries top premier league clubs and players.

Ryan played professional Rugby League with Huddersfield Giants before a serious knee injury resulting in a full reconstruction preventing him from returning to the sport. At the same time, he was completing his final year degree studying Sport at the University of Leeds.

After his rehabilitation, Ryan began working as a Personal Trainer and after a couple of years this developed into working as a sports fitness consultant, spending over five seasons with some of the country’s leading professional football clubs. He was responsible for the day to day implementation of fitness and strength conditioning through pre-season and maintenance and rehabilitation throughout the season.

Ryan then began running a number of fitness clubs and during his time there he studied his PGCE, teaching qualification and with his football contacts began teaching young apprentice professionals A level Physical Education as part of their ongoing contract with the football club.

With Ryan’s contacts in Rugby League he returned to his hometown club and began managing the community development of Rugby League within Huddersfield. It was a very rewarding role and which lead to a number of coaching opportunities within the clubs player development pathway and within the RFL national youth player pathway working with some of the country’s leading regional and national talent. Within this time, Ryan was part of the coaching team to take the Huddersfield Giants Academy team on a tour of Australia, playing some of their country’s leading RL teams, including Manly and West Tigers.

This role continued to develop leading and developing an education department within the Huddersfield Giants and Huddersfield Town Community Foundation. From this experience, Ryan then moved onto a teaching full time within further education, teaching A level Physical Education and BTEC Sport Science and has been doing this for the past 10 years.

Ryan continued to develop his skills within Sport achieving Level 4 Sports Massage  whilst he and his wife Samantha decided to set up a business, encompassing their individual skills set. Ryan, Sports Massage Rehabilitation and Personal Training and Samantha, a trained nurse, developed her skills in Aesthetics and Skin Care, forming McNeely Skin & Body.

Ryan has used his academic knowledge and professional sport experience and teaching expertise to create a productive and supportive rehabilitation environment, created to fill a clear gap in the industry to provide a professional, holistic approach to meet our clients injury rehabilitation and training needs. McNeely Skin & Body.

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What our clients say...

McNeely Skin and Body- Sports Massage and Therapy ★★★★★
  • Emma.m ★★★★★
    I’ve been going for therapy from Ryan for a while now I suffer with osteoarthritis down my spine knees shoulder and arthritis in my feet.. also anxiety. Ryan on the first consultation sat on the floor and showed me all the demonstrations, and how to sit and just breathe it seems so simple but actually calming breathing... as for treatment he’s been absolutely fantastic I wasn’t living a good quality of life before I met Ryan. The pain was just taking over my life, to the point I barely left the house.. this man has single Handley reduced my pain the massage and cupping has helped enormously my pain is reduced by 80 % with every 2 weekly appointments with him.. Ryan thank you so much for everything. Kindest regards Emma
    06/10/22 — 4 months ago
  • Sarah Booth ★★★★★
    Before visiting Ryan at McNeely Skin and Body I suffered with lower back and shoulder pain. After a couple of session I could feel a real difference, by combining massage with body positioning and using Ryan's exercises for posture I am now pain free and have more movement in all those areas. Due to the nature of my job I now visit on a monthly basis for regular maintenance. Ryan is very knowledgeable, the sessions are very relaxed and I always feel amazing afterwards. Highly recommended 🌟
    13/01/23 — 3 weeks ago
  • Lee Wrigglesworth ★★★★★
    Ryan is fantastic! Knowledgeable and friendly, with a real passion for helping people. I initially made an appointment due to reoccurring lower back pain - Ryan was able to not only relieve the pain, but also advise on movements and exercises to prevent it coming back in the future. I have also been to Ryan with sports injuries, including pulled muscles, knee/ankle pains, and muscle soreness. He is always able to provide some relief and recovery assistance, would definitely recommend!!
    15/08/22 — 5 months ago
  • Nick Hurrell ★★★★★
    Ryan has been a great help. From our initial consultation to follow up sessions he has offered advise and remedies and fantastic massage for issues with back, neck and knee injuries. Ryan continues to provide excellent treatments that help me feel relexed, energised and motivated to maintain fitness and continue to play competitive sport.
    18/12/22 — a month ago
  • Sharon Rachel ★★★★★
    Ryan is very knowledgeable and insightful with a calm demeanour. He fixes my shoulders and back right up even if I'm stiff from a strenuous workout or sleeping wrong. He is easy to be around and accommodates if I have to move my times around a little. I feel very comfortable with him and I highly recommend. My back has certainly improved since going to him.
    13/10/22 — 3 months ago

What next?

If you have any questions about your treatment or would like to book a consultation at our Sports Massage Clinic in Huddersfield please use our online booking system or get in touch with Ryan on 07828883097 or email Ryan@mcneelyskinandbody.co.uk