Sport and Exercise Physician
Simon is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician at Axis, having recently completed his fellowship training.
Since graduating from The University of Auckland in 2000, Simon has been based in various parts of NZ's North Island, most recently in Wellington, working in both Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He joined the team at Axis in 2018.
He has an interest in a variety of sports with an attitude of giving anything a go. He has been playing football (soccer) competitively at senior men’s level, highlight being involved in championship-winning Taradale AFC Premiership team in Hawkes Bay. He also has a keen interest in skiing.
His research, published in the BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine in 2020, explored the prevalence of depressive symptoms and life stresses experienced by New Zealand elite-level coaches.
Blues Development Squad Team Doctor 2019
Counties Manukau NPC Team Doctor 2018
Team Doctor NZ U20 Mens Football team for 2017 U20 FIFA World Cup Tournament
Team Doctor Central Pulse Netball team 2016-2017
Match Day Doctor Hurricanes & Wellington Lions 2016-2017
Match Day Doctor NZ Black Caps 2016-2017
Match Day Medical Co-ordinator RLWQ 2017 - Wellington