Matt Taberner in gym

Matt Taberner graduated in 2006 from our BSc Sport and Exercise Science course. Before Matt attended the University of Northampton, he always knew that he wanted a career in professional sport, an ambition he certainly achieved. He now works at Everton FC as Head of Sport and Exercise Science, he comments:

“I am responsible for management and delivery of sports science services to the first-team squad. This includes the provision of fitness and strength and conditioning programmes, overseeing training load management including GPS monitoring and readiness to train, as well as end-stage rehabilitation.”

Matt travels the world and works alongside some of the top footballers in the Premier League. After graduating with a 1st class honours degree from the University of Northampton, Matt continued his studies and gained a Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Nutrition.

“The University of Northampton gave me the underpinning base knowledge to progress to the next level of academic study. I hope to continue to develop my knowledge base and apply my experience in elite sport.”

Follow Matt on Twitter @matttaberner and keep up to date with his latest achievements.