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Clients & Testimonials

Tim Barry has over 22 years’ experience of leading, managing, strategy building and planning in Sport & Medical Science within Higher Education.


His work has included national roles with the Chartered Institute of Management, Sport and Physical Activity and as a member of the British Association of Sport & Exercises Sciences Head of Departments forum.


Tim is a current member of the Advisory Board for ‘Active Cumbria

and set up and developed the Sport Development Unit for the

University of Cumbria.


He currently holds consultancy roles for Sportlight Technology Ltd.,

a premiership football club and a professional golfer. Tim has many former graduates now plying their trade in professional sport with six currently working in football in the Premier League.

“As Head of Regulation & Standards at CIMSPA I’ve been working with Tim for just over two years, he has been a pleasure to work with not just being very amenable but also driving our work forward on behalf of the Sport and Physical Activity sector. Thinking not only what would work for his organisation but what will be for the greater good, with a people first focused Tim’s passion and drive has enabled us to make a real difference to the sector.”

"I have worked with Tim for the last four years and he has provided me with excellent support regarding my fitness, nutrition, and training. He has the ability to simplify the information related to

sport science and adapt

it to my needs as a

professional golfer".

Jack Senior 

English professional golfer

Challenge Tour 

"I've known Tim professionally for over 20 years and have been especially impressed by his diligence, thoughtfulness, and consideration for other people.

He is an inspirational teacher and coach educator, with substantial senior management experience.

During his time in the University

sector, he has made significant contributions to strategic 

development, planning and innovations, notably in the sport and exercise science sector.

More recently, he's engaged in 

cutting edge physiological and 

technological research with a

specialist focus on cricket and football, where he has strong

links with professional clubs

and associations." 

Dr David Houlston, FA - Coach Education in Sport Psychology

"I have worked with Tim for many years now. Latterly he has been a Member on the Active Cumbria Advisory Board. In this role, he has brought a huge degree of strategic planning, business development & growth experience to the group, which has made a significant & positive impact on our work befitting communities across Cumbria. With over 20 years of lecturing in sport & exercise science, Tim has a wealth of knowledge about the sector. He is very professional, motivated and has a great passion for sport & physical activity which always makes him a pleasure to work with and be part of the team".

Bruce Lawson

Active Cumbria Senior Manager (Development)

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