About us

Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy is an established centre of excellence in the provision of sports, occupational and general physiotherapy in the Sutherland Shire.

Established in 1995 the practitioners at Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy have developed a reputation as leaders in all aspects of injury management and rehabilitation.

We have a particular interest in biomechanical analysis and provide hands-on individually tailored treatments with an exercise-based rehabilitation regime. We have a strong commitment to ongoing professional development and practice the most current and proven treatments available.

Having worked with athletes from numerous sports and all levels of ability from World Champions to “weekend warriors” every Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy client will receive the highest standard of care.

The experience and skill set of the practitioners at Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy has seen them placed at the forefront of workplace injury rehabilitation. Clients are rapidly assessed and managed using evidence-based, outcome focused rehabilitation programs to return the injured worker to all aspects of life with minimal time lost.

Our Team

Kieran Rooney

Principal Physiotherapist

APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist

BAppSc (Phty) (Hons)

Kieran Rooney is the founding principal of Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy and has over 25 years of musculoskeletal and sports related physiotherapy experience. In 2019 he was awarded the title of an APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist.

He graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours in 1993. Kieran has lectured extensively to sports physicians, physiotherapists, coaches and athletes on a variety of topics relating to injuries and effective injury management throughout Australia and abroad and his research has been published in international journals.

In 2013 Kieran was appointed as a physiotherapist to the Football Federation of Australia. Since this time he has worked with the Socceroos, Olyroos and Young Socceroos. He is currently the head physiotherapist to the Olyroos (Australian U23 Men’s Football Team), attending the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with the squad.

Kieran has had extensive experience with various sporting teams and associations at all levels of competition. His past experience includes six seasons as the head physiotherapist to the St George Dragons Rugby League Football Club in the NRL along with physiotherapy appointments at the Cronulla Sharks Rugby League Football Club Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Rugby League Football Club and the Sydney Kings in the NBL. Kieran’s regular clientele include multiple Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallists and members of both the Australian Cricket team. He remains a long standing accredited service provider to the NSW Institute of Sport, working with the state’s elite athletes and coaches.

He is a founding member and executive committee member of the NSW Football Medicine Association which aims to improve player welfare in all levels of football.

As a keen footballer himself, having played at state level for a number of years, Kieran has a particular interest in football related rehabilitation, injury management and performance enhancement. He has been the head physiotherapist and rehabilitation coordinator to the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Premier League since 2006. In 2012 he was appointed as a consultant physiotherapist to JEF United in the Japanese Football League.

Kieran has a particular enthusiasm for biomechanics and its relations to injuries, rehabilitation and return to sport and/or work. He has particular expertise in injuries of the shoulder, as well as the spine, knee, groin and lower limb.

Kieran is currently undertaking extensive work in the area of occupational physiotherapy, work related injury and return to work programs and has held appointments as a physiotherapist to a number of national and multi-national corporations for over a decade, including Simec Mining, Xstrata Coal, Glencore, AMCOR, BHP, Coles, Myer and Australia Post.

He graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours in 1993. Kieran has lectured extensively to sports physicians, physiotherapists, coaches and athletes on a variety of topics relating to injuries and effective injury management throughout Australia and abroad and his research has been published in international journals.

In 2013 Kieran was appointed as a physiotherapist to the Football Federation of Australia. Since this time he has worked with the Socceroos, Olyroos and Young Socceroos. He is currently the head physiotherapist to the Olyroos (Australian U23 Men’s Football Team), attending the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with the squad.

Kieran has had extensive experience with various sporting teams and associations at all levels of competition. His past experience includes six seasons as the head physiotherapist to the St George Dragons Rugby League Football Club in the NRL along with physiotherapy appointments at the Cronulla Sharks Rugby League Football Club Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Rugby League Football Club and the Sydney Kings in the NBL. Kieran’s regular clientele include multiple Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallists and members of both the Australian Cricket team. He remains a long standing accredited service provider to the NSW Institute of Sport, working with the state’s elite athletes and coaches.

He is a founding member and executive committee member of the NSW Football Medicine Association which aims to improve player welfare in all levels of football.

As a keen footballer himself, having played at state level for a number of years, Kieran has a particular interest in football related rehabilitation, injury management and performance enhancement. He has been the head physiotherapist and rehabilitation coordinator to the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Premier League since 2006. In 2012 he was appointed as a consultant physiotherapist to JEF United in the Japanese Football League.

Kieran has a particular enthusiasm for biomechanics and its relations to injuries, rehabilitation and return to sport and/or work. He has particular expertise in injuries of the shoulder, as well as the spine, knee, groin and lower limb.

Kieran is currently undertaking extensive work in the area of occupational physiotherapy, work related injury and return to work programs and has held appointments as a physiotherapist to a number of national and multi-national corporations for over a decade, including Simec Mining, Xstrata Coal, Glencore, AMCOR, BHP, Coles, Myer and Australia Post.

APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist

Michael Gabriel

Principal Physiotherapist

APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist

BAppSc (Phty) (Hons)

Michael Gabriel graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2000 and was awarded First Class Honours and the University Medal. Michael’s research on stretching featured in the British Medical Journal and the Australian Journal of Physiotherapy. In 2019 he was awarded the title of an APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist. And in 2020 completed the requirements of Level 2 ASCA Strength and Conditioning Coach, with his paper on the management of tendinopathies being selected for publication in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.

Michael first joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy in 2001. In 2002 he moved to the UK where he took up a number of appointments in the British National Health Service as a physiotherapist and student educator. Whilst in the UK, Michael was also appointed as a physiotherapist by Fulham FC for three seasons in the English Premier League. On returning to Australia, Michael returned to Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy and has since become a principal at the practice.

Michael has a particular interest in football related injury management, rehabilitation and performance enhancement. His appointment at Fulham FC helped pave his way into the NSW Premier League where he has been the head physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC since 2006. In 2013, Michael was appointed by the Football Federation of Australia (FFA) to assist in the coverage of the Australian Young Socceroos (u20s), Joeys (u17s) and Pararoos. In addition, he was selected to tour with Sydney FC Academy to Japan in 2016. More recently, Michael was appointed by the FFA as head physiotherapist to the Australian Joeys (u17s).

He is a founding member and executive committee member of the NSW Football Medicine Association which aims to improve player welfare in all levels of football.

In 2015, Michael was appointed as a physiotherapist by Cricket NSW to provide sports coverage at domestic camps and competitions throughout Australia to their U17/U19 ACT/NSW Country teams.

In his younger years, Michael was also an accomplished swimmer having competed at state and national levels for a number of years, which has spurred his interest and study of swimming biomechanics, injuries and rehabilitation.

Michael has particular interest in lumbar spine, pelvis and hip related injuries. He has extensive experience in muscle energy techniques and re-training functional core control. His specialty in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of back-pelvic and hip region injuries not only assists athletes to recover from chronic and lingering pains and to optimise performance during their sporting careers, but demonstrates good results in the general community on those suffering from longstanding pains and aches of the hip and lumbar spine.

In contrast to his high level sporting appointments, over the past 15 years Michael has taken on work in the area of occupational physiotherapy and has held appointments as a physiotherapist to a number of national and multi-national corporations including AMCOR, Coles, Myer and Australia Post.

Michael first joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy in 2001. In 2002 he moved to the UK where he took up a number of appointments in the British National Health Service as a physiotherapist and student educator. Whilst in the UK, Michael was also appointed as a physiotherapist by Fulham FC for three seasons in the English Premier League. On returning to Australia, Michael returned to Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy and has since become a principal at the practice.

Michael has a particular interest in football related injury management, rehabilitation and performance enhancement. His appointment at Fulham FC helped pave his way into the NSW Premier League where he has been the head physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC since 2006. In 2013, Michael was appointed by the Football Federation of Australia (FFA) to assist in the coverage of the Australian Young Socceroos (u20s), Joeys (u17s) and Pararoos. In addition, he was selected to tour with Sydney FC Academy to Japan in 2016. More recently, Michael was appointed by the FFA as head physiotherapist to the Australian Joeys (u17s).

He is a founding member and executive committee member of the NSW Football Medicine Association which aims to improve player welfare in all levels of football.

In 2015, Michael was appointed as a physiotherapist by Cricket NSW to provide sports coverage at domestic camps and competitions throughout Australia to their U17/U19 ACT/NSW Country teams.

In his younger years, Michael was also an accomplished swimmer having competed at state and national levels for a number of years, which has spurred his interest and study of swimming biomechanics, injuries and rehabilitation.

Michael has particular interest in lumbar spine, pelvis and hip related injuries. He has extensive experience in muscle energy techniques and re-training functional core control. His specialty in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of back-pelvic and hip region injuries not only assists athletes to recover from chronic and lingering pains and to optimise performance during their sporting careers, but demonstrates good results in the general community on those suffering from longstanding pains and aches of the hip and lumbar spine.

In contrast to his high level sporting appointments, over the past 15 years Michael has taken on work in the area of occupational physiotherapy and has held appointments as a physiotherapist to a number of national and multi-national corporations including AMCOR, Coles, Myer and Australia Post.

James Pearce

Principal Physiotherapist

BAppSc (Phty)

James Pearce graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2008.

James joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy on completion of his First Year Graduate program at St George Hospital, which encompassed all areas of physiotherapy including orthopaedics, musculoskeletal outpatients and hydrotherapy. 

James has an enthusiasm for football and football related rehabilitation and injury management stemming from six years of playing in the NSW Premier Leagues, representing both the Rockdale City Suns FC and Sydney University. James was the physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Premier Youth League for seasons 2010-2012 and toured to China with the Central Coast Mariners youth squads in 2010.

For a number of years James represented Campbelltown City Quake Futsal Club in the NSW Futsal Premier League Competition and has been selected in both the NSW and Australian representative squads. James is currently a part of the Kirrawee Kangaroos PL1 side who won the State Cup and Premiership in 2018.

Late in 2012, James moved to the UK to pursue international experience as a physiotherapist. Whilst in the UK James took up a number of appointments in the British National Health Service as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist where he gained valuable experience working with pain specialist teams.

In 2014, James was fortunate enough to attend the 23rd International Football Conference run in conjunction with FIFA in Milan. The 3-day conference was attended and lectured by some of the leading doctors, physiotherapists and researchers from across Europe and America including many physicians from clubs such as AC Milan, Barcelona, Real Madrid and the English FA.

James returned to Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy in April 2014, where he was once again appointed physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Premier Youth League. He now provides coverage for the Sharks FC senior in the NSWPL.

In 2019, James was appointed by Football Australia (FA) to assist in the coverage of the Australian Futsalroos.

More recently, James has taken on work in the area of occupational physiotherapy and holds an appointment as a physiotherapist to SIMEC, Glencore, Xstrata Coal at Tahmoor mine and Kellogg’s.

Having suffered a right knee ACL rupture in 2016 and subsequently undergoing the 12-month rehabilitation process to return to football, James has a passion to not only help rehabilitate those with ACL reconstructions but also implement prevention strategies.

James has an enthusiasm for football and football related rehabilitation and injury management stemming from six years of playing in the NSW Premier Leagues, representing both the Rockdale City Suns FC and Sydney University. James was the physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Premier Youth League for seasons 2010-2012 and toured to China with the Central Coast Mariners youth squads in 2010.

For a number of years James represented Campbelltown City Quake Futsal Club in the NSW Futsal Premier League Competition and has been selected in both the NSW and Australian representative squads. James is currently a part of the Kirrawee Kangaroos PL1 side who won the State Cup and Premiership in 2018.

Late in 2012, James moved to the UK to pursue international experience as a physiotherapist. Whilst in the UK James took up a number of appointments in the British National Health Service as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist where he gained valuable experience working with pain specialist teams.

In 2014, James was fortunate enough to attend the 23rd International Football Conference run in conjunction with FIFA in Milan. The 3-day conference was attended and lectured by some of the leading doctors, physiotherapists and researchers from across Europe and America including many physicians from clubs such as AC Milan, Barcelona, Real Madrid and the English FA.

James returned to Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy in April 2014, where he was once again appointed physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Premier Youth League. He now provides coverage for the Sharks FC senior in the NSWPL.

In 2019, James was appointed by the Football Federation of Australia (FFA) to assist in the coverage of the Australian Futsalroos.

More recently, James has taken on work in the area of occupational physiotherapy and holds an appointment as a physiotherapist to SIMEC, Glencore, Xstrata Coal at Tahmoor mine and Kellogg’s.

Jason Skyllas

Physiotherapist

B HlthSci, DPT ​

Jason graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Health Science in 2012. In 2015 he completed postgraduate studies at Macquarie University and was awarded a Doctor of Physiotherapy.

His research paper: ‘The effectiveness of physical therapies for patients with base of thumb
osteoarthritis: Systematic review and meta-analysis’ was published in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Science and Practice.

On completion of his studies, Jason joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy.
Jason has a keen interest in sports related injury management, which stems from years of participating in numerous sporting teams. He is a past representative of West Sydney Berries in the NSW Premier League and he currently plays for the Kirrawee Kangaroos PL1 side, His passion for football extends into his professional career as he held the position as of Head Youth Physiotherapist for Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Premier League between 2015 – 2020, which has also involved the successful implementation of injury prevention, strength and conditioning and FIFA 11+ warm ups, as well as working closely with injury management and rehabilitation of the senior squads.

More recently Jason was appointed Physiotherapist for Sydney FC in the 2020-2021 A-League Season. He has also gained valuable musculoskeletal and sporting experience working as a physiotherapist for the NRL Referees, St George FC in the NSW Premier League, Football NSW at State Titles competitions and as a volunteer physio at Hakuba Physio, Japan, where he gained valuable experience in acute snow sports related.

Outside of the sporting world, Jason has taken on work in the area of community aged care rehabilitation and provided at home Physiotherapy services to NDIS patients and previously worked with HanmmondCare, as their mobile Physiotherapist.

His research paper: ‘The effectiveness of physical therapies for patients with base of thumb
osteoarthritis: Systematic review and meta-analysis’ was published in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Science and Practice.

On completion of his studies, Jason joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy.
Jason has a keen interest in sports related injury management, which stems from years of participating in numerous sporting teams. He is a past representative of West Sydney Berries in the NSW Premier League and he currently plays for the Kirrawee Kangaroos PL1 side, His passion for football extends into his professional career as he held the position as of Head Youth Physiotherapist for Sutherland Sharks FC in the NSW Premier League between 2015 – 2020, which has also involved the successful implementation of injury prevention, strength and conditioning and FIFA 11+ warm ups, as well as working closely with injury management and rehabilitation of the senior squads.

More recently Jason was appointed Physiotherapist for Sydney FC in the 2020-2021 A-League Season. He has also gained valuable musculoskeletal and sporting experience working as a physiotherapist for the NRL Referees, St George FC in the NSW Premier League, Football NSW at State Titles competitions and as a volunteer physio at Hakuba Physio, Japan, where he gained valuable experience in acute snow sports related.

Outside of the sporting world, Jason has taken on work in the area of community aged care rehabilitation and provided at home Physiotherapy services to NDIS patients and previously worked with HanmmondCare, as their mobile Physiotherapist.

Mitchell Burrows

Physiotherapist

BSc(Ex)MPhty (Masters Of Physiotherapy)​

Mitchell Burrows graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Exercise Science in 2015. In 2018 he completed postgraduate studies at the University of Sydney and was awarded a Masters of Physiotherapy.

On completion of his studies, Mitchell joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy.

Mitchell has an enthusiasm for all things sport having represented his schools in everything from football and cricket to softball and lawn bowls. He continues to actively represent St Patrick’s Cricket Club in the Sutherland Shire Association competition and Gymea United FC in the SSFA competition.

In 2018, Mitchell was appointed as physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC youth teams in the NSW National Premier League, a role that continues aiding in the successful implementation of injury prevention, strength and conditioning and FIFA 11+ warm ups.

Mitchell has an enthusiasm for all things sport having represented his schools in everything from football and cricket to softball and lawn bowls. He continues to actively represent St Patrick’s Cricket Club in the Sutherland Shire Association competition and Gymea United FC in the SSFA competition.

In 2018, Mitchell was appointed as physiotherapist to the Sutherland Sharks FC youth teams in the NSW National Premier League, a role that continues aiding in the successful implementation of injury prevention, strength and conditioning and FIFA 11+ warm ups.

 

BRADLEY ZALLOUA

Physiotherapist

BAppSc (Phty)

Brad Zalloua graduated from the Australian Catholic University in North Sydney, 2017. He joined Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy in early 2021, having previously worked in a bustling clinic in North Sydney, Manly United Football Club, and various Home and Aged Care centres across Sydney. Brad is currently also appointed by Sydney FC as physiotherapist to the Senior Academy U18s-U21s.

Brad has spent several years working in various roles with Manly United Football Club. He had extensive contact time with the Youth, Men’s and Women’s teams and toured South Korea with Manly United’s u15s squad in 2017. This led to Brad taking a role with Sydney FC working as the Head Physiotherapist for their Senior Academy squads in the NSW NPL1 competition.

He has completed his ASCA Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Course in 2018. Brad takes further interest in safe, progressive gym-based programs for health, lifestyle and sport specific training. Brad’s sporting background is in Rugby League, having played competitively for West Tigers in the SG Ball division.

Brad has spent several years working in various roles with Manly United Football Club. He had extensive contact time with the Youth, Men’s and Women’s teams and toured South Korea with Manly United’s u15s squad in 2017. This led to Brad taking a role with Sydney FC working as the lead Physiotherapist for their Senior Academy squads in the NSW NPL1 competition.
 

He has completed his ASCA Level 1 Strength & Conditioning Course in 2018. Brad takes further interest in safe, progressive gym-based programs for health, lifestyle and sport specific training. Brad’s sporting background is in Rugby League, having played competitively for West Tigers in the SG Ball division.  

Sam Leslie

Sam Leslie

Physiotherapist

BExSc MPhty

Sam Leslie grew up on the South Coast, before moving to Wollongong in 2015 to complete a Bachelor of Exercise Science. He was awarded Top Student during his second year and completed his degree in 2017.

Sam later moved further north to Cronulla to undertake a Master of Physiotherapy at the University of Technology, Sydney. During this time, he had experience working with the Newcastle Jets in the A-league and worked as a Sports Trainer for multiple football, rugby and AFL teams. Sam completed his master’s degree in 2019.

After completing his studies, Sam worked in private practice where he gained valuable experience in treating complex lumbo-pelvic conditions. He later joined the Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy team in 2021.

Sam has developed a strong interest in treating injuries related to football, surfing and tennis. He takes pleasure in developing tailored rehabilitation programs with the aim to alleviate pain and enhance performance.

Sam is currently head physiotherapist to the Sutherland Shire Football Association (SSFA) in the NSW WPL2 women’s state competition.

After completing his studies, Sam worked in private practice where he gained valuable experience in treating complex lumbo-pelvic conditions. He later joined the Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy team in 2021.

Sam has developed a strong interest in treating injuries related to football, surfing and tennis. He takes pleasure in developing tailored rehabilitation programs with the aim to alleviate pain and enhance performance.

Sam is currently head physiotherapist to the Sutherland Shire Football Association (SSFA) in the NSW WPL2 women’s state competition.