Steve is a Chartered physiotherapist graduating from the University of Salford in 1999. Together with Joanne, he set up a successful physiotherapy practice initially at FX Leisure Centre in Poulton-le-Fylde and in 2007 this moved to their present premises at Dovestone Drive in Poulton. Steve currently combines his private practice with working as the Head Academy Physiotherapist for Fleetwood Town Football Club. He has a keen interest in sports injuries and sports-specific rehabilitation. Steve regularly treats players from local amateur and semi-professional football teams, and runners from athletics clubs in the local area. Prior to qualifying as a physiotherapist, Steve had a 16 year career as a Professional footballer playing for clubs such as Manchester City, Crewe Alexandra, Rochdale and Macclesfield Town.