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Colin Lewin

Director/physiotherapist

Colin qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from the University of Brighton in 1995, before joining Arsenal Football Club later that year as assistant physiotherapist. In 2008, he became Head of Medical Services at Arsenal Football Club and remained in that role until May 2018.

In that ten year period, Colin oversaw the evolution and development of the medical team supervising a staff that grew from seven to twelve. He was also a member of the planning group that designed a purpose-built medical building in 2012 and a new £17 million player performance centre in 2017.

Colin implemented the Research & Development arm to the medical team in 2015. This resulted in the co-publishing of articles, editorials and podcasts in various journals including BJSM, Tendon, and Aspetar journal. Along with Dr. Gary O’Driscoll, Colin was the founder of the annual Arsenal FC SEMS conference.

Colin has visited many sporting environments including a number of NBA, NHL, NFL, Major League Baseball teams and major universities to broaden his knowledge of other facilities and methods utilised in managing sports injuries. Colin speaks regularly at sports medicine conferences at home and abroad and also guest lectures at universities in the UK.

career timeline

1992-1995

Qualified from University of Brighton

1995-2008

Joined Arsenal Football Club as Assistant Physiotherapist.

2008-2018

(Named as Head of Medical Services/Lead Physiotherapist to Arsenal Football Club)