Where Are You Now?

Liam Roarty

BSc (Hons) Sports Science 2016

Liam is currently working as a SEND Coach at the Foundation of Light delivering coaching sessions for a variety of sports in Primary, Secondary schools, and holiday courses.

In addition, he is a Health and Wellbeing Coach at MAN v FAT Football in Gateshead providing pastoral support to participants looking to lose weight by playing football and being in a positive and supportive environment.

When asked about his best memory from his time at the University, he replied: “My proudest moment at Sunderland would be graduating with a 1:1 Honours, considering I was told I was close to a 2:1.

"In addition, winning the best social science/coaching poster in front of Sunderland alumnus, Stephen McGregor, who works with elite golfers such as Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood, is something I'm very proud of.”

He is currently undertaking the Qualification for Sport and Exercise Psychology by the British Psychological Society in order to become a Chartered Sport Psychologist. He has planned and delivered Sport Psychology sessions at football academies, cricket and athletics clubs in Ghana and St Lucia respectively.

He has taught Sport and Exercise Psychology at Sunderland College and has worked as a Learning Support Assistant at Newcastle College providing academic and pastoral support to SEND students.

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