Steph Morris

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Technician Demonstrator (Strength & Conditioning)

Telephone number: 02920 205592
Email address: stmorris@cardiffmet.ac.uk​​​

Profile

Steph provides support for the BSc (Hons) Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage (SCRaM), MSc Strength and Conditioning, and the MSc Sport Rehabilitation courses at Cardiff Met University. Steph graduated from the SCRaM degree programme in 2014 and then went on to obtain a Masters in Strength and Conditioning.  She is a an accredited  Strength and Conditioning coach with the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and Certified specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). To enhance her lecture support, Steph obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PgCTHE) in 2019. Currently, Steph is undertaking a PhD, investigating the effects of growth and maturation on weighting in paediatric populations. 

Teaching and Supervision

Although primarily assisting with the Strength and Conditioning and Rehabilitation modules on the course Steph also assists with the massage modules.

Research and Publications

Conference Abstracts

Moeskops, S., Oliver, JL. Read, PJ. Cronin, JB. Myer, JD. Haff, GH. Morris, SJ. and Lloyd, RS. (2019) The effects of a 12-week neuromuscular training intervention on isometric mid- thigh pull kinetics and drop jump performance in trained young female. Proceeding of the UKSCA's 12th Annual Conference, Double Tree by Hilton, Milton Keynes, June 2019. 

Morris, S.J, Meyers, R.W, Cleather, D.J & Goodwin, J.E (2018) The Influence of Age and Maturation on Sprint Force Power Velocity Characteristics in Boys. Proceeding of the UKSCA's 11th Annual Conference, Double Tree by Hilton, Milton Keynes, August 2018.

Morris, S., Meyers, R.W., & Lloyd, R.S. (2014) The effects of concurrent strength and high-intensity interval training on indices of strength, power and endurance performance. Proceeding of the UKSCA's 10th Annual Conference, Chesford Grange, Warwickshire, July 2014. Awarded best Poster presentation in conference.

External Links

Accredited member of the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA)

Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) 

Qualifications and Awards

    • Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Higher Education (PgCTHE)
    • 1stfor Sport Level 3 award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF) 2018
    • MSc in Strength and Conditioning (St Marys University) 2017
    • Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (UKSCA) 2017
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) 2015
    • BSc (Hons) in Sports Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage (Cardiff Metropolitan University) 2014
    • SPS Level 4 Diploma in Sports Massage (Cardiff Metropolitan University) 2013
    • UKCC Level 2 Netball Coaching 2013

Sporting / Coaching Profile

I have a passion for strength and conditioning. My previous experience includes intern roles with the Welsh Rugby union (WRU), Welsh Netball and Millfield School.

Current Professional Practice

  • Welsh Rowing Strength & Conditioning coach
  • Welsh Canoe Strength & Conditioning coach
  • Lead Strength & Conditioning coach for the Youth Physical Development Centre (Cardiff Met) – Whitchurch Hockey and Welsh table tennis
  • Cardiff Triathlon Strength & Conditioning coach

Previous Professional Practice

  • Assistant S&C coach – Welsh Rowing (YPD Centre, 2016-2018)
  • S&C Coach – Millfield School (Internship, 2014-2016)
  • Youth S&C Coach- St.Ignatius College Preparatory, San Francisco (Summer Temp. Position, 2014)
  • S&C coach – Welsh Netball (Internship, 2013-2014)
  • S&C coach – Women's WRU (Internship, 2013-2014)​