• Stefano Manassero full C.V

    Stefano Manassero full C.V

    Stefano Manassero qualification:

    Stefano Manassero NMT

     2011 –Sport First AID certificate

     2011– ITEC qualification in Lecturing

     2006- National Qualification in Trigger Point Dry Needling- NTC

     2005-National Qualification in Pilates Mat Work- NCEHS-Pilates Institute of London

     2005-National Qualification in Stability Ball Training- NCHES

     2002- Certificate in Sport Nutrition- Energise for Exercise- University of East London

     2000- National qualification in Personal Training-NCEHS

    2000-National Qualification in Exercise and Health Studies-NCEHS

     2000- Certificate in Synergetic Soft Tissue Manipulation-NTC

    1999- National Qualification in Sport and Orthopaedic Massage, Remedial Therapies and Neuromuscular Therapy-NTC ( 2 years course  ) 

     1999-Occupational First Aid course

     1997- Indian Head Massage certificate- Holistic Healing Centre

     1996-  Reflexology Diploma – Holistic HealingCentre

     1993- Advanced Healing Therapies and Holistic nutrition ( 2 years course) Holistic Healing Centre

     1990- Yoga Teaching Diploma-HolisticHealing Centre

     1989-Holistic Massage Therapy Diploma – Holistic Healing Centre

     1984  Bodybuilding Instructor- Certificate


    1982-3- Apparecchiature di Linea- Certificate-Italian National Army Corp

     !981- National Qualification Diploma  Radio and Television technician


    I have attended many seminars and workshops with world leading authorities in Sport massage and Soft Tissue manipulation and Physiotherapist such as :

    1997-Mary Sanderson– Author of the book ”Soft Tissue Release”, I studied under Mary instruction for 6 months on Soft Tissue release techniques, Mary is still regarded as the leading authority in England in this techniques.

    1998-Alex Fumagallo– Osteopath and tutor London School of Sport massage-Connective tissue manipulation

    1999-Benny Vaughn- Responsible and Coordinator for the Sport Massage therapists at the Atlanta Olympic Games- Workshop and seminar – Postural assessment and Orthopaedic massage

     2000-Tom Meyer- Author and leading authority in AnatomyTrains- Workshop

    2001-John Sharkey– Director NTC Dublin – Synergetic Soft tissue manipulation

    2004-Rob Swire– Head Physiotherapist  at Manchester United ..Seminar- Groin Injuries and Osteo Pubis syndrome

    2004-Dr Ray Moran– Orthopaedic Surgeon-Seminar- Anterior and Posterior Cruciate Ligament injuries

    2012- ITEC Sport massage workshop level 4

     2012- March-Sport massage workshop-Embody College

     2012-January-Sport Massage Workshop-Embody COllege

    2012 Sport first aid certifiacte

    I worked and /or collaborated at various times with:

    Dr Alan Byrne– Republic of Ireland football team

    Dr Noel Mc Caffrey– Exwell Clinic DCU

    Dr Agnes Regus– GP-Primacare, Swords

    Dr Arab-GP-Primacare, Swords

    Dr Richard Power– Chiropractor-Dalkey Chiropractic Clinic

    Dr Stewart – Chiropractor-Applewood Medical centre, Swords

    Liam Heavin– Charterd Physiotherapst DBC Ireland-President Sport Medicine Ireland

    Derek Hamilton– Chartered Physiotherapist

    Antony Hoban-MD and Chartered Physiotherapist

    Also I have Worked and collaborated with Football teams :

    Bohemians F.C  1998 to 2006 2 League of Ireland and 1 F.A.I cup winners

    Whitehall Ranger  1999 -2000 under manager John Gill

    Cabra United 2001

    Drumcondra F.C  under manager  Gary Howlett

    Cobh Ramblers  2002 under Manager Dave Hill

    Malahide United  2009-2012 youth teams under manager Pat Cleary and Ken Leahy

    St Moctas 2012 to present -Senior team 2 promotion in a row and a cup

    Liverpool Legends various charity games

    Shelnourne Under 13 2013 MIC Cup in

    Manager s I worked with:

    Roddy Collins, Pete Mahon, Stephen Kenny, Gareth Farelly, Dave Hill, Gary Howlett, Brian MC Carty, Antony Kelly

    Coaches I worked with:

    Terry Eviston, John Lewis, Liam O’Brien, Gino Brazil, Gary Howlett

    Pat Cleary, Dave Hill, John Gills. Paul Mc Nally, Bobby Ryan, Robby Hoey


    Personal Bio:

    Born in Venice- Italy 20 of June 1963

    Married  with 3 children

    Started working at the age of 12 in a hardware shop after school hours and during the summer for 5 years.

    1981-6 months in a Cafe-Bar ( Barista)

    1982-3 months in a building site ( general duties )

    April 1982 served in the Italian Infantry for 1 year- Caporale Maggiore

    !983– Restaurant Ai 4 Cantoni-Mestre-Venezia- Supervisor ( 6 years)

    1984-1988 Ok Palestra-Gym- Mestre Venezia- Gym Instructor and Manager ( 4 years)

    Feb 1989 moved to Ireland

    !989 to 1998– Holistic Healing Centre- Massage Therapist, Reflexologist, and other General Duties.

    !990– Massage therapy instructor- Holistic Healing Centre

    1997– Founded Image Health Clinic ” home and mobile clinic”

    1998/9-Joined Bohemians Football Club as Sport Massage Therapist   Roddy Collins manager, coach Terry Eviston

    2000-Contract with Bohemians changes to Full time Senior Therapist under manager Pete Mahon and coach Liam O’Brien

    2006-Founded Apple health and Sport Injury Clinic- Applewood Medical Centre-Swords Co Dubliin www.applehealthdublin.com

    2007-Went into Partnership with my wife of Aria Health Care and founded ASM Health Care   www.aria-health.com

    2007-Opened online Vitamin Shop – www.ariavitaminshop.com

    2007-Became sole Agent for Europe for the American Dietary Laboratories


    2007-Left Bohemians FC after the sacking of Manager Gareth Farrelly

    2008-Open second Health clinic in Lucan Co Dublin

    2009-Founded  www.massagetherapy.ie on line Massage therapist directory

    2009-Close Aria Health Clinic In Lucan due to recession and lack of business in the area

    2010-Opened Core Health Clinic in Dalkey Co Dublin in Partnership with Karen Byford  ” Physical Therpist “. www.corehealthclinic.com

    20102014  Sport Massage Tutor at Embody College and Wellness centre www.embody.ie

    2011-Founded “ Stefano Manassero Sport Therapists Meeting group”

    2012 Joined St Moctas FC as Senior Therapist

    2014 Sport Massage Tutor at Essential Holistic centre in Malahide www.essentialholistic.com

    Sporting achievement as “ Athlete”


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    1994 Mr. Ireland IANB  cat. Nov.  “ Champion” 1st place

    1994 Drogheda 800 Natural Bodybuilding IANB  2nd place Cat. First Timer

    1995 Mr. Ireland IANB  cat. Seniors  3rd place

    RTE Television Gran Prix IANB 3rd place

    2011 NABBA Mr.Ireland Masters 5th place

    2011 RIBBF National Championship Masters  6th place

    2012 NABBA Master over 40 4th place

    2013 NABBA Masters over 40 5th place

    2013 RIBBF Masters over 40 4th place

    2014 NABBA World championship Masters over 50 8th place


    Italy, club: AS MArghera

    Provincial Champion under 16 1980

    Regional Champion under 16 1981

    Sporting achievement as Therapist with Bohemians:

    Bohemians FC 1999 3rd Place –

    Bohemians FC 1999 F.A.I  2nd Place

    Bohemians FC 2000 UEFA Cup 2nd round qual.

    Bohemians FC 2000-2001 Premier League Champions

    Bohemians FC 2000-2001 F.A.I  Cup Champions

    Bohemians FC  2001 Champion League 2nd round Qual. –

    Bohemians FC 2002 F.A.I  2nd Place _

    Bohemians FC 2002 Uefa Cup 2nd round Qual.

    Bohemians FC 2003   Premier League Champions

    Bohemians FC 2003  Champion League 2nd round Qual.

    Bohemians FC 2004  2nd Place

    Bohemians FC  2004 Uefa Cup 2nd Round Qual.

    Bohemians FC 2004 F.A.I  2nd Place

    Bohemians FC 2005 Intertoto First round

    Cabra United, Whitehall Ranger, Garda football team.

    With St Moctas FC:

    2012-3 Promoted

    2013-4 Promoted , Moore Cup Winners

    At different times I have been the Personal masseuse/therapist to:

    Actors and Directors:

    Ralph Finnies

    Francesca Annis

    Kevin Spacey

    Jane Seymour

    Aidan Quinn

    Cillian Murphy

    Harris Yullin

    Sophia Miles

    Alice Evans

    Barry Levinson

    Stephen Shwarps

    Eimer Quinn

    Cast  members of  Anuna and Riverdance, The Lion King, Alone it stand,

    The faith healer, Phantom of the Opera, Dead of a saleman and many more.

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