About Jesse Castillo

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About me

Physiotherapist with extensive experience working with musculoskeletal and sporting population. Australian who has recently moved to the UK.

Working towards sports and exercise titling, but with a keen interest in concussion and neurological physiotherapy. Strong personal skills of leadership, work ethic, teamwork, organisation, interpersonal skills and communication skills to complement clinical expertise.



  • 2023 - Present
    Western United Physiotherapist

    A-League Women’s Physiotherapist

    Physiotherapist in the highest professional division of soccer in Australia & New Zealand
    • Working with professional soccer athletes from multiple countries, therefore liaising with Head National Physiotherapists, their relevant sporting bodies and other professional clubs
    • Multidisciplinary approach to athlete management and rehabilitation through collaborative practice with coaches, players, strength and conditioning , sports doctors and high performance manager.

  • 2021 - 2023
    Geelong Falcons

    Head Physiotherapist

    Head Physiotherapist for Boys program: 2022 – 2023 season
    Head Physiotherapist for Girls Program: 2021 – 2022 season
    • NAB league competition is the primary pathway for junior AFL athletes to enter through to the AFL system. Therefore, working with the best junior talent in the country.
    • Role requires attendance to all trainings and games to work in a high performance environment and for delivery of high quality physiotherapy

  • 2020 - Present
    Paralympics Australia / Barwon Sports Academy


    Regional pathways role created by Paralympics Australia to allow it’s elite athlete to access quality services closer to home without having to travel to capital cities.
    • Delivery of weekly strength and conditioning programs and physiotherapy services
    • Athletes include Tokyo 2020 wheelchair tennis representative, Marty Dunn. Others include a top 50 ranked quad wheelchair tennis player, a u23 Australia wheelchair basketball player, an Australian junior para-soccer player.

  • 2021 - Present
    Basketball Victoria


    Head Physiotherapist for the State Wheelchair Basketball team and Physiotherapist for Basketball Victoria
    • 2022/2023 National Tournament for wheelchair basketball as the primary medical clinician for the Victorian State Wheelchair Basketball team which contains athletes within the national u23 and senior team for both male and females
    • 2023 National Tournament u20’s Victorian State Team Physiotherapist
    • State Development Program (SDP) Hub Physiotherapist – Geelong Region
    • Delivery of physiotherapist services at Basketball Victoria tournaments, try-outs, camp, etc.

  • 2020 - 2023
    Grand Slam Physiotherapy


    One of Victoria’s most credential sports physiotherapy practices
    ● Working with the directors & physiotherapists who have extensive experience in working in high level sports: Rio Olympics, Beijing Paralympics, ATP/WTA tennis, International Volleyball
    ● Primary Strength and Conditioning coach for the Barwon Sports Academy junior tennis program
    ● Running weekly pilates classes and GLA:D exercises classes
    ● Intervention physiotherapist for NHMRC funded research projects as described below

  • 2020 - 2023
    La Trobe Sports and Exercise Medicine

    Physiotherapist & Research Officer