Oliver Finlay

#8 – Oliver Finaly

Position: Midfield
Height: 5'7"
Weight: lbs
Faculty: Experimental Medicine
Year: PhD
Hometown: Edinburgh, Scotland
Roster Year: 2017


Olli is a PhD candidate in Experimental Medicine, investigating how high-performance sports organizations manage change processes (yes, a really tenuous link to Experimental Medicine!). He is a 1st year midfield for the Thunderbirds but despite having already played in his first of five World Championships by the time the stork delivered some of the youngest members of the team, he is still in better shape than them!

Olli grew up in the UK, attending Stockport Grammar School (graduating just before the dinosaurs became extinct), before doing an undergraduate degree in physiotherapy and variety of Masters degrees in Sheffield (MSc Sports Physiotherapy), Loughborough (MSc Exercise Physiology) and Manchester (Sports Directorship).