Mary is a former SIS supported athlete and Scottish/British Internationalist . She is a 3 time former Scottish 800m Champion, and spent 4 years in the USA on an athletics scholarship which she completed with all American honours.
Professionally, Mary used to be a police officer before making the move to the Institute, where she is now a Performance Lifestyle Advisor.
Mary holds a Bed Health and Physical Education from the University of Georgia as well as an MSc in Performance Psychology from the University of Edinburgh. She recently had her MSc thesis approved for publication in the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.