I was an Operator Intelligence and Security in the British Army for 3 years and then spent 5 years in Hong Kong as a Sports Coach and Netball Development Officer. Immediately prior to taking up a post at Liverpool John Moores University, I worked as a Head of P.E. in Gloucestershire and an SSCO for the Gloucester School Sports Partnership. I also became a moderator for the GCSE P.E Course, a member of the Institute of Educational Assessors and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I began my post at the University in 2007.
Route Leader PGCE Physical Education and Senior Lecturer Physical Education Sport and Dance
- PG Cert Research Methods
Courses (Subjects) taught
PGCE Physical Education, Secondary Physical Education, Sport and Dance, Primary Undergraduate and Early Years PGCE, Teach First
Overseas travel exploring different cultures, keeping fit, running, fine dining, reading, spending time with my daughter.
Professional and Research Interests
Physical Literacy, Physical Activity, Sports Physiology, Talent identification and development, nutrition.
Professional activity / Consultancy/successful bids
Physical Literacy Consultant working with Everton Football Club and Liverpool Sports Partnership. Advocacy Group for Physical Literacy. Reviewer of 2 journals.