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Sport Studies Leisure and Nutrition

Dr Colin Lewis


Colin is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Sport Studies, Leisure and Nutrition. Colin teaches on the BSc Sport Coaching and BA (Hons) Physical Education programmes. Colin’s teaching includes Applied Pedagogy, the Coaching Process and PPD, to name a few. Colin is a UEFA B coach and has worked at Tranmere Rovers FC, Everton Ladies FC and currently is a 1st team coach at Liverpool Feds Ladies FC, who play in the Women’s Premier League. He completed his PhD at Liverpool John Moores University in January 2017, which focused on gendered issues associated with the complexities of formal coach education.


Liverpool John Moores University, England UK, BA (Hons) Sports Coaching Development
Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, England UK, MA
Liverpool John Moores University, England UK, PhD

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching / Physical Education, Liverpool John Moores University, 2018 - present
Postdoctoral Researcher, Liverpool John Moores University, 2017 - 2017
Senior Lecturer in Sport Development, Liverpool John Moores University, 2017 - 2018



Lewis C, Roberts S, Andrews H. 2017. Women into coaching - are you sure? Kilvington D, Price J. Sport & Discrimination Routledge

Journal article

Lewis CJ, Roberts SJ, Andrews HJ. 2015. 'Why am I putting myself through this?' Women football coaches' experiences of the Football Association's coach education process Sport, Education and Society,

Lewis CJ, Groom R, Roberts SJ. 2014. Exploring the value of a coach intervention process within women's youth soccer: A case study International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, >DOI

Lewis CJ, Reeves MJ, Roberts SJ. Improving the physical and mental wellbeing of typically hard-to-reach men: an investigation of the impact of the Active Rovers project Sport in Society, >DOI


Lewis CJ. Gendered Issues Associated with the Complexities of the Football Association’s Coach Education Process Roberts SJ, ANDREWS HJ, VICKERMAN P.

Engagement & Impact


Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Membership of professional bodies:

Licenced Coach, The Football Associations Licenced Coaches