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Sport Studies Leisure and Nutrition

Dr Colin Lewis


Colin is a lecturer in the School of Sport Studies, Leisure and Nutrition. Colin teaches on the BA (Hons) Sport Development programme Colin’s teaching includes Practical Delivery of Sport, Research Methods, Engaging Under-represented Groups and Contemporary Issues in Sport Development, 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


Journal Articles

Lewis CJ, Roberts SJ, Andrews H. 2018. "Why am I putting myself through this?' Women football coaches' experiences of the Football Association's coach education process SPORT EDUCATION AND SOCIETY, 23 :28-39 >DOI >Link

Lewis CJ, Reeves MJ, Roberts SJ. 2017. Improving the physical and mental well-being of typically hard-to-reach men: an investigation of the impact of the Active Rovers project Sport in Society, 20 :258-268 >DOI

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 and Exercise Psychology, 12 :245-257 >DOI


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

Theses / Dissertations

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

Engagement & Impact


Fellowship title: Associate Fellow, Organisation: Higher Education Academy

Membership of professional bodies:

Licenced Coach, The Football Associations Licenced Coaches