Danny Cullinane

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Danny Cullinane is an academic member of staff with teaching duties. He is currently the Programme Leader and a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Sport Development degree, and also the Foundation Year coordinator for the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences. He also teaches on the BA (Hons) Sport Business degree, is a Year Tutor and Personal Tutor, and a mentor for the University’s Sport Scholar programme.

In addition to his teaching duties he is a member of the Psychology and Development (P.A.D.) group within RISES (Research Insititute for Sport and Exercise Sciences). His research interests are based around community sport impacts, sport development policy, and sport-for-development.

Danny is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity. He has extensive experience in working on international sport development activities, such as the LJMU / UK Sport IDEALS (International Development of Excellence And Leadership through Sport) Namibia programme for ten years, and the British Council Dreams and Teams programme in Jordan. He has previoulsy fulfilled many other academic roles including Admissions Tutor, Assessment Officer, and External Examiner for Masters, undergraduate and foundation degree programmes at several Higher Education institutions.

Prior to joining LJMU, Danny worked for over a decade in a number of sport related posts, including:
- local authority sport development delivery and management;
- facility management;
- leisure services client monitoring;
- national governing body of sport as the National Coaching Administrator;
- member of the National Community Faculty of the Youth Sport Trust;
- volunteer in Papua New Guinea for the South Pacific Games.

Danny is now a Board Member and Trustee of the True Athlete Project, a UK and US-based organisaiton which uses a mindfulness-based approach to nurture mental health, improve athlete performance and cultivate a more compassionate society

Degrees

1992, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, MA (Cantab)
1989, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, MSc Recreation Management
1988, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, BA (Cantab), Geography

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Science, Liverpool John Moores University, 2001 - present

Journal article

Hayton JW, Blundell M, Cullinane D, Walker C. 2019. Building an inclusive cycling "movement": Exploring the charity-led mobilisation of recreational cycling in communities across Merseyside, England. Sport Management Review, 22 :21-37 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Huntley T, Whitehead AE, Cullinane D, Nixon S, Huntley E. 2017. Investigating relationships between and within entry pathways on a sport related programme and the degree outcome obtained Cogent Education, DOI Public Url

Ryrie A, Cullinane DD, Roberts SJ. 2013. The use of technological based assessment in developing the self-directed learner: a case study in sport coaching Brooks P. Innovations in Practice, 8 :100-109

Ryrie A, Cullinane D, Roberts SJ. 2013. The use of technological based assessment in developing the self-directed learner: a case study in sport coaching Innovations in Practice, 8 :100-109

Chapters

Fletcher TG, Cullinane D. 2017. International Development Through Excellence and Leadership in Sport (IDEALS): The Namibia and Liverpool John Moores University Programme wise N, Benson A. International Sports Volunteering Routledge 9781138697775 DOI Author Url

Conference publication

Ryrie A, Cullinane D, Roberts S, Reeves MJ. 2015. Empowering self-directed learning in undergraduate students: A case study for sport coach education 10th ICCE Global Coach Conference

Report

Whitehead A, Cullinane D, Walker C, Beattie I, Starkey S, Boyd V, Charlotte W. England Netball. Together We Will Evaluation Report England Netball. Together We Will Evaluation Report

Highlighted activities

Fellowships:

Fellowship, Higher Education Authority.

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity.

Professional activities

Teaching qualification:

PG Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (Distinction). 2003

Fellowships:

Fellowship, Higher Education Authority.

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity.

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