Hannah Crowther


Sports Performance Administrator

School of Sport and Exercise Science

Professional and Technical Support Staff

Contact Details

email: h.crowther@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 542323

Hannah graduated from the University of Worcester with a BSc (Hons) Joint Sports Coaching and Sports Development degree, and has also completed an MSc in Sports Coaching Science. From this the focus of Hannah's MSc Independent Study was the impact of embedded coach education within higher education on coaching activity.

Hannah has a variety of valuable experience within the sporting environment by having undertaken a range of different roles including coaching, facility management, athlete lifestyle, performance sport, recreational sport, teaching as well as being a keen hockey player.

Hannah joined the School working full time in 2011 working within the University Sports Facilities, before progressing onto the Sports Performance Programme where she now oversees the performance sport, supporting our talented and elite athletes at the University.


  • Level 3 Talented Athlete Lifestyle Support
  • MSc Sports Coaching Science (currently undertaking)
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching Science and Sports Development
  • UKCC Netball Level Two Coaching Qualification
  • UKEH Hockey Level Two Coaching Qualification
  • Grade One Wheelchair Basketball Coaching Qualification
  • Teaching Secondary Athletics

Scope of Role at the University

Hannah acts as first point of contact for all enquiries regarding the UW Student Performance Sport Programme.

Internal Responsibilities:

Hannah, along with support team, ensures that all performance athletes are supported with and have access to provision such; strength and conditioning including fitness testing, sports therapy, ice baths and coaching as examples.

Hannah is currently also the first point of contact regarding the Sports Scholarship Programme. Similarly to the Sports Performance Programme, Hannah ensures all athletes have the support they need in order to be successful in both their sporting careers as well as their academic studies. In relation to this programme, Hannah is also an athlete lifestyle advisor on the scheme itself.

Additionally, Hannah is also involved in other activities at the University such as being part of the Women In Sport and Exercise (WISE) group, assists in teaching activity, and is also involved in organising and promoting recreational sport which includes appointing and coordinating higher education sport officers.

External Responsibilities:

The University is also a Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) Centre, TASS is a Sport England funded partnership between talented athletes, education institutions and national governing bodies of sport enabling talented athletes to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers. Hannah plays a key part in organising and supporting these athletes.