Jaime Guinan

jaime-guinan

Course Leader for Sports Studies and Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Sports Studies/Sports Coaching and Physical Education HND

Academics

Contact Details

email: j.guinan@worc.co.uk
tel: 01905 542825

Jaime has been a member of the School of Sport and Exercise Science since 2005, teaching on various HND and undergraduate programmes. She has been working in education for the past 16 years within both further and higher education. Developing extensive knowledge of HND and degree programmes through leading, teaching and externally examining these programmes for a number of years. Within her role as course leader for Sports Studies and Senior Lecturer in this area Jaime applies her experience to support student learning and transition within higher education.

Jaime is currently involved in the working project group Women in Sport and Exercise (@UoWWISE) and lead for the health and well-being strand to advocate gender equity in all areas of the sport and exercise domain. This will lead into personal research practice investigating the underrepresentation of women in sport and physical activity.

Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (University of Worcester)
  • MSc - Sports Coaching (University of Worcester)
  • PGCert in HE:FE (Birmingham City University)
  • BA - Sports Studies with Computing (University of Wolverhampton)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Coaching Qualifications:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Netball
  • Level 2 Multi Sports
  • Level 2 Award in The Principles of Coaching Sport
  • NCFE Level 2 Fitness Instructor
  • LiRF

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests:

  • Women in Sport
  • Sport Coaching
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Sport Pedagogy
  • Foundations of Sport Management

Research Projects:

  • Developing institutional good practice in transitions’ support through pre-entry, induction and learning support activities.

Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • FA Licensed Coaches
  • Sports Coach UK

Publications

Research Publications:

Guinan, J., Thomas, G. and Molnar, G. (2019) Women’s barriers to becoming and being a strength and conditioning coach. Women in Sport and Exercise Conference 11th - 12th June 2019, St Mary’s University Twickenham, London.  (WRaP link: http://eprints.worc.ac.uk/8202/

Guinan, J., Thomas, G. and Molnar, G. (2018) Women’s barriers to becoming and being a strength and conditioning coach. UWE Bristol, Appearance Matters 8 Conference, Bath, UK.

Conference Presentations:

Guinan, J. and Hope, H. (2017) Top-up/Direct entry student journey. University of Worcester Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference, Worcester, UK.

Guinan, J., Sanders, C. and Breeze, N. (2016) The ISES Online Centre for Achievement and Progression (OCAP) - One year on. University of Worcester Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference, Worcester, UK.

Guinan, J. (2016) The ISES Online Centre for Achievement and Progression (OCAP) - One year on. Liverpool John Moores University, HEIR Conference, Liverpool, UK.

External Responsibilities

HN External Examiner Sport (Pearson) Examiner