Jenny Macconnell

jenny-macconnell

Sports Science Support Services Manager and Outreach Lead

Professional and Technical Support Staff

Contact Details

email: j.macconnell@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 85 7520

Jenny manages a team of technical staff within SSES and is responsible for allocating and managing technical support across undergraduate and postgraduate courses where required.

Jenny also coordinates the consultancy work within the School under the umbrella of the Motion and Performance Centre (MPC). The MPC offers a range of services including performance testing, sport psychology consultations and sports science workshops for clubs, schools and colleges.

As the SSES Outreach Lead, Jenny oversees all outreach work within SSES, working closely with schools and colleges to provide them with an insight into University life and to make students aware of the opportunities to turn their love of sport into a career.

Qualifications

  • MSc Sports Coaching, University of Worcester (2007)
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Studies, University of Worcester (2005)
  • Level 2 Football Coach, The FA
  • Level 2 Basketball Coach, England Basketball

Publications

Burchill, J.K., Donovan, M.D. and Peters, D.M. (2006) The impact of data normalisation on the outcomes of a preliminary case study of passing sequences, shots and goals in U19 Premier Youth Academy football in England. World Congress of Performance Analysis, Hungary.

External responsibilities

Coordination of research and consultancy for SSES with external partners, including athletes, educational institutions, sporting clubs and organisations.