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Head of School

  • Mick Donovan
    Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor (Inclusive Sport & Educational Development) and Head of School of Sport & Exercise Science
  • Lerverne Barber 
    Deputy Head of School of Sport & Exercise Science
  • Gareth Jones
    Deputy Head of School of Sport & Exercise Science

Senior Management Team     

  • Professor Erica Bowen
    Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange for the College of Business, Psychology & Sport
  • Dr Dan Eastough
    Department Head for Sport & Exercise Science and Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science (Biomechanics)
  • Dr Andrea Faull
    Department Head for PE, Dance & Coaching and Principal Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology   
  • Helen Hope
    Department Head for Sport, Management & Outdoor Education and Principal Lecturer in Physical Education  
  • Dr Susie Scriven
    Director of Sport Partnership and Community Engagement 
  • Dr Kerry Whitehouse
    Director of Learning, Teaching and Quality Enhancement for the College of Business, Psychology & Sport, and Principal Lecturer in Higher Education and Physical Education

Professors

Academics

  • Leanne Adeyemi
    Lecturer in Sports Therapy
  • Charlotte Beaman- Evans
    Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Sports Scholarship Coordinator
  • Dr Paul Blakey
    Course Leader for MSc International Sport Management and Senior Lecturer in Sport Management/Sport Development
  • Chris Bonell
    Lecturer in Sports Therapy
  • Karen Broughton
    University Tutor in Physical Education
  • Dr Rachael Bullingham
    Course Leader for Physical Education & Outdoor Education and Senior Lecturer in Physical Education
  • Dr Andy Cale
    Director of Coaching and Principal Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science (Football)
  • Dr Paul Castle
    Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • Chris Cattell
    Course Leader for HND Sports Coaching & PE and Senior Lecturer in Sports Studies/Coaching HND
  • Dr Matthew Cook
    Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science
  • Dr Darren Cooper
    Principal Lecturer in Sports Therapy
  • Dr Ben Duncan
    Course Leader for MSc Applied Sport Science and University Tutor in Sport & Exercise Science
  • Dr Christian Edwards
    Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science
  • Rebecca Foster
    Senior Lecturer in Adapted Physical Education
  • Dr John Francis
    Course Leader for MSc Applied Sports Performance Analysis and Lecturer in Performance Analysis
  • Dr Paul Golz
    Course Leader and Senior Lecturer for Physical Education & Dance and Dance & Community Practice
  • Dr Lisa Griffiths
    Principal Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science
  • Jaime Guinan
    Course Leader for Sports Studies and Teaching Fellow in Sports Studies/Sports Coaching & Physical Education HND
  • Glyn Harding
    Principal Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science, Student Athlete Mentor and Link Tutor for Fd Football Coaching and Business Management
  • David Hickman
    University Tutor in Sports Therapy
  • Christopher Holland
    Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy
  • Chris Hughes
    Senior Lecturer (Biomechanics)
  • Haydn Jarrett
    Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science
  • Vanessa Jones
    Director of Academic Partnerships
  • Dr Jennifer Joyce
    Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science and Link Tutor for HND Sports Coaching
  • Annie Lambeth-Mansell
    Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science
  • Polly Lasota
    Senior Lecturer in Physical Education & Coaching Science
  • Camilla Lloyd
    University Tutor in Physical Education
  • Dr Louise Martin
    Research Lead, Principal Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science
  • Dr Gyozo Molnar
    Course Leader for MRes in Socio-Cultural Studies of Sport & Exercise and Principal Lecturer in Sports Studies (Sociology)
  • Michelle Morgan
    Course Leader and University Tutor in Sports Coaching Science
  • David Mycock
    Course Leader for Sports Coaching Science with Disability Sport and Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science
  • Mandy Newbold
    Course Leader for Sport Development & Coaching and Senior Lecturer in Sport Business Management
  • Richard Pepperell
    Course Leader for Physical Education and Lecturer in Physical Education and Sport & Exercise Science
  • Debra Price
    Learning & Teaching Coordinator and University Tutor in Sport Development/Sport Management
  • Alexandru Radu
    Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science
  • Dr Andy Renfree 
    Principal Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science
  • Gill Renfree
    Course Leader for Sport Business Management and Senior Lecturer in Sport Management and Sport Development
  • Dr Clare Rhoden
    Principal Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • Sally Smith
    Senior Lecturer in Sports Therapy
  • Gavin Thomas
    Teaching Fellow in Sports & Exercise Science
  • Dr Don Vinson
    Course Leader for MSc Sports Coaching and Principal Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science
  • Dr Julia West
    Senior Lecturer in Sports & Exercise Science
  • Craig Williams 
    Course Leader for Cricket Coaching & Management and University Tutor in Sports Coaching
  • Karen Williams 
    University Tutor in Physical Education
  • Colin Wood
    Course Leader for MA Outdoor Education, Senior Lecturer and Link Tutor for Outdoor Adventure, Leadership & Management

Studentships

  • Alice Burgin
    PhD Research Student – Exercise Metabolism
  • Verity Postlethwaite
    PhD Research Student
  • Chris Russell
    PhD Research Student - Sport, Identity and Dementia

Professional and Technical Support Staff

  • Lewis Arnold
    Masters Studentship in Rugby and Student Engagement & Outreach Assistant
  • Sam Atkin
    Sport & Exercise Supervisor
  • Michael Bateman
    Technical Demonstrator
  • Joe Bevins
    MPC Senior Technical Engineer
  • Stephen Buchanan
    University Arena Events Officer
  • Lucy Caden-Robinson
    Sports Franchise Marketing & Communications Manager
  • Dr Mark Corbett
    Lead Technician (Motion & Performance Centre)
  • Hannah Crowther
    Sports Performance Administrator
  • Matthew Davies
    Sports Science Technician
  • Rob Delahay
    Outdoor Activity, Sport & Exercise Facilities Manager
  • Tim Dudding
    Masters Studentship in Football and Student Engagement & Outreach Assistant
  • James Evans
    Strength & Conditioning Technical Demonstrator
  • Odette Fielding
    Sports Facilities and Riverside Administrator
  • Stuart Greaves
    Sport & Exercise and Facilities Manager
  • Declan Iles
    Sports Therapy Technician
  • Jenny Macconnell
    Sports Science Support Services Manager and Outreach Lead
  • Claire Sanders
    Outreach Assistant
  • Marc Scriven
    University of Worcester Director of Strength & Conditioning
  • Daniel Smith
    Sport & Exercise Supervisor
  • Louisa-Jayne Walker
    University of Worcester Director of Netball (Severn Stars)
  • April White
    University Arena Operations and Engagement Manager

Administration

If you have a general enquiry for the School, or are unsure of who you need to speak to, please contact:

SSES Administration Office

Monday to Thursday (8.30am – 4.30pm) and Friday (8.30am – 4pm)
Email: sportsoffice@worc.ac.uk
Tel: 01905 542658