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Will Norman

Widening Participation & Outreach Co-ordinator

Institute of Sports & Exercise Science

Contact Details


tel: 01905 542088

Will Norman is an experienced schools outreach officer, with a strong track record of delivering fun and engaging events to help learners make informed decisions about their educational futures.  These have previously included residential summer schools in Sports Science, and a series of fun, interactive lectures on Sport.


Will is also a double Paralympian, having represented ParalympicsGB in blind football at both the Beijing and London Paralympic Games. With a personal passion for inclusivity and active participation in sport for disabled people, Will works alongside the Institute's academic staff to help deliver workshops and support coach education.



BA (Hons) English Literature - 1st class
MA Critical Theory & Philosophy - distinction


Professional Interests

Participation opportunities in disability sport
Access & Inclusion in higher education



Norman, W. (Tuesday 9th October 2012) Has the Paralympic flame sputtered out? The Guardian [Online] Available from: [Accessed 23rd April 2013].

Mycock, D., Norman, W. and Pickering, S. (2012) Blind Futsol: the beautiful, geographical game. Primary Geography No 77. Sheffield: Geographical Association.


External Responsibilities

2008 - 2012 GB Paralympic athlete & England blind futsal international
2009-12 Sight Concern Worcestershire board member
2008 - 2011 West Midlands Excellence Hub for gifted & talented learners