Staff Profiles: Sports Strength and Conditioning

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Dr. Pauline Williams

Academic Subject Leader: Professional Development in Sport

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

The learning experience of students is Pauline's key interest. In particular, Pauline has worked with International students and those progressing from non-traditional pathways into education. Her current connections are focussed in Sport with National Governing Bodies and other key organisations where learners come to Education from a wide diversity of experiences.

Paul Garner

Paul Garner

Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Paul delivers on the postgraduate MSc in Sports Coaching, combining a wealth of practical experience with an academic background in sports coaching.

Dr. Jonathan Hughes

Dr. Jonathan Hughes

Senior Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

Jonathan joined the University in 2012 after undertaking PhD research at Massey University in New Zealand. Jonathan is a member of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and an Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCC).

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Will Roberts

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Having worked in sport all of my life I have been fortunate that these experiences have formed the basis of my critical appreciation of sport and physical culture, exploring the ways that young people engage in society through sport.

Rodrigo Aspe

Rodrigo Aspe

Lecturer in Sports Strength and Conditioning

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

Rodrigo joined the university in 2014. Prior to academia he worked as a strength and conditioning coach for Aberdeen Grammar Rugby, Scottish Hockey and Robert Gordon University.

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Dr. Natalie Campbell

Senior Lecturer

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Natalie is a Senior Lecturer and delivers modules in sociology, psychology, inclusive sport/PA/PE, professional development and research methods.

Richard Clarke

Richard Clarke

Academic Course Leader Sports Strength and Conditioning

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

Richard is a qualified Strength and Conditioning coach teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. As an experienced practitioner Richard is one of the university's TASS Strength and Conditioning practitioners.

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Dr. Haydn Morgan

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Sport has provided me with many wonderful opportunities and life experiences. These experiences often form the foundation of my academic work and inspire my critical exploration of sporting practices.

Dr. Emily Ryall

Dr. Emily Ryall

Senior Lecturer in the Philosophy of Sport and Exercise

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

As an experienced research supervisor and PhD examiner Dr Emily Ryall is willing to supervise students in philosophical research across a broad range of areas.